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Wham! Bassist Deon Estus Dies Aged 65

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Wham! and George Michael bassist Deon Estus has died at the age of 65. 

Deon‘s death has been met with great sadness across the music industry.

He was a highly regarded bassist for Wham!, and joined the band in the 1980’s before becoming a member of George Michael‘s band when he pursued his solo career.

He also performed with Elton John, Marvin Gaye and Tina Turner.

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His cause of death has yet to be confirmed.

Deon‘s official Twitter announced the news on Tuesday.


Fellow Wham! member and co-founder, Andrew Ridgeley, also took to social media to pay his respects.

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Rest in Peace, Deon.

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