Chadwick Boseman’s wife files probate case after star dies without will

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Taylor Simone Ledward is seeking to control Boseman’s assets, which are worth just shy of $1 million.

Taylor Simone Ledward, the widow of late actor Chadwick Boseman, is asking a court to name her executor of his estate after he died in August without a will. 

According to court documents, Ledward filed a probate case in Los Angeles seeking to control Boseman’s assets, which are worth just shy of $1 million. 

In this Nov. 2019 photo, Taylor Simone Ledward and Chadwick Boseman attend the New York screening of “21 Bridges” at AMC Lincoln Square Theater in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Also listed in the documents are Leroy and Carolyn Boseman, the actor’s parents. 

Boseman died at his home on Aug. 28 after a secret four-year battle with colon cancer. He and Ledward were married before his passing, which was confirmed by his family in the statement announcing his death. 

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The couple was first seen together in 2015 soon after Ledward graduated from California State Polytechnic University Pomona, where she majored in music industry studies. 

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