Jesse Williams is opening his wallet wide for his estranged wife, to the tune of $160,000. That means that Williams was earning a significant amount more that Aryn his wife. Spousal support in California is determined by numerous factors according to the family law code. It takes into account the length of marriage and the incomes of the parties and there capacity to earn a living.
Jesse’s estranged wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, just filed legal docs which disclose a temporary settlement, in which Jesse agrees to give her $100k for spousal and child support and $60k to cover her lawyer’s fees and other costs. Attorney fees are dealt with on an as need basis.
He has to pay her in 3 installments from his first 3 “Grey’s Anatomy” paychecks.