The English singer George Michael is dead at age 53 on Christmas day. As a result, several artists have expressed their reactions on this great loss through social media. Also, here is the performer?s net worth as he passed away.
At around the afternoon of Christmas day, Michael?s publicist announced the artist?s passing. ?It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.?
The announcement as well mentioned that his family is asking for privacy and be ?respected at this difficult and emotional time.? No further details were disclosed as the statement concluded.
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Meanwhile, according to the Thames Valley Police, George Michael?s death is somehow ?unexplained but not suspicious.? The authorities also stated they will be doing a post-mortem to be certain about his passing. But according to Hollywood Reporter, the singer died because of heart failure.
As a result of this tragic loss, several great artists sent their messages through Twitter. The legend Elton John was among the first ones who paid Michael a tribute. ?I am deep in show. I have lost a beloved friend, the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist.?
Also, his former bandmate Andrew Ridgeley took it on the social media to express his thoughts. ?Heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend Yog. Me, his loved ones, his friends, the world of music, that world at large. 4ever loved. A xx.?
Pop icon Robbie Williams also wrote his message saying, ?Oh God no? I love you George? Rest in Peace x.? Electro band Disclosure as well tweeted, ?Another incredible talent gone. Thank you for all the music Mr George Michael. Thoughts with you friends and family??
George Michael is indeed another great artist that the industry has lost in 2016. With regards to his net worth, it is said to be at $175 million including his Whale Beach house in the Palm Beach in Australia that is worth $6 million. Share your messages in the comment section below.