The estranged spouse of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has died in a ‘tragic accident’, the household has revealed.
Paddy Bowden was discovered lifeless at their marital dwelling in Chiswick, West London at 10am this morning after emergency providers have been referred to as to stories of an individual being ‘unwell’.
Two ambulances arrived to the scene, with the primary one arriving inside two minutes, however the affected person was pronounced lifeless on arrival.
The musician, 61, and his spouse, who share three youngsters collectively, parted methods in November 2019, with their shock divorce estimated to be value £90 million.
In a heartfelt assertion at this time, Dickinson stated: ‘It is a horrible tragedy which seems to be a tragic accident. Our kids Austin, Griffin and Kia and I are devastated.
‘Out of respect for Paddy we cannot be making any additional remark at this massively tough and painful time for our household.’
The estranged spouse of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson – Paddy Bowden(proper with Dickingson in 2014) – has died in a ‘tragic accident’, the household has revealed
The couple ( pictured collectively in 2016) parted methods in November- 29 years after they obtained married
Iron Maiden frontman (pictured at Sweden Rock Competition in 2018) married Paddy in 1990 after two years of relationship
Right now the London Ambulance Service additionally confirmed that they had attended the scene however that the affected person was pronounced lifeless on arrival.
A spokesperson stated: ‘We have been referred to as at 9.42am at this time to stories of an individual unwell in Barrowgate Highway, Chiswick.
‘We despatched two ambulance crews to the scene – the primary one arriving inside two minutes.
‘Sadly, the affected person had already died.’
The Iron Maiden frontman, who was beforehand married to Jane Dickinson, tied the knot with Paddy in 1990 after relationship for 2 years.
Nonetheless in November 2019, it was reported that the musician had quietly parted methods with the mom of his three youngsters and was going through a multi-million pound divorce battle following what was thought-about one of the crucial steady marriages within the music business.
It was later revealed that Dickinson had moved to Paris and had shaped a relationship with the ‘health instructor, journalist and trend blogger’ Leana Dolci, considered in her 40s.
After information of their relationship broke, a good friend of Lena’s instructed The Mirror on the time: ‘Leana has at all times been an enormous Iron Maiden fan, following them round for almost 10 years.
‘She and Bruce have gotten actually shut over the previous 12 months and he or she has even met his youngsters. Paddy is in South America having some house from all of it.’
The couple’s (pictured on the Shakespeare’s Globe Gala Dinner in 2013) shock divorce was estimated to be value £90 million
Bruce and Paddy (left in 2015 and proper in 2016) married in 1990 after relationship for 2 years and share three youngsters collectively
Following his break up from Paddy it was revealed that Dickinson had moved to Paris and shaped a relationship with the Leana Dolce (pictured collectively in Paris)
A neighbour of the brand new couple instructed MailOnline on the time: ‘Bruce and Leana seem very a lot in love.
‘Bruce is attempting to talk French however it’s not mandatory for Leana as a result of she speaks English very properly.
‘Bruce has been dwelling right here in Paris for fairly a while.’
In 2015, Dickinson’s singing profession was virtually reduce quick as he battled stage three throat most cancers after being instructed he had two tumours on his tongue.
The most cancers was recognized throughout a routine check-up simply earlier than Christmas and Dickinson has simply accomplished a seven-week course of chemotherapy and radiology.
Paddy nursed him again to well being at their dwelling in London, as Bruce underwent 9 weeks of chemotherapy and 33 periods of radiation, getting the all-clear after six months.
Later that 12 months Iron Maiden introduced they might not be touring any of their exhibits till Dickinson was ‘again to full power’.
Dickinson, who has amassed a £100million fortune, later wrote about his most cancers battle in his 2017 autobiography What Does This Button Do? and in addition instructed Rolling Stone journal how surviving it modified his outlook on life – saying: ‘Dwelling resides now, each minute, each second, for proper now.’
In Might 2015, the musician additionally instructed BBC’s Radio 2 that he had made a acutely aware effort to maintain his former wives and his youngsters out of the e book and has tried to maintain his household life largely out of public view.
Dickinson (pictured), who left the band in 1993 solely to re-join in 1999, is understood for his on-stage vitality and vocal vary
Iron Maiden have been shaped in Leyton, east London, in 1975 and have offered over 100 million copies of their albums
He stated: ‘There is no want for it, actually. And I believe there is a perception that that nastiness by some means sells books. And I am undecided one, that it does, and two, that it is notably the type of e book that I wish to be part of.
‘So I made the choice that, in amongst not being horrid to folks, trigger there isn’t any level, on the identical time, I believed, properly, I additionally do not wish to inform confidences about different folks’s lives.’
In 2017 he instructed BBC Breakfast: ‘The factor that centered my thoughts sharply was being recognized with throat most cancers which was a little bit of blow being a singer clearly.
‘Clearly I obtained higher and so I believed that is a fairly good reset button for the remainder of your life.
‘Ten months in hiatus pondering I am undecided if it is going to work singing sensible after which concurrently eager to study to fly a 747 to go and fly the band round on a 72 date world tour I believed that is not a nasty comeback is it actually.’
Talking about being a industrial pilot he added: ‘It at all times makes me snicker when folks say he is a licensed industrial pilot like there’s an unlicensed industrial pilot.
‘Not being John Travolta I could not afford to purchase my very own airliner and so I actually obtained fairly deeply into flying and loving aeroplanes and stuff and thought how do I get to fly a giant jet and I believed properly I am going to must get a job.’
Bruce and Paddy married in 1990 after relationship for 2 years. Beforehand, he was married to Jane Dickinson for 4 years from 1983 however that they had no youngsters.
Dickinson – who give up the band in 1993 solely to re-join in 1999 – is understood and beloved for his on-stage vitality and broad vocal vary.
Iron Maiden have been shaped in Leyton, east London, in 1975 and have offered over 100 million copies of their albums and gained a number of awards, making them one of the crucial profitable heavy steel bands of all time.
The heavy steel band Iron Maiden backstage on the Alpine Valley Music Theater in Wisconsin in 1983. Pictured from left to proper: Dave Murray, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain, and Adrian Smith
The musician (pictured) and his spouse break up in November, 29 years after they obtained married. Their shock divorce was estimated to be value £90 million
On the identical time, Bruce has carved out a profession as knowledgeable pilot with stints flying for BA, Easyjet and BMI. He now flies Iron Maiden on tour on the band’s Boeing 747, Ed Drive One.
He’s additionally a beer brewer, scriptwriter, novelist, a BBC radio presenter and entrepreneur in addition to a world-class fencer.
The singer stays lively touring with the band who’ve penned hits together with Run To The Hills and Can I Play With Insanity, and even flies them to indicate on their Boeing 757, named ‘Ed Drive One’.
He additionally chairs an aviation agency within the Vale of Glamorgan that’s set to obtain tens of millions of kilos in new funding.
In 2014 he stated he had boycotted Glastonbury for being ‘too bourgeois’.
He stated on the time: ‘Personally I’ve no real interest in going to Glastonbury. Within the days when Glasto was an alternate pageant it was fairly fascinating, however anyplace Gwyneth Paltrow goes and you’ll reside in an air-conditioned yurt will not be for me.’