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One of America’s wealthiest businessmen is embroiled in a nasty divorce that could spark the biggest divorce settlement in U.S. history.

Harold Hamm, chief executive of oil giant Continental Resources, is facing losing a large portion of his $11.3 billion fortune to his estranged wife Sue Ann Hamm who filed for divorce, alleging that her husband “was having an affair” in 2010, court papers obtained by Reuters say.

In the new sealed docs, filed on March 7, it’s unclear if a prenuptial agreement was ever signed. But if there wasn’t, legal analysts have claimed that the case could lead to a record-breaking financial settlement that could exceed the $1.7 billion News Corporation founder and chairman Rupert Murdoch paid to ex-wife Anna in 1999.

Read more at [bossip.com]

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