The legend worth millions of dollars surprising didn’t have any paperwork on how to sort out her wealth.
TMZ reports that the Queen of Soul passed away without having a will on record.
Aretha Franklin is reportedly worth around 80 million dollars and now will have to let the state of Michigan split up her wealth among her four kids. According to Michigan law, the children will have to equally split the wealth and estate among each other.
This news was shocking as Franklin had a reputation for not allowing people to play with her money. Legend has it she would only accept cash as a form of payment and was allows on top of her business.
Franklin’s family has scheduled celebrations plan for next week. Beginning with an open casket at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.