Why Aretha Knew That She Was Gravely Ill, But Left Nothing For Children After Her Death

Date August 31, 2018 16:18

Aretha Louise Franklin, the American singer, songwriter, and pianist, died on August 16, 2018, at the age of 76. Reportedly, she had a net worth of $80 million dollars at the time of her death.


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As reported by TMZ, the singer left nothing for her children, and had no will at the time of death. It was a big shock and a surprise for everybody. Especially, taking into account the fact that she has a son with special needs, who needs support for his whole life.



Aretha Franklin was ill for several days, but it seems she couldn’t even imagine her life could come to an end.

Most likely, her children will share her estate equally.


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Aretha Franklin is mostly known for her hits: Respect, (You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman, Chain of Fools, Ain't No Way, Think, Bridge Over Troubled Water, and I Say a Little Prayer. By the way, she was the first female inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

She passed away at her Detroit residence, surrounded by friends and family, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.



Rest in peace, Aretha Louise Franklin! You will always live in the hearts of your fans from all over the world.

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