Caroline Flack's fortune will be donated to charity.

Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack

The 'Love Island' presenter took her own life in February at the age of 40, but did not leave a will stating how she wanted her assets to be divided.

Because Caroline is survived by her parents, her estate is shared equally between them, and her mum Christine promised the money will be put to good use.

She said: "We will use the money wisely to help good causes that Caroline was passionate about.”

High Court records show Christine has been legally appointed as the administrator of her daughter's estate, which was valued at just over £2 million.

However, after debts and death duties are accounted for, the sum drops to £827,691.

Caroline's death was officially ruled a suicide following an inquest in August, with Coroner Mary Hassell ruling she had "no doubt" the former 'X Factor' presenter intended to take her own life.

The star's passing came after being informed that the Crown Prosecution Service was going to pursue a trial on a charge of assault by beating following an alleged fight with boyfriend Lewis Burton at her flat in December 2019.

The coroner said: "Caroline had fluctuating mental ill health, she had had struggles in the past. She had had difficulties.

"In spite of the fact she may have led - to some - a charmed life, actually the more famous she got the more some of these difficulties increased - she had to deal with the media in a way most of us don't."

The inquest at Poplar Coroner's Court had previously heard the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) had sought a caution over the alleged assault - which she had denied - but this was withdrawn after the Met Police said it was in the public interest to charge her.

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