John Gilbert Getty Bio, Wiki
John Gilbert Getty is best known as one of the several descendants of multibillionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. TMZ reported that he was found dead at a hotel in San Antonio on November 20th, 2020. He was 52.
John Gilbert Getty Net Worth
The Getty fortune was estimated to be worth $5.4 billion in 2015, as reported by Forbes. Getty owned numerous properties in Los Angeles, but his most recent purchase, a $3.9 million home in Hollywood Hills West in 2018, was once owned by legendary actor Marlon Brando and Ann West, according to the L.A. Times. The 4,363 square-foot home was designed by A.F. Leicht included five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.
In 2016, Getty sold one of his homes in Hollywood Hills West for $1.575 million, the L.A. Times reported. In 2017, he sold his Los Feliz compound, also known as “the Castle” for $8.3 million. Previous owners of 5,582 square-foot home which sat on 1.7 acres of land included Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, and before Getty moved in, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
John Gilbert Getty Brother Died in 2015
In 2015, Getty’s older brother Andrew died at age 47. He was found unconscious on a floor near the bathroom of his Hollywood Hills mansion, according to TMZ. The outlet initially reported that when paramedics arrived, Andrew Getty was naked from the waist down and bleeding from “traumatic injury to the rectal area.” TMZ reported that police “initially believed Getty died under suspicious circumstances” but that he had been “having severe stomach problems” for months.
His autopsy report later revealed that he had a toxic level of methamphetamine in his body, according to the New York Post, and his cause of death stemmed from an ulcer-related hemorrhage.
John Gilbert Getty Mother
Getty’s mother Ann, who was a well-known philanthropist in San Francisco, died after suffering a heart attack in September 2020, as reported by NBC Bay Area. She was 79.
Following Ann Getty’s death, her family released the following statement:
Though the Gettys traveled the world attending numerous music and arts festivals, Mrs. Getty was a great San Franciscan who treasured spending time with her extended family, whether attending opening night at the San Francisco Symphony or the San Francisco Giants season home opener at Oracle Park… Generosity, in friendship and philanthropy, was a hallmark of Mrs. Getty, who opened the family home to numerous fundraisers supporting a range of nonprofits.
John Gilbert Death & Cause
John Gilbert Getty was found dead at a hotel in San Antonio on November 20th, 2020. He was 52. “With a heavy heart, Gordon Getty announces the death of his son, John Gilbert Getty,” a family representative said in a statement. “John was a talented musician who loved rock and roll. He will be deeply missed.”
A cause of death was not immediately available. However, law enforcement told TMZ that there was no suspected foul play. Getty is survived by his brothers, Peter and William Getty, and his 25-year-old daughter Ivy Getty, the latter of whom was named as one of “the most glamourous young heirs” of the family fortune by Guest of a Guest in February 2020.
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