Details of David Bowie's Will Revealed
Published Jan 30, 2016When David Bowie tragically passed away earlier this month at the age of 69 following a battle with cancer, he not only left behind a rich musical legacy, he left a sizeable fortune. Now, the details of his will have been revealed.
Bowie died on January 10, and his will was filed in Manhattan Surrogate Court on Friday (January 29). His estate is worth $100 million, according to the New York Daily News.
The bulk of his fortune is going to his widow Iman, who gets 50 percent of his wealth, their SoHo apartment in New York, and most of his real estate. His son Duncan Jones, from an earlier marriage, gets 25 percent; Alexandria Jones, his 15-year-old daughter with Iman, also gets 25 percent, plus Bowie's Upstate vacation home in the Catskills.
Beyond his immediate family, Bowie left $2 million to his longtime assistant Corinne Schwab, plus $1 million to Duncan's former nanny Marion Skene.
Bowie's will also specified that his ashes be scattered following a Buddhist ceremony in Bali.
Per his wishes, the musician had been cremated in New York without any friends or family present, and no public funeral will be planned. Meanwhile, the tributes and surprising remembrances keep pouring in.