Liz Taylor ‘leaves bulk of her £375m fortune to AIDS charities’

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2011, 16:14 PM IST

London: Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away on Wednesday after losing her long battle with congestive heart disease, has reportedly left the bulk of her 375-million-pound fortune to AIDS charities.

The star, frequently praised for her role as an AIDS/HIV activist, has continued her good work by leaving a large portion of her wealth to her beloved charities, reports a newspaper.

According to Fox News, Taylor`s famous jewellery collection will be auctioned off to benefit The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and amfAR, the AIDS charity she founded in 1985, reports the newspaper.

As of 2002, the collection had an estimated value of 93.7 million pounds.

ANI