Melissa Etheridge’s son, Beckett Cypher, died at the age of 21, on May 13, 2020 as a result of an “opioid addiction,” as revealed by the 58-year-old singer the following day. Though she alluded to an overdose, the official cause of death has not yet been explicitly confirmed. Beckett was born on Nov. 18, 1998, and was Etheridge’s only son from her former relationship with filmmaker Julie Cypher. The two also had a daughter, Bailey Jean Cypher, in 1997 before ultimately splitting up in 2000. David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young was Beckett’s biological father. He helped conceive the child after donating his sperm to the celebrity couple in the late ’90s.
Beckett Cypher Age, Height & Weight
At the time of his death Beckett Cypher was is 21 years old. He stands on a height of 5 Feet 4 Inches. He weighs around 56 kilograms approximately. His body measurements were 42-32-37 inches. His biceps was 14 inches. Additionally, his hair color was dark brown and had dark brown eye color.
Beckett Cypher Death Cause
Beckett Cypher died of a drug overdose at age 21. His mother Etheridge said, “My son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome his addiction and finally succumbed to it today,” the star said. “He will be missed by those who loved him, his family and friends. My heart is broken.”
“I am grateful for those who have reached out with condolences and I feel their love and sincere grief,” Etheridge added in her post. “We struggle with what else we could have done to save him and in the end we know he is out of the pain now.” She added.
In addition, after the death of Beckett her mother, Melissa Etheridge says she’s slowly healing in the wake of her son Beckett’s death. She will make an announcement in a few days about her plans to return to music.”
Beckett Cypher Bio, Parents & Early Life
Beckett Cypher was born on November 18, 1998 in the USA. He holds American nationality. His mother name is Melissa Etheridge who is a famous singer and his father named, Julia Cypher.
In addition, his mother Etheridge was parent to Beckett with her ex-partner Julia Cypher, with whom she also has a daughter, Bailey Jean. Both children were conceived using artificial insemination and a sperm donation from musician David Crosby. She also has twins, Johnnie Rose and Miller Stephen, with Tammy Lynn Michaels.
As of education, Beckett Cypher finished his school and college studies and then planned to start his career.
Beckett Cypher Girlfriend
As of personal life and girlfriend, Beckett Cypher was not dating anyone. He was not married nor engaged with anyone as well. His previous dating history is also not known in public domain.
Beckett Cypher Net Worth
He was born in a wealthy family. But, he hated to show off his celebrity status in public. Moreover, he inherited a wealth of around $20-25 Million US Dollars from his celebrity mom-dad.
Beckett Cypher Wiki
|21 years old (Died)
|November 18, 1998
|In the News
|Died on May 13, 2020
|Feet & Inches: 5' 4"
Centimetres: 163 cm
Meters: 1.63 m
|Kilograms: 56 Kg
Pounds: 124 lbs
|Father: David Crosby
Mother: Julie Cypher
|Brother: Johnnie Rose and Miller Stephen
Sister: Bailey Jean
|Public High School
|Approx U.S. $25 Million
|Social Media Account
|Social Media Account Links
|Instagram, Twitter, Facebook (Inactive)
Beckett Cypher Facts
- His singer mother confirmed the news herself on Instagram, writing how she lost her son Beckett due to his battle with opioid addiction.
- Currently, she and her family have been grieving the loss of Cypher.
- Etheridge confirmed the news of her son’s death on May 13, 2020.
- Etheridge’s eldest daughter, Bailey Cypher, also stated her brother’s passing on May 13. Like her mother, she took to social media to pay tribute to her late family member.
- Cypher gave birth to Beckett in 1998 after being artificially inseminated.
- While Etheridge and Cypher initially kept the identity of the biological father a secret, they later revealed it was singer David Crosby, who is also the biological father of the pair’s daughter, Bailey Jean.
- In the announcement of Beckett’s death, Etheridge said, “I will sing again, soon. It has always healed me.”