SINGER-SONGWRITER Coco Lee has died at the age of 48, after reportedly committing suicide at her home.
Coco leaves behind her husband, Bruce Rockowitz.
Who is Bruce Rockowitz?
Bruce Rockowitz, born in 1958, is Canadian businessman based in Hong Kong.
He is the chairman of Rock Media International and co-founder of the Pure Group fitness and restaurant chain.
In his early years, Rockowitz grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and studied at the University of Vermont, before dropping out to play tennis professionally in Hong Kong.
Rockowitz is also a member of the advisory boards for the Wharton School’s Jay H Baker Retailing Centre and the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Who was Coco Lee?
Coco Lee, born January 17, 1975, was a Chinese-American singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress.
The late star started out her career in Hong Kong, before expanding to Taiwan.
Coco, who dropped her latest single Tragic on February 14, was also known for other titles such as Do You Want My Love and her album, Just No Other Way.
Coco’s career also saw her take the Oscars, where she performed the Best Original Song nominated, A Love Before Time from the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
On July 5, 2023, the singer-songwriter’s family announced the news of her passing on social media.
Her elder sisters Carol and Nancy Lee wrote: ”With great sadness, we are here break the most devastating news: CoCo had been suffering from depression for a few years but her condition deteriorated drastically over the last few months.
”Although CoCo sought professional help and did her best to fight depression, sadly that demon inside of her took the better of her.”
They added that she committed suicide at home on Sunday and was taken to hospital.
“Despite the best efforts of the hospital team to rescue and treat her from her coma, she finally passed away on July 5, 2023.”
When did Bruce Rockowitz and Coco Lee get married?
Bruce Rockowitz married Coco Lee in October 2011.
Performers at the lavish wedding banquet included Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys and Ne-Yo
Do they have any children?
Coco Lee and Bruce Rockowitz did not share any children together.
However, in 2016, Coco revealed that she has two adult step-daughters from her husband’s previous marriage.
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