How Did Avicii Die? Trageic Story of Greatest DJ of Our Time

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Everyone has heard the song ‘Hey Brothers’ by Avicii and even if you have not, there is no way you have not heard Wake Me Up‘ this song has over 2 billion views on YouTube alone. Tim Bergling professionally was known as Avicii and he was a Swedish DJ, music producer, and remixer. He was 16 when he started remixing and he became popular in 2011.

However, we are not here to talk about his music or when he started or how but we are here to talk about this popular DJ’s demise. If you still don’t know about Avicii then he was a music legend who was at the top of most of the music markets in Europe and was also nominated for a Grammy.

So how did Avicii die? the popular DJ died of suicide, few weeks after his death TMZ reported that Avicii cut himself with broken glass and committed suicide.

On April 20, 2018, Avicii was found dead in Muscat, Oman. However, the cause of his death was not revealed to the public until April 26. He was on a holiday in Oman and the Oman police reported that there was no sign of criminal suspicion or foul play. Reports have also said that just a day before Avicii’s death a friend of his expressed concern to his father Klas Bergling about his mental state.

As mentioned, the cause of his death was not revealed until six days after his demise. On April 26 his family released an emotional statement.

“Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions. An over-achieving perfectionist who travelled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress. When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and be able to do what he loved most – music. He really struggled with thoughts about Meaning, Life, Happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace. Tim was not made for the business machine he found himself in; he was a sensitive guy who loved his fans but shunned the spotlight. Tim, you will forever be loved and sadly missed. The person you were and your music will keep your memory alive. We love you, The Family,” the statement read.

He was 28 years old at the time of his death.

Tereza Kacerova Avicii’s ex-girlfriend was blamed for his death

Actress and model Tereza Kacerova is the ex-girlfriend of popular Swedish DJ Avicii. She currently is 29 years old however, she was 25 when she revealed that she was in a secret relationship with Avicii before he died. After his death, Kacerova shared a series of pictures that showed Avicii and her together and kissing. Furthermore, she also said that Avicii doted on her son Luka.

She shared a post on her Instagram (now deleted) with an emotional caption, “Dear, Tim, I was always very set on keeping our relationship private because I wanted it to be ours and ours only and wanted no part in this madness. But I thought, if I’m going to share this with the world it wil be when I’m pregnant with our child. Ohhh how that plan went awry.”

However, later she revealed that sick trolls have blamed her for Avicii’s death. “A lot of vultures stepped out of the shadows.” She wrote on her Instagram (now deleted). “If you actually knew Tim, even in the SLIGHTEST, you would know he would be disgusted at your despicable behavior,” she added.

Talking about Kacerova, she was born in Czechoslovakia but she was raised in the United States. She has worked on Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg and the 2015 TV series Ballers. Furthermore, she was also featured on Maroon 5’s music video Maps.

Avicii was diagnosed with pancreatitis

Avicii used to drink excessive alcohol and as a result, he was diagnosed with pancreatitis in 2017. Because of that, he had to stop live performances and tours. He announced that he is going to retire and become healthy after the diagnosis.

As per the reports, he looked happy and healthy when he was seen with his friends and showed a peace sign.  Furthermore, just a day before his death he was seen on a yacht holding a drink in his hand. His family and fans were devasted by the news of his death and he also stated that he is getting ready for a new chapter of his life.

Surely, he is gone but never forgotten. His legacy is still alive and he is alive through his music and he is still followed by millions of people around the world.

How much was DJ Avicii worth when he died?

As mentioned, he was on top of most of the music markets in Europe and he was also often listed among Forbes’ highest-earning musicians from around 2014 to 2016. Forbes reported that Avicii’s Hollywood Hills mansion was sold for $17.5 million in early 2019.

And talking about his net worth then it was reported that he had a net worth of $50 million when he died but it was a surprise that the 28 years old musician died without a will.

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