Aretha Franklin Died Without a Will and Net Worth of $80 Million
Raise your hand if you believe you're Aretha Franklin's illegitimate child! Aretha Franklin passed away in Detroit, Michigan at the age of 76. Franklin's cause of death was advanced pancreatic cancer. According to CelebrityNetWorth.com Aretha Franklin was worth $80 Million. TMZ has reported that no will was left behind from the "Queen of Soul" according to court documents that they obtained. So what happens to Aretha Franklin's estate? It will be divided equally among her four children, which leaves each of her children with $20 Million.
Aretha Franklin left behind a special needs son who will need a lot of financial support for the rest of his life, many journalists suspect that Aretha Franklin didn't see the end coming or thought of a will as low on her priority list. Clearly Aretha Franklin wasn't worried about her offspring battling each other in court for money, that says a lot about the "Queen of Soul" and how she raised her kids.