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Sir Terry Wogan left £1 million to his family in his will

The Radio 2 DJ, who died in 2016 at the age of 77, left a net estate worth £1,047,576 to his wife and three children.

Broadcasting legend Sir Terry Wogan left £1 million to his family in his will.

The Radio 2 DJ, who died in 2016 at the age of 77, left a net estate worth £1,047,576 to his wife and three children.

Sir Terry was thought to be worth around £20 million before he died, following a battle with cancer.

He was reported to be the highest paid BBC radio presenter at one time in his career, in 2006, with an £800,000 a year salary.

He told Hello!: “I don’t give a monkey’s about people knowing it. Nor do I feel guilty. If you do the maths, factoring in my eight million listeners, I cost the BBC about 2p a fortnight. I think I’m cheap at the price.”

As well as his long-running Radio 2 breakfast show, he was also known for his chat shows, Children In Need and his often blistering commentary on the Eurovision Song Contest.

In September last year the biggest names in broadcasting paid tribute to him at a packed service at Westminster Abbey.

Sir Terry’s will is one of 41 million wills stored and digitised by Iron Mountain on behalf of HMCTS.

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