Multiple reports early Wednesday morning say that DJ Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss has died by suicide at age 40.

TMZ first reported that the famed DJ from Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show and co-host of Disney+’s Fairytale Weddings was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel. He and his wife Allison Holker, an HGTV host, celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary after meeting on “So You Think You Can Dance” on Dec. 10. Other entertainment outlets like Page Six and the New York Post later confirmed his death.

Boss has made a number of connections in the Phoenix area, including working with Phoenix Children’s Hospital and making appearances on Good Morning Arizona.

Boss was also the co-founder of an online choreography class called “CLI Studios.” He was featured on the Ellen Show as a DJ starting in April 2014 until DeGeneres named him a co-executive producer on the show. He leaves behind three children. Holker released a statement to People Magazine stating the following:

tWitch, a dancer, rose to fame in 2008 when he was runner-up on So You Think Can Dance. He’d later return to judge the show.

He went on to star in films including Magic Mike XXL as well as multiple movies in the Step-Up franchise.

He was best known, however, for being the DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he became an executive producer in 2020 following claims of a toxic workplace from employees.

tWitch stayed on the show until it ended earlier this year.

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