American producer and writer, Steve Bing has been confirmed dead at age 55 after he committed suicide.
Steve died on Monday June 22nd after jumping from the 27th floor of a luxury apartment building in L.A.’s Century City neighborhood. Sources told the publication that he had been suffering from depression due to lack of human contact during quarantine. TMZ reported.
“The decedent was pronounced dead at the scene, at around 1 p.m. PST” a spokesperson stated.
He was the founder of Shangri-La Entertainment, inherited a fortune of some $600 million from his grandfather, L.A. real estate developer Leo S. Bing.
Bing is survived by his two children, Damian Hurley, which was from a previous relationship with Elizabeth Hurley and daughter Kira Bonder, from his relationship with former pro tennis player Lisa Bonder.