How rich is Leona Helmsley?
Leona Helmsley Net Worth:
Leona Helmsley Net Worth:Leona Mindy Roberts Helmsley (July 4, 1920 – August 20, 2007) was an American businesswoman. She was known for her flamboyant personality and had a reputation for tyrannical behavior that earned her the nickname Queen of Mean. She was promoted by the Beber Silverstein Group and its co-founder Joyce Beber who persuaded her to call herself Queen of the Palace Hotel.Following allegations by unpaid contractors that work done on her home had been charged to her company, she was investigated and convicted of federal income tax evasion and other crimes in 1989. Although having initially received a sentence of 16 years, Helmsley was required to serve only 19 months in prison and two months under house arrest. During the trial, a former housekeeper testified that she had heard Helmsley say: "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes", a saying that became notorious and was identified with her for the rest of her life.
|Birth date:||July 4, 1920, Marbletown, New York, United States|
|Death date:||August 20, 2007, Greenwich, Connecticut, United States|
|Profession:||Businessperson, Real estate entrepreneur, Real Estate Broker|
|Education:||Abraham Lincoln High School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Harry Helmsley (m. 1972–1997)|
|Children:||Jay Robert Panzirer|
|Parents:||Morris Rosenthal, Ida Rosenthal|
|Siblings:||Alvin Rosenthal, Sylvia Roman|
|Nominations:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television|