Facts of Claire Merry
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Claire Merry is prominent for being the ex-wife of French Football legend, Thierry Henry. Besides this, she also starred in the Oscar-nominated film The Fifth Element as an Air Hostess.
Claire Merry - Divorced from Thierry Henry
Claire Merry, aka Nicole Merry, came to the limelight after tying the knot with French football icon Thierry Henry. And, fans might be wondering how did they meet? Well, Claire met Henry on the set of the Renault Clio advertisement.
After being head over heels, Claire and Thierry got hitched in 2003. They wed at Highclere Castle, Berkshire. They dated for two years before marriage. In 2005, Claire gave birth to their baby daughter Tea Henry.
Sadly, the marriage couldn't last as they expected. Clair filed a divorce against Thierry. Sources claim that she found out the unreasonable messages and pictures on his phone that triggered fights between them. Clair alleged Henry on having an affair with makeup artist Sadie Hewlett.
Afterward, in 2007, the divorce was finalized in London Court. The divorce costs Henry a whopping $10 million as a settlement and child support. She also demanded $5.9 million worth of couple's six-bedroom house in Hampstead, North London.
Claire Merry - Net Worth & Life After Divorce
After the split, Clair decided to stay with her family in the UK. Meanwhile, Henry moved to Spain's club Barcelona, where he would receive 130,000 pounds a week.
Watch the clip of Thierry Henry and Claire Merry's infamous Renault Clio ad.
Following her failed marriage, Claire has reportedly never dated any guy. Likewise, she was never dragged to unwanted rumors and controversies regarding her love affairs. Clair is a proud single mother and does everything to secure the life of her only child.
Claire, since divorced, has made few public appearances. It includes her daughter at the premiere of Hanah Montana at Odeon West End and Startrek Premier in Leicester. She was also present alongside Liz McClaren and Jude Cisse at WAG's catwalk show in 2014.
At present, Claire does modeling as an occupation. Likewise, she had a small role of a VIP Stewardess in Bruce Willis's film The Fifth Element. Speaking of her net worth, it is estimated to be $10 million. However, Claire might have invested in business or surviving with the fortune she received from her divorce settlement.
Quick facts of Claire Merry
- The last time Claire was spotted in public with her ex-husband was at the Roland Garros Stadium.
- Merry's former husband Henry dated Andrea Ragacic after his divorce and have two kids with her.
- Claire also demanded Henry's money for his deal with Pringles and McDonalds.
- Claire hails from Croydon, London.
- She isn't active on social media platforms.