Presenter of ‘A Place in the Sun’ Jonnie Irwin Dies at 50, See Jonnie Irwin Cause of Death

Jonathan James Irwin was known as Jonnie Irwin. He was a British Television presenter, writer, lecturer, as well as business and property expert.

Jonnie Irwin was well-recognized for presenting the Channel 4 lifestyle programme “A Place in the Sun” (between 2004-2021) and the BBC daytime programme “Escape to the Country” (between 2010-2023).

Recently, the news of the death of ‘A Place in the Sun’ presenter Jonnie Irwin has created a stir in the internet world. Jonnie Irwin died on 2 February 2024 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, at the age of 50.

Jonnie Irwin’s cause of death was terminal lung cancer.

In November 2022, Jonnie Irwin revealed that he had terminal lung cancer, which was diagnosed in 2020.

In an interview with Hello!, Irwin said, “I don’t know how long I have left, but I try to stay positive and my attitude is that I’m living with cancer, not dying from it. I set little markers – things I want to be around for […] I’m doing everything I can to hold that day off for as long as possible. I owe that to Jess and our boys. Some people in my position have bucket lists, but I just want us to do as much as we can as a family.”

Following Johnny Irwin’s death, John Comerford, head of production company Naked West and executive producer of Escape to the Country, said-

“We are incredibly saddened to hear the news about Jonnie. He has been at the very heart of Escape to the Country for 14 years and will be a huge loss to our production team and all the viewers who have loved watching him on the show.”

“Jonnie was clever, warm and funny, never short of a mischievous and insightful line and always put the programme’s contributors at ease. All the teams he worked with loved him. He is an unimaginable loss to the Escape family. We send our love and heartfelt condolences to Jess and his beautiful boys.”

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