Joan Rivers leaves $150M fortune to family... and dogs

Joan Rivers Leaves $150M Fortune To Family... And Dogs
Joan Rivers Leaves $150M Fortune To Family... And Dogs

Comedienne Joan Rivers made a fortune during her lifetime, and she left her $150,000,000 to her daughter Melissa, grandson Cooper ... and to her dogs.

The iconic 81-year-old star made sure all of her finances were in order before her death September 4th, ensuring everyone she loved would be very well taken care of. That includes not only her immediate family, but also her rescue dogs Samantha and Teegan in New York City, and her Border Collie and Jack Russell Terrier in Los Angeles.

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River's goddaughter Tracie Hotchner wrote on her blog, "How could you not love a woman who, when push came to shove, called her doggies her best friends and in later years said they were better companions than a husband because 'they didn't leave the seat up!'"

In fact, her rescue dogs were by Rivers' side in her final days at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City.

New York Post columnist Cindy Adams reported that Rivers' longtime assistant, Jocelyn, will likely take ownership of the dogs.

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