Stephen “tWitch” Boss, a longtime favorite dance DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and former contestant on “So You Think You Can Dance,” has died at the age of 40.
His wife, Alison Holker-Boss, confirmed his death in a statement posted to People.com on Wednesday.
“It is with the heaviest heart that I have to share that my husband Stephen left us,” she said. , it was all about putting the community above all else and leading with love and light.He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father and an inspiration to his fans. .”
Her statement did not include details about his cause of death.
tWitch began his tenure with ‘The Ellen Show’ in 2014 and was subsequently promoted to Co-Executive Producer in 2020. Entertainment began her business career in 2008 with the song “So You Think You Can Dance.”
Dancer DJ also appeared in movies such as ‘Step Up: All In’ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’.
His love of dancing permeated every aspect of his life as he aspired to emulate greats like Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire.
Gene Kelly, because he’s a man’s man. I love Fred Astaire, but Fred Astaire was so smooth and amazing Boss was very classy in an interview with AP in 2014.”
Boss posted a dance video on TikTok with his wife, who is also a professional dancer, and his children made guest appearances.
Boss’s obituary was first reported by TMZ.
He has a wife and three children.
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