POP Idol star singer Darius Campbell dies at 41-News

Darius Campbell- Danesh, a Scottish singer/actor, was the voice of the famous song Colorblind, passed away at 41 in Rochester, Minnesota. He rose to fame after featuring on a reality show, The Pop Idol, in 2002. Here’s everything we know about his death’s cause, net worth, and many more.

What is Darius Campbell’s Death Cause?

The 41-year-old singer/musician was found dead in the bed of his Minnesota Rochester apartment on August 11. Campbell’s cause of death is still unknown since there is a medical examination that is going to find his death’s cause.

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Colorblind singer Darius Campbell in the past, source: Billboard

According to his family statement, when someone from his family saw him unconscious in his bed, they immediately took him to a local medical examination office, which later confirmed his death. In addition, the local police did not find any suspicious evidence or circumstances in his home.

It was a sudden death which is unknown till now while the medical investigation is ongoing, and they will soon find the reason behind his death.

The statement also followed;

“We ask that you kindly respect our wishes for privacy at this time whilst we come to terms with the tragic loss of our son and brother”.

BBC News

After his death announcement, his fans and supporters paid tribute to him, including former Pop Idol judges; Simon Cowell and Nicki Chapman, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and many more.

Campbell was one of the famous faces of the UK music industry and very much popular with UK and associate audiences. His loss is a significant loss for the Scottish music community. Campbell’s musical journey has ended now. Rest in peace, Campbell!

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Who was Darius Campbell?

Darius Campbell was born Darius Campbell-Danesh on August 19, 1980, in Glasgow, Scotland. He was born to a doctor couple; Avril Campbell and Booth Danesh.

Campbell’s musical journey began in the early 2000s. In 2001, he made his TV debut on a reality show, Popstars but did not succeed to reach in the final round. Next year, he participated in another reality singing show, UK Pop Idol-the original show of the Idol Franchise.

The same year, he wrote and sang his debut single ‘Colorblind,’ which became top in the UK singles chart for two weeks. This song made him so popular among his audiences.

In 2004, his debut album Dive (2002) became a platinum-certified album. It was a Sunday Times sixth bestseller. The same year, he published his book entitled Sink or Swim, which revealed the struggles and troubles of working in the music industry.

His next album, Live Twice, was also released in 2004, which he dedicated to his cancer patient father. According to his interview with Record Magazines, his father was miraculously diagnosed with cancer.

During his two-decades-long career, he worked in music, theatre, and TV shows. He collaborated with top artists, including Coldplay, Shakira, and One Direction.

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Who is Darius Campbell’s ex-wife, Natasha Henstridge?

West End star performer Darius Campbell was a divorcee. He was married to Canadian actress Natasha Henstridge for a couple of years. The pair wed in 2011 and separated in 2013 shortly after filing for divorce. After almost five years, their divorce was finalized in 2018.

His ex-wife Natasha Henstridge is a famous Canadian actress and model who was born on August 15, 1974. She was previously married to American actor Domain Chapa from 1995-1996. She became a celebrity figure when her science fiction thriller Species came in 1995. Currently, she appears in the CBS Television series Diggstown.

What was Darius Campbell’s Net Worth?

Darius Campbell earned colossal fame and money during his career span. As per research, Darius Campbell’s estimated net worth was over $15 million before his death, which he made from record-breaking songs and Broadway shows. On the other hand, his ex-wife Natasha Henstridge has a $7 million net worth.