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Bodhi Thomas Paris Parker-Son Of Late Singer Tom Parker And Actress Kelsey Hardwick

Published Sun Jul 10 2022 By Riley
Bodhi Thomas Paris Parker-Son Of Late Singer Tom Parker And Actress Kelsey Hardwick

Bodhi Thomas Paris Parker is the one-and-half-year-old son of late singer Tom Parker and actress/singer Kelsey Hardwick.

He was born in October 2020. His older sister, Aurelia Rose Parker, was born on June 30, 2019.

His father, Tom Parker, sadly died of complications from glioblastoma on March 30, 2022, at the age of 31.

Bodhi Thomas Paris Parker-Son Of Late Singer Tom Parker And Actress Kelsey Hardwick

Tom Parker and Kelsey Hardwick first met back in the early 2000s outside a nightclub in London. 

It was an immediate attraction from both sides. During an interview, 

Parker remembered their meeting and how he wanted her to be the mother of his future child.

Similarly, Hardwick was also gone for him, "It was literally love at first sight. I saw him outside a nightclub in London, and I grabbed my friend and said: 'Oh my God, I love him".

After dating for many years, the couple finally got engaged in 2016. 

They, however, had to postpone the wedding because of Tom's professional commitments.

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Kelsey Hardwick and Tom Parker on their wedding day

Tom was selected to play Danny Zuko in the touring production of the classic Grease.

According to him," "We wanted to make sure we plan it right, and I don't want to take two weeks off, get married, do a week on honeymoon, then go back on tour. I didn't think that was something I'd be comfortable with."

Finally, in 2018, after ten years of relationship, the duo got married on a farm in Surrey. 

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, after a year on June 30, 2019, and named her Aurelia Rose.

Similarly, Harwick and Parker announced their second pregnancy in May 2020 and welcomed son Bodhi Thomas in October 2020.

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Tom Parker's wife Kelsey Hardwick and their two children; daughter Aurelia Rose, two, and son Bodhi Thomas, 17 months.

The proud mother Hardwick shared the news via Instagram upon the arrival of Bodhi Thomas Paris.

The caption read:

"We are now complete with our enlightenment Bodhi 🥰."

Parker, already diagnosed with a brain tumor, welcomed his son, who brought huge light, love, and laughter to his life.

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Too much cuteness: Siblings duo-Aurelia Rose and Bodhi Thomas 

Though the father-son had a really small amount of time together, he brought a lot of smiles to Tom in the last days of his life. 

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Tom Parker: Cause Of Death

The Wanted singer suffered from inoperable grade 4 glioblastoma, which he announced on 12 October 2020. 

He was diagnosed after suffering from two seizures in July. Glioblastoma is a type of brain cancer that is very aggressive and non-treatable.

Tom was a fighter. He was doing well with the treatment and held a charity concert called "Inside My Head" at the Royal Albert Hall to aid Stand Up to Cancer.

In November, the late singer announced his better health on Twitter, stating, "had the results from my latest scan … and I'm delighted to say it is stable."

Sadly, death is inevitable. Tom Parker, a son, artist, husband, and father, took his last breath on 30 March 2022, at the age of 33.

Heartbroken Hardwick, Tom's wife, shared the news via Instagram:

'It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all of his family by his side. Our hearts are broken, Tom was the centre of our world and we can't imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence.'

Kelsey shared the family photo and thanked everyone for their endless support.

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Tom Parker's last moments with his wife Kelsey Hardwick and two kids

She added:

'We are truly thankful for the outpouring of love and support and ask that we all unite to ensure Tom's light continues to shine for his beautiful children. Thank you to everyone who has supported in his care throughout, he fought until the very end. I'm forever proud of you.'

Similarly, his band, The Wanted's official Instagram, also posted a statement that read:

'The whole Wanted family are devastated by the tragic and premature loss of our bandmate Tom Parker, who passed away peacefully at lunchtime today surrounded by his family and his bandmates.

'Tom was an amazing husband to Kelsey, and father to Aurelia and Bodhi. He was our brother, words can't express the loss and sadness we feel. Always and forever in our hearts.'

Parker was survived by his spouse, two kids, relatives, and bandmates. Rest In Peace.

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Remembering Tom Parker: Early Life, Family, Career Highlights, Net Worth

Tom Parker was born Thomas Anthony Parker on 4 August 1988 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. He was the youngest son of Noreen and Nigel Parker. 

Always into music, Parker learned to play guitar at 16 and auditioned for The X Factor but failed to reach the second round.

Heartbroken, Tom decided to focus more on his studies and became a straight-A student. 

He joined Manchester Metropolitan University and studied Geography; however, he decided to drop out to pursue music. 

The singer joined a Take That tribute band known as Take That II and toured Northern England.

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The Wanted band on one of their tours

Parker's career took a turn after auditioning for the band The Wanted. 

Parade and The Saturday band maker Jayne Collins chose him as the singer of the new band The Wanted along with Nathan Sykes, Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, and Jay McGuiness.

After that, the band released its first single, All Time Low on 25 July 2010 and debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart. 

They altogether released three albums; first, The Wanted was released on 22 October 2010, then Battleground on 1 November 2011, and Word of Mouth on 4 November 2013.

The Wanted band sold over 12 million records worldwide. Shockingly the band decided to break up in January 2014. 

Later, Tom embarked on his solo career, where he did not only limit to singing.

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Late Tom Parker's last Instagram post where he posed with his band members and captioned "Dream Team."

Parker participated in the UK version of Celebrity Masterchef and appeared on the Channel 4 show The Jump. He also released his solo single Undiscovered in October 2015.

Tom Parker was reportedly worth $8 million.

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Kelsey Hardwick Age, Height And Net Worth

Kelsey Hardwick was born on March 7, 1990, to English parents. Currently, she is 32-year-old and stands at 5' 3¾" (162 cm).

Since childhood, she has been into dancing and started training at the age of 5. 

Later, Hardwick attended Italia Conti school and graduated with a performing arts diploma.

Hardwick is an actress most known for her role as one of the Hogwarts students in the hit Harry Potter film. She was seen in its third installment Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

She has also appeared in a few minor roles in movies such as The Interceptor, Abducted, and He Who Dares: Downing Street Siege.

Additionally, the actress is the owner of fashion boutique Kelsey Loves and co-founder of performing arts academy K2K Stars. Also, Kelsey is a social media influencer and a blogger.

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Kelsey Hardwick is an actress, dancer, business owner, and an influencer

Did you know? She is one of the closest friends of English singer-songwriter Pixie Lott.

As of 2022, her net worth is estimated at $1 million. She mainly earns from her two businesses, reportedly $200k per year. 

Additionally, Kelsey also earns as an actor and influencer.

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