Billionaire's Wife Claims She Was Coerced Into Signing Prenup

Multibillionaire Ken Griffin cites irreconcilable differences in messy divorce with wife Anne Griffin.
2:10 | 09/04/14

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a nasty divorce battle that could end up being one of the largest settlements ever. A hedge fund manager and his wife fighting for his billions. He says they have a prenup. She's fighting back saying she was forced to sign it. ABC's Linzie Janis has all the details. Reporter: This morning one of the most successful money managers in the world is in a fierce battle over his own estate. Ken griffin filing for divorce if his wife of 11 years Anne griffin this summer claiming irreconcilable differences. Mrs. Griffin now asking a judge to throw out their prenuptial agreement saying Tuesday she signed it under duress. This could be one of the biggest divorces we've ever seen in this country. Reporter: In legal filings Anne griffin once a successful money manager herself said the prenup would leave her with just 1% of her husband's net worth which has been estimated at over $5 billion. How big a deal is ken griffin. He is as big a deal as they come. He's the guy that people in the financial industry want to be and the guy they fear. Reporter: The couple who has three children were married in 2003 in a lavish ceremony held at the palace of versailles in France. Mrs. Griffin alleging in the days before they walked down the aisle the couple argued intensely about their prenup. She claims her soon-to-be husband became violent asking her to go to a psychologist who she says convinced her to sign it. Something she says she did just three hours before their rehearsal dinner. Mrs. Griffin also saying her husband failed to disclose he had a previous professional relationship with the psychologist. Lawyers for ken griffin telling ABC news Anne's allegations are salacious and simply untrue. Now a judge will decide how this fortune unfolds. For "Good morning America," Linzie Janis, ABC news, new York. Indeed and she is also asking for sole custody of her three kids and wants to move them from Chicago to New York and a lot of conversation about that prenup being forced to sign it. How do you force someone? A lot of questions. Yeah. Tough decision. All right, coming up, country

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