Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich waived spousal support in prenup, divorce documents reveal

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich waived spousal support in prenup, divorce documents reveal
Julianne Hough won't have to pay spousal support following her divorce from Brooks Laich (Instagram/brookslaich and Instagram/juleshough)

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich agreed to give up their right to spousal support, according to their divorce papers. The marriage between the ex 'Dancing with the Stars' pro and the ex-NFL star ended in divorce in 2020. Hough began the divorce proceedings in November 2020, and there are no children involved.

According to the court papers obtained by Radar online, the couple's separation was brought on by 'irreconcilable differences' that prevented them from remaining husband and wife. Hough, 33, and Laich, 38, married in 2017 at Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho after a two-year engagement. In 2015, a year after they began dating, the actress said yes to Laich's marriage proposal. By the time they announced their separation on May 29, 2020, Hough and Laich had been married for about three years and had experienced several difficulties.


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Hough and Laich admitted to signing a prenuptial contract before getting married. The agreement's legitimacy was not disputed by either party. They have no community property, as stated in the prenuptial agreement. Hough permanently renounced her claim to spousal support and Laich also committed not to ask for the same.


Hough will also leave behind her belongings, including her clothes, jewelry, and accessories. According to the agreement, she will keep all her earnings made before, during, and after the marriage. All gifts and inheritance will also belong to her. Hough also owns a house in Tennessee and another in Los Angeles.

The records also show that along with her Tesla Model X lease and all of her bank accounts, Hough retains her artwork, china, cutlery, collectibles, furniture, furnishings, and appliances. Additionally, the actress won't have to divide her ownership of any jointly generated intellectual property or her participation in retirement plans. All of her LLCs and production companies will remain with her along with "any celebrity goodwill which may arise from [Julianne’s] name of likeness." 


When the couple separates, Laich will take all of his possessions, including his jewelry and previous profits. He will be responsible for any required payments but will be able to keep his home in Cour d'Alene, Idaho. Laich drives a 2019 Duckworth and a 2017 Ford F-150. According to the paperwork, Laich maintains his life insurance coverage, as well as his 401k and NHL pension.

Both parties concurred that they will meet to discuss how to divide up or dispose of their membership in a posh golf club. They will also get together to 'confer to effectuate the disposition of the engagement ring.'

NHL player Brooks Laich (L) and actress Julianne Hough attend the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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