|Birth Name:||Matilda Ledger|
|Birth Place:||New York City|
Sometimes all you need to get recognition is to be somehow associated with the prominent figure of the entertainment industry. More than ‘somehow associated’, Matilda Ledger bags fame as a daughter of an Oscar-winning late Australian actor, Heath Ledger and American-born actress Michelle Williams.
Matilda came to the world as an only child to her parents on 28 October 2005. Currently running on 13, she miserably lost her father at the infant age of 2. The death of Heath Ledger saddened the entire entertainment world. Moreover, it rocked Matilda’s mother who had to overcome the calamity and raise Matilda in her birthplace of New York City, New York.
Matilda Ledger was born three months before the release of Brokeback Mountain, which was the movie where her parents fell in love and decided to share the blissful togetherness. It was going so well for her to have been born to the movie stars until the tragic incident jeopardized the family balance.
Matilda Ledger carried by her late father Heath Ledger
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She was just 2 when her father waved goodbye to her following an overdose of prescription drugs on 22 January 2008. Heath was long gone before he could receive the Oscars for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his praiseworthy performance as a Joker on Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight (2008).
After the dreadful incident, Matilda was not kept away from the prying eyes media as her father died under unnatural circumstances. The controversy was pitched back in 2003 when Heather prepared his will which did not include Matilda and her mother. It stated that Matilda would have all the access to his financial legacy after his death. It took Michelle quite an ample amount of time to secure Matilda from the media intervention.
Matilda Ledger enjoys with her mother, Michelle Williams on the occasion of Mother’s Day (Image Source: Instagram)
To this day, Matilda is staying with her mother in Brooklyn alongside her songwriter stepfather, Phil Elverum, whom Michelle married in 2018.
Being a celebrity kid, Matilda undoubtedly basks on a luxurious lifestyle. Following the demise of her late father, she has a sole-proprietorship of her Heather’s multi-million dollar estate.
Besides, she is also the part of her mother’s earnings which swirls around the figure of $16 Million. The four-time Oscar winner, Michelle Williams bags all of her income with the charisma she presents in front of the camera lenses.