David Robert Jones known as David Bowie died on January 10, 2016. Artist of a thousand talents, David Bowie died after 18 months of hard battle against liver cancer. A tragedy for his fans and the music world to whom he still left a last album, “Balckstar”, two days before his death. Note that the singer died two days after his 69th birthday. He leaves behind countless works, but also a wife, Iman, and his two children, Lexi and Duncan.
David Bowie and Iman met in 1990, reports Marie Claire. At that time, the singer was at the top with his title Let’s Dance. For her part, Iman was a recognized and adored model, especially by Yves Saint Laurent. According to the outlet, Iman claims she was not ready for a relationship with the singer at that time. A decision that has visibly changed since two years after their meeting, the couple married. “I fell in love with David Jones. Not David Bowie,” she confided at the time. Although it has been more than 6 years since the singer died, his memory remains in the hearts of his fans, but especially in that of his wife. Indeed, Iman makes a tradition of regularly paying tribute to David Bowie on his Instagram account. Note also that the 67-year-old woman is at the head of a brand of cosmetics, jewelry, ready-to-wear and accessories.
Duncan Jones, an artist like his father
David Bowie’s first child is Duncan Jones. Born on May 31, 1971, Duncan stems from the relationship between David Bowie and former model, Angela Barnett. Also called Zowie Jones, Duncan is also the father of a little boy, Stenton David Jones, born on July 10, 2016. At the professional level, it is no surprise that we discover that Duncan Jones is also an artist. Director and screenwriter, he is the artist behind works such as “Moon” (2009), “Source Code” (2011) or “Warcraft: the beginning” (2016). On January 8, for what was to be the singer’s 70th birthday, Duncan Jones took to Twitter to pay tribute to his father. He had notably shared photos of him as a child. “Happy birthday (grand)dad. We love you. Good night,” he wrote in the caption.
Lexi, the miracle baby
Alexandria Zahra Jones or Lexi is the youngest of David Bowie. Indeed, it is the baby of David Bowie and Iman. She was born on August 15, 2000 and is therefore 22 years old this year. Why was she a miracle baby? Fr.alrm explains that David Bowie was 53 and Iman, 45, when they decided they wanted to have a child. Except they were having a really hard time designing and reportedly asked their friend, model Christie Brinkley, for help. Despite this difficulty, Alexandria Zahra Jones was born well and is a beautiful young woman today.
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