Paul McCartney Forgoes on Detailed Prenup With New Wife

Oct 13, 2011 - LegalZoom News Sources
Paul McCartney and new wife Nancy Shevell signed a simple prenuptial document.

Former Beatle Paul McCartney tied the knot recently with 51-year-old Nancy Shevell in his third marriage, opting out of using a detailed prenuptial agreement, causing an uproar amongst critics.

The 69-year-old musician married Shevell on October 9 in central London, following a tumultuous marriage to Heather Mills which ended up costing him more than $48 million in legal damages after not filing for a prenup, according to People magazine.

According to the Daily Mail, McCartney's lawyers have drawn up a simple one-page document that prohibits Shevell from making a claim on the trust funds of any of his children, which seems to be enough for the newlyweds.

McCartney, after 60 gold records and 100 million singles sold, has a net worth of $800 million, according to He is rumored to be pop’s first billionaire, possessing works by Picasso and Renoir and owning luxury real estate in the United States, Britain and elsewhere.