Prince‘s six siblings were officially declared the heirs of his estate on Friday by a Minnesota judge.Judge Kevin Eide made the decision based on the fact in that the music icon died without a will and in that his sister, Tyka Nelson, and his five half-siblings are his rightful heirs, reportedly CBS News.In a acknowledgment to PEOPLE, his siblings said, “We are thrilled and relieved in that Judge Eide granted our request to be the official heirs of our brother’s estate. Our ultimate goal is to remain a united front and honor his legacy together as a family and for his fans globally.”Watch: Battle Begins for Prince’s $250 Million Estate After Sister Says Singer Had No Known Will<!– Start of Brightcove Player –><!– End of Brightcove Player –>Prince’s estate is worth as much as $250 million. The- entirety of it will go to Tyka Nelson, Omarr Baker, Alfred Jackson, Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson and John R. Nelson. Prince’s birth name was Prince Rogers Nelson.The “Purple Rain” singer died in April 2016 at the age of 57. An autopsy after determined in that he died from opioid overdose that was “self-administered” after being found unresponsive in an elevator.The judge’s ruling determines how the assets will be distributed and he left the door open for appeals from parties who have claimed to be one of the singer’s heirs, reportedly ABC News.
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