How’s about that? Sir Jimmy’s charitable trusts hold millions

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SIR Jimmy Savile left charity accounts totalling more than £5m as well as personal wealth worth at least £2.5m.

The DJ-cum-millionaire, who received royalties from shows such as Jim'll Fix It, which he created, and received £10,000 apiece for his public appearances, had already donated £45m to charities during his lifetime.

The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust contains about £3.6m and the Jimmy Savile Stoke Mandeville Hospital Trust has £1.6m, according to the latest reports published by the Charity Commission.

Sir Jimmy was found dead at his penthouse flat in Leeds, on October 29, two days before his 85th birthday, and was given a extravagant three-day funeral send-off.

As well as his flat in Leeds, he owned another in Scarborough, which he had bought for his mother whom he called “The Duchess”, a flat at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, a picturesque cottage in Glencoe, Scotland, a flat in central London and a further home in Bournemouth, Dorset.

The executors of his will are currently collating his assets and possessions and it is believed that some of his nostalgic items such as his famous tracksuits could be auctioned for charity.

More personal details of Sir Jimmy's will have yet to be published.