“Black Godfather” Clarence Avant Passes Away 19 Months After Wife’s Tragic Murder
Renowned music executive Clarence Avant, famously known as the “Black Godfather,” has sadly passed away, marking a somber chapter in
Renowned music executive Clarence Avant, famously known as the “Black Godfather,” has sadly passed away, marking a somber chapter in his life following the tragic murder of his wife in their Los Angeles home 19 months ago.
The iconic entrepreneur breathed his last at his residence in Los Angeles on Sunday, as confirmed by a heartfelt statement from his children, Nicole and Alexander, and his son-in-law, Ted Sarandos, who serves as the co-CEO of Netflix.
The statement conveyed that Clarence Avant leaves behind a profound legacy that extends across his extensive family and a vast network of friends and colleagues who have not only left a significant mark on the world but also continue to shape its future for generations to come. While the sorrow of his passing remains, the legacy of joy he leaves behind serves as a testament to his enduring impact.