Kirk Douglas Gives Entire Fortune To Charity, Leaves Nothing For His Son

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Hollywood Legend, Kirk Douglas who passed away earlier this month decided to give all his money to charity, leaving nothing for his son.


According to The Mirror, Douglas left most of his $61 million fortune to the Douglas Foundation, the charity he co-founded nearly six decades ago.

Their website states: “Its primary focus is improving the education and health, fostering the well-being, and most importantly developing new opportunities for the children who hold our future in their hands.”

The nonprofit benefits the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, The Kirk and Anne Douglas Childhood Center and a St. Lawrence University scholarship for underprivileged students.

The Douglas Foundation, created in 1964 by Douglas and his wife Anne Beydens Douglas, also gave out money to Westwood’s Sinai Temple and Culver City’s Kirk Douglas Theater, a restored venue.

However, there was no indication were the remaining money was allocated to.

The Mirror claims that acting son, Michael Douglas, who has an estimated net worth of $300m, did not receive any inheritance from his father.

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“To the world he was a legend, an actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years, a humanitarian whose commitment to justice and the causes he believed in set a standard for all of us to aspire to,” the younger Douglas wrote after his father’s death on Feb. 5.


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