Gilbert Gottfried was a celebrity actor and stand-up comedian who died from ventricular tachycardia, complicated by type II myotonic dystrophy, on April 12, 2022, at the age of 67.

The news of his death was confirmed by his family in an official statement that read: “We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness. In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend and father to his two young children.”

The statement continued: “Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor. Love, the Gottfried family.”

Gilbert Gottfried Children: Lily Aster Gottfried and Max Aaron Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried is survived by his wife Dara Kravitz, and two children named Lily Aster Gottfried and Max Aaron Gottfried.

Lily Aster Gottfried, the first child of Gilbert and Dara was born in 2007, the same year the two got married.

They had their second child, Max Aaron Gottfrid on May 18, 2009. The couple shared the meaning of Max’s full name with shortly after they welcomed him into the world.

Max is named after Gilbert’s father Max and my grandmother Mildred, Dara said at the time.


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