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Tom Cruise

Divorce Settlement

I Got Out Cheap!

8/24/2012 8:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Katie Holmes
walked away with nothing other than rather modest child support in her divorce from Tom Cruise ... and we at TMZ have the breakdown.

Sources familiar with documents filed with the court tell TMZ ... Katie got no lump sum payout, which is consistent with the prenup which essentially shuts her out of Tom's $250 million fortune.

As for spousal support ... Katie got zip.

Katie will get money for child support, but it's way less than a judge could have ordered. According to the settlement, Tom must pay Katie $400,000 a year in child support. That comes to $33,333.33 a month. The money will be paid by electronic transfer.

Tom must pay Suri's support for the next 12 years -- until she turns 18. All tolled, that comes to $4.8 million.

Tom must also pay Suri's expenses, including medical, dental, insurance, education, college and extracurricular costs.

And ... both Tom and Katie agree that Suri will NOT attend a "residential school" from now through her high school years. Translation -- she can't be shipped off to boarding school -- Scientology or otherwise.

Katie could have gotten more child support under New York law if the case went to trial, but both she and Tom decided to settle quickly.

We reported early on ... Katie said she wanted nothing from Tom other than a divorce -- well that's exactly what she got.



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Some things are more important than money - like freedom. Katie will no longer lead the ultra-rich lifestyle she had with Tom, but she is out from under his thumb, she is free to do as she pleases, and can raise her daughter without interference from Tom's church.

756 days ago


poor poor tom, always about him and his whatever religion. sorry tommy it was never about your money she just wanted rid of you and your tilted thinking.

755 days ago


Nicole got $35 Million.

755 days ago


Tom & Katie divorce was as staged as their nuptials.
Phony from start to finish.

To me, it was blasphemous to bring a child into this farce.

T-O-M is G-A-Y

755 days ago


Marriage to Nicole Kidman was phony, too.

No respect for Katie or Nicole.

Nasty girls.

755 days ago


Yes, but she got lucky!

755 days ago


Stay the hell away from women Tom, you cheap bastard. Anyone with a prenup like yours obviously hates them. You used Katie in an attempt to stop the gay rumors and to legitimize your whacked out religious model.

755 days ago


Maybe if Tom stopped playing movie star 24/7, he could be a human. Oh wait… he's from Mars…

755 days ago


NO, TMZ, get it right. KATIE GOT OUT, Tom LOST! Katie wanted OUT, the world over now knows how bad living with him and his cult must have been for Katie to escape with Suri like she did! Katie RAN and only wanted full custody of Suri to protect her, that's how bad life with Cruise and his cult was, think about it, for her to excape and plan it like she did and give up everything to protect Suri and want full custody, she didn't care about anything except Suri being safe from that cult. Realize this Tom how nutcase your made-up science fiction cult is, for your wife to excape with your daughter to get away from you and it!

755 days ago


I'm glad that this is over, everyone can go on with their life. A prenup is a prenup. This is a very tied prenup that you cannot contest. Nobody knows what really their agreement. She walk way from this marriage. This doesn't mean that Tom is a bastard not leaviing her any spousal support. She wants this , she gets it. Fair is fair in the eyes of law.

755 days ago


Katie must have wanted out of this marriage really bad to leave with nothing but her pride which in this case is PRICELESS. I dont blame her for just saying LET ME OUT. I hear he's a weirdo and a wack job and to top it all off - GAY ! she will be just fine without him ! Im very proud of her.

755 days ago


Tom needs to date himSelf & Place a lot of pictures of himself to kiss and love forever.

755 days ago


$33,000+ a month for Suri, before expenses - wonder how much of that Suri will ever see. Holmes will put most of it on her own back. Tom can now move on and leave that D list looser behind.

755 days ago


Maybe he should try being married to a non celeb thats already in the cult so he doesn't have to force that lifestyle on someone.

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