Young is seeking financial support from the music mogul after filing for divorce on Monday, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their separation.
Dr. Dre and his wife of 24 years are ending their marriage ... she's filed for divorce.
Over the years Dr Dre has been getting accused by various women on abuse. The six-time Grammy Award victor built his empire as a music producer with Death Row Records and is the founder and chief executive of Aftermath Entertainment.
Nicole and the 55-year-old rapper and music producer tied the knot in 1996 and have two children - Truice, 23, and Truly, 19 - together.
Dre, whose real name is Andre Romelle Young, had four children from his previous relationships.
Nicole is reportedly seeking spousal support.
According to American publication TMZ sources connected to Nicole say there is no prenup which means they will split assets in half.
The pair was last seen publicly at the Tom Ford fashion show back in February with their daughter Truly looking svelte in all black and their usual composed best. Prior to Dre, Nicole Young was married to National Basketball Association point guard Sedale Threatt. Dr. Dre is worth an estimated $800 million, according to Forbes, which has consistently included him on its list of the world's wealthiest hip-hop artists.