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Kelly Clarkson Finalizes Divorce From Brandon Blackstock, Has To Pay Millions

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Kelly Clarkson filed for divorce from Brandon Blackstock in June 2020 after about seven years of marriage. The divorce is now finalized and a judge signed off on the settlement. According to court documents, Kelly has to pay Brandon $115,000 per month until January 31, 2024.

If Brandon decided to remarry before then or if either party dies, then the payments would stop earlier. Kelly will also have to pay $45,601 per month in child support. Both payments began on Feb. 1, 2022. However, child support will continue until the children are eighteen.

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Kelly Clarkson has to pay thousands to ex Brandon Blackstock

AMERICAN IDOL 6, Kelly Clarkson, ‘Season Finale’, (Season 6, aired May 23, 2007), 2002-. photo: Frank Micelotta / TM and Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved, Courtesy: Everett Collection

Kelly and Brandon share joint legal and physical custody of their two children, River Rose, 7, and Remington Alexander, 5. Kelly does have primary physical custody of her children in Los Angeles.

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RELATED: Kelly Clarkson Set To Pay Ex-Husband Brandon Blackstock Six Figures A Month

11 June 2020 – Kelly Clarkson files for divorce from husband Brandon Blackstock. The “Voice” coach and Blackstock, a music manager, have been married since October 2013 and have two children together, River Rose and Remington Alexander. Blackstock also has two children from a previous marriage. File photo: 27 April 2019 – Los Angeles, California – Seth Blackstock, Remington Alexander Blackstock, Savannah Blackstock, Kelly Clarkson, River Rose Blackstock, Brandon Blackstock. “UGLYDOLLS” World Premiere held at Regal L.A. Live: A Barco Innovation Center. Photo Credit: Birdie Thompson/AdMedia/Image Collect

Reportedly, Kelly will keep her California and Montana properties but Brandon will be staying in Montana and paying Kelly rent for a few more months. Kelly and Brandon met back in 2006 at the Academy of Country Music Awards. They got married in 2013.

12 January 2020 – Santa Monica, California – Kelly Clarkson. 25th Annual Critic’s Choice Awards held at Barker Hangar. Photo Credit: Birdie Thompson/AdMedia/Image Collect

In addition, Kelly is currently filing paperwork to change her legal name from Kelly Clarkson to Kelly Brianne, which is her first and middle name.

RELATED: Kelly Clarkson Calls Her Life ‘A Dumpster’ Following Divorce From Brandon Blackstock

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