04/08/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Heath Ledger May Have Love Child, Australian Paper Reports

HEATH Ledger's family believe the late actor may have fathered a secret love child.

Ledger was a 17-year-old schoolboy when he had an affair with an older woman who is thought to have only discovered she was pregnant after their relationship ended.

The woman was living with another man at the time of the alleged affair.

Yesterday, Ledger's uncle, Hadyn Ledger said: "There is a very real possibility that Heath was the father."

If it is confirmed that Ledger is the girl's biological father, it could split his multi-million dollar estate between his two-year-old daughter Matilda Rose with Hollywood actress Michelle Williams, and his secret love child.


about Ledger family infighting over Heath's will, written before Matilda was born