Cody Longo began acting in 2006 and got his first big break when he was cast in the 2009 movie adaptation of Fame. In 2011, he played the role of an adult Nikki Alamain in eight episodes of Days of Our Lives.
The following year, Cody landed the starring role of Eddie Duran in the Nick at Nite/TeenNick drama Hollywood Heights.
He went on to appear in a number of films and television shows but shifted his focus more to music. According to his IMDb bio, in 2014, he broke into the Billboard Top 100 with his song “She Said.” He had also worked as a music supervisor and musician on several projects, including Hollywood Heights.
Fans of the actor were hit with the tragic news of his passing. In the wake o his death, many are asking whether he was married with kids. Here’s what we know.
Was Cody Longo married? Cody Longo leaves behind a wife and three children.
Prior to his passing, Cody Longo had been married to his wife, dance coach, and choreographer Stephanie Clark, since October 2015. The pair shared three small children — daughter Lyla (7), son Elijah (5), and son Noah (19 months).
On Instagram, Stephanie frequently shared peeks inside their life together as a family. In honor of Valentine’s Day 2022, she posted a series of photos and videos, including sweet snaps of Cody rocking Noah in his arms, posing with Lyla at a dance competition, and snuggling up to Stephanie’s stomach when she was pregnant in the hospital.
What was Cody Longo’s cause of death?
As of this writing, Cody Longo’s cause of death has yet to be officially confirmed, however, family sources tell TMZ that they suspect alcohol is to blame.
Cody reportedly struggled with alcohol abuse for years. In November 2020, he was arrested on a domestic violence charge after a drunken fight with his wife during which he allegedly shoved her face.
The family source tells TMZ that Cody had gone to rehab last summer, but had possibly relapsed since then.