Virgil Abloh Dead At 41 After Battle With Cancer

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

28 Nov 2021

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh has tragically passed away at the age following a two year battle with cancer.

In a post shared on his official Instagram account representatives of the Louis Vuitton CEO announced his untimely passing.

LVMH took to social media to announce Virgil’s passing, citing a private battle with cancer

“LVMH, Louis Vuitton, and Off White are devastated to announce the passing of Virgil Abloh on Sunday, November 28th, of cancer, which he had been battling privately for several years,” the statement reads.

“We are all shocked after this terrible news. Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom,” said LVMH’s Bernard Arnault of his passing.