The two got married in 2016 with the billionaire calling himself, “the luckiest and happiest man in the world.”
In her petition, Jerry said the date of separation was “to be determined” and cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the divorce.
She demanded Rupert be ordered to pay her monthly spousal support. The model believed her estranged husband — worth $14 billion — had the funds to make it happen.
Sources told RadarOnline.com, that Rupert had Jerry sign an iron-clad prenuptial agreement before they walked down the aisle.
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“These conditions ensured that in the event of divorce she would receive a settlement that would not allow her to interfere with the line of succession in his media empire, and protect the family fortune," the source said.
“The pre-nuptial agreement would have also spoken to how assets acquired during the marriage would be distributed upon a divorce,” they added. “This is where Jerry will walk away with hundreds of millions of dollars.”
The split turned ugly when Jerry hired a process server to track Rupert down. As RadarOnline.com first reported, the server found the mogul on July 4 at the Royal Air Force Brize Norton in the United Kingdom.
Rupert left for the airport the following day to board a flight to Los Angeles. The server was able to find the billionaire in a “car park adjacent to visitor waiting room” at around 9:39 AM.
Hours later, Rupert arrived in Sun Valley for Allen & Co’s annual Billionaire retreat on July 4.
Rupert and Jerry have yet to comment on the divorce dismissal.