Actor David Gulpilil Died Aged 68, What Happened? Wife and Family

Miriam Ashley is the second wife of David Gulpilil. She is known to be together with his husband, till the day he died. 

David Gulpilil belongs to Mandhalpingu clan of the Yolnu people and was raised in Arnhem land in conventional ways.

The Australian actor has been able to entertain his fans and viewers with his acting. He is best known for his appearance in films like Walkabout, Storm Boy, and Ten Canoes.

Miriam Ashley Is The Second Wife Of David Gulpilil- Their Kids

David Gulpilil is married to his wife, Mirim Ashley in 2004. However, Miriam is the second wife of David and he was previously married to Robyn Djunginy till 2003. 

There is no additional information available about Robyn. On the other hand, Mariam specializes in traditional painting. Furthermore, she is a professional painter.

Miriam and David have been together since 2004, however, there has been lots of problem in their marriage. Miriam has filed a case against David with domestic violence twice in 2007 and 2010. 

In addition, he was also imprisoned for 12month after being found guilty in 2011 for breaking the arms of Miriam in 2010.

Talking about his kids, David and Mariam are the parents of three children. Jamie Gulpilil is their son, and Phoebe Marson and MaKia McLaughlin are their daughters.

However, it’s not clear whether all these kids are biologically from Miriam or from his first wife. 

What happened to David Gulpilil? Death Cause Explored

The South Australian great actor, dancer, and singer, David Gulpilil is announced dead on Monday night. The Premier’s office has confirmed his death officially.

The statement released by the Premier’s office says, “It is with great sadness that I announce the death of David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu (AM). He was an iconic, legendry artist who changed the history of Australian film and Aboriginal illustration on screen.”

Though the official statement regarding his cause of death is unknown as of now. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019, which may be the reason for his sudden death. 

He even take retirement from acting in 2019 after being diagnosed with lung cancer. 

We pray to God to give his wife and family members the strength and patience they need to bear such tragic loss.

David Gulpilil’s Net Worth At The Time Of His Death

David Gulpilil’s net worth has long been a source of contention. He has not always been a leading man on the big screen. Nonetheless, David Gulpilil is regarded as one of the world’s most dedicated actors.

His unwavering determination has taken him to the level where everyone can recognize him based on his name.

David Gulpilil’s net worth is currently estimated to be around $1 million. Even after retiring from the industry in 2019, David has remained an active member of the industry.

His biography which has been depicted in a documentary movie “My Name is Gulpilil,” has reintroduced him to the public eye. He has gained a lot of popularity rather than assets.