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Late Actor Carl Weathers’ Estate Valued at $815K, Leaves Personal Belongings to Sons

Renowned actor Carl Weathers passed away on Feb. 2 at the age of 76, leaving behind an estate valued at $815,000, according to court documents obtained by People.

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Carl Weathers, photo vis Instagram, @entertainmenttonight

The “Rocky” and “Predator” actor, whose official cause of death was “atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease,” had a living trust, which dictates the beneficiary of the estate. The beneficiaries of the trust are confidential, according to Weathers’ lawyer, Charles Meyer.

Inside Weathers’ Will

In Weathers’ will, which was first signed in 1988 and updated with a codicil in 1994, he handed down all his personal belongings to his now-adult sons Matthew and Jason.

“I give all of my jewelry, art objects, clothing, personal automobiles, club memberships, boats and recreational vehicles, and other tangible articles of a personal nature” to Matthew and Jason, according to the documents.

The documents also list his ex-wives, Mary Ann and Rhona Unsell. Carl Weathers in 2016 Carl Weathers in 2016. The documents were attached to a petition for probate filed by Weathers’ attorney in California Superior Court March 20, a routine legal move allowing him to settle the estate.

Weathers’ passing was announced by his family last month, who described him as an exceptional individual with a remarkable career spanning film, television, arts, and sports.

“We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Carl Weathers,” they wrote. “Carl was an exceptional human being who lived an extraordinary life. Through his contributions to film, television, the arts and sports, he has left an indelible mark and is recognized worldwide and across generations. He was a beloved brother, father, grandfather, partner and friend.”

Before pursuing a successful acting career, Weathers played football at San Diego State University and briefly played in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders. His breakout role as Apollo Creed in the “Rocky” series catapulted him to stardom, and he further solidified his status with roles like Dillon in “Predator.” More recently, he gained acclaim for his portrayal of Greef Karga in the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian,” earning an Emmy nomination.

Following Weathers’ passing, colleagues and friends in the entertainment industry paid tribute to his legacy, highlighting his talent, charisma, and impact on their lives. Sylvester Stallone, Weathers’ co-star in the “Rocky” films, honored him on Instagram, while Dolph Lundgren, another colleague from the “Rocky” franchise, shared heartfelt memories of their time together.

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