Jewel doesn’t usually sing while crying, but shed tears for her friend Tony Hsieh.
Tony Hsieh’s parents may end up inheriting his nearly billion-dollar fortune, but they could be headed for a lengthy legal process, two Nevada probate attorneys say.
Former Zappos CEO and Las Vegas tech entrepreneur Tony Hsieh apparently left no will before he died last month, court documents show.
Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project drew its fair share of critics, but nevertheless helped transform downtown Las Vegas into a destination.
Tony Hsieh was a major real estate investor in Las Vegas who, in a short period, became a dominant property owner downtown.
Iconic, larger-than-life figures have built and defined Las Vegas for decades. Introverted and unassuming, Tony Hsieh seemed an unlikely candidate to join that pantheon.
Vegas historian Brian “Paco” Alvarez led Tony Hsieh on a First Friday tour, recalling, “He didn’t buy the art. He bought an art event.”
Ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh died from complications of smoke inhalation in a death ruled an accident by the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Monday. But police and the local fire marshal said an investigation into the death is active and ongoing.
Hsieh, 46, died from injuries sustained in a New London, Connecticut, house fire. He was the former chief executive of online shoe seller Zappos.
The home where Tony Hsieh suffered life-ending injuries is owned by Rachael Brown, a longtime Zappos employee and well-known Vegas cellist.