The Last Will and Testament of Three Celebrities

Robin Williams

Robin Williams
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The death of actor-comedian Robin Williams shook the whole world. It was an unexpected turn of events and I hope he rests in peace now. I offer my condolences to his family as well.

Undisclosed is his last will and testament. In relation to that, why don’t we take a look at various wills left behind by deceased celebrities? Below is a brief list of famous people who passed away and the wills they left behind.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
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Whitney Houston (1963-2012)

Houston left her will to her daughter, Bobbi Kristina, as her sole heir. Yet allegedly, it was not her last will. The initial executor was Whitney’s mother, Cissy Houston. But everyone agreed that Whitney would have wanted her sister-in-law, Pat Houston, to act as so.

Whitney didn’t leave anything for Bobby Brown both in the 2000 and 2004 update of the will.

  1. Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
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    Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

Jackson’s siblings labeled the will as “fraudulent.” Even though such is the case, the previous will and testament will still be in effect as per the law. There were no major changes between the old will and the updated one.

  1. Heath Ledger

    Heath Ledger
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    Heath Ledger (1979-2008)

Ledger’s will stirred some controversy over family members. His father, Kim Ledger, asserted that his granddaughter had the absolute priority for the will. He also stated that Michelle Williams, the mother, is part of the Ledger family.

Disputed was the legal status of Heath’s among relatives. Ledger left the will to his parents and sisters. Yet as per legal advice given, Ledger’s daughter Matilda Rose is also entitled to the share. Thus, she received $16.3 million from Heath’s father, saying that the family gave everything to Matilda.


Such actors and actresses have left a legacy in one way or another. But their respective wills are there to leave something behind for loved ones.

You might want to add to the list if you know some more celebrities. Why don’t you do so? I’d love to hear from you.


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