Chadwick Boseman’s widow, Simone Ledward, has been named as the administrator of his estate following his death in August at 43 from colon cancer.
The Black Panther actor, who did not leave a will, had assets valued at $938,500 People reported, citing court docs, and Ledward has limited authority over the discretion.
She is now the personal representative with limited authority of Chadwick’s estate. She now has until February 22, 2021, to file a $939,000 bond and distribute the assets, according to court filings. Ledward, who got engaged to Chadwick last year – had put in a petition to administrate the estate in October.
Boseman, also known for his work in movies like 42, Marshall, Get on Up, and Draft Day, was diagnosed with stage three cancer in 2016, and underwent ‘countless surgeries and chemotherapy’ in his battle with the disease, his family said.
They added that he ‘died in his home, with his wife and family by his side,’ adding that ‘it was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.’