She left behind an incredible career, as well as a great legacy. On July 23, 2011, Amy Winehouse’s death was announced, after she was found lifeless in her flat in Camden Town, London. A moving news, so much the British singer, then aged 27, seemed at the peak of her career, after five albums, three of which were released posthumously, and musical successes like Back to Black, Rehab, or You Know I ‘m No Good. So much so that at his death, his fortune amounted to several million euros, as deciphered by the magazine Héritages, broadcast on NRJ12, Thursday, December 2.
On her death, Amy Winehouse left behind a fortune estimated at 4.2 million pounds sterling, or 4.9 million euros, which, in the absence of a will from the singer, has been attributed to his parents. After the passage of the tax authorities, this fortune ultimately amounted to 3 million pounds sterling (3.45 million euros). And if the amount appears colossal, it could have been higher if she had not blazed a part of it in her lifestyle that has always been talked about. But Amy Winehouse, who struggled with many addictions, like drugs and alcohol, obviously didn’t care much about money. “You could burn a wad of banknotes in front of her, she would not have reacted. She would have lit a cigarette and moved on,” said a relative of the late artist to the Sun.
Amy Winehouse’s legacy coveted by her ex-husband
A point of view that she obviously did not share with her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil. After a union celebrated in Miami in 2007, Amy Winehouse and this one maintained a tumultuous, even chaotic relationship, punctuated by several separations until the divorce, requested by Blake Filder-Civil in 2009. If he had at the time obtained a lump sum of 250,000 pounds, in 2019, eight years after the singer’s death, he sued her family to obtain part of her inheritance, even blackmailing it. “He’s a person who spent a lot of money on Amy during their life together. He also spent a lot of time in prison and only brought pain to everyone. Give him another dime.” would be too much, “said a source at the time.
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