A PLACE in the Sun TV presenter Jonnie Irwin dies at 50.
Jonnie, 50, was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 2020 – a week after filming the popular show in Italy.
The presenter filmed over 200 episodes of A Place in the Sun and on Instagram,
his family revealed he has passed away with a touching Instagram post
Tragically, the cancer spread to his brain as Jonnie revealed in 2022 he had just six months to live.
Today his family revealed he has passed away.
A statement posted on Instagram reads: “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Jonnie’s passing.
“A truly remarkable soul, he fought bravely against cancer with unwavering strength and courage. Jonnie touched the lives of so many with his kindness, warmth, and infectious spirit.
“At this time, we kindly ask for the privacy of Jonnie’s family as they navigate through this profound loss. Their grief is immeasurable, and your thoughts, prayers, and support are deeply appreciated.
“As we remember the beautiful moments shared with Jonnie, let us celebrate a life well-lived and a legacy that will forever be etched in our hearts. Jonnie may be gone from our sight, but his love, laughter, and memories will live on.
“Rest in peace, dear Jonnie. You will be dearly missed, but never forgotten.”
Jonnie was born in 1973 and grew up on a small farm in the village of Bitteswell, Leicestershire.