David Bowie left an estate of around $100m to his wife, Iman, and his two children, and stipulated that he be cremated and his ashes scattered in Bali, according to his will.
The document, filed on Friday afternoon in a New York courthouse, also left $2m to his long-standing assistant Corinne Schwab and $1m to Marion Skene, a friend of Bowie’s and the nanny to his eldest child, according to the New York Daily News.
As well as a 25% share in the estate, Bowie left a property on Little Tonshi Mountain, near Woodstock, to his and Iman’s 15-year-old daughter Alexandria. Duncan Jones, Bowie’s 44-year-old son from his previous marriage to Angela Barnett, also received 25%.
Bowie sold 140m records during a career spanning more than half a century, and also made an estimated $55m from selling so-called “Bowie bonds” – basically turning his royalties into financial instruments.
The remaining 50% of the estate goes to Iman, as well as all his other properties, including their apartment on Lafayette Street in Manhattan, according to the Daily News.
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