Rapper and music mogul Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young has filed for divorce.
TMZ reports that Young, 50, filed for divorce from Dre – real name Andre Romelle Young -after 24 years of marriage on Monday citing irreconcilable differences.
Dre, 55, founded the hugely lucrative Beats Electronics brand is said to be worth an estimated $800 million, and sources tell the outlet that the pair did not sign a prenuptial agreement.
Split! Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young has filed for divorce after 24 years from the rapper (who is worth an estimated $800 million)
The rapper – who is also the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records 0 married Nicole on May 25, 1996. She was formerly married to NBA player Sedale Threatt.
Young is said to be seeking spousal support and is being represented by celebrity attorney Samantha Spector in the divorce. Young is also a lawyer herself .
The pair share two adult children together, daughter Truly Young, 19, and son Truice Young, 23.
Dre has six children, four sons and two daughters, by five different women including a son called Curtis Young, followed by a daughter called La Tanya Danielle Young.
His son Andre Young Jr., tragically died aged 20 in 2008. He had been the subject of a paternity dispute in 1990 when his mother, Jenita Porter, filed a lawsuit to prove Dre was his father.
Dre also has a son named Marcel with the singer Michel’le.
Two days ago, rapper Snoop Dogg revealed that he was back in the studio with the iconic music producer, which caused a stir among music fans on social media.
Flash back: Dr. Dre and his wife Nicole Young in 2001 at the film premiere of The Wash in Los Angeles