Avicii’s parents will inherit his $25 million estate
The tragic passing of Avicii this year was one of the year’s most dominant news stories. In fact, it spurred an entire movement inside the music industry to begin a dialogue around mental health. As with any young death, though, a will is not something that is talked about — or even thought about. Tim Bergling falls into that category, although Billboard recently confirmed his parents as the benefactors to his $25 million estate.
Swedish newspaper Expressen first reported the story after the Swedish Tax Agency made documents public last week. According to Swedish tax law, Avicii’s father, Klas Bergling, and his mother, Anki Lidén, are entitled to the fortune since Bergling did not have a wife or children. The sum includes the price of Avicii’s Los Angeles home, which Expressen also reported was sold for $16 million last August.
Avicii’s parents have since refashioned the late, great artist’s website into an open-source memory board, wherein friends and fans can go here to share their memories of Avicii. Avicii’s death sent shockwaves through the dance community in April 2018, although his story will live on in the original Netflix documentary, Avicii: True Stories, which re-airs on December 28 .
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