Two years after her divorce from director Sam Mendes, Kate Winslet is picking up some prime New York City real estate -- and she's got her ex to thank.

According to a New York Post report Thursday, the 47-year-old filmaker recently signed over his share of the couple's multi-million dollar Chelsea penthouse to the 36-year-old actress.

Meanwhile, the New York Daily News reports that the four-bedroom, five-bathroom home is already up for rent. The asking price? $30,000 per month.

The former couple scooped up the posh penthouse for $4.9 million in 2004, according to the Post, and intended to use it during their stays in New York (the pair called England their primary home).

After the split, Winslet reportedly lived in the apartment with the couple's 8-year-old son, Joe, and her 11-year-old daughter Mia -- her child with first husband Jim Threapleton.

Mendes and Winslet married in 2003 and announced their split in March 2010, two years after he directed Winslet in "Revolutionary Road."

The "Titanic" star isn't the only celeb to score the marital home after divorce. Click through the slideshow below for five other celebrities who kept the house in the divorce settlement.

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

    In July 2011, <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/07/07/arnold-schwarzenegger-maria-shriver-divorce-settlement-house-income-net-worth-divide-money-brentwood-family-home/#.T3tyi-zLyRk" target="_hplink">TMZ reported</a> that Arnold Schwarzenegger would remain in the Brentwood mansion he shared with ex Maria Shriver and their four children. A few days after filing to divorce Schwarzenegger, <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2103915/Maria-Shriver-moves-newly-refurbished-12m-LA-mansion.html" target="_hplink">Shriver reportedly snapped</a> up a $12.2 million dollar refurbished home a few miles from the estate the couple once shared.

  • Jackie Gleason

    Jackie Gleason, star of the iconic sitcom "The Honeymooners," divorced his second wife, Beverly Gleason, in November 1975. He received the couple's 14-room, $400,000 "show place home" in the settlement despite his wife's request for the property, the <a href="http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=-NNQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Tl8DAAAAIBAJ&pg=5901,5276661&dq=gets-the-house+divorce&hl=en" target="_hplink"><em>St. Petersburg Times </em>reported</a> at the time.

  • Kate Gosselin

    Reality TV matriarch <a href="http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/celebrity/Jon___Kate_Gosselin_s_Divorce_Finalized-79648627.html" target="_hplink">Kate Gosselin continued to reside</a> in the family's Pennsylvania estate with all eight children when she divorced husband Jon Gosselin in December 2009. <a href="http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2012/03/jon-gosselin-moves-house-pennsylvania-woods-photos" target="_hplink">According to Radar Online</a>, Jon is now living in a secluded, small house in the woods not far from the home he once shared with Kate and the kids.

  • Princess Diana

    Princess Diana may have <a href="http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/people/shows/diana/profile.html" target="_hplink">lost the title of "Her Royal Highness"</a> in her 1996 divorce from Prince Charles, but at least she got to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1996/07/14/weekinreview/july-7-13-her-royal-common-ness.html" target="_hplink">keep her Kensington Palace apartment</a> -- not to mention her jewelry, and the <a href="http://partners.nytimes.com/library/world/diana/diana-divorce.html" target="_hplink">right to entertain at St. James's Palace</a> with the Queen's permission. In March 2012, <a href="http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/20/10775632-a-peek-inside-princess-dianas-kensington-palace" target="_hplink">MSNBC offered a peak into Kensington Palace</a>, which remained <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/royal-wedding/8556640/Prince-William-and-Kate-to-move-into-Dianas-former-home.html" target="_hplink">Princess Diana's official residence</a> until her death in August 1997.

  • Katie Lee

    After<a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/billy_joel_wife_katie_lee_split_uynhAM9oAmDaOwTTb0n6DK" target="_hplink"> announcing his split</a> from third wife Katie Lee in June 2009, Billy Joel reportedly sold his share in their <a href="http://www.observer.com/2009/10/billy-joel-sells-perry-street-house-to-exwife-katie-lee-for-3-m/" target="_hplink">New York townhouse to Lee for $3 million</a>. In February 2011, Lee sold the luxe apartment for $11.65 million, <a href="http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2011/02/10/billy_joels_ex_katie_lee_sells_west_village_townhouse.php#more" target="_hplink">Curbed New York reported</a> at the time.

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