Everything We Know About Kevin Turen’s Cause Of Death, Obituary, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Biography

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What happened to Kevin Turen? The Euphoria and The Idol producer passes away suddenly and his shocked friends mourn losing one of Hollywood’s ‘brightest rising stars’.

Kevin Turen had a successful career in the entertainment industry that spanned years.

He was an American film and television producer whose work included Euphoria and The Idol, on which he served as an executive producer.

Sadly, in November 2023, the world learned about his unexpected passing as netizens flooded social media with tributes to him. Here’s what we know about his cause of death, movies and TV shows, and more.

Kevin Turen died aged 44 and his father Edward was first to share the tragic news of his passing.
Kevin Turen died at age 44 and his father Edward was the first to share the tragic news of his passing.

What was Kevin Turen’s cause of death?

Famed movie and television producer Kevin Turen has died aged 44.

The Hollywood producer’s father. Edward Turen confirmed his son’s death in a statement on Sunday night, but his cause of death has not yet been revealed. 

‘Kevin was so incredibly special, this world is going to be less without him,’ Edward Turen said in his statement to Deadline.

Jay Penske, CEO of PMC and a close personal friend of Turen, also released a statement.

‘Despite his many achievements in Hollywood, Kevin’s greatest passion was his family and friends,’ Penske’s statement began. 

‘He was so proud of his children. He and his wife, Evelina, were resolved that their children grow up with great values and ensured they make a difference in the broader world,’ he added. 

‘Our collective heart breaks for them, and we all feel such a profound sense of loss,’ Penske continued. 

‘We will miss Kevin so much, and this town lost one of its brightest rising stars today,’ he concluded.

As of right now, no cause of death has been established.

Turen’s death is sadly the second tragedy to strike HBO’s Euphoria this year, following the tragic passing of star Angus Cloud.

The actor, who played loveable drug dealer Fezco in the beloved series, passed away at just 25 years of age due to an accidental overdose involving many different drugs.

Cloud had recently just come back from Ireland where he had to bury his father, with the death taking a hard toll on the actor.

Late Kevin Turen was best known as the producer of The Idol and Euphoria.
Late Kevin Turen was best known as the producer of The Idol and Euphoria.

Who was Kevin Turen?

Turen was born in Manhattan and studied cinema at Columbia University before starting his career.

He made his producing debut on the 2005 indie film Wassup Rockers from director Larry Clark. 

He would go on to produce some feature films including Operation Endgame, which was written by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson.

His other feature producer credits include Arbitrage starring Richard Gere, All Is Lost starring Robert Redford, and two more Levinson movies, Assassination Nation and Malcolm & Marie.

He most recently produced the Nicolas Cage and Pedro Pascal film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Mia Goth’s X and Pearl, and HBO’s Euphoria and The Idol.

Turen, who was said to have had a photographic memory and could remember every frame of film he’d ever watched, is survived by his wife of 11 years Evelina, and their children.

For his work as an American film and TV producer, Kevin Turen made a fortune and died a millionaire.
For his work as an American film and TV producer, Kevin Turen made a fortune and died a millionaire.

What was Kevin Turen’s net worth?

The Idol executive producer Kevin Turen reportedly died a millionaire.

He had accumulated a sizable fortune for his long years in the entertainment industry.

Per various online sources, Kevin Turen made an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.

He accrued his fortune from his work as an American film and television producer.