Ben Watkins a fan favorite contestant on MasterChef Junior based in United States. Moreover, the 14-year-old’s uncle Anthony Edwards confirms, Ben Watkins passes away at 14. He was a contestant on MasterChef Junior in 2018. Tune in bio and explore more about Ben Watkins Wikipedia, Age, Height, Weight, Death Cause, Family, Net Worth and many more Facts about him.
Ben Watkins Age
How old was Ben Watkins at the time of his death? He was born in 2006. He was 14-yrs old at the time of his death. He holds American national and belongs to white and black mixed ethnicity.
Ben Watkins Death Cause
What was the cause of Ben Watkins death? Ben died on 16 Nov, 2020 because of cancer. After struggling with a rare form of cancer for a year and a half. The Watkins family shared a statement via their attorney which read as, “Ben suffered more than his share in his fourteen years on this Earth, but we take solace in that his suffering is finally over and in that, in the end, Ben knew he was loved by so many”.
Ben Watkins Height & Weight
How tall was Ben Watkins? His exact height and weight are not known. But most probably he was 4 ft 5 in tall and his body weighs was around 53 Kg or 114 lbs. He had black hair and eyes.
|Real Name||Ben Watkins|
|Famous As||Master Chef Junior Winner|
|Age||14-years old (Died)|
|Height||approx. 4 ft 5 in (1.34 m)|
|Weight||approx. 53 Kg (114 lbs)|
|Net Worth||approx. $50 K (USD)|
Ben Watkins Family
Not much known about the Ben Watkins’s family. But both his parents were killed in a domestic violence incident in 2017. His father shot and killed his mother and then himself. The tragedy occurred just after Ben finished filming season six of Fox’s MasterChef Junior.
Ben Watkins Net Worth
What was the net worth of Ben Watkins? Cooking career was his one of the main source of his income. He also won price money and shows after winning the title of MasterChef Junior in 2018. His net worth was estimated over $50 K (USD).
Ben Watkins Facts
- Ben Watkins struggled more than a year from cancer.
- His grandmother name is Donna Edwards said that he had gone “home to be with his mother.”
- Days before his 13th birthday last year, Ben was diagnosed with Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma.
- Ben was treated at the Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
- Ben had been undergoing chemotherapy for tumors on his lungs, spine and shoulder as well.
- Ben is remembered by his family as a “superhero” for his ceaseless optimism and selflessness.