Allison Holker Boss, Stephen “tWitch” Boss’ wife, confirmed his death. “He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his admirers.”

Stephen “tWitch” Boss, 40, committed suicide.

“I have to announce with the heaviest of hearts that my husband Stephen has left us,” Boss’ wife, Allison Holker Boss, 34, confirms. “Stephen brightened every room he entered. Above all, he treasured family, friends, and community, and leading with love and light was everything to him.”

“He was our family’s rock, the best husband and father, and an example to his fans.”

“To say he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will be remembered for a long time,” she added. “I am confident that we will never forget him. We need privacy during this tough time for myself and our three children.”

Allison ended her remarks with a message for her spouse. “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I’ll always save the last dance for you,” she said at the end.

Boss rose to prominence as a participant on MTV’s The Wade Robson Project before finishing second on Star Search. Later, in 2008, he appeared on So You Think You Can Dance, finishing as a runner-up and later returning as an All-Star. When the show returned in 2022, he was a judge.

Boss appeared as a guest DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2014. He later became a regular on the show and was promoted to co-executive producer in 2020.

Allison and the late celebrity previously co-hosted Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. He also appeared in some high-profile films and television shows, such as Magic Mike XXL, Modern Family, and Step Up All In.

Offscreen, Boss frequently shared hilarious dancing videos on social media with his wife Allison, who previously competed on SYTYCD. Their children would frequently join them in their dance video posts.

Boss is survived by his wife Allison, as well as their three children, Zaia, Maddox, and Weslie.