Brittany Murphy was a famous American singer and actress, who made huge buzz for appearing in movies like Clueless, Bongwater, Freeway, A View from the Bridge, and so on. The late actress died at the age of 32, leaving a high figure of net worth behind.
Brittany Murphy’s Net Worth
The late actress started her professional career in 1991. Within a short period of time, she had earned huge recognition and fame alongside money. Working in over three dozens movies and television series, Brittany had collected a net worth of $10 million.
She was a millionaire during the time of her death. She received such a hefty figure of money from the acting and singing profession. Also, she collected more from endorsements and commercial deals.
Who Inherited Her Estate?
When one dies, his/her real estate and money are inherited by partner or children; but in the case of Brittany, it was her mother, Sharon Murphy. Brittany married husband Monjack in 2007, but, when she died, her mother inherited her estate in 2010.
Even though her husband died in May 2010 due to anemia and pneumonia, he still was not named in his spouse’s will. However, he still might have had access to her millions worth.
It’s true that after Brittany died, her husband took almost 80% of her cash. Brittany’s former manager confirmed the news. Morgenroth added:
There were huge amounts of money in [Brittany’s] pension plan and bank account, and all of that’s gone. I would see it on the statements. There was money being withdrawn by Simon, hundreds of thousands.
The late actress bought Los Angeles house in 2003 for the worth of $3.85 million. The villa, which was previously owned by Birtney Spears, is the place where she and her husband later passed away.
In 2011, Brittany’s mother sold the house for $2.7 million. The mansion again was listed in the market for $19.75 in 2016. However, in the following year, it was sold for $17.5 million.
Brittany’s Mother Sold Her Personal Belongings
In November 2013, Brittany’s father, Angelo Bertolotti, accused her mother of selling her personal belongings on auction with the motive of personal profit. Her father also claimed that his daughter and son in law were poisoned to death.
In the auctions, Brittany’s mother sold her daughter’s items online like her floral dress, tutu-inspired dress, denim outfit, checks, cars, and even her passport.
What Is The Cause Of Her Death?
Brittany died on 20th December 2009, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a medical request at 8:00 a.m. She collapsed in the bathroom and later was pronounced dead at 10:04 due to cardiac arrest. As per the death certificate, the cause of her death was mentioned as “deferred.”
Just five months after Brittany died, her husband also passed away in almost identical circumstances, on 23rd May 2020. He was 40 years old.
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