Documents in Okerlund’s probate case, filed by widow Jeanne, lists that the 76-year-old’s estate is valued at $511,000. Jeanne has also been appointed the trustee of Gene’s estate, and the documents note that Okerlund does have an active will that was created in 1998.
According to the death certificate, Okerlund’s occupation is listed as “All Star Wrestling Announcer, Sports and Entertainment.” The certificate does not list his cause of death, but states that Okerlund died at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Okerlund’s remains were cremated and given to his wife. As we reported, the iconic WWE announcer died on January 2 at 76-years-old. Many wrestlers paid their respects after learning of his death, including Hulk Hogan, who tweeted, “Mean Gene, I love you my brother.”