Mark Lanegan, the gruff-voiced singer and songwriter who led Screaming Trees to fame during the Seattle grunge explosion of the early ’90s before going on to play as a member of Queens of the Stone Age and in duos with Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs and Belle & Sebastian’s Isobel Campbell, died Tuesday at his home in Killarney, Ireland. He was 57.
Lanegan was born on November 25, 1964, in Ellensburg, Washington, to a family of five children. He was descended from Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestors. Lanegan was married to Shelley Brien.
Mark Lanegan Dead News on Twitter
“Our beloved friend Mark Lanegan passed away this morning at his home in Killarney, Ireland,” reads a statement on his Twitter account. “A beloved singer, songwriter, author and musician he was 57 and is survived by his wife Shelley. No other information is available at this time. The family asks everyone to respect their privacy at this time.”
Mark Lanegan Cause of Death
Lanegan died on February 22, 2022. His death was announced by a spokesman, Keith Hagan, who didn’t specify a cause of death. So at present, A cause of death has yet to be released. “No other information is available at this time. The family asks everyone to respect their privacy at this time.”
But, In 2021, the musician revealed he was battling both Covid-19 and kidney disease. It is currently unknown if the illness is related to his death.
What is Mark Lanegan’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lanegan had an estimated net worth of around $1million at the time of his death.
Aside from his music career, Lanegan published a multitude of books, including:
- I Am the Wolf: Lyrics & Writings (2017)
- Sing Backwards and Weep (2020)
- Plague Poems with Wesley Eisold (2020)
- Leaving California (2021)
- Devil in a Coma (2021)