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'Snatch' Star Vinnie Jones' Wife Passed Away At 53 After A Prolonged Battle With Melanoma

Date July 8, 2019 10:35

Vinnie Jones could brag not only about his successful Hollywood career, but also about his beautiful wife, Tanya, with whom he lived for 25 years.

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Tanya Jones was a British homemaker, but mostly known to public as a wife of Vinnie Jones. The couple got together in 1990 and tied the knot 4 years later. They didn't share any children, but Tanya was a stepmom to Vinnie's son, and Vinnie in turn was a doting stepdad to Tanya's daughter.

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In 2013, both Tanya and Vinnie were diagnosed with melanoma and battled it together. Some time after Vinnie made full recovery, but his wife wasn't so lucky.

Tanya Jones succumbed to cancer at 53

On July 5, representatives of Vinnie Jones revealed that his wife, Tanya, passed away from cancer at the age of 53. According to reports, Vinnie is absolutely heartbroken along with their two shared children.

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Jones' spokesman says that Vinnie asks for only one thing at this difficult time:

Tanya passed peacefully at the Jones family home surrounded by Vinnie, their daughter and other family members. Vinnie and the family ask for privacy while they go through an understandable period of mourning during this devastating time.

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Tributes to Tanya

Vinnie Jones' colleagues and fans expressed condolences on social media.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Jones family at this difficult time.