It is indeed devastating when a talented celebrity dies at a young age. Well, American model and actress, Kim Porter died on 15 November 2018. Her ex-boyfriend's representative confirmed the news. And, he also requested media to give privacy to her family.
According to TMZ, cardiac arrest was the cause of death. Kim breathed last moments at her Toluca Lake Home in Los Angeles. Sad to say, she met the end of her life at the age of 47.
She was born on 16 December 1971 in Columbus, Georgia. As for her parents, she never mentioned her dad whereas her mother had died in 2014. She had an African-American ethnicity.
Kim Porter Husband, Kids
Kim Porter found the love of her life in producer and singer, Al B. Sure. After dating for some year, they had hitched in 1989.
Interestingly, their married life was going on a smooth ride till a year. But after that, things did not happen as expected. Both of them got separated dissolving their marriage. And neither of them opened up about their separation. Within their marriage, they had a son named Quincy in 1991.
After splitting from AI B. Sure, her love life started with Sean Combs(P. Diddy), an American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
From their relationship, they had three children. A baby boy named Christian Casey Combs was born in 1998, and the twin daughters named D’Lila Star and Jessie James were born on 21 December 2006. And Diddy even adopted Quincy and gave him fatherly love.
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Currently, Diddy is passing through a rough phase of his life. But he accepted the situation that Kim passed away from the world. Moreover, he has prepared himself to start his journey of life onwards as a single parent.
In an interview with pagesix.com, he even revealed that it is not unusual that he is a single parent now. He even paid huge respect to all single parents, especially mothers.
Kim Porter with her family in 2018 (Photo: eonline.com)
Though their kids beautified their bonding, they underwent an on-and-off relationship for a long time. Such that their reconciliations and dramatic split provided the spark of the news in the media during the late 90s and early 20s.
Finally, in 2007 Kim and Diddy separated. Despite their split, they continued to remain as a family for their kids. For instance, Diddy gave a birthday party in 2008. In the party, Kim and her all four children showed their presence.
Diddy and Kim once opened up that they are not committed to each other but committed as a family to their kids. They often had family time by going on a vacation or celebrating festivals together. So, despite their split, they remained as friends till her death.
Kim was found dead in her home in Toluca Lake, north of Los Angeles on 15 November 2018. After her body was found an autopsy was performed after a day, but the cause of death was deferred pending.
Recently, the cause of Kim's death has been released. The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner determined that she died due to lobar pneumonia and certified her death as natural.
Before her death, she was suffering from flu-like symptoms for days, and she had been seeing a doctor. The report also mentioned that her bedroom contained bottles of water, sports drinks, and Pedialyte on a nightstand as well as a bowl of tomato soup.
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Her body was buried in her hometown of Columbus, Georgia. Her casket was carried in a carriage which was pulled by horses and pastor T.D. Jakes officiated the service.
Post her death, Kim's son Quincy has a hard time to come in terms with the loss of his mom. Quincy and Kim shared a deep bonding when Kim was alive. But this actor is trying hard to stay strong for the sake of his younger brothers and sisters. In his Instagram post of 2 December 2018, he paid tribute to his late mom revealing how she taught him to live a simple yet happy life.
Her Net Worth
As a renowned actress, Kim appeared in numerous TV shows, and films like The Brothers and Mama, Single Ladies, Wicked Wicked Games and I Want To Sing. More than that, she was also seen in the shows like Law & Order and on Diddy’s show, I Want to Work for Diddy.
Also, Kim was a versatile model appearing on the covers of Essence Magazine and Runaway. She had a net worth of $2 million.