Stephen Laurel “tWitch” Boss was an American freestyle hip hop dancer, choreographer, actor, television producer, and television personality. Boss died by suicide, according to the LA County Medical Examiner. The LA County Coroner’s Office concluded their examination and published the report on his death on Wednesday. CNN has reached out to the LAPD and the LA County Coroner for comment.
Where Is Stephen Twitch Boss From?
Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Boss earned his nickname as a child when he couldn’t sit still. He graduated from Lee High School in Montgomery in 2000 and went on to study Dance Performance at Southern Union State Community College and Chapman University.
What Happened Stephen Twitch?
Stephen “tWitch” Boss, best known as the dancing DJ and sidekick on The Ellen Show, has died by suicide at 40. Confirming the news to People magazine, the TV star’s wife Allison Holker Boss said he was “the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans”.
Where Is Twitch’s Wife From?
Early life and education. Holker was born in Anoka County, Minnesota, grew up in Orem, Utah, and graduated from Timpanogos High School in June 2006. She began her dance training at the age of nine when she enrolled as a student at The Dance Club in Orem.
Is Twitch Really a DJ on Ellen?
Twitch (who styled his name “tWitch”) became Ellen’s permanent DJ in 2014, after debuting as a guest DJ in 2013, and remained until the show ended in May of this year. (Generally, he played music and was Ellen’s go-to guinea pig for games and challenges, but he also guest-hosted a few episodes of his own).
How Did Stephen Boss Get Famous?
In 2008, he was the runner-up in the American So You Think You Can Dance. From 2014 to the show’s conclusion in 2022, he was featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show as a cohost. He was also featured in Ellen’s Game of Games as a sidekick to DeGeneres.
Did Ellen’s DJ Pass Away?
Stephen “tWitch” Boss, a So You Think You Can Dance judge and the DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, died Tuesday at 40. Boss’ wife, Allison Holker, confirmed the news Wednesday in a statement to PEOPLE. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband, Stephen, has left us,” she said.
What Did Twitch Do After Ellen?
Boss continued to reach into the homes of his fans even after the “Ellen” show ended. He and his wife, fellow professional dancer Allison Holker Boss, frequently posted videos on TikTok: the couple dancing to Lizzo; their kids dancing to a Fisher Price DJ toy.
Are Allison and Twitch Still Married?
He was 40. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband Stephen has left us,” Holker, 34, said in her statement. “Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. He valued family, friends and community above all else and leading with love and light was everything to him.
How Many Kids Do Twitch and His Wife Have?
He was survived by his wife, Allison Holker, a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance season 2, and their three children: Weslie Fowler, Maddox Laurel and Zaia. Holker confirmed her husband’s death in a statement to People on December 14, 2022.
Who Is the Most Successful Person on Twitch?
As of November 2022, the most-followed channel belongs to Ninja with over 18.4 million followers. The female streamer with the most followers on her channel is Pokimane with just over half of Ninja’s followers at 9.3 million.
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