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Singer Ben Kweller’s 16-Year-Old Son Dorian Zev Dies in Car Accident

American singer-songwriter Ben Kweller’s son Dorian Zev is no longer with us. He passed away at the age of 16 following a car accident. The I Need You Back singer shared the sad news of his son’s demise on the social media platform Instagram.

Ben Kweller’s 16-year-old son Dorian Zev took his last breaths on Monday, February 27, 2023. His son Dorian was a rising musician. Continue reading further to know more details about the car accident.

Ben Kweller’s son Dorian Zev dies in a car accident

On Tuesday, the Penny on the Train Track hitmaker took to his Instagram page to share the unfortunate news of his 16-year-old son Dorian Zev’s death. The musician stated that his son Dorian died in a car accident. At the time of his death, Zev was only 16 years old.

The Wasted & Ready crooner started by writing “There’s no way that I can be typing this but I am…. Our son, Dorian Zev Kweller, was killed last night. He was only 16 and he was a true legend. Kindest, gentle soul, a friend to all.”

Ben went on to say, “If you knew him, you know. We’ll never get over him as long as we’re here on earth. Please keep his spirit alive with your memories and the music he made.”

The Rudderless star stated that he was proud of his son Dorian for following in his footsteps as a recording artist. He further added, “Dorian Zev wrote and recorded songs every day. A true poet from the day he started speaking. Only a few of his recordings were released but he was on a path and excited about his journey.”

Kweller continued, “He had so many plans!!! His first gig was in two weeks at SXSW. My last text with him was about the merch we wanted to make. My baby boy was at the starting line with so much life ahead of him… I have no idea why things like this happen.”

The grieving father concluded, “We’re in complete shock and don’t know what the future holds. Lizzy, Judah, and I have no idea how to deal with this disaster. Thank you for your prayers and support and we apologize if we are slow to respond to messages.”

When did Ben Kweller and his wife Liz Smith Kweller welcome their son Dorian Zev?

For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, the In Other Words singer tied the knot with his wife Liz Smith Kweller in the year 2003. She is the inspiration behind his song Lizzy from the 2002 album named Sha Sha.

Liz and Ben welcomed two kids together. They share two sons and their names are as follows: Dorian Zev Kweller and Judah Kweller. Liz gave birth to the pair’s son Dorian in the year 2006.

We send our deepest condolences to the friends and family members of Dorian Zev during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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