Canadian folk singer, Karl Tremblay has passed away. He was 47. His death was announced on Wednesday, November 15, by his fellow bandmates, on the band’s Facebook page. Since the news came, the bereaved fans of Karl Tremblay started searching for information regarding his net worth, cause of death, wife and children. In this article, however, you will get to know how much the musician was worth, and what caused his death as well as information about his personal life – wife and children.
“It is with indescribable sadness that we announce Karl’s departure,” a post announcing Karl’s death on the band’s Facebook page reads.
The band added that Tremblay was an “exemplary warrior in the face of disease and a role model for us all. We want to thank everyone who showed us their love over the past years, we were carried by your support.”
Who was Karl Tremblay?
Tremblay was a member of the popular Quebec-based folk band, Les Cowboys Fringants until his death. His bandmates are; Jean-François Pauzé, Marie-Annick Lépine and Jérôme Dupras. The band has been in existence since 1995.
The late singer was born in Montreal, Canada, on October 28, 1976. He started doing music when he was just a teenager. Tremblay was a founding member of the band, and through their collective hard work, they won a total of 17 Felix Awards.
He met guitarist Jean-François Pauzé in his basement, while they were playing field hockey in Repentigny “in junior B.” In 1995, they both formed their band, along with violinist Marie-Annick Lépine, who later became Tremblay’s wife.
The deceased musician and his band performed so many live shows across Canada, and as a result, the band gained massive following. Les Cowboys Fringants’ songs cover environmentalism, and poverty, as well as the denouncing of consumerism, exploitation, state-controlled gambling, and political apathy.
Karl Tremblay net worth
The singer had an estimated net worth that stands around $ 2 million. His income sources ranges from music to endorsement deals. He made investments with his fortune and made enough money on his investments.
Karl Tremblay cause of death
Karl’s cause of death is prostate cancer. The singer had battled the ailment for several years. In 2022, he confirmed publicly his condition. Following his revelation, the band cancelled several shows they were to perform. However, the band later performed a few shows before the demise of Tremblay.
Karl Tremblay wife
Tremblay was married. His wife is Marie-Annick Lépine. Lépine is also a member of the Les Cowboys Fringants. She is the violinist of the band.
Karl Tremblay wife, who is now his widow, is a versatile musician, who makes the band line-up distinct from the conventional guitar-bass-drums-singer. Her notable talents contribute to the melodious sounds of instruments like the violin, which she mostly uses, and the mandolin.
Karl Tremblay children
Karl and Lépine are not known to have a child or children.