Late Music Icon Aretha Franklin’s Estate To Be Shared Between Her Children After She Left No Will


Late Music Icon Aretha Franklin’s Estate To Be Shared Between Her Children After She Left No Will

By Mosope Olumide

It has been revealed that late Queen of Soul music Aretha Franklin who passed on August 16 surprisingly left no written will for her vast $80 million estate.

Read: Aretha Franklin: Late Icon To Be Buried On August 30

The iconic singer died aged 76 and according to court documents obtained by TMZ, the singer died “intestate” — meaning she had no will at the time of death.


Aretha Franklin and her sons Clarence and Ted

The revelation is quite shocking given that Ms Franklin has a special needs son named Clarence who requires financial and other forms of support for his entire life.

Aretha was ill for several years, but apparently did not see the end coming, or possibly a will was low on the priority list.

According to Michigan law, Aretha’s 4 kids will now benefit equally from her estate.

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