July 31, 2021

Who will inherit the Kirk Douglas fortune?

Actor Kirk Douglas passed away on January 5, 2020, at the age of 103. Photo: file / EFE

Great part of fortuna from Kirk Douglas, who passed away on January 5, 2020, will go to the Douglas Foundation, a charity he founded in 1964 with his wife Anne Beydens Douglas. According to information from the newspaper El País in Spain, only USD 10 million, of the USD 90 million in which it is estimated heritage, they will be for your family.

According to the Spanish media, it is not known who will get the rest of the money Kirk Douglas, as in addition to Anne, he is survived by Joel Douglas, the couple’s son, and Peter and Michael, the children of the actor’s first marriage to Diana Douglas. Joel is a film producer and Peter is a television producer. A fourth son, Eric, died of a overdose accidentally in Manhattan in 2004. Michael is an actor and has an estimated fortune of $ 300 million.

The organization The nonprofit, which is run by Anne, benefits Los Angeles Children’s Hospital, the Kirk and Anne Douglas Children’s Center and awards a St. Lawrence University scholarship to underprivileged students. The Foundation also distributes money to the Westwood Sinai Temple and Culver City’s Kirk Douglas Theater, a restored venue. All these projects will be distributed USD 80 million, adds El País.

The famous actor Kirk Douglas, who died 103 years, played roles that marked the story of whofrom the slave Spartacus, sword in hand, to the disturbed painter Vincent van Gogh. He worked in more than 80 films but, unlike the new generations, he never accepted a role in a sequel.

He received three nominations for the Academy Awards in six decades of career but the statuette only arrived in 1996, when it received the Honorary Oscar.

As your Health prevented him from returning to the recording sets, he took his now widow, Anne Buydens, increasingly philanthropic, expressing his intention to donate most of his fortune to charity when they both died.