Who did John Paul Getty leave his fortune to?
Getty, who died in 1976, left the bulk of his estate to
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Museum, but his children inherited billions through a trust with interests in Getty Oil; it was later split up when son Gordon Getty orchestrated the sale of Getty Oil to Texaco in the late 1980s.
Is the Getty family still wealthy?
An avid collector, his penchant for antiquities and art was later displayed in the J. Paul Getty Museum, in LA, and he left around $66million (£463.3million) to the museum after his death. At the time of his death, in 1976, he is thought to have been worth $6billion (£4.2billion).
What was Paul Getty salary?
His grandfather was reluctant to pay, but, after John Paul Getty III’s severed ear was received by a newspaper, the grandfather negotiated a payment of $2.2 million, and Getty was released five months after being kidnapped.