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Matthew Mellon died at the age of 53 at the Mexican Department of Rehabilitation. March 6, 2014 – New York, NY.
Billionaire and bank heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54 years old.
His cousin Peter Stephaich confirmed Mellon's death, but declined any details on Tuesday. He had fought drug addiction and reportedly died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico.
Mellon is from the Mellon and Drexel families of the Bank of New York Mellon and Drexel Burnham Lambert.
After Mellon's Linked In Accounts and Securities and Exchange Commission Accounts, he attended the Wharton School and later worked in fashion, telecom, and finance, most recently as a consultant to digital currency company Ripple Labs.
Mellon also temporarily served as chairman of the Republican New York Financial Committee
Mellon leaves behind his first wife, fashion designer Tamara, his second wife, fashion designer Nicole Hanley, and three children
Testing at a trial where Mellon was acquitted Hiring a private detective to snoop on Tamara Mellon's finances, the co-founder of Jimmy Choo Shoes said that she and her husband had met at a meeting of Narcotics Anonymous when they were both
The two were married in 1999 at Blenheim Palace , one of England's largest homes, with friends Elizabeth Hurley and actor Hugh Grant among the guests. They divorced a few years later.