You will never guess to whom Kirk Douglas leaves his $50 million fortune

KirkDouglas,whodiedattheageof103,donatedmostofhisestimated$61millionfortunetocharity.

AccordingtoanewreportinTheMirror,theDouglasFoundationplanstodonate$50milliontoSt.LawrenceCollege(Douglas’almamater),Westwood’sSinaiTemple, the KirkDouglas Theater,andLosAngelesChildren’sHospital.

Accordingtoitswebsite,thefoundation’smissionisto“helpthosewhoareotherwiseunabletohelpthemselves.” ThesonofJewishimmigrants,Douglasgrewupinpoverty.Inreturn,hedonatedtomanyschools,hospitalsandcharities.Theseincludehisoldhighschool,inAmsterdam,NewYork,andmovementsinSouthernCaliforniaandJerusalem. Itisunclearwheretherestofhisfortunewillgo,butitisrumoredthathissonMichael,whoisalsoafamousactor,willnotinherit anything (thisincludeshistwootherlesser-famoussons).

Andwithhisownestimatednetworthof$300million,itdoesn’tlooklikeMichaelneededtheextramoney. Norwasthedecisiontodonatehisfortunetocharityunexpected.nhis2015interviewwithTheHollywoodReporter,Douglas,andhiswifeexplainedtheirfoundationandtheirintentiontodonatethemoneytocharity.

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