Dragon’s Den star Drew Cockton has died at home aged 36, his mom has revealed.
The TV star who pitched his scented candle enterprise on the BBC had secured a £50,000 invested from entrepreneur Touker Suleyman.
His mum Kate launched an announcement on Facebook saying her son had died “peacefully” at home – 17 months after showing on Dragons’ Den.
It learn: “We are really, completely heartbroken to should let you know that our beloved Drew Peter George Cockton (my beautiful boy) died peacefully at home yesterday.
“We are devastated past perception.
“Life is rarely, ever going to be the identical once more.
“Rest Peacefully darling boy.”
He appeared on the BBC present (Picture:BBC)
The circumstances surrounding Drew’s dying will not be but recognized.
The 36-year-old based his vegan perfume model, Owen Drew, in 2016 after taking a raffle and quitting his job in monetary providers. His enterprise associate Mike Skeggs joined six months later.
The candles – costing as much as £750 – are comprised of a few of the world’s most costly oils and perfumes.
Drew – who appeared on Dragons’ Den in May 2021 – attracted celeb followers together with socialite Paris Hilton.
His motto was: “Life is just not a gown rehearsal.”
Just 4 days in the past, Drew posted on Facebook that he was honoured to have been requested as a visitor speaker at Rotary on the Wirral on November 11.
He wrote: “I’ll be speaking all about how Mike Skeggs and I constructed Owen Drew from the bottom up, sharing suggestions and secrets and techniques for launching a enterprise on a shoestring, discussing previous failures and issues I want I had executed in another way… in addition to protecting all issues Dragons’ Den.
“We’ll even be exploring perfume and what goes into making a present stopping fragrance.”
Drew’s mum was flooded with messages of condolence on her Facebook web page.
One buddy wrote: “To say I’m Devastated is an underneath assertion, Drew you’re the most lovely star within the sky tonight.
“RIP lovely boy ,will always remember you and your lovely coronary heart and soul.”