Tom Parker From The Wanted Loses Battle With Caner

After a year and a half battle with brain cancer, Tom Parker from The Wanted has died.

He was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma in October of 2020. Following 3 weeks of treatment, he was able to rejoin the band for a short and emotional reunion. He appeared on stage at a U.K. concert and performed from a gold throne.

Recently confined to a wheelchair, his wife Kelsey thanked friends and fans online for their support throughout his illness. She wrote on Instagram, “Our hearts are broken, Tom was the center of our world and we can’t imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence.” The couple had two children, 2-year-old Aurelia and 1-year-old Bodhi.

Parker died early Wednesday (3-30) with his family by his side. He was 33 years old.


  • Tom Parker from The Wanted has died from brain cancer.
  • He and his wife have 2 young children.
  • He was 33 years old.
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