“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness,” the tweet said. “In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend and father to his two young children. Although today is a sad day for all of us, please continue to laugh as loud as you can in Gilbert’s honor,” the message, signed by the Gottfried family, continued.
Gottfried is survived by his wife Dara Gottfried (née Kravitz), whom he married in 2007, and their two children, Lily Aster Gottfried and Max Aaron Gottfried.
Here’s what you need to know:
Dara has maintained a personal life and is not very active on social media
Dara has worked as an executive in the music industry in the past. On her IMDb pageShe has a handful of credits to her name, including an executive producer spot for her work on Gilbert Gottfried: Dirty Jokes in 2005.
Dara and Gilbert met in the 1990s after the Grammy Awards. according to the New York Times. The two hit it off right away, but didn’t get married until February 2007. The two kept their relationship very secret and avoided the public.
Over the years Gilbert and Dara have lived their lives out of the public eye as much as possible and have rarely shared personal information about what happens when Gottfried is not on stage. In fact, many of his fans were surprised to hear that he was suffering from an illness at the time of his death.
“The public also wants to know your bank account number, social security number, and PIN code,” Gottfried once said. “I can’t stick my head in a women’s locker room and say, ‘Well, I want to know, and I’m curious,'” he added, explaining his decision to keep his personal life out of the tabloids.
The Gottfrieds are parents of 2 children
After Gilbert and Dara tied the knot, they welcomed a daughter named Lily, who is now 14 years old. Two years later, the couple welcomed Max, who is now 12.
Over the years, especially as the kids got older, Gilbert and Dara have shared some pictures of them on social media. Whether it be some fun at the beachor a Dance party at the Winn Dixie with dadThe couple shared some special moments with fans around the world.
Lily Gottfried seems to have an Instagram accountalthough she hasn’t posted on it since 2021.
Gilbert enjoyed spending time with his kids and has shared photos of them on Instagram — although he’s posted photos of his family far less frequently than Dara.
Interestingly, the Gottfrieds appeared on Celebrity Wife Swap in 2013, giving the public a glimpse into their personal lives.
“I knew I would never find anyone like him again,” Dara said at the time, according to The Times.
“Most people hope they never find someone like me,” Gilbert replied.
On the show, Dara switched places with Tanya, Alan Thicke’s wife.
CONTINUE READING: Ramona Singer spotted partying with Donald & Melania Trump at Mar-a-Lago (Video)
https://heavy.com/entertainment/gilbert-gottfried-wife-kids/ Gilbert Gottfried is survived by his wife Dara Kravitz & 2 children