Burke Shelley died at the age of 71 in his hometown, Cardiff, from an aortic aneurysm, we believe. Continue reading the article to learn more about the singer.
Burke Shelley, Budgie’s singer, and bassist died at the age of 71. He is one of Wales’ greatest rock heroes.
However, he was disbanded or on a long break as of 2021. As he has not performed or recorded since Shelley’s hospitalization in 2010 for an aortic aneurysm.
Burke Shelley Died At The Age Of 71: What Is His Death Cause?
Burke Shelley died at the age of 71 at Heath Hospital in Cardiff. Though that exact cause of death is not disclosed, he was suffering from an aortic aneurysm.
We believe he was on his death bed because of this disease.
Not in the news as of yet but it is confirmed by his daughter that he passed in his sleep tonight. 😢 pic.twitter.com/TmBqUtx7j7
— Lee (@sunmoon24_lee) January 10, 2022
His death news was announced by his daughter Ela Shelley in the Facebook group. “It is with deep sadness that I unveil the death of my father, John Burke Shelley,” she wrote.
“He died in his sleep this evening at Heath Hospital in Cardiff, his birthplace. He was 71 years old at the time.
Please be considerate of the family during this difficult time.”
We suppose aneurysm didn’t let him live, long enough for him. However, his wish to not spend his last moment bound in the wheelchair came true.
Apart from his daughter, no obituary news has been published in respect of him till now. We hope the information to circulate soon.
What Happened To Burke Shelley: Budgie Band Vocalist?
Burke Shelley, a Budgie Band Vocalist death has shocked everyone, and everyone wants to know what happened to him. He revealed in 2020 that he was diagnosed with an aneurysm, a serious one, higher up my aorta.
There's a feature on Budgie in the latest issue of @ClassicRockMag @Jester2109 🎸🎶
Burke Shelley is not in a good place health-wise, though – has an unoperated aneurysm in his chest. And a shaggy beard.
— Pub Curmudgeon 🌸🍻 (@oldmudgie) May 26, 2020
It has been there for more than six months, and Burke has even declined to undergo the surgery. As it could result in irreversible spinal damage, and he doesn’t want to waste the time he’s left bedbound or in a wheelchair.
He was diagnosed with a similar problem a decade earlier in 2010, while he was on a tour to Europe. It was a six-centimeter aortic aneurysm, which is an unusual swelling of the main artery that supplies blood to the body.
However, because he had not aged much at the time, he was successfully treated. But when the doctor suggest operating this time, he immediately denied them.
He stated, “I’ll be 70 next month and want to enjoy the rest of my life without being crippled.”
Apart from Aneurysm, Burke also has Stickler syndrome, a genetic disorder that can cause severe vision, hearing, and joint problems.
Burke Shelley Net Worth: Who Is His Partner?
Burke Shelley has amassed a, estimated net worth between $1million to $5million. He has several daughters, but the mother of them and the wife of Burke is still unknown to us.
He has garnered a huge wealth and assets from his primary career as a musician. However, his career ended when he was diagnosed with an Aneurysm in 2010.
He had four gorgeous daughters, named, Ela, Osian, Demitri, and Nathaniel.