Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Estate To Girlfriend, Insists Son Be Raised In NY

Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Estate To Girlfriend, Insists Son Be Raised In NY
(New York, NY) -- Philip Seymour Hoffman's longtime girlfriend will take ownership of much of the late actor's fortune. The contents of Hoffman's will, unveiled Wednesday, show the Oscar winner also insisted that Mimi O'Donnell raise their son Cooper in New York, but if not New York, then "Chicago, Illinois or San Francisco, California." Hoffman stated that he wants his son to be exposed to the "culture, art and architecture that such cities offer," adding that if O'Donnell is unable to reside in any of those cities, it's his strong desire that Cooper, "visit these cities at least twice a year."
The will, dated October 7th, 2004, a year after Cooper was born, and at least three years before the births of his and O'Donnell's two younger daughters Tallulah and Willa. According to the "New York Daily News," the papers did not reveal the estimated value of Hoffman's estate but it did establish a trust fund for Cooper, which he will inherit when he turns 30. Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on February 2nd of a suspected drug overdose. He and O'Donnell were estranged at the time of his death living in separate homes.