Matthew Perry Was '100% Sober When He Passed' Away

Matthew Perry's Personal Wealth Reportedly Valued At $1.5M As Death Investigation Continues

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By Favour Adegoke on July 2, 2024 at 12:30 PM EDT
Updated on July 2, 2024 at 12:33 PM EDT

The late Matthew Perry, who earned millions from his role as Chandler Bing on the hit TV show "Friends," reportedly had a personal wealth of $1.5 million.

He was previously thought to have roughly $1 million worth of personal properties; however, after further investigation, that figure has been bumped up, with the money going to a trust worth over $120 million.

After Matthew Perry's passing, autopsy reports revealed he died from an acute effect of Ketamine overdose, and although he was understood to be treating depression with the drug at the time, the dose found in his body was reportedly not for medical purposes.

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Matthew Perry Had A Personal Wealth Of $1.5 Million

Matthew Perry in court

According to The Sun, Perry's personal wealth is valued at about $1.5 million, a significant bump from the initial $1 million.

The actor also had a trust valued at $120 million, which had several beneficiaries, including his father, John Perry, mother, Suzanne Morrison, half-sister Caitlin Morrison, and his ex-girlfriend Rachel Dunn, whom he dated from 2003 to 2005.

The "Friends" star left most of his possessions to the Alvy Singer Living Trust, a trust he created in 2009 and named after Woody Allen's 1977 "Annie Hall" character. Legal documents showed that he didn't own any property in California at the time of his death, as his $6 million Pacific Palisades home was placed in his trustee, Lisa Ferguson's name.

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Perry was found dead on the property in October 2023, and it has remained in Ferguson"s name and hasn't been placed on the market. Another Hollywood Hills house he bought under his Alvy Singer LLC in May 2023 is now for sale for $5,195,000.

He was reportedly renovating his Pacific Palisades home at the time of his death and had been staying at a $49k-a-month rental home overlooking Beverly Hills.

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Matthew Perry Didn't Want Kids To Be Entitled To His Fortune

Matthew Perry wearing glasses

In his will, Perry specified that he didn't want any kids he would have had after 2009 to be "explicitly entitled" to his fortunes, although he was understood to be single and unmarried with no kids at the time of his death.

"I have intentionally omitted from this Will and the Trust any provision for any of my heirs, issue, relatives, or other persons who are not named," he noted in the testament. "I also intentionally do not provide for any stepchildren or foster children that I now have or may later acquire."

According to the Daily Mail, Day Pitney trusts and estates partner Tasha Dickinson shared that Perry's parents would likely take on his acting royalties as well as those of his memoir.

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Several People May Be Charged Over Matthew Perry's Death

Matthew Perry

The recent findings about Perry's wealth come after a law enforcement source told People Magazine that "multiple" individuals should be charged as the investigation into the cause of the actor's death is "nearing its conclusion."

The autopsy report suggested that the nature of his death was accidental as he died from a ketamine overdose with other contributory factors, including drowning, coronary artery disease, and the effects of buprenorphine.

At the time of his death, he was undergoing Ketamine Infusion therapy to treat depression; however, the autopsy report stated that "the ketamine in his system at death could not be from that infusion therapy," leaving investigators to kick off work on the source of the Ketamine that "ended up playing a part" in Perry's death.

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Charlie Sheen's Ex-wife Has Reportedly Been Questioned

Matthew Perry

Although no names have emerged of the people who could face lawsuits, the source who spoke to People shared that the U.S. Attorney's office would decide whether or not to press charges.

However, Charlie Sheen's ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, has reportedly been questioned more than once about her knowledge of Perry's death, with authorities reportedly seizing her phone and laptops.

Perry and Mueller formed an "unexpected friendship" during their time at a rehab facility together and bonded over their Hollywood connection.

A source told In Touch that she's been "completely cooperative" with the investigations and had "hired lawyers" after having "multiple meetings with law enforcement."

Matthew Perry And Brooke Mueller Were Allegedly 'Romantically Involved'

Matthew Perry

Perry's former girlfriend and assistant Kayti Edwards told The U.S. Sun that the pair were "romantically involved" around the same time she was seeing the late actor.

"They definitely did not first meet initially in rehab, we all met in AA in 2006," Edwards shared. "She and I were seeing him at the same time, there was no girlfriend and boyfriend relationship - we just dated."

"He would take me out on dates and he would take her out on dates. It was kind of like this thing, like 'Are you going out with Brooke tonight?'" she continued, adding that it was "back and forth between her and I but they were definitely romantically involved."

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