Late Chadwick Boseman's wife demands authority over his N357.7m estate as actor left no will

Late Chadwick Boseman's wife demands authority over his N357.7m estate as actor left no will

- Chadwick Boseman's wife Simone Ledward has filed a petition to be named as a limited-authority administrator of his estate

- The petition would give Simone limited authority over Boseman's N357.7m ($939,000) estate

- Simone got married to Boseman months before his demise

- The two did not have any children and the actor is survived by his parents

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Late Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman's wife Simone Ledward has filed a petition to be named as a limited-authority administrator of his estate.

This comes after reports that the late Wakanda star left no will at the time of his death on Friday, August 28.

Chadwick Boseman's widow files for authority over his estate, actor left no will
Chadwick Boseman and Simone at a basketball event Photo: Getty Images
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According to News Day, the petition was filed at a Los Angeles, US court for letters of administration which is also called a probate petition on Thursday, October 15.

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The petition would give Simone limited authority over Boseman's N357.7m ($939,000) estate and it comes just two months after the actor's death.

Simone got married to Boseman months before his demise due to complications from colon cancer.

The 43-year-old actor had properties and assets that are not included in this petition. A hearing is set to take place on November 19.

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Chadwick Boseman's widow files for authority over his estate, actor left no will
Late Chadwick Boseman's and Simone at a red carpet. Photo: Rob Latour/REX
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Boseman and Simone, a singer, reportedly started dating way back in 2015 after they were photographed together and finally made their red carpet debut in January 2019.

Simone is reported to have shown off her engagement ring later last year while attending a basketball game but the two never confirmed they were married.

A statement that was released by the family after Boseman's death appeared to confirm that Simone was actually his wife.

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The two did not have any children and the actor is survived by his parents, Leroy and Carolyn Boseman.

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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Chadwick Boseman wanted to film Black Panther 2 before his death.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a source close to the late actor said that despite his declining health, Boseman was convinced that he would recover and film the movie.

The publication reports that even one week before his death, the Wakandan prince was still feeling optimistic.

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