Who are Clarence and Jacqueline Avant's kids? Music exec's wife fatally shot at home

Jacqueline Avant, 81, was shot dead in a home invasion robbery leaving behind her husband of 54 years and her two children


                            Who are Clarence and Jacqueline Avant's kids? Music exec's wife fatally shot at home
Clarence Avant's wife Jacqueline was shot dead during a home invasion at their Beverly Hills home on December 1 (Presley Ann/Terry Wyatt/Getty Images/Instagram/@iamalexavant)

Jacqueline Avant, the 81-year-old wife of music executive, entrepreneur, and businessman Clarence Avant, 90, was fatally shot in a home invasion robbery. She was found dead at her Beverly Hills home and according to police documents, the BH Police Department's communication center received a phone call at 2:23 am on Wednesday, December 1 after a shooting on the 1100 block of Maytor Place. Officers discovered a victim with a gunshot wound who was then admitted to the local hospital by paramedics on the scene. However, the victim couldn't survive. 

A number of celebrities have died after being shot in the recent past. UFC Knights footballer Otis Anderson Jr, 23, was killed at his Jacksonville, Florida home on November 29. It was reported that his own father Otis Anderson Sr killed him before shooting the athlete's mother Denise who was in critical condition. Rapper Young Dolph was gunned down in Memphis on November 17 outside a store where he stopped in to buy cookies. The rapper is survived by his partner Mia Jaye and their two kids. Rapper Big Wan, 19, an up-and-coming rapper from Wisconsin was shot dead in Milwaukee on November 26 in his own bedroom. Retired Olympic runner Emmit King, 62, was shot dead in a gun duel near Bessemer, Alabama. 

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Who are Clarence and Jacqueline Avant's kids?

Clarence and Jacqueline Avant have been married since 1967 and completed 54 years together this year. Jacqueline died after multiple shots were fired at their home in the Trousdale Estates near Beverly Hills, according to Deadline. She had previously served as President of the Neighbors of Watts, the support group for the South Central Community Child Care Center, and was on the board of directors of the International Student Center at UCLA. The couple is parents to Nicole, 53, and their son Alexander Du Bois Avant, 50.

Nicole has been married to Netflix's co-CEO Ted Sarandos. She formerly served as US's ambassador to the Bahamas before becoming a film producer. Du Bois is an actor and was featured in Netflix's 'The Black Godfather'. Recording artist Sparkle tweeted a message for the Avant family writing, "Truly saddened to hear about the loss of Clarence Avant’s wife Jacqueline. Sending love and prayers to Mr. Avant & family.. ~Sparkle"