Caroline Flack’s mum says her fortune will go to various charities as late star didn’t leave will
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Caroline Flack’s fortune will go to charities she was passionate about, her mum Christine has said.
The star tragically took her own life, aged 40, in February, and she didn’t leave a will.
The official probate figures were recently revealed, and according to The Sun, Caroline is thought to have left a fortune of £2 million behind, and after her debts were paid and death duty was taken, there was £827,000 left.
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The publication claims that the family of the star are hoping her legacy will live on for years to come by donating her fortune to charity.
Caroline’s mum reportedly said: “We will use the money wisely to help good causes that Caroline was passionate about.”
As Caroline didn’t make a will, she is declared intestate in England and Wales.
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It is thought Caroline’s estate will be shared between her parents, with High Court records showing that the late star’s mum is the legally appointed administrator of the estate.
The news comes after a number of celebrities paid tribute to the late star on what would have been her 41st birthday.
This included Love Island stars Iain, 32, and Laura, 35, who posted tributes to the late presenter of the ITV show on their social media feeds.
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Love Island narrator Iain shared a photo of himself with Caroline laughing together as they embraced on his Twitter.
He simply wrote above it: “Happy Birthday mate x”.
Meanwhile, Iain’s rumoured fiancée Laura Whitmore posted a video of Caroline dancing in a nightclub.
In the clip she turns to the camera and says: “Oh yeah, we got it! We got this routine down to a T.”
The camera then pans to Laura dancing on a sofa as Caroline and friends cheer, before it then moved back to Caroline who could be seen filming Laura as she laughs.
As she shared the clip, Laura wrote on top: “Happy birthday Flackers, imagine your having a boogie somewhere.
“Always the life of the party” followed by a red heart emoji.
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Laura also posted a screenshot of the Samaritan’s phone number and told her fans: “For anyone struggling or having a hard time, please know there is always help”.
Caroline’s former boyfriend Lewis Burton also paid tribute to the star, sharing a a previously unseen clip of him and the late Love Island presenter together as he said he misses her.
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It shows Lewis holding the camera up to himself while Caroline can be heard speaking in the background.
He then moves the camera to show Caroline, who is wearing a checked patterned scarf and coat.
Caroline, who reportedly gave Lewis £25K to pay off his debts, stops to look at the camera and stops in the street as Lewis continues to walk away.
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