People Are Angry? Singer David Bowie Left Half Of $100 Million To Wife

Posted On : February 1, 2016

Why are some folks angry that David Bowie left half of his $100 estate to his wife? This weekend it was revealed that the $100 million estate of late-musician David Bowie would go to his wife of 27 years, Iman, children Duncan and Alexandria, and a few friends of kin. The agreement in his 20-page will stated:

  • Widow Iman Abdulmajid will receive half of Bowie’s estate as well as his penthouse in Manhattan Children Duncan, 44, (from Bowie’s first marriage to wife Angie) and Alexandria, 15, (from Bowie and Iman’s marriage) will receive a quarter a piece of his estate, with Bowie also leaving a vacation home for Alexandria in upstate New York.

  • Bowie’s long-time personal assistant, Corrine ‘Coco’ Schwab will receive $2 million and stock in a company called ‘Opossum,’

  • And lastly, Duncan’s former nanny, Marion Skene, will receive $1 million

When the news of Bowie’s will went public, reactions varied. Although the split was majority aka 50% to Iman and the other 50% split at 25% a piece to kids Duncan and Alexandria, some questioned why would Iman receive an entire half of the money for herself. Others asked what did the late Bowie leave for first wife, Angie, whom rockstar had been married to in his early 20’s-30’s between the years of 1970-1980.

Others positively honed in on Bowie’s generosity to leave his personal assistant, Coco, $2 million cash along with stock, as well as his eldest child and son’s former nanny, Marion Skene, a hefty million.

For the most part, many whom supported Bowie’s disbursement to Iman, after all, Mrs. Iman Bowie was David’s wife of over 27 years and until death literally did them part. Bowie also wished to have his ashes spread across Bali. “I direct that my executors shall arrange for my remains to be taken to the country of Bali and to be cremated there in accordance with the Buddhist rituals of Bali,” Bowie wrote. “If that is not practical, then I direct that my executors shall arrange for my remains to be cremated and my ashes scattered in Bali,” the will continued.

A few fan reactions to some of the scrutiny, went as follows:

“How the hell is anyone gonna be mad at this man for leaving his WIFE his money? Have a damn seat, sh*t!”

“Why are people mad?They were married for 27 years. The wife, even before the children, is legally entitled. That’s in any case and whatever size the estate is. The **** they wanted him to do with them funds?”

“She is/was his wife and they have a child together. He did the dutiful and loving thing.”

“Why is this a shock to people? She was his wife for over 20 years. Who else was he going to leave it to?”

“Morally, who else would this money go to?”

Do you find anything wrong with this family? Bowie was cremated in New Jersey earlier this month.