Barry Gibb is a British-born singer, who is famous for being a member of the Bee Gees. He hails from a musical family, his younger twin brothers topped the musical charts in 1970.
Barry joined his two brothers and formed the music group Bee Gees. In 1967, the group recorded their first song but their major breakthrough was in the 1970s with their dance song, You Should Be Dancing. Across the years, the group won many awards including, Grammy awards for their soundtrack in the 1977 film, Saturday Night Fever. Additionally, the brothers wrote the hit breaker song by Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton, Islands in the Stream. Learn if Barry Gibb is still alive in this review.
Barry Gibb is Alive
The accomplished singer, Barry Gibb is still alive. He is not active as before and this can be attributed to the fact that the Bee Gee band is no longer together. Nevertheless, Gibb still performs in concerts, though most concerts have been disrupted due to covid-19. Currently, he spends most of his time with his family in Florida.
Fortunately, Barry is not one of the celebrities who have been subjected to a death hoax. However, in recent years, death has robbed Barry of his close family members. In 2003, he lost his younger brother Maurice which led to the closure of the Bee Gees music group. Disaster struck again in 2012 when his brother Robin Gibb died of cancer. Since then, Barry has performed as a solo act.
Barry Gibb has not experienced any health challenges in recent years. Nevertheless, he once struggled with drug addiction but his wife talked him out of it.
Gibb was born on September 1, 1946, in Isle of Man, United Kingdom, and is presently 74 years old.