No matter who you are, going through a breakup is never easy. While laying in bed for days on end may seem like the best way to mend a broken heart for some people, others use the breakup as a way to motivate themselves to be even more successful. Such is the case for ex-couples like Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, and Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.
Don't get us wrong — all of these stars have remained super successful, but it seems like when famous couples split, one half of the pair always ends up doing better than they had before.
Click through to see which celebs we think were better off after their breakups, then let us know in the comments below if you agree with our picks.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
Who's done better since the breakup? (Click the arrow to see the answer)