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Here's Who Inherited Betty White's Money After She Died

According to CNN, actress Betty White often joked, "I have to stay in show business to pay for my animal business." Bridget Mackay Law claims that White's estate was not made public. But it's suspected that the actress, who died in late December 2021 at nearly 100 years old, left most of her estimated $75 million estate to a trust benefiting animal charities — many of the same animal welfare services she supported throughout her life, according to The Daily Star.

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    Here's Who Inherited Betty White's Fortune After She Died

    Here's Who Inherited Betty White's Fortune After She Died

    According to CNN, actress Betty White often joked, "I have to stay in show business to pay for my animal business." Bridget Mackay Law claims that White's estate was not made public. But it's suspected that the actress, who died in late December 2021 at nearly 100 years old, left most of her estimated $75 million estate to a trust benefiting animal charities — many of the same animal welfare services she supported throughout her life, according to The Daily Star. And not just that: In September 2022, many of White's personal items collected over her long career in Hollywood sold at auction, raising an additional $4 million at auction for — what else? — animal and environmental causes, The Wall Street Journal reported that year.

    What Was Betty White's Net Worth When She Died?

    What Was Betty White's Net Worth When She Died?

    Beloved film and TV star Betty White died in her home on December 31, 2021, only a matter of weeks before her 100th birthday, according to TMZ. Throughout a career beginning in the 1940s, White worked in radio before moving to television and film. She's perhaps most well-known for her roles in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in the 1970s, as well as for the part of Rose Nylund in the TV series "The Golden Girls," on the air from 1985 through 1992 (via IMDb).

    The Role Betty White Says Changed Her Life

    The Role Betty White Says Changed Her Life

    Actress Betty White will turn 100 years old on January 17, 2022. The former "Golden Girls" cast member, who played the silly and gullible Rose Nyland, is one of the most beloved American entertainers. Already considered one of the oldest living celebrities in the world (via Oldest), White will join the triple digit club next year.

    Betty White: The Untold Truth

    Betty White: The Untold Truth

    Unlike many older stars who might go into a quiet retirement after a certain age, the luminous Betty White seemed unstoppable. Between her acting career and her charitable work with animals, White always seemed to have something interesting and exciting on her plate. Her active life might be why she lived so long. Sadly, the comic legend passed away in December 2021, just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday.

    The Truth About Betty White's Guinness World Record

    The Truth About Betty White's Guinness World Record

    Comedic actress Betty White's 100th birthday is Jan. 17, 2022, and when the new centenarian looks back on her life, she will see a lot to celebrate. White, who spent more than eight decades as a performer, appeared in many popular TV shows, according to Biography, including "Life with Elizabeth" (1953-1955), "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (1970s), "The Golden Girls" (1985-1992), and "Hot in Cleveland" (2010-2015). She also hosted "Betty White's Off Their Rockers," a show featuring older adults playing good-natured pranks on the younger generation that aired from 2012 to 2017. White is also an activist and has worked with the Los Angeles Zoo and the Morris Animal Foundation for several decades. "Half my life is working in a profession I love and the other half is working with animals," she said.

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