Charlie Watts: Died at the Age of 80!! What Was Charlie Watts Cause of Death?


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Charlie Watts was a Rolling Stone drummer and he has died in hospital in August 202. He was 80 years old at the time of his death.

In 1963, the drummer joined the Rolling Stones and played on rock n roll classics such as I can’t Get No, get off my cloud and sympathy for the devil.

Charlie Watts Cause of Death

He had also featured as part of the BBC’s My Life as a Rolling Stone doc series by featuring as an archical interviews and testimony from friends as well as family. The episodes which are focused on Charlie Watts was aired in late July of same year.

When Did Charlie Watts Died?

Charlie Watts, a Rolling Stone drummer was died on 24th of August 2021. Because of some health issues, Charlie had pulled out of the band’s US Tour prior to three weeks. A statement given by Watt’s family, a spokesperson said that –

“It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts. He passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family.”

How Old Was Carlie Watts at the Time of His Death?

Charlie Watts was 80 years old when he died on Tuesday, 24th of August 2021.

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What Was Charlie Watts Cause of Death?

The cause of death of Charlie Watts was never announced publically. He had pulled out of Rolling Stone 2021 summer tour of the United States due to health issues, prior to three weeks. Some online reports cited that he had heart procedure.

He was diagnosed with Throat cancer in 2004 and undergone a radiotherapy, so the cancer went into remission.

When Did Charlie Watts Joined Rolling Stones Band?

In January 1963, Charlie Watts has joined Rolling Stones band. He helped the band to become one of the biggest rock band of the 19960s by joining Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones.

Watts spoke about joining the band and his words are –

Charlie Watts Cause of Death

“It was another band to join, I was in about three of them. We’d rehearse a lot. They – Brian and Keith – never went to work, so we played records all day, in that rather bohemian life. Mick was at university. But he paid the rent.”

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What Was the Net Worth of Charlie Watts?

As per some online reports, Charlie Watts net worth is estimated to be around $250 million with the Rolling Stones and has achieved more than 25 top 10 hits. Charlie also had an Arabian horse stud farm.

What did Mick Jagger Said about Charlie Watts?

Mick Jagger is the frontman of the rolling stones band and he posted a picture of Charlie Watts smilling behind the drum kit on his social media accounts like Twitter and Instagram.

Before the death of Charlie Watts, Jagger posted a picture and welcomed back Charlie into the band and said that –

“We really look forward to welcoming Charlie back as soon as he is fully recovered.

Jagger added further – “Thank you to our friend Steve Jordan for stepping in, so we can still play all the shows for you this fall,”

What Was the Personal Life of Charlie Watts?

Charlie Watts was married to Shirley Ann Shepherd in the year of 1964 and remained married for 57 years. Together the couple had one daughter Seraphina who was born on 18th March 1968.

Seraphina has one daughter with her husband Charlotte. Her husband has gone on to become model and worked with brands like Topshop, Christopher Kane and Rag and Bone.

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