How James Gandolfini's $70 Million Estate was Divided

| by Lauren Schiff

Famed Sopranos actor James Gandolfini died on June 19 of this year. He left behind his $70 million estate. Now, word is out on how exactly his fortune will be divvied up.

Gandolfini’s will, which was filed on Tuesday in Manhattan Surrogate's Court, shows that most of his fortune will be left to his children - Michael, 13, and Michael’s half-sister, Liliana, 8 months. Michael will receive his cash through a trust until he reaches the age of 21. Michael also will be given the first option to buy his father’s New York apartment. And that’s not all: "Michael also automatically gets all of his dad’s clothing and jewelry," says Business Insider.

Once Liliana reaches the age of 25, she and her brother will be allowed to split their father’s property in Italy. The late Gandolfini writes "it is my hope and desire that they will continue to own said property and keep it in our family for as long as possible."

USA Today reports that the remainder of Gandolfini’s estate will be split amongst his wife and sisters. “Gandolfini's second wife, Deborah Lin, and his two sisters, will also receive millions,” writes Business Insider. “The former HBO star also set aside $500,000 for each of his nieces, $200,000 for his personal assistant and $100,000 for his godson.”

Sources: Business Insider, MSN Now, Scribd, USA Today