Johnny Ruffo, the former Home and Away actor and X Factor contestant, has died aged 35 after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Johnny’s agent confirmed the news, stating that he went away peacefully at a Sydney hospital, surrounded by his partner Tahnee and other family members.
Johnny Ruffo first captured the hearts of audiences when he appeared on the final of X Factor Australia in 2011. His incredible talent and charisma led him to secure a role in the popular Australian soap Home And Away in 2013, where he played the character Chris Harrington.
Throughout his career, Johnny Ruffo showcased his versatility as an actor and singer. He had a magnetic presence on screen and a powerful voice that captivated audiences. His performances were always filled with passion and authenticity, leaving a lasting impression on those who watched him.
Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Johnny faced numerous challenges in his personal life. His diagnosis with brain cancer was a devastating blow, but he fought with unwavering strength and determination.
Throughout his battle, he remained an inspiration to many, using his platform to raise awareness about the disease and advocate for early detection.
Johnny’s family shared a heartfelt statement on his Instagram account, expressing their grief and gratitude for the support they received. They emphasized the incredible care provided by the nurses who supported Johnny during his final moments.
Today, we remember Johnny Ruffo as a talented star who brought joy and entertainment to our screens. His legacy will live on through his work and the memories he created. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his loved ones during this difficult time.