Russell Brands divorce from singer Katy Perry could make him $20 million richer, thanks to California law and the couples reported decision not to sign a prenuptial agreement when they tied the knot 14 months ago.

The comedian, 36, who filed for divorce Friday, told New York magazine last year that the couple did not sign a pre-nup prior to their Oct. 23, 2010, wedding in India after a yearlong, whirlwind romance. Under California law, with