Dennis Thomas aka Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas was an actor, composer, and Co-founder of Kool & The Gang has died at the age of 70 on Saturday 7th Aug 2021 in his sleep, the cause for the death is not known. The spokesperson said in a statement “An original member of Kool & the Gang, Dennis was known as the quintessential cool cat in the group, loved for his hip clothes and hats, and his laid-back demeanor,” added, “A huge personality while also an extremely private person, Dennis was the alto saxophone player, flutist, percussionist as well as master of ceremonies at the band’s shows.” Following the news of Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas, tributes began pouring in online for the composer, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user wrote “Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, alto sax player, flutist, and percussionist and a founding member of Kool & the Gang, has died at the age of 70. Jungle Boogie, Hollywood Swinging, Ladies’ Night, Celebration, Get Down on It, Joanna, Misled, Cherish are all classics, and he will be missed.” Another wrote “I had the good fortune of getting to play with Kool and the Gang in performance three weeks ago. What a thrill that was. Seeing the crowd (approx 3,000) come together as one to listen and cheer was fantastic. I’m so sorry for the loss of their bandmate and friend.” While another said, “R.I.P. Dee Tee, now doing the Jungle Boogie in heaven and dancing to the funk beat with the angels.”
What was Dennis Thoma Net Worth?
Dennis Thomas Net Worth
$1 Million USD
Dennis Thomas aka Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas was an actor, composer, and Co-founder of Kool & The Gang. He was born on February 9, 1951, in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, he was 70 at the time of his demise. He was one of the seven teens who helped form the New Jersey band, which is famous in 1964 for its blend of soul, jazz, and funk. He did it along with his brother Ronald Bell, Charles Smith, Ricky West, George Brown, Robert “Kool” Bell many others. At his band, he served as a flutist, percussionist, alto saxophone player, and master of ceremonies at the group’s shows. He was well known for The Nutty Professor (1996), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), and Nick of Time (1995). Kool & the Gang the group counts singles like Cherish, Summer Madness, and Celebration. Kool & The Gang won a slew of honors during their career, including seven American Music Awards and two Grammy Awards. Dennis also served as the “budget hawk”.
The estimated Net Worth of Dennis Thomas is around $1 Million USD.
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