Bee Gee Robin Gibb Left Nothing To Four-Year-Old Love Child In £26 Million Will

14/08/2014 16:52 | Updated 22 May 2015

Bee Gee Robin Gibb left nothing to four-year-old love child in £26 million will

Multi-millionaire Bee Gee Robin Gibb has left NOTHING in his will to the love-child he described as 'heaven-sent' when she was born four years ago.

The singer, who died in May last year aged 62, following a long battle with colon and liver cancer, had a £26 million fortune.

But despite providing for his second wife Dwina, 60, their son Robin-John, 30, and his two children from his first marriage, Spencer, 41, and Melissa, 39, he has left nothing to daughter Snow Robin, who he fathered with his live-in housekeeper Claire Yang, then 33, in 2008.

According to the Daily Mail, the revelation follows reports of a feud between Mrs Gibb and Miss Yang. Although the singer and his partner of 35 years had an open marriage, Mrs Gibb reportedly stopped Snow and her mother from attending his funeral last year.

Valued at £25.8million after tax, Gibb's fortune includes all of his UK assets but does not include his properties in America or assets already shared jointly with his wife. The money has been placed in a trust fund, with Mrs Gibb receiving all profits until her death.

Spencer and Melissa will each be given £500,000 immediately, with the remainder of the estate to be split between them and Robin-John upon Mrs Gibb's death.

Miss Yang has been allowed to keep the £850,000 house Gibb bought her in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, but her daughter did not inherit anything from the will, the Mail reports.

According to the newspaper, in the final paragraph of the document, Gibb stated that he was 'in the process of making reasonable financial provision for Snow'.

He asked his trustees to provide for her should he fail to do so before he died, but made no specific provision in his will.

Following Snow's birth, Gibb said: "New life is heaven sent and a blessing. That's what I can say about children and life."


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