Bruce Forsyth tragically passed away in 2017 – and none of his children inherited anything from his will posthumously.
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Sir Bruce Forsyth died in 2017 aged 89 – and today will be the late star’s 94th birthday.
The nation was devastated when the host of The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right and Thought Come Dancing lost the battle to bronchitis on August 18, 2017, at his Wentworth Estate in Virginia. Water.
His glittering showbiz career spanned more than seven decades and he’s become a household name.
After his tragic death, it is thought none of his children will inherit anything from his will of £11.7m, according to reports. .
According to Mail On Sunday, in 2018, his entire fortune will be transferred to his widow Wilnelia Merced.
Bruce has previously said that children should inherit all of their parents’ assets, as he has levied the use of inheritance tax.
He told Radio Times in 2015: “I think your inheritance should be more for your children than going back to the country you lived in.
“I’m not saying you don’t owe your country anything, of course you owe your country a lot for living there all those years. But I think it might be a bit too much.”
Despite claims that his children Debbie, Julie, Laura, Charlotte, Louisa and son Jonathan Joseph are said to have received nothing, it is reported that he has made provisions for his nine grandchildren. mine.
It is said that each person will inherit £100,000 which is left in a trust to be divided in nine ways after they turn 21.
Two other payments of £20,000 will go to his two officers on duty, it claimed.
When Lady Wilnelia was handed a will of £11 million, it was reported that she could then spend £650,000 on Bruce’s relatives without paying tax.
Bruce’s estate was exempt from inheritance tax after he left it to former Miss World Wilnelia.
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After his death, Lady Wilnelia planted Forsythia around a bench dedicated to Brucie on the East Court at Wentworth, of which he had been a member for many years.
She said she did it in memory of her “beloved Bruce”. Added: “We will always miss you, today more than ever.”
At the time, she said that every time she saw a rainbow, she thought of him.
She said: “I remember saying to him, ‘But Bruce, how do I know what to do when you’re not here? I can’t even work with the TV without you! ‘
“He turned to me and said, ‘Just look for the rainbow, my dear’.
“Now his kids send me pictures of the rainbow wherever they are and it’s really just a great feeling.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/bruce-forsyths-kids-didnt-inherit-26333909 Bruce Forsyth's children 'did not inherit anything from the £11.7m estate in his will'