Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone to be divorced

November 21st, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Nov 21 (DPA) The Croatian wife of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has filed for divorce, a statement issued by her lawyer in London said.Slavica Ecclestone, a 50-year-old former model, was married to Ecclestone, now 78, for 24 years.

She was Thursday reported to have secured a deal which would give her a third of her former husband’s future earnings for four years.

According to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, Ecclestone has a personal fortune to be in excess of 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion).

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