A 100-year-old woman in Saudi Arabia, who spent decades begging on the streets, died leaving behind a secret fortune of gold coins, jewellery and a real estate portfolio worth a whopping $1,066,580. The blind woman had begged for 50 years on the streets of Jeddah, before she suddenly died at her home, leaving behind a sizeable fortune.

Known as Eisha, the woman had amassed a fortune valued at Saudi Riyal 3 million ($799,935), including four buildings in the Al-Balad district of Jeddah, and an additional Saudi Riyal 1 million ($ 266,645) in jewels and gold coins. Ahmed Al-Saeedi, who grew up with Eisha, said she did not have any relatives except her mother and sister, who were both beggars, the Saudi Gazette reported.

Al-Saeedi claimed that Eisha had given him her will, which stipulates that all her money and property should be distributed among the poor. — PTI

Eisha has willed that her property be distributed among the poor.