A lot of people including friends, fans and family of Jacqueline Avant have been sharing their condolences online after the 81 year-old woman was shot in her Beverly Hills home.
Jacqueline Avant was married to Clarence Avant, who is known as the “Godfather of black music,”
Jacqueline has two children: A daughter, Nicole Avant, and a son, Alexander Du Bois Avant.
So saddened to hear the devastating news regarding Jacqueline Avant! What a kind beautiful elegant soul she was. My condolences are with the entire Avant family. Our Prayers are with you! 🙏 #RIP pic.twitter.com/TqL0Ee0lVQ
— La Toya Jackson (@latoyajackson) December 1, 2021
JACQUELINE AVANT MURDERED IN BEVERLY HILLS HOME
A gunshot killed Jacqueline Avant in the Beverly Hills home she shared with husband Clarence Avant on Wednesday morning.
At a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) Chief Mark Stainbrook said:
“I don’t think it’s a random attack, but I can’t speculate on that right now.”
The Avant family described Jacqueline as an “amazing woman, wife, mother, philanthropist, and a 55-year resident of Beverly Hills, who has made an immeasurable positive contribution and impact on the arts community.”
The statement concluded: “She will be missed by her family, friends, and all of the people she has helped throughout her amazing life.”
Nicole Avant Husband
Nicole Avant Husband – She is married to Ted Sarandos, Co-Chief Executive Officer for Netflix, and the two actually met at an event organised by Nicole in her role as a finance co-chair of Barack Obama’s 2008 Presidential Campaign.
Michelle Obama is a fan of the couple, complimenting their “genuine decency” and describing them both as “dear friends and confidantes.”
Nicole is also a producer, and in 2019 she produced the Netflix-distributed movie The Black Godfather.