Entertainment News

Heartbreaking news to report today as former WWE legend Vader has died.

At the time of his death, the professional wrestler was 63 years old.

During his wrestling career, he earned the WCW heavyweight title three times.

According to TMZ, Vader, who’s legal name was Leon White, had congestive heart failure and recently battled pneumonia.

Although his family believed the former wrestler was recovering, his son said that his heart just gave out.

In recent months, Vader had also undergone open heart surgery.

Please keep White’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

QCWriter is a journalist who is fueled by espresso and motivated by determination. She specializes in pop culture, country music, and news content.

Sign me up for the WJBR email newsletter!

You love Mix 99.5 WJBR, so join the Insiders Club! Be the first to know about our awesome ticket giveaways, the latest updates with your favorite artists, and more delivered right to your inbox.

By clicking "Subscribe" I agree to the website's terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand I can unsubscribe at any time.