Carver County Judge Kevin Eide orders genetic testing for six potential Prince heirs after throwing out nearly 30 claims to the late singer's estate.
Ever since Prince's untimely passing on April 21, people have emerged from far corners of the globe claiming to be illegitimate children, long lost siblings and everything in between to the late singer. After Judge Kevin Eide threw out nearly 30 claims to Prince's estate, and he's now ordered genetic testing for six potential heirs.
According Page Six, Judge Eide orderd genetic testing for "four purported siblings or half-siblings — Tyka Nelson, Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson and John Nelson — plus a supposed niece and grand-niece, Brianna Nelson and Victoria Nelson" on Friday. The Carver County judge has thrown out several claims of men stating they were Prince's biological father in addition to other people claiming the singer's father was anyone "other than the man identified in court records."
The Purple One's estate has been placed in the hands of the court because he has no known children or living will.
WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.