Dennis Shields Wiki
Dennis Shields Bio
|Dennis Shield died on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at the Trump Tower, Midtown Manhattan, New York City. He was the CEO and the director of LawCash since its establishment in 2000. Shield also helped create the American Legal Finance Association (ALFA). From June 1996 to May 2002, he was also the president and CEO of HealthShield Capital Corporation. Adding to his long list of accomplishments, Shields is also the founder and director of Esquire Bank, a full service, federally-chartered bank.
On 10 August 2018, Dennis Shields was found dead at Trump Tower.
|Died||He died on August 10th, 2018 aged 51 years at the Trump Tower, Midtown Manhattan|
|Cause of Death||On August 29th, 2018, Dennis Shields’ cause of death was ruled undetermined. However, initial reports indicate he died from drugs iverdose.|
|Spouse (s)||Jill Schwartzberg (m 1990) Divorced
|Girlfriend||Shields was in an on and off relationship with Bethenny Frankel, the two started dating in 2016|
|Net Worth||$11 million as of 2017
Dennis Shields Biography
Shields separated from his former wife, Jill Schwartzberg at around 2016 having married her in 1990. Her wife andFrankel’s were high school friends. The two got married in 1990 and Schwartzberg is also reportedly Frankel’s high school friend.
At the time of his death, Shields was the CEO and director of LawCash which was established in 2000.
Dennis Shields Relationship with Bethenny Frankel
During Season 8 of Real Housewives of New York City, Frankel accused Luann de Lesseps of having sex with married men? But de Lesseps called Bethenny a hypocrite about her accusations. “She calls me a hypocrite, but she’s the hypocrite,” she said. “I’m the one getting married, I’m engaged, and Bethenny’s still trying to get a divorce. You know, it was in the Daily Mail… she’s dating married men, not me.”
On Sunday, August 26th, 2018, two weeks after his death, the “Real Housewives of New York City” penned an emotional tweet. “It’s hard to breathe & I appreciate you giving me space & support to try to do so. Its excruciating-sudden death is no closure & constant ?s [sic] & memories,” Frankel, wrote on Twitter.
It’s hard to breathe & I appreciate you giving me the space & support to try to do so. It’s excruciating-sudden death is no closure & constant ?s & memories. Our relationship is current so it’s painfully raw. Trying to stay healthy & move through it w tears & close friends. Xo
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) August 26, 2018
Frankel took to Twitter to settle the score and said, “She’s correct. I’m dating a legally married separated man-so perfect bc I’m legally married too! @CountessLuann xo.”
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) June 8, 2016
Bethenny and Dennis had been friends for around 30 years.
Dennis Shields Showtime
Showtime aired the Season 4 premiere of the hit drama series Billions on Sunday night, March 17th, 2019 which was dedicated to the late Dennis Shields.
The ending title card read, ‘In memory of Dennis Shields,’ with Billions series co-creator Brian Koppelman tweeting on Sunday night, ‘Dedicated to Dennis Shields, our brother.’
Frankel took to Twitter herself, responding to a fan who told her that the Season 4 premiere was dedicated to Shields.
Yes. We are all connected and have a long history. He really is missed and touched so many people’s lives. https://t.co/b21PT7iUzs
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) March 17, 2019
Dennis Shields Death and Cause
Dennis Shield died on August 10th, 2018 aged 51 years at the Trump Tower, Midtown Manhattan. The cause of death was suspected to be a drug overdose in his Trump Tower apartment on Friday. Shields, at the time of his death, asked his assistant to administer Narcan at 9 a.m.
On August 13th, 2018, Shields was laid to rest in Long Island. Frankel later posted a photo to Instagram of Shields in bed with her late dog Cookie, who passed away last fall.
On August 29th, 2018, Dennis Shields’ cause of death was ruled undetermined. Chief Medical Examiner Barbara Sampson said: “An OCME autopsy was not performed in this case due to a religious objection, upheld by law in such instances where no criminality is suspected.”