MICK NORCROSS was a legend of reality TV show The Only Way is Essex, most notably for owning the famed Sugar Hut nightclub.
But former TOWIE star Mick died at the age of 57 on January 21, 2021.
How many children did Mick Norcross have?
Mick had four children, including The Only Way is Essex star Kirk Norcross by Julie Lloyd.
Kirk was among the show's original stars, featuring in the debut episode.
He left the TOWIE after season three, before returning for the seventh and eighth series - departing for good in 2013.
Before his return to the reality programme, he starred in Celebrity Big Brother before going onto join Ex On The Beach.
Mick also fathered Mason and Hollie Bright-Norcross, along with other son Daniel.
Norcross senior is also a grandfather to Kirk's son Harry Michael.
The former Sugar Hut owner was also a cousin of former Apprentice star Camilla Ainsworth.
When was Mick Norcross on TOWIE?
Mick did not appear on The Only Way is Essex until the second season in 2011, despite the Sugar Hut featuring regularly in the debut series.
He made his first appearance in the season two's premiere alongside his son Kirk.
Norcross senior became a regular, featuring in a total of 53 episodes from 2011 to 2013.
He left after the first episode in season eight after revealing he wanted to make his Sugar Hut nightclub more high-end.
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When did he buy the Sugar Hut nightclub?
The Sugar Hut in Brentwood, Essex acts as the main setting for TOWIE.
Norcross' nightclub was a regular haunt for the likes of son Kirk, Gemma Collins and Mario Falcone in the early days of the show.
And it was previously reported that Mick bought the club in 2012 for around £1.3 million, having leased the property beforehand.