Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played the Black Panther, passed away two years ago without leaving a will. The actor fought colon cancer for four years and underwent chemotherapy, even as he continued to film roles up to his passing. Boseman’s estate got recently split among his widow, parents and lawyers.
Radar Online recently learned that a third of Chadwick’s fortune will go to attorneys and tax collectors, which has now confirmed that his family has agreed to divide his riches three ways. Boseman’s widow Taylor Simone Ledward, who was charged with handling the estate’s settlement, filed the final accounting after the matter was postponed in court.
According to Taylor, the total inventoried worth of Chadwick’s estate, as stated in court documents, is $3,881,758.31. Over $230,000 in residuals from his death are included in that sum. Since Chadwick’s passing, however, Taylor and the family have spent a sizable sum of money.
Taylor requested compensation for funeral expenses included $1,275 for flowers, $10k for the funeral service, and $9,500 for the venue. Taylor also requested payment for a mausoleum tomb at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Anderson, South Carolina, which cost $7495. She also spent $22,000 on mausoleum crypts for Leroy and Carolyn Boseman, so they may rest next to him.
The estate also owes taxes related to Chadwick Boseman, Inc., Boseman’s business. Taylor informed the court that there is $157k in cash and a current valuation of the estate of $2.5 million. In the probate action, an additional $900k was held as bond. The inheritance is only worth $2.3 million when all debts, including sizable legal debts, are settled.
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