In Touch has exclusively obtained legal documents that reveal Flip or Flop’s Christina El Moussa’s new boyfriend, Gary Anderson, is no stranger to a bitter divorce.
The contractor met Christina three years ago, and most recently worked with her and husband Tarek El Moussa on their backyard renovation project.
Gary’s 1999 split from his first wife, Jo Ann, was followed by nearly a decade of nasty court battles, where they fought over money and custody of their daughters after 13 years of marriage.
The documents said that Gary vastly understated his income, which resulted in extremely low spousal and child support payments. According to the papers, Gary claimed to have earned $128,000 one year, although his actual income “was $1,044,512.”
When this was revealed, Gary was ordered to pay Jo Ann $4,000 a month in spousal support until 2003, $7,082 a month in child support and $100,000 in back child support and agreed to put an additional $50,000 in a bank account for his daughters.
Gary’s second wife, Denise, filed for divorce in 2005 after just four years. But once again he didn’t get off easy: He was forced to give her $2,000 a month spousal support for two years, $330,000 from their joint bank account, a brand-new BMW, their $700,000 California home and an equalization payment of $405,000.
News of Gary’s costly divorce settlements come shortly after girlfriend Christina revealed she fully intends to move on from her split with Tarek.
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