Famous People Who Failed to Plan

NAME: GROSS ESTATE TOTAL SETTLEMENT NET ESTATE % SHRINKAGE
W.C Fields $884,680 $329,793 $554,887 37%
Nelson Eddy 472,715 109,990 362,725 23%
Franklin D. Roosevelt 1,940,999 574,867 1,366,132 30%
Humphrey Bogart 910,146 274,234 635,912 30%
Clark Gable 2,806,526 1,101,038 1,705,488 30%
Dean Witter 7,451,055 1,830,717 5,620,338 25%
Henry J. Kaiser, Sr. 5,597,772 2,488,364 3,109,408 44%
Al Jolson 4,385,143 1,349,066 3,036,077 31%
Gary Cooper 4,948,985 1,520,454 3,454,531 31%
Myford Irvine 13,445,552 6,012,685 7,432,867 45%
Walt Disney 23,004,851 6,811,943 16,192,908 30%
William E. Boeing 22,386,158 10,589,748 11,796,410 47%
William Frawley 92,446 45,814 46,632 49%
Hedda Hopper 472,661 165,982 306,679 35%
Marilyn Monroe 819,176 448,750 370,426 55%
Erle Stanley Gardner 1,795,092 636,705 1,158,387 35%
Cecil B. DeMille 4,043,607 1,396,064 2,647,543 35%
Elvis Presley 10,165,434 7,374,635 2,790,799 73%
J. P. Morgan 17,121,482 11,893,691 5,227,791 69%
John D. Rockefeller, Sr. 26,905,182 17,124,988 9,780,194 64%
Alwin C. Ernst, CPA 12,642,431 7,124,112 5,518,319 56%
Frederick Vanderbilt 76,838,530 42,846,112 33,992,418 56%
Howard Gould 67,535,386 52,549,682 14,985,704 78%