How Did Darius Campbell Die? What Happened To The Scottish Pop Idol Contestant?

Darius Campbell died aged 41 ( Source : Twitter )

Darius Campbell Danesh, a former Pop Idol candidate and theater performer, was discovered dead in his US residence at 41.

Scottish singer-songwriter-musician Darius Campbell also worked as an actor and producer of movies.

In two runs of the musical Chicago's West End production, Campbell played the part of Billy Flynn. He originated the character of Rhett Butler in Sir Trevor Nunn's production of Gone with the Wind, as well as the title role of Sky Masterson in the Tony Award-winning Guys and Dolls.

May his soul rest in peace. Darius will be sorely missed. 

How Did Darius Campbell Die? Was It Suicide? 

Darius Campbell was found dead at his apartment. The singer and actor was discovered dead on August 11 in Rochester, Minnesota. 

It has been established by the local police department that there were no indications of malice or unusual circumstances. Darius' unexpected death has no known cause at this time. However, investigations into his health are ongoing.

In the cutting-edge 1990s staging of The Trojans by the Scottish Opera, Campbell made his professional acting debut in a non-singing part. Then, as an adolescent, he appeared in a Carmen staging at the Covent Garden Royal Opera House with the Scottish Opera.

After participating in the British talent show Popstars in 2001, he first rose to stardom. He was chosen to advance to the Pop Idol TV talent competition's finals a year later. He declined the record deal Simon Cowell offered and joined with producer Steve Lillywhite.

The first song Campbell ever wrote, "Colourblind," was released on July 29, 2002, peaked at number one on the UK singles chart for two weeks and was awarded silver certification.

What Happened To Darius Campbell? 

Darius Campbell's family has reported his demise. They must be experiencing intense grief as a result of his passing. We send the deceased person's family our deepest condolences.

When pre-Christmas sales were fiercely competitive, his debut album, Dive In, peaked at number 6 on the UK Albums Chart and was awarded platinum status in the UK in 2004. Five of his subsequent UK top ten songs and a second gold album belong to him.

In a 2003 episode of the Hollyoaks soap opera on Channel 4, Campbell appeared to play himself and sang "Girl in the Moon" at a graduation ball. He made a guest appearance in 2009 as Italian magazine editor Gennaro Fazio on the BBC series Hotel Babylon.

Campbell participated in and won the ITV talent competition Popstar to Operastar in January and February 2010, which trained eight pop stars to perform well-known opera arias. Leading tenor Rolando Villazón, with whom he later sang a duet on the song "The Impossible Dream," served as his mentor.

On July 1, 2013, it was revealed that Campbell would star as the Warden in the musical From Here to Eternity. After moving from the Menier Chocolate Factory to the Savoy in April 2016, Campbell played Nick Arnstein in Funny Girl.

Darius Campbell Net Worth 

No credible source has disclosed Darius Campbell's net worth. Thus it remains a mystery. He undoubtedly earned a sizable sum from his prosperous career, though.

Campbell supported underprivileged youngsters as a Prince's Trust Ambassador. For Guitar Aid, he made a guitar. Along with other cancer charities, he collaborated with and supported the Lymphoma Association and Cancer Research UK.

In 2005 and 2006, Campbell performed in two West End productions in Chicago. At 25, he was the youngest actor to play Billy Flynn since the Broadway production premiere in 1975.

Scottish singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and film producer Darius Campbell ( Source : Twitter )

He performed the lead role in Michael Grandage's Olivier Award-winning production of Guys and Dolls in 2007, starring as Sky Masterson, after witnessing Ewan McGregor in part.

Later that year, he performed Chicago's 10th Anniversary charity show in London, reprising his Billy Flynn role to support the breast cancer and breast health charities Breast Cancer Haven and Breast Health Institute.

Darius Campbell Girlfriend 

In a covert ceremony, Darius Campbell wed Canadian actress Natasha Henstridge in February 2011. Campbell initially fell in love with Natasha Henstridge after meeting her in 2004 at a crosswalk. She is a Canadian singer, actress, and former model.

For seven years, he dated her. There was a short split of five months between January 2010. In February 2011, they reconciled and exchanged vows in a private ceremony at Santa Barbara's renowned San Ysidro Ranch.

The couple's marriage, however, did not last long, and they divorced in 2018. A financial issue was cited as a plausible justification for the divorce. Last summer, Darius was spotted with model Daisy Lowe exploring the streets of London. Daisy Lowe offered some support for this burgeoning affair. 

But a month later, Campbell was spotted spending time with his ex-wife, then the following day, he was photographed having lunch outside with a lovely blonde at a restaurant in Knightsbridge, London. Although he claimed to be childless, he saw Natasha's two children from a previous marriage as his own.

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