George Michael leaves nothing to ex-boyfriends in $177 million will
George Michael left out two of his former partners, Fadi Fawaz and Kenny Goss, in his NZ$186 million will, it has been revealed.
Fawaz and Goss were not listed as the beneficiaries of the late singer’s NZ$186 million fortune, according to a five-page document obtained by The Sun.
Instead, Michael’s estate will be divided among his family and a few friends, with sisters Yioda and Melanie Panayiotou receiving a major portion. Michael’s 80-year-old father Kyriacos Panayiotou is also set to receive a horse-racing farm where he has lived for many years.
“George was devoted to his dad and sisters, they were always going to be looked after,” an insider said.
The will – which was made public on May 30 – also listed Michael’s backing singer Shirlie Kemp, record producer David Austin and five other friends as beneficiaries.
However, Michael’s partner of 15 years, Goss, was left out along with Australian-born boyfriend Fawaz.
60-year-old businessman Goss began dating Michael in 1996 before they split up in 2011.
46-year-old hair stylist Fawaz and Michael started their relationship in 2012.
Fawaz found the Wham! singer dead at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day 2016. “We were supposed to be going for Christmas lunch. I went round there to wake him up and he was just gone, lying peacefully in bed,” Fawas said in a statement at the time.
Michael died from heart and kidney failure at the age of 53.