Late Painter Kinkade’s Girlfriend Paying $11K Mansion Rent Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.
Kinkade Estate Dispute To Remain PublicHearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors.
Dispute Over Thomas Kinkade's Will Heads To CourtAmy Pinto-Walsh was living with Kinkade and found his body when he overdosed on alcohol and Valium in April. She asked a Northern California judge on Tuesday to allow arguments over the artist’s contested will to be heard in open probate court.