Legendary Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury was born in Zanzibar on September 5, 1946. He was the one the best singers of all time for rock genre.
He passed away at the age of 45 from AIDS. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004.
In 2018, his biopic Bohemian Rhapsody became the highest-grossing musical biographical film of all time.
Freddie Mercury’s Net Worth
In 1977, Queen has released ‘News of the World’. This album featuring “We Are The Champions”. Freddie earned $5 million from the record sales of that album.
In 1981, Freddie Mercury earned $15 million from record sales of Queen’s “Greatest Hits” album.
He has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Who Inherited His Fortune?
Here’s the answer: Mary Austin. She was the first girlfriend and fiancée of Freddie Mercury.
Freddie’s biopic, Bohemin Rhapsody shows that Freddie Mercury’s relationship with his fiancée-turned-best-friend Mary Austin.
According to report of The Richest:
“Amount left to Mary Austin after Mercury’s death was estimated to be around £9
The value of Mercury’s Edwardian mansion in West London which he left upon his death to his longtime partner Mary Austin is estimated to cost around £20 million.”
So, Mary Austin inherited approximately $50 million from Freddie Mercury.