It seems that money -- even loads of it -- can't buy love.

Although billionaires seem to love tying the knot (82-year-old investor George Soros recently announced his plans to marry for a third time), their marriages all too often meet the same sad end as the unions of us non-moneyed folks: divorce. (If they're lucky, they get to keep most of their money in divorce settlement, as Telsa tycoon Elon Musk recently did.)

Click through the slideshow below to find out more about these divorced billionaires, then tell us: is it simply a matter of mo' money, mo' problems?

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  • Larry Ellison

    Worth: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/larry-ellison/" target="_hplink">$36 Billion</a> Number Of Marriages: 4 Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle Corporation, may have bought his own <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2012/06/21/larry-ellison-hawaii-lanai-island-david-murdock-dole/" target="_hplink">$500 million Hawaiian island</a> recently, but there's one thing he doesn't have: a wife to share it with. The sixth richest person in the world has been married and divorced four times. His last marriage, to <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Larry-Ellison-s-most-important-merger-Oracle-2830537.php" target="_hplink">romance novelist Melanie Craft</a> -- a woman 25 years his junior -- lasted from December 2003 to <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2010/09/17/divorce-charts-of-the-billionaires/" target="_hplink">September 2010.</a>

  • Ronald Perelman

    Worth: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/ronald-perelman/" target="_hplink">$12 Billion </a> Number Of Marriages: 5 Investor Ronald Perelman isn't afraid of taking a chance on marriage; the Revlon chairman has been <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2124660/Revlon-cosmetic-tycoon-Ronald-Perelman-68-father-child-number-wife-number-five.html" target="_hplink">married five times</a>. He first wed Sterling Bank heiress Faith Golding in 1965 and divorced her in 1984. His second marriage to gossip columnist Claudia Cohen lasted from 1985 to 1994. Perelman then wed socialite Patricia Duff in 1994 and within 18 months, they were divorced. His six-year marriage to actress Ellen Barkin ended in divorce -- and a <a href="http://nymag.com/relationships/features/16463/" target="_hplink">notoriously messy one</a> at that -- in 2006. In October 2010, <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/wedding_day_for_ron_anna_2pQTKhoL9IOi6jdy7xgglO" target="_hplink">Perelman married again</a>, making Anna Chapman, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, his fifth wife.

  • Karl Wlaschek

    Worth: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/karl-wlaschek/" target="_hplink">$4.7 Billion </a> Number Of Marriages: Going on 5 In April 2012, 94-year-old <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/17/94-year-old-billionaire-engaged_n_1432511.html " target="_hplink">Austrian billionaire Karl Wlaschek</a> revealed he plans to tie the knot for a fifth time. Wlaschek, who earned his <a href="http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/04/17/94-year-old-billionaire-to-marry-for-the-fifth-time/#ixzz24VIfNyKG" target="_hplink">billions by founding supermarket chain Billa</a>, met his fiancée, Friederike "Ricki" Schenk, at an event in Vienna. The couple bonded when they discovered that "her former husband and his last wife" had <a href="http://now.msn.com/94-year-old-mogul-is-marrying-for-fifth-time-and-wants-kids?_p=b6af30b4-300c-410d-a756-2a403c55b449" target="_hplink">died on the same day</a>.

  • Edgar M. Bronfman Sr.

    Worth: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/edgar-bronfman/" target="_hplink">$2.6 Billion </a> Number Of Marriages: 4 Canadian-American businessman Edgar M. Bronfman Sr. has been married four times and divorced three times. The Seagram's liquor heir was married to <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/ann-loeb-bronfman-philanthropist-whose-son-was-held-for-ransom-dies-at-78/2011/04/07/AFKtRKyC_story.html" target="_hplink">first wife Ann Loeb</a> from 1953 to 1973. His <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2010/09/17/divorce-charts-of-the-billionaires/" target="_hplink">second marriage, to Lady Carolyn Townshen</a>d lasted from 1973 to 1974. Things got complicated with his third wife, waitress Georgina Webb, who <a href="http://gawker.com/550722/edgar-bronfman-sr" target="_hplink">he married and divorced <em>twice</em></a>. Bronfman has been <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2010/09/17/divorce-charts-of-the-billionaires/" target="_hplink">married to artist Jan Aronson</a> since 1994.

  • Ted Turner

    Worth: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/ted-turner/" target="_hplink">$2 Billion</a> Number Of Marriages: 3 Ted Turner was famously married to actress and fitness queen Jane Fonda, but it was hardly the billionaire's first attempt at wedded bliss. Before he wed Fonda in 1991, Turner had been married to Julia Gale Nye, from <a href="http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Ted_Turner.aspx" target="_hplink">1960 to 1962</a> and Jane Shirley Smith <a href="http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Ted_Turner.aspx" target="_hplink">from 1964 to 1988</a>. But Fonda -- whom he divorced in 2001 after 10 years of marriage -- still holds a special place in his heart. In May 2012, Turner <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/entertainment/post/2012/05/ted-turner-still-not-over-jane-fonda-/1#.UDfs5xrLyRk" target="_hplink">admitted to Piers Morgan that he doubts he'll ever get over</a> the 74-year-old actress.

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