'America's Got Talent' singer Jane Marczewski, who was more famous with her stage name Nightbirde, died after a long battle with cancer. She was 31. She breathed her last on February 19, 2022. The news of her demise was shared by her family in an official statement writing they were "devastated by her passing and unimaginable loss." She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017.The news of Jane Marczewski's death comes days after the legendary actor and comedian Louie Anderson died on January 21.
He was admitted to the hospital days earlier after being diagnosed with cancer but sadly could not make it. Speaking of celebrity deaths, Bob Saget is another icon that Hollywood lost on January 9. Betty White died at 99 of natural causes on December 31, 2021. Chick Vennera, DMX, Jay Black, and Jeanette Maus are other public figures who passed away last year leaving their loyal fans devastated. RELATED ARTICLESWhy was Caleb Kennedy arrested? Former 'American Idol' singer faces jail up to 25 yrs
Jane Marczewski, who originally hailed from Ohio, was born in 1990. She graduated from Liberty University where she studied communications. Jane was one of the early favorites of 'America's Got Talent' after she received the rare Golden Buzzer on the show by Simon Cowell in 2021. Speaking of her husband, she was married to musician Jeremy Claudio. The two walked down the aisle in 2015 but got separated in 2020. After her divorce, she moved from Nashville to Long Beach, California. Marczewski's husband reportedly worked with a Nashville-based band, Tiger Drive. She reportedly got cancer-free in 2018 but cancer recurred in 2019. Jane had to, unfortunately, quit the show after her condition deteriorated. Her cancer had metastasized to her lungs, spine, and liver.Releasing an official statement on death, as reported by People magazine, the family stated, "It is with the deepest heartache that we confirm that after a four-year battle with cancer, Jane Marczewski, known to many of you as Nightbirde, passed away on February 19th 2022.
We, her family, are devastated by her passing and unimaginable loss." The statement continued, "Many remember her from America's Got Talent, where she performed her song 'It's OK' and inspired millions of people around the globe with her messages of faith and never giving up. Those who knew her, enjoyed her larger-than-life personality and sense of humor. She had a witty joke for every occasion- even if the joke was on her. Her lasting legacy will be the gift of hope she gave to so many through her music and the strength she found in Jesus. We thank everyone for their messages of love and support."