Liz Hurley’s millionaire movie financier ex Steve Bing, 55, jumps to his death from his 27th floor LA apartment after he became ‘depressed about the lack of human contact during coronavirus quarantine’
- Bing was the father of Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian, who lives with his mother
- Scion of a wealthy real estate family, he spent his life developing films
- Bing was said to be depressed by isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic
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Steve Bing, filmmaker and philanthropist and father to Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian, has died at the age of 55.
Bing, whose career in film producing began when he inherited $600 million from his real estate tycoon grandfather, is reported to have taken his own life.
Details about the Stanford University drop-out’s death were revealed by TMZ on Monday.
The producer and director died after jumping from the 27th floor of the Studio City neighborhood building where he lived.
Sources told the site that he’d been ‘depressed’ about being isolated during coronavirus, but it is unclear if that had anything to do with his suicide.
Steve Bing has died by suicide at the age of 55. The filmmaker, pictured in 2006, lived in LA
Bing was best known for writing the 2003 film Kangaroo Jack.
As an investor, Bing was integral in bringing Tom Hank’s Polar Express to life, contributing $100 million to the computer animated feature.
He also produced the Rolling Stones film directed by Martin Scorcese, Shine A Light.
He shares an 18-year-old son named Damien with actress Elizabeth Hurley.
Bing initially disputed Hurley’s claim he was the father but later a DNA test proved otherwise.