Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman's wife files court papers to be administrator of his estate

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Iconic actor Chadwick Boseman's wife has filed to be the administrator of his estate.
Iconic actor Chadwick Boseman's wife has filed to be the administrator of his estate.
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He had just gotten secretly married. And within a few weeks, news of his death devastated the world.

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman died recently after a four year battle with colon cancer. No one but his close friends and family knew about his cancer.

Now his wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, has filed probate documents to become the administrator of his estate after Chadwick died without a will. 

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The 43-year-old passed away in August and according to reports, his estate is reported to be R 15 316 874, 49 combined in personal assets and property.

Chadwick acted in many iconic movies such as Get on Up where he played controversial singer James Brown, he also starred in 42 where played baseball player Jackie Robinson and was a superhero on Black Panther. 

Chadwick and Simone were first linked in 2015 and tied the knot secretly, sometime this year.

In addition to Simone Ledward, Boseman is survived by his parents, Leroy and Carolyn Boseman of Belton, S.C, who are also listed in the court papers.

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