Music mogul Dr. Dre is proving the power of prenuptial agreements. The hip-hop veteran has reportedly responded to his wife Nicole Young filing for divorce by mentioning they had a 50/50 split dating back over 20 years ago.

Dr Dre’s Prenuptial Agreement

According to reports, the Doc is completely fine with the divorce moving forward just as long as the prenuptial agreement is honored. Coincidentally, Nicole Young didn’t make mention of the arrangement in the initial petition.

Dre’s wife, Nicole Young, filed for divorce on June 29, citing irreconcilable differences. She is asking for spousal support and a division of property. Dre says in his answer, filed by Disso Queen Laura Wasser, that he’s fine paying Nicole spousal support but he says any distribution of property should be governed by their prenuptial agreement. As for the prenup … Dre’s estimated worth is $800 million. (TMZ)

High-Key Details

In late June 2020, reports surfaced about Dre and his wife Nicole Young separating. Despite their marriage lasting nearly a quarter of a century, Mrs. Young reportedly made the decision to file separation paperwork.

TMZ reports Nicole Young filed paperwork on Monday to end her longtime marriage to Dr. Dre. Young citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for her split. The couple wed in 1996 and have two children, Truice (born 1997) and Truly (born 2001). Sources told TMZ the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement with Forbes estimating his net worth to be $800 million. (Radio)

Dr Dre’s prenuptial agreement wasn’t mentioned in the initial divorce announcement.

Wait, There’s More

In early May 2020, the couple’s daughter Truly Young went to her Instagram page to share a must-see flashback moment. The throwback shot featured Dre sitting next to Nicole.

“How cute is my mom 🥺” -Truly Young’s Instagram

Before You Go

In February 2020, Dr. Dre called into radio personality Big Boy‘s show to dish on birthday celebration plans. Doc even said Nicole would throw down on some crab for his b-day meal.

“I was in the studio last night – I decided to just keep it low-key this time – I’m going to have a few friends over and my wife is going to do a crab boil for me. I love crab. We’re just going to kick it, kick it in my backyard.” (Real 92.3)