Jackie Collins dies aged 77

BEST selling author, Jackie Collins has died after a battle with breast cancer.

Her family has confirmed, the 77-year-old mother-of-three passed away overnight.

“It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic and one of a kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of breast cancer today.”


“She lived a wonderfully full life and was adored by her family, friends and the millions of readers who she has been entertaining for over 4 decades.”

The younger sister of fellow English author and actress, Joan Collins, published 32 novels, all of which made the New York Times bestsellers list.

Jackie Collins (left) with older sister, Joan. Image: Facebook

Jackie Collins (left) with older sister, Joan.
Image: Facebook

“She was a true inspiration, a trail blazer for women in fiction and a creative force.”

“She will live on through her characters but we already miss her beyond words.”

Eight of her novels have been adapted for the screen.