Tammy Wynette’s fifth husband, George Richardson, known as George Richey, inherited her home, belongings, and the rights to her business and publishing enterprises when she died in 1998. It was reported that Tammy Wynette’s daughters and Richey’s children were expected to inherit the intellectual property passed on to them, but those rights were purchased by a music publishing company before Richey’s death in 2010. Tammy’s will stated that $10,000 was left to each grandchild, but the house, all of her personal property, and total control of her business were to go to Richey only. No money was given to Tammy’s children.
What was Tammy Wynette’s net worth at the time of her death?
At the time of her death on April 6, 1998, Tammy Wynette had an estimated net worth of $900,000 to $10 million. Different sources provide varying estimates, with some citing $900,000 and others citing $10 million. The exact value of her estate may have been influenced by various factors, including financial challenges and legal battles she faced during her lifetime.