Dr. Dre Ordered to Pay Nicole Young Almost $300,000 a Month in Spousal Support

Dr. Dre must pay ex Nicole Young nearly $300,000 each month in spousal support, a court ordered this week. The amount is in line with their "ironclad prenuptial agreement," according to a source.

By Lindsay Weinberg Jul 22, 2021 8:08 PMTags
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Dr. Dre is doling out the dough, as he was ordered to pay almost $300,000 a month to his estranged wife.

The hip-hop producer, who was released from the hospital earlier this year after suffering a brain aneurysm, must pay Nicole Young $293,306 every month in spousal support, according to the minutes of the court proceeding from July 20, obtained by E! News.

The pair, who tied the knot in 1996, share son Truice, 24, and daughter Truly, 20.

The payments will begin on Aug. 1 and continue until Nicole remarries or enters into a new domestic partnership; until either party dies or until the court orders otherwise. Dre must also foot the bill for Nicole's health insurance and will continue to pay for their homes in Malibu and Pacific Palisades, per the court order.

It seems the six-figure monthly sum isn't a surprise to those involved: "This is just held up with their ironclad prenuptial agreement," a source familiar with the situation tells E! News.

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"The support order is consistent with what he has already been paying since the initial separation and that it is a fraction of what Nicole and her lawyers demanded," says the source, who adds that Nicole, 51, and her mom are still living in the homes owned by Dre, 56.

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She had been receiving about $293,000 a month in temporary support up until January, a separate source told E! News at the time. At the start of this year, the rapper agreed to pay Nicole $2 million in spousal support to last her through April 14, 2021. The amount helped her pay for her attorney fees, living expenses and security, according to the second insider.

E! News has reached out to Nicole's lawyer and Dre's rep for comment.