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Deborah Gillespie : Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell singer dies at 74 Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Family, Instagram, Twitter & Quick Facts

Deborah Gillespie

Deborah Gillespie Wiki

                                            Deborah Gillespie Biography

Who is Deborah Gillespie ?

Deborah Gillespie on the death of her husband Meat Loaf.

In 1973, she was part of the original LA Roxy cast of The Rocky Horror Show, playing the roles of Eddie and Dr. Everett Scott.

The rock star was born Marvin Lee Aday in Dallas, Texas in 1947, he formed his first Meat Loaf Soul band in the 1960s and legally changed his name to Michael Lee Aday.

He went on to enjoy an impressive singing career, with Bat Out of Hell being one of the top 10 best-selling albums of all time, with an estimated 200,000 copies still rolling off the shelves annually.

The star sold more than 80 million records worldwide, winning a Grammy Award for Best Rock Solo Vocal Performance for I’d Do Anything for Love and Brit Awards in 1994 for best-selling album and single

Meat Loaf married Canadian Deborah Gillespie, his second wife, in 2007, dividing his time between Los Angeles and Texas.

In 2020, the legend declared that he would go vegan for Veganuary in a bid to help the planet, but refused to change his name to Veg Loaf for the month as part of a Frankie & Benny campaign.

He had been a vegetarian for 11 years, but returned to a meat diet after health reasons forced him to lose weight.

Piers Morgan was among those who mourned the late rock legend,  writing on Twitter: “RIP Meat Loaf, 74.

“One of the all-time rock music greats whose iconic seminal album Bat Out Of Hell is one of the best-selling albums in history.

“A wonderfully talented, quirky, funny, outrageous, rebellious chameleon. Sad news.”

Actor Stephen Fry described him as “at the same time terrifying and loving” in a moving tribute.

He tweeted: “I hope paradise is like you remember it from the dash light, Meat Loaf.

“I had a fun time doing a skit with him on Saturday Live in the last century.

“He had a quality of being both terrifying and caring, which is rare and quite wonderful.”

Cause of death

“We appreciate your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. From your hearts to your souls… never stop rocking!”

The rock veteran had been plagued by health problems and rumors that he was dying since he collapsed onstage in June 2016 and appeared in several interviews slurring his words, with even Katie Price telling him she thought he was dead.

He was forced to deny that he had passed away.

But he had back surgery almost two months ago to remove a cyst on his back, and he explained for the last time what the hell is going on.

“Listen, I’m not dying. After three months of therapy I’ll be fine. I’m sick of talking about it. I don’t want to talk about it from now on,” he said.

“And anyone else who asks me the question, I’m not going to answer .”

In 2012, Meat Loaf claimed that dying on stage would be “the best thing” that could happen to him.

“I will die for you,” he said in an interview with Tinnitist.

“I would literally die for an audience. The best thing that could happen to me is that I die on stage.

“Because then I die doing what I love. I hate to interrupt us, but i have to go.

Meat Loaf was last photographed on March 27 of last year when he performed with country artist John Rich at the Redneck Riviera in Nashville.

The cause of the singer’s death has not yet been revealed.

His colorful career saw him captivate fans not only with his music, but also with his theater, as he appeared in more than 50 movies and TV shows, including the 1997 movie Spice World.

Meatloaf net worth:

$40 million
Meat Loaf Net Worth: Meat Loaf is an American musician and actor who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. Over the last several decades, Meat Loaf has transformed into a larger-than-life figure in the entertainment industry. He has released 12 solo studio albums and has appeared in over 100 movies and television shows. Meat Loaf’s debut solo album, 1977’s “Bat Out of Hell,” is one of the best-selling albums in history with sales of over 43 million copies. The 14x Platinum album continues to sell an estimated 200,000 copies each year, more than four decades after its release, and spent nine years on the music charts. As an actor, Meat Loaf is known for such notable roles as Eddie in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975) and Robert “Bob” Paulson in “Fight Club” (1999). In 1999, he released “To Hell and Back: An Autobiography,” and it was made into a a VH1 television movie, “Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back,” in 2000.


The star sold millions of albums worldwide, with the Bat Out Of Hell trilogy among his most popular musical offerings.

He was honored with the Hero Award at the annual music ceremony  @

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