During the fifth season of American Idol in 2006, Chris Daughtry impressed audiences with his voice.
Despite not winning the reality show, he came in fourth place, Chris is one of the best-known contestants on the show and currently has his own Daughtry band, with which he was on his seventh tour when the tragedy struck.
Chris Daughtry is devastated by the death of his daughter Hannah
On the night of Friday, November 12, 2021, Chris Daughtry and his wife Deanna Daughtry received the sad news of the sudden death of their daughter Hannah, who turned 25 on September 7, 2021.
This tragic event has Chris “devastated and heartbroken”, as revealed in a long message on Instagram where he also warned that Hannah’s death is sadly another blow to his family, since his mother recently died of cancer.
“I am still processing the last 24 hours. I am absolutely devastated and heartbroken. I recently lost my mother to cancer, but I had a chance to say goodbye to her and I was processing it in private. We were never able to say goodbye to our precious Hannah and it is another great blow to our family. Thank you all for your kind words and condolences. They really feel and are appreciated. I am now taking the time to be present with my family as we try to heal from this devastating loss. Hannah, I love you. I miss you. I wish I could hug you. This hurts so deeply. “
In reality, Chris Daughtry was Hannah’s stepfather, who along with her brother Griffin are children from a previous relationship with Chris’s wife, Deanna.
However, despite not being his blood daughter, Chris loved Hannah, as he made clear in this emotional message.
How did Chris Daughtry’s daughter Hannah die?
At the moment the reason for Hannah’s death has not been revealed, as the investigation into her death remains open.
On the morning of Saturday, November 13, Chris’s wife, Deanna, shared a message on her Instagram in which she thanked the expressions of affection they have had with them after the death of their firstborn and added that they were waiting for the “results of the autopsy to determine how Hannah sustained the injuries that caused her death.
“My firstborn. I love you infinitely Hannah. Our family would like to thank you all for the outpouring of love as we mourn the loss of our daughter Hannah. We are awaiting the results of the autopsy to determine how Hannah suffered the injuries that caused her death. Our hearts they are broken.”
In addition to this, in the first official statement that was given about this tragedy, it was explained that the investigation into Hannah’s “unexpected death” was still ongoing.
“Due to the unexpected death of Chris and Deanna Daughtry’s daughter Hannah, all shows scheduled for next week of ‘Daughtry’ have been canceled or postponed. The Daughtry family thanks you for your understanding and respectfully requests your privacy during this time. so difficult. More details will be available at a later date. The investigation into this tragic death is still ongoing. “
Who was Hannah, Chris Daughtry’s daughter?
Hannah was born on September 7, 1996. A little over four years later, she became Chris’s adopted daughter, thanks to the singer’s marriage to Deanna, who were married on November 11, 2000. (In fact, a day earlier after Hannah’s death, Chris and Deanna celebrated their 21st anniversary).
According to a post by Deanna on Hannah’s 24th birthday, her daughter is the person who has influenced her the most.
growth as a human.
Hannah had her Instagram account under the user @americangoth. Several of his posts showed his love for his children, a boy, Liam Christopher, and a baby named Lilly who was born on February 25, 2020, with whom he lived in Nashville.