Celebrity Divorce: 6 Celebs Who Became More Successful Than Their Exes

08/17/2012 12:17 pm ET | Updated Aug 17, 2012

Let's be honest: after a tough split, what's sweeter revenge than doing better than your ex?

Just ask the celebs in the slideshow below. From the pop star who built a $1 billion fashion empire after divorce, to the soul singer who revived her career with a breakup anthem, these celebs overcame the pitfalls of divorce and came out on top.

Exes Who Became More Successful After Divorce

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