By Sunil Kumar

Katie Holmes, filing for divorce from Tom Cruise, after five years of marriage is expected to get 15 million dollars as well as the couple’s Beverly Hills Mansion, according to the prenuptial agreement.

As they did not stay married for 11 years, the prenuptial agreement explicitly states that California community property laws won’t apply to the divorce – which normally sees a couple’s assets split 50/50.

When the divorce is eventually finalized, each will keep their respective earnings from the projects they’ve worked on since November 2006. That is in addition to the 3 million dollars per year Cruise will give to Holmes.

Shortly after they married in 2006, the couple paid 30 million dollars for a lavish nine-bedroom home on a Telluride, Colorado, estate which they were later rumoured to have added a 10-million-dollar bunker to.

They also own a lavish apartment in New York’s Manhattan, where Holmes is currently said to be holed up with Suri, while Cruise films his new movie Oblivion in Iceland.  Tom Cruise also has a 5-million-dollar home in Sussex, England, which features six bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, underground garage, sports pavilion, high tech security system and staff cottage as well as a villa in Italy’s Lake Como bought from friend George Clooney for almost 7 million dollars adds to the couple’s multimillion dollar estate.

The couple lived in Beverly Hills so California law would have been applied to the separation of assets.

California is a community property state, so normally a couple’s assets must be split evenly in divorce.

Any money earned would be split 50/50, as would any debt either Cruise or Holmes incurred during their marriage. Cruise has a number of sports cars in his possession including a Porsche 911 and a 16-cylinder V8.

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