Who Is American Lawyer John Eastman and How Did He Die?

Paul McCartney announced, on August 11, the death of John Eastman, his brother-in-law ( Source : Twitter )

Paul McCartney's brother-in-law John Eastman, also known as the brother of his late wife Linda, has passed away, the musician himself has announced.

The Beatles' co-lead vocalist, co-songwriter, and bassist, Paul McCartney, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician who has achieved international recognition.

He is one of the greatest writers and performers of all time; he is renowned for his melodic bass playing, wide vocal range in the tenor range, and musical eclecticism, including influences like classical music and electronica pre-rock 'n' roll pop.

His songwriting collaboration with John Lennon continues to be the most popular in history. As we honor his brother-in-law in light of his passing, let's learn more about him.

John Eastman Death Cause and Obituary

John Eastman, also known as the brother-in-law of Paul Mccartney, has passed away. The singer announced the news via his Twitter account. 

He wrote, "My dear brother-in-law, John Eastman, has passed away. Having known each other for over 50 years, it is a sorrowful time for our families and me. John was a great man. One of the nicest and smartest people I have had the good luck to have known in my life."

Paul thought John was a fantastic man. He was among the kindest and most intelligent persons Paul had had the pleasure of knowing. In addition to being Paul's lawyer, he gave me a lot of support in my business affairs, and as a friend, he was tough to beat.

John's sense of humor always shined through in everything he did, and his dedication to his family was unmatched, according to Paul's tribute to him.

"We shared a lot of laughs throughout the years, but when it came to being serious, he was unbeatable," he wrote.

"Much more could be written about his extraordinary traits, but words hardly do justice to his ardor for living and our love for this extraordinary man. Those who knew and loved him will mourn him dearly, but we will always hold him close in our hearts."

Who Is John Eastman Sister Linda McCartney? All We Know About His Family 

John Eastman was the brother of Paul McCartney's wife, Linda McCartney. Louise Sara Eastman, née Lindner, his mother, was from a German-Jewish family. Max J. Lindner, the creator of Cleveland, Ohio's Lindner Company apparel business, was his maternal grandfather.

Leopold Vail Epstein, the father of John Eastman, was a son of Russian-Jewish immigrants. He was born Lee Eastman. His sister Rose Frisch went on to become a renowned scientist who focused on population and women's fertility research.

Harold Arlen, Willem de Kooning, Jack Lawrence, and Mark Rothko were among the renowned clients of his father's New York entertainment law practice. When his sister was four years old, Lawrence composed the song "Linda" at Eastman's request.

Buddy Clark recorded it in 1947, peaked at No. 1 on the charts. Jan and Dean then covered it once more in 1963.

After the Beatles split in 1970, Paul and Linda collaborated on the album Ram before forming the band Wings in 1971. Linda had been learning the keyboard from her husband. After Wings disbanded in 1981, she continued to perform with Paul until The New World Tour in 1993.

What Is John Eastman Net Worth? 

The amount John Eastman is worth is unknown. However, he must have made a respectable income as Paul McCartney's personal attorney.

Paul currently ranks among the wealthiest musicians in the world, having an estimated net worth of £800 million. McCartney has held the title of wealthiest artist in the UK since the Rich List's inception in 1989, with an estimated net worth of £730 million in 2015. 

He owns sizable music publishing library with access to more than 25,000 copyrights, including the rights to the musicals Guys and Dolls, Annie, and Grease, in addition to an interest in Apple Corps & MPL Communications, an umbrella company for his business holdings.

He had the highest pay among UK media professionals in 2003, earning £40 million. By 2005, it had increased to £48.5 million. In 2012, McCartney's 18-date On the Run Tour brought in £37 million.

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