The singer told fans in October 2020 that he had an inoperable tumour.
His wife Kelsey Hardwick wrote on Instagram: “Our hearts are broken.” The pair had two young children together.
She added: “Tom was the centre of our world. We can’t imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence.”
Her post continued: “We are truly thankful for the outpouring of love and support and ask that we all unite to ensure Tom’s light continues to shine for his beautiful children.
“Thank you to everyone who has supported in his care throughout, he fought until the very end. I’m forever proud of you.”
The Wanted are one of the most critically acclaimed pop groups of recent times, with music that propelled them to international success. The band toured Australia in a promotional capacity doing smaller shows, whilst filling stadiums throughout Europe and the USA.