Friends, family and fans of Tom Parker were left saddened by the news that The Wanted singer passed away at the young age of 33.
Tom had been battling a brain tumour which was caused by glioblastoma and shared his diagnosis with fans in October 2020.
He was given 18 months to live by doctors and on 30 march 2022, he passed away surrounded by family at his home.
His wife and his fellow bandmates were the first to announce Tom’s death, sharing their heartbreak at his passing.
But who is his wife, and do they have any children together?
Who is Tom Parker’s wife?
Tom married English vlogger and actress Kelsey Hardwick in 2018.
Kelsey is best known in the public eye for appearing as a Hogwarts student in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
She also starred in films such as Abducted and Legacy.
Alongside her acting, Kelsey co-founded the K2K Stars performing arts academy, with her friend Kelsey Gallagher, and own a fashion boutique called Kelsey loves.
Kelsey is a popular influencer, boasting more than 140,000 followers on Instagram.
Tom and Kelsey announced their engagement in 2016 and married in a romantic ceremony at Ridge Farm in Surrey in July 2018.
Do Tom and Kelsey have children?
During their four-year marriage, the couple welcomed two children.
Aurelia Rose was born in June 2019, while Bodhi Thomas was born in October 2020.
What did Kelsey Parker say about Tom Parker’s death?
Tom’s wife shared a heartbreaking statement on Instagram announcing his death.
Kelsey said: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all of his family by his side.
“Our hearts are broken, Tom was the centre of our world and we can’t imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence.
“We are truly thankful for the outpouring of love and support and ask that we all unite to ensure Tom’s light continues to shine for his beautiful children.
“Thank you to everyone who has supported in his care throughout, he fought until the very end. I’m forever proud of you.”
His bandmates shared similar sentiments, posting in a statement: “Max, Jay, Siva, Nathan and the whole Wanted family are devastated by the tragic and premature loss of our bandmate Tom Parker, who passed away peacefully at lunchtime today surrounded by his family and his band mates.
“Tom was an amazing husband to Kelsey, and father to Aurelia and Bodhi.
“He was our brother, words can’t express the loss and sadness we feel. Always and forever in our hearts.”