James Bond actor sparks conversation after revealing plans for his inheritance

James Bond actor sparks conversation after revealing plans for his inheritance

Daniel Craig's kids are in for quite the surprise...

Daniel Craig not leaving children inheritance

If your parents received a paycheck of around $25-million (which is around R379-million) once a year, you would imagine that your inheritance was looking pretty good.

Even if the whole salary didn't end up straight in your pocket, you would surely still receive quite a substantial amount.

So imagine if your father were to break the news that instead, you were not getting a single cent?

An inheritance has kind of always just been accepted as the norm and a societal must.

When you die, you must leave your children something and all your worldly possessions are passed on to them.

But has this concept become outdated?

Daniel Craig recently revealed what he would be doing with his multi-million dollar fortune before his death.

The 53-year-old actor has presumably accumulated quite a few dollars in his bank account seeing as he has portrayed one of the most famed characters in the history of film - 'James Bond'.

In 2015, he took the 15th spot on Forbes' Highest-Paid Actors list and was earning $27-million annually. Variety said that he reportedly earned a massive $25-million for his most recent stint as Bond in 'No Time To Die'.

But as it turns out, the actor is not planning on leaving his three children with much cash.

During an interview with Candis Magazine, the interviewer asked Craig about his children's inheritance and whether he would be leaving them his small fortune.

The actor replied by stating the following:

Craig, who is married to fellow actor Rachel Weisz, 51, has three children. His eldest daughter is 29-years-old from his marriage to first wife Fiona Loudon, then he and Rachel welcomed their first child in 2018.

Rachel also has a son from a previous marriage, but it seems like none of the kids will be benefitting from mom and dad's illustrious careers.

But Craig might not be the only actor going down this road.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis appeared on a very controversial episode of Dax Shepard's 'Armchair Expert' podcast where they reveal that they aren't that keen on washing and bathing their children.

We unpacked that situation here but it seems like they also explained that they will not be leaving their children an inheritance.

Instead they want to "invest" in their children's future.

While we can't relate to the size of these bank accounts in question, it has started an interesting conversation.

Should we be leaving an inheritance to our children or is there something "better" the money could be used for?

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