Here’s what we know so far:
1. He Was First Diagnosed With Cancer in 2003
Madoff had been suffering from lymphoma. He was originally diagnosed with the disease in 2003. According to an interview with People, he thought he had beaten the cancer until the stresses of his father’s dealings and trial caused it to reappear.
2. It’s Alleged He Was Involved in His Father’s Illegal Deals
In July 2014, it was alleged by trustee Irving Picard that Andrew Madoff knew of his father’s illegal dealings. Picard says Madoff received millions of dollars in payoffs from his parents. Although a judge in London ruled that Andrew knew nothing of the extent of his father’s scheme.
3. He Is Survived by his Fiancee Catherine Hooper
After his father was sent to prison, Andrew Madoff and his fiancee Catherine Hooper started a disaster preparedness company called Black Umbrella. Since his cancer reappeared, Andrew was no longer working as much for the company, reports The Wall Street Journal. The couple were interviewed together on The Today Show in 2011, watch the video above.
4. Andrew Madoff Was an Award-Winning Financial Regulator
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5. His Brother Died in 2010
His older brother, Mark, committed suicide in 2010.