Zsa Zsa Gabor was married nine times, but she had only one child, a daughter.
That daughter, Francesca Hilton, preceded Gabor in death. Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hungarian beauty known for flaunting her celebrity, her extravagant lifestyle, and her many marriages, died at the age of 99 on December 18, 2016.
Hilton’s full name was Constance Francesca Gabor Hilton, and she led a tragic life, sinking into homelessness and dying before her famous mother.
Here’s what you need to know about Gabor’s only child:
1. Francesca’s Father, Conrad Hilton, Was the Heir to the Hotel Fortune
According to USA Today, Francesca was the only daughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of the Hilton Hotel chain, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. She was also the only child Gabor had with any of her husbands.
Francesca was the great aunt of celebrity Paris Hilton, whose grandfather was Conrad Hilton. In her biography, Zsa Zsa Gabor claimed that Francesca was conceived when Hilton raped her, said Forbes. The couple divorced, and Francesca did not see her father much, the news site said.
He left his daughter only $100,000 out of a $200 million estate, said Forbes.
2. Francesca Hilton Died of a Stroke
Francesca Hilton died at the age of 67 in January 2015.
USA Today said she died of an “apparent stroke/heart attack,” according to her representative. Her fiance tried to administer CPR to no avail, the newspaper said. She died while dining at a restaurant, said Radar Online.
3. Francesca Battled Her Mother’s Final Husband for Control of her Fortune
According to The Los Angeles Times, Francesca battled Gabor’s final husband, Frederic von Anhalt, in court over her mother’s money and care. They filed suits against one another. Von Anhalt claimed that Hilton had forged her mother’s signature for a $2 million loan. Hilton claimed Von Anhalt was “manipulating her mother to get into his wife’s will,” said the newspaper. The suit was dismissed.
Hilton also asked a court to create a conservatorship for her mother; it was granted, but given to Von Anhalt, although Gabor’s money had to be used for her care, said The Times.
4. Francesca Had Fallen on Hard Times When She Died
Francesca’s life started out as one of privilege, and she even dated Peter Sellers. However, she descended into tragedy. Radar Online said Francesca was homeless at the time of her death, and her body remained unclaimed for days as family members feuded over who should claim it.
Radar Online said she was living in her car and a flophouse in the months before her death.
5. Zsa Zsa Gabor Died of a Heart Attack
Zsa Zsa Gabor was confined to her bed at the time that she died. According to TMZ, she died after suffering a heart attack at home. She was only two months away from her 100th birthday.
Zsa Zsa had suffered a series of ailments in recent years, according to Daily Variety.
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