Here Are 10 Stars Who Refuse To Leave Their Millions To Their Children As An Inheritance

Here Are 10 Stars Who Refuse To Leave Their Millions To Their Children As An Inheritance

They are famous and rich, very rich! – but they will leave nothing to their children after their death. Philanthropy, donations to the poorest, life lessons, the desire to burn everything down before the big game: these 10 celebrities have different (very personal…) reasons for refusing to leave their millions to their children.

Ashton Kutcher, 44, and Mila Kunis, 39, actors

  • Combined estimated net worth: $255 million


Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

The acting couple will not create a trust for their children. At best, they will invest in starting your business, if they come up with a business plan. “We will end up giving our money to charity and various things,” they say. Our children are living a truly privileged life and they don’t even know it. And they’ll never know if they get a trust.”

Daniel Craig, 53 years old, actor

  • Estimated net worth: 160 million


Daniel Craig as James Bond

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Daniel Craig as James Bond

The James Bond interpreter has no intention of leaving his savings to his two daughters. “Isn’t there an old adage that if you die rich, you haven’t made it?” he says. The actor explains that he doesn’t want to leave large sums to the next generation, while he finds the concept of inheritance “disgusting” and has a “spend it all or give it all before you go” philosophy.

Elton John, 75, singer

  • Estimated net worth: 550 million


File photo, Getty Images (Vittorio Zunino Celotto)

The singer’s twins and her husband, David Furnish, must give up an impressive inheritance. “It is terrible to give silver spoons to children,” she says. Boys live the most amazing life, they are not normal kids. But you have to have some semblance of normality, some respect for money and for work.”

George Lucas, 78, director

  • Estimated net worth: $5.1 billion, according to Forbes


filmmaker george lucas

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filmmaker george lucas

the creator of Star Wars he’s filthy rich, but it’s out of the question for him to leave everything to his four children when he dies. Rather, he has already decided to donate most of his fortune to charity and philanthropy to plan “our collective future.” “I dedicate most of my wealth to education,” he explains. It is the key to the survival of the human race.”

Jackie Chan, 68, stuntman, actor, producer

  • Estimated net worth: 400 million


Jackie Chan

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Jackie Chan

“If they can, they can earn their own money,” the actor told Chanel News Asia about his two children.

Anderson Cooper, 54, presenter and journalist

  • Estimated net worth: 50 million


Presenter and journalist Anderson Cooper

File photo, Getty Images (Theo Wargo)

Presenter and journalist Anderson Cooper

The CNN reporter has confirmed that he will not leave an inheritance to his two children. “I don’t know what will be left,” he said. He explains that he is not very interested in money and that he has no intention of having “some kind of pot of gold” for his children. “I’m going to follow what my parents said: college is paid for and then you have to move on.”

Sting, 71, singer

  • Estimated net worth: 550 million


Sting in concert at the Bell Center

File photo, Martin Chevalier

Sting in concert at the Bell Center

Sting and his wife work hard to spend the enormous fortune they have amassed. The singer told the daily mail that they had warned their six children that they would not have much left in their wallets when they died. “I certainly don’t want to leave trust funds that are a burden around their necks. They have to work, all my children know it and they rarely ask me for anything, which I respect and appreciate a lot”, says the singer.

Gene Simmons, 73, musician (Kiss)

  • Estimated net worth: 400 million


Gene Simmons, from the band Kiss

Photographic archives, AFP

kiss gene simons

The star will make sure to take care of her two children, but they won’t be “money rich.” “Every year they will have to be forced to get out of bed, go to work and go their own way,” she explained.

Simon Cowell, 63, presenter, producer

  • Estimated net worth: 600 million


Presenter and producer Simon Cowell

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Presenter and producer Simon Cowell

The British presenter and producer says he will likely leave his fortune to charity ‘for children or dogs’. “I don’t believe in the transmission from one generation to another,” she explains, the one who has an only son. Your legacy should be that hopefully you gave enough people a chance to do well, you gave them your time, you taught them what you know.”

Gordon Ramsay, 56, chef and presenter

  • Estimated net worth: 220 million


Chief Gordon Ramsay

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Chief Gordon Ramsay

The five children of the famous chef can forget the idea of ​​inheriting millions from their rich father “It definitely does not suit them, and that is not said badly; it is not to spoil them. The only thing the parents agreed on? She pays 25% of the price of an apartment for her five children.

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