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Is Bruce Willis Sick? Health Update, What Happened to Him?

Former American actor, Bruce Willis has been sick and had a bad health condition since 2022 including an aphasia diagnosis and frontotemporal dementia.

Bruce Willis is one of the most loved American actors who is best recognized for his role as John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988-2013).

With over four decades of career, Bruce has appeared in several movies and television series until his retirement in 2022 due to aphasia.

Besides being an actor, Willis as a singer also released his music album, The Return of Bruno in 1987.

Well, having a remarkable career, people are curious to know about Bruce Willis health condition.

Bruce Willis Bio

Full Name Walter Bruce Willis
Date of Birth March 19, 1955
Birthplace Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
Age 69 years old
Occupation Actor, Singer
Parents Father: David Willis
Mother: Marlene Willis
Siblings 3
Height 6 feet 0 inches
Nationality American
Religion Lutheran
Ethnicity Mixed (English-American-German)
Spouses Demi Moore (m. 1987, div. 2000)
Emma Heming (m. 2009)
Children 5
Social Media Instagram

Is Bruce Willis Sick? What Happened to Him?

Bruce Willis revealed that he has been suffering from aphasia and frontotemporal dementia since 2022 which ended his 42 years of career.

His illness also known as FTD, is a type of degenerative condition that affects communication and behavior rather than memory. He was struggling to speak, write, and understand other people.

Willis’s family revealed that Bruce was struggling to communicate and needed to leave Hollywood in March 2022. Likewise, in February 2023, Willis was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.

Bruce Willis Health Update

With his illness, Bruce is looked after by his loving wife, Emma Hemmings, and his daughter. Recently, he was seen celebrating his 69th birthday and his 15th wedding anniversary with his family members.

Bruce’s wife, Emma shared a post on her Instagram mentioning, “Our union and connection is probably stronger than ever. We have two bright, fun, and healthy daughters. We have a family unit that is built on mutual respect and admiration. And simply, I just love and adore the man I married. I’m so proud of what we have and continue to create. So, happy Crystal Anniversary to us! ”

Similarly, his ex-wife, Demi Moore, and his son Rumer Willis, also shared pictures of Bruce Willis on their social platforms.

How long can Bruce Willis survive the disease?

As per the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, the average life expectancy for someone with frontotemporal dementia is around 7 to 13 years after diagnosis.

So, with continuous health checkups and medical treatment, Willis has around 10 years as per the research.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis is a former American actor and singer.

How old is Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis is 69 years old.

What happened to Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.

How long does Bruce Willis have left to live with disease?

As per the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, Bruce Willis has around 7 to 13 years after diagnosis.


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