James Van Der Beek Ordered To Pay Estranged Wife Heather McComb Spousal Support
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A whole lot of Dawson’s money is going up a creek: Former Dawson’s Creek and Varsity Blues star James Van Der Beek has agreed to pay his estranged wife, actress Heather McComb, $7,750 per month in spousal support as the pair finalize their divorce.
The couple split after six years of marriage after James filed for divorce in November.
Van Der Beek earns about $50,000 each month from the airing of syndicated episodes of his beloved teen drama, which aired from 1998-2003. McComb, whose acting credits include guest appearances on Party of Five, CSI, and Prison Break, nets approximately $1,750 a month. The actor will provide McComb with maintenence payments through 2012.
Papers filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court also reveal that the actor will keep the couple’s Hollywood home as well as all the movies, stories, scripts and screenplays he wrote during their union, The Associated Press reports.
Van Der Beek’s divorce will be official June 3.