Anthony Zuiker is one of the most powerful players in Hollywood you've never heard of. He produces all the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation franchises, including CSI: Miami, CSI: NY and CSI: Cyber. But it won't take a forensic accountant to figure out where half his money went — he recently finalized his 2011 divorce to his now-ex wife Jennifer Zuiker for half of the vast fortune the CBS powerhouse brings in.
But why the split? According to TMZ, there was no prenup so Zuiker knew that he was gong to get hit hard. Of course it all has to do with another woman, in this case is Michelle Territo, the preschool teacher he got married to shortly after the divorce in 2012. The battle between the two Zuikers got even more heated when she filed court papers against him claiming she couldn't live on the 443,528 a month she was getting. This new deal gives her what she asked for: the couple raked in more than $74 million in "CSI" profits since 2008 and their average yearly income is more than $17.8 mil. That would make her monthly take home before taxes somewhere north of $740,000 monthly.
On top of that, Anthony will pay $10,000 a month in child support.
'CSI' Creator Anthony Zuiker -- Divorce Settled ... She Gets Half the Empire 'CSI' CREATOR'S DIVORCE SHE GETS HALF THE EMPIRE (TMZ)
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