Joan Rivers Leaves Estimated $150 Million Estate to Family and Charities

by Jackie Willis 5:29 AM PST, December 10, 2014
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Details of Joan Rivers' will have been revealed, and the late comedienne -- estimated to be worth as much as $150 million -- has left her fortune to her family and to several charities.

ET obtained a copy of the documents, Joan's daughter, Melissa Rivers, is an executor of the will, and was left with all of her tangible property. Rivers' grandson Cooper, niece Caroline Waxler and nephew Andrew Waxler were given a blind trust.

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While no specific amounts are given, the Fashion Police star also left some of her earnings to her publicist Scott Currie and her assistants Sabrina Lott Miller and Jocelyn Pickett.

As for the charities, Rivers gave to God's Love We Deliver -- which she competed and won for during her stint on Celebrity Apprentice -- as well as California's Guide Dogs for the Blind, the Jewish Guild for the Blind in Manhattan, the Jewish Home and Hospital Federation of Manhattan, the Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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In addition to Joan's charitable donations, her memory will also live on at this year's GRAMMY Awards. The comedienne has been nominated for Best Spoken Word Performance for the audiobook of her recent memoir, Diary of a Mad Diva. Her daughter Melissa was thrilled about the nomination, tweeting: "I am beyond excited for my mother! @theGRAMMYS Best Spoken Word nominee @Joan_Rivers."

Joan passed away on Sept. 4 after suffering from cardiac arrest during an upper-gastric endoscopy and a laryngoscopy on Aug. 28. She was 81. The Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic where she had the procedure was cited with numerous infractions this last month, including faliure to properly monitor Joan's vital signs.