Tom Parker, the lead singer of British-Irish boy band The Wanted, has died of cancer at the age of 33. His wife Kelsey has reported this on Instagram. A brain tumor was found in the singer at the end of 2020.
“It is with great sadness that we announce that Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all his family by his side,” Kelsey wrote. “Our hearts are broken, Tom Parker was the center of our world and we can’t imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence.”
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As part of The Wanted, the singer scored big hits in 2011 and 2013 with songs such as ‘Smooth You Came’ and ‘Walks Like Rihanna’.
Tom Paker kept his fans informed about his treatments with some regularity. He and Kelsey had two children: Aurelia (2) and Bodhi (1).