Daniel Craig has decided to follow in the footsteps of billionaires like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg and will not leave his fortune behind for his children.
The “James Bond” star, who shared 29-year-old daughter Ella Craig with ex-wife Fiona Loudon and a young daughter with current wife Rachel Weiss, said she found the idea of inheritance “offensive” and got rid of it. Will be found “Instead of giving the money to his two children. The 53-year-old, who is reportedly worth 160 160 million, explained his decision in a recent conversation. Candice. Magazine
“I don’t want to leave a lot of money for the next generation. I think inheritance is bad enough. My philosophy is to get rid of it or give it away before it’s gone,” the star said.
“Isn’t there an old saying that if you die a rich man you have failed?” He added.
Craig also remembers the American industrialist Andrew Carnegie who followed a similar philosophy and paid billions of dollars before his death in 1919. “Carnegie gave ڈالر 11 billion in today’s money, which shows how rich he was because I bet he kept some of it,” Craig said.
The “Knives Out” star is not the only actor who is against leaving large sums of money for his children. “My kids aren’t growing up … I trust them,” Ashton Kutcher, who shares two children with his wife, Milla Conn. Not setting up, we will give our money to charity and various things. “
“If my kids want to start a business and they have a good business plan, I will invest in it but they don’t have the confidence,” said the actor, who has a 6-year-old son, Wyatt, and a 4-year-old daughter, Dmitry. Is.
Other celebrities who have decided not to leave a legacy for their children include Mark Zuckerberg, valued at 2 132 billion. Facebook founder and wife Priscilla Chen, who shares 6-year-old daughter Max and 4-year-old daughter August, has pledged to own 99% of the company during her lifetime.
The now-divorced couple Bill Gates and Melinda Gates also said in 2011 that they were leaving their two daughters, Jennifer, 25, Phoebe, 18, and Rory, 22, with only a small portion of their fortune. , Which is currently estimated at 150 150 billion. .