Vanessa Paradis to 'receive 100million pay-off' from ex-partner Johnny Depp
14:45 GMT, 21 June 2012
They famously never married during their 14 year relationship.
But despite not making their romance official in the legal sense, it looks like Vanessa Paradis is set to receive one of the biggest pay-off between a non-married couple.
Johnny Depp is said to be paying the French singer/actress 100million in a bid to keep the split as amicable as possible for the sake of their children, according to The Sun.
Pay-off: Johnny Depp is said to be paying ex-partner Vanessa Paradis 100million, despite having never married
The Pirates Of The Caribbean star, 49, is reported to be worth at least 200million and has an extensive property portfolio.
The couple have a mansion and apartment in Los Angeles and own the island of Little Hall's Pond Cay in the Bahamas.
In Europe, the couple's main home is in Plan-de-la-Tour in southern France, as well as a house in Paris, a canalside palazzo in Venice and Depp is said to have been the mystery buyer of a house in the Norfolk village of Burnham Market.
Although the pair and their children Lily-Rose,
13, and Jack, nine, were based in their Hollywood home in recent years,
the actress, 39, was spotted house-hunting in Beverly Hills a few weeks
Looking glum: Vanessa Paradis was spotted house hunting in Beverly Hills on May 23, just weeks before her split from Johnny Depp was confirmed
Depp and Paradis only confirmed their
split on Tuesday following months of speculation, but it is believed
they had been living separate lives for months.
Last month, The Caf de Flore star visited a number of properties with price tags of between $7million and $11million.
Vanessa appeared glum as she looked around the properties on May 23 and there was no mistaking the strain of the relationship breakdown has taken its toll.
Life without Johnny: The 39-year-old singer, actress and model was casually dressed as she looked at the expensive properties
Lush home: The French star was seen looking at a number of properties in Malibu and Beverly Hills including this seven bedroom home which is listed at $7,995,000
The actress, singer and model was dressed in a floppy hat and had a blue and red printed kaftan over a grey blouse.
She was also wearing a pair of loose-fitting grey trousers which were rolled up.
The French star was seen looking at a number of properties in Malibu and Beverly Hills including a seven bedroom home which is listed at $7,995,000.
The home boasts 7,580 square feet, eight separate bathrooms, media and game rooms, a wet and a dry saunas, a pool and spa.
With Johnny visit: The actress is now starting a new life without her former partner Depp after their 14-year relationship ended
Who lives in a house like this: Vanessa has been looking for a home that she can share with the couple's two children Lily-Rose, 13, and Jack, nine. Will this $7,495,000 pad fit the bill
Vanessa was also seen looking at a six bedroom home which cost a cool $10,995,000.
The master bedroom offers two separate baths, two terraces and a study and the property also has a separate guest house.
Two weeks ago, Depp was seen cutting a lonely figure as he hopped onto a jet on his way to New Mexico.
As late as last month the Pirates of the Caribbean star had denied there was any rift between himself and Vanessa, despite reports stating that they were living separate lives dating back to January.
Flying solo: Johnny Depp was seen boarding a private jet to New Mexico two weeks ago. He and Vanessa are said to have been living separate lives for months
Tough time: Johnny has not been seen at a public event with Vanessa since 2010
'They bet that things would continue there as they had in the south of France. They lost that bet.
'She went seven years between albums and films, while he became Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates films.'
Reasons for the split have ranged
from career obligations pulling them apart to claims Depp had a fling
with his The Rum Diary co-star Amber Heard.
A report today claimed Depp was 'bored' with their relationship and they had grown apart.
A source told RadarOnline.com: 'Johnny didn’t want to be with Vanessa any more. They had grown so far apart, and he wanted to be free and try new things.
'The spark had gone, and there was nothing left. Johnny just wants more from life and believes Vanessa deserves to be happier too.'
The blonde bombshell, who came out as
bisexual in 2010, was seen boarding Johnny's private jet to Las Vegas
in April, fuelling rumours of a relationship between the co-stars.
Depp's publicist confirmed
the split on Tuesday in a statement that read: 'Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis
have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and, more
importantly, the privacy of their children.'
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