Billionaire banking successor Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54.
His cousin Peter Stephaich reliable Mellon’s genocide though declined Tuesday to yield any details. He had struggled with drug addiction, and reports pronounced he died during a reconstruction core in Cancun, Mexico.
Mellon is survived by his wife, conform engineer Nicole Hanley, and their dual children. He also had a child with his ex-wife, Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon.
Testifying during a hearing where Mellon was clear of employing a private investigator to meddler into Tamara Mellon’s finances, a oppulance shoe maven pronounced she and her father had met during a assembly of Narcotics Anonymous when both were recuperating from addiction.
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The dual married in 1999 during Blenheim Palace, one of England’s grandest homes, with friends Elizabeth Hurley and actor Hugh Grant among a guests. They divorced several years after due to his continued use of drugs and alcohol.
In an op-ed published in a Daily Mail in 2013, Tamara pronounced she had “no ill feeling toward Matthew,…He was only unwell, with a illness that was unwholesome for me to be around.”
Mellon battled with his obsession to Oxycontin for years and suggested to Page Six in a 2016 interview that he was spending $100,000 a month on a drugs while holding about 80 pills a day.
“The doctors kept essay prescriptions like they were Smarties. It’s really irresponsible,” Mellon said. “OxyContin is like authorised heroin. And it needs to be addressed.”
Mellon comes from a Mellon and Drexel families of Bank of New York Mellon and Drexel Burnham Lambert.
According to Mellon’s LinkedIn comment and papers of a Securities and Exchange Commission, he attended a Wharton School and after worked in fashion, telecommunications and finance, many recently as an confidant for a digital banking association Ripple Labs.
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Mellon also served for a time as a authority of a financial cabinet of a Republican Party in New York.
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