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Money treeWho knew a “Walk on the Wild Side” could pay off so handsomely? Late rock legend Lou Reed left behind a $30 million fortune, The Post has learned. $20 million-plus in “money and other property” doesn’t include the approximately $10 million in gifts Reed left to his wife, sister and mother in his will. It also doesn’t include life insurance or retirement accounts. The funds are likely from Reed’s copyright and publishing interests …

Everyone probably knows some of the late Lou Reed's songs, such as “Walk on the Wild Side” and “Sweet Jane.” Even though Lou Reed was already a rock and roll legend, he had never had a true number one hit. The songs were not even in the top 10 in the United States. This left Reed with approximately $10 million in assets at the time of his death.

Reed's manager recently filed papers in court that he had already garnered another $20 million in assets for Reed's estate. The New York Post recently reported on how the money was likely earned. The article is titled Lou Reed left behind $30 million fortune.”

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