Semen, Horses, and Dogs? What William Shatner Requested from His Divorce Settlement with Ex Elizabeth
Months after filing divorce, actor William Shatner, 88, and ex Elizabeth, 61, have finalized their divorce.
According to TMZ, Shatner gets to keep some of their pets, including horses Renaissance Man's Medici and Powder River Shirley, as well as their dogs Macchiato and Double Espresso.
Along with the horses, Shatner gets to keep all the horse equipment and "all horse semen," which is important for breeding purposes.
Elizabeth has ownership over their two horses Belle Reve's So Photogenic and Pebbles.
As for real estate, Elizabeth keeps their homes in Malibu, Kentucky, and her share of her family's farm in Indiana. She'll also walk away with a 2007 BMW X5, a 2015 Mercedes Benz ML65, and a 2004 Ford Explorer.
Shatner will keep a Studio City home and a Three Rivers ranch. He will also give Elizabeth the right to “occasionally harvest some fruit” from trees on the ranch, where her first husband's ashes are held.
While they didn't have any kids together, their settlement will allow Elizabeth to visit the animals that live with him.
In terms of money, Shatner has paid a lump sum of $2 million in spousal support as agreed in their prenup.
William and Elizabeth were married for 18 years.
Five years ago, William gushed about Elizabeth, telling The Guardian, “I married my [fourth] wife, Elizabeth [Martin], 14 years ago and I was attracted by her beauty first of all, which was an old syndrome for me… and I think I lucked out because she had so many other qualities as well.”
Despite their 27-year age gap, he added, “Elizabeth has a great sense of humor and a great sense of adventure and she's very nurturing. That combination of beauty, style, intelligence, humor, and loving horses and dogs and children and loving her home and making a home for us, is quite a combination. So I've been very lucky because all that happened by accident. Love is what makes the cold universe warm.”
Before tying the knot with Elizabeth in 2001, Shatner was previously married to Gloria Rand (1956-1969), Marcy Lafferty (1973-1996) and Nerine Kidd (1997-1999).