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Harry Morton, Lindsay Lohan's Ex Boyfriend And Hollywood Restaurant Mogul, Tragically Passed Away At Age 38

November 25, 2019 13:32

Harry Morton, who dated Lindsay Lohan and was the founder of restaurant company Pink Taco, has died at his home in Beverly Hills. He was only 38 years old.

Harry Morton's father is a famous founder of the Hard Rock Hotels and Cafes. His grandfather was Arnie Morton, of Mortons Steakhouses. Harry, who was not married and didn’t have children, founded his own successful line of restaurants, the Pink Taco, in LA, Miami, Chicago, and Boston.

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Morton was also an owner of the Viper Room nightclub, a landmark music venue in Hollywood, initially owned by Johnny Depp and his 21 Jump Street costar, Sal Jenco. The Viper Room is probably best known as the place actor River Phoenix tragically died.

Harry Morton's net worth

Considering Morton's life, it's not a big surprise that he was a very wealthy man. The Richest estimates that Morton's net worth was around $300 million. Likewise, Harry Morton had been romantically linked to several celebrities, including Lindsay Lohan and Demi Moore.

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According to People magazine, a spokesperson for the Beverly Hills Police Department confirmed Harry was pronounced dead on the scene after his younger brother Matthew found him unresponsive.

While the cause of death is not yet clear, a spokesman for Pink Taco says:

“We are saddened by the passing of Harry Morton, the founder and former owner of Pink Taco. Harry was a visionary and restaurateur ahead of his time, and his contributions, both professionally to our brand and personally to those he worked with, were numerous. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

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Harry Morton and Lindsay Lohan

Although Harry Morton dated Lindsay Lohan around 2005 for only about three months Lohan took to her Instagram to post a tribute to her late ex-boyfriend.

“Best friends. Best life,”

- Lohan captioned an Instagram photo that showed him with her.

Harry is survived by his parents Peter Morton and Paulene Stone. Our condolences to his family and friends during this dark time of their lives. He left this world way to early. There’s nothing worse.

We are sure his legacy will live on in people who loved him.

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