Cilla Black has left her fortune to her sons – and it's a LOT of money

Cilla Black’s estate in the UK is worth more than £15.2 million, according to her will.

And the singer, who died in August, has left her fortune to her sons.

Cilla Black's sons attending her inquest

Cilla Black’s sons attending her inquest (Peter Byrne/PA)


The singer and TV star also left £20,000 to Penelope Walker, understood to have been her long-standing housekeeper.

Cilla died of a stroke on August 1 after falling at her Spanish villa.

Cilla Black

Cilla hosted Blind Date and Surprise! Surprise! (Ian West/PA)


The 72-year-old was sunbathing when she lost her balance, fell and hit her head, which knocked her unconscious.

Beneficiaries of Cilla’s £15,217,454 estate are listed in the will as being her children. She had three sons: Robert, Ben and Jack Willis.

Her husband, Bobby Willis, died of cancer in 1999 and she never remarried.

Pop singer Cilla Black

Cilla was a successful pop singer before switching to TV (PA)


Born Priscilla Maria Veronica White in Liverpool, Cilla had spoken of how she would die happy if she passed away before any illness could rob her of being able to enjoy life.

She became one of the nation’s favourite entertainers after transforming herself from a successful singer in the 1960s to the host of shows such as Blind Date and Surprise! Surprise!


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