Elizabeth Taylor leaves bulk of fortune for AIDS charity

March 27th, 2011 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS  

London, March 27 (IANS) Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor who was a HIV/AIDS activist has left a bulk of her multi-million fortune for AIDS charities.

The veteran, who died Wednesday aged 79 in Los Angeles, after battling with congestive heart disease, had launched amfAR; an AIDS charity in 1985. She even spearheaded the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation when alive.

Her jewellery collection will be auctioned off to benefit both the organisations, reports dailystar.co.uk.

As of 2002, the jewellery collection had an estimated value of $150 million.

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