Mystery over Lemmy Kilmister's missing fortune

The legendary Motorhead frontman died in 2015

Mystery over Lemmy Kilmister's missing fortune

His death in 2015 sent shock waves around the world, and triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief in the metal community.

But over a year later Motorhead's late enigmatic and iconic frontman, Lemmy Kilmister, is still causing trouble as it seems his estimated £6.75million fortune has gone missing.

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The Ace of Spades mosher, who died aged 70 in December 2015, was thought to have had a substantial estate at the time of his death, however, figures released by the probate office show his actual worth is far less.

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Mystery surround Lemmy Kilmister's millions, as his estate has been revealed to be worth only £528,806

The London probate office estimates the Motorhead and Hawkwind rocker to only have an estate worth £528,806 at the time of his death.

The beneficiary of Lemmy's estate is thought to be his son Paul Inder, who is a music producer in Los Angeles, though the rocker is also thought to have had another son who was adopted.

Up until his death in 2015, Lemmy lived in West Hollywood, California after vowing never to live in his native England again.

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Records released by the London probate office show that he only left his beneficiaries a few hundred thousand

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The Motorhead frontman died in December 2015

The Hell-raising metalhead, died in December 2015, shortly after playing a gig in Berlin, Germany, while Motorhead were on tour.

His appearance at the gig shocked fans as he looked frail, though his fiery attitude hadn't guttered out.

Born in Stoke on Trent, Lemmy was a heavy smoker until forced to cut back his 40 a day Marlboro Red habit after major heart surgery in 2013.

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He had been touring with the band, which he founded in 1975, from its inception until his death

Diabetes also forced him to give up his favourite drink of Jack Daniel's and coke; Lemmy once claimed he needed between a bottle and a gallon of bourbon a day to function normally.

He had worked as a roadie for Jimi Hendrix before joining Hawkwind in 1971, after he was booted out of the psychedelic band.

He started Motorhead in 1975 and continued to tour and record with the band until his death.


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