Gabe Solis reportedly dies of cancer

‘Braxton Family Values’ star Trina Braxton’s ex-husband dies of cancer

Trina Braxton’s ex-husband Gabe Solis has reportedly died of cancer.

» RELATED: Angela Simmons' ex-fiancé killed in Atlanta

According to TMZ, he lost his battle with the disease Thursday at age 43. He was reportedly surrounded by family and friends in Texas at the time of his death.

Solis and Braxton wed in 2003 and divorced in 2015. Their on-and-off again relationship was often documented on the Atlanta-filmed WeTV reality show “Braxton Family Values,” which follows Toni Braxton and her sisters.

The couple also appeared on OWN’s “Iyanla: Fix My Life” earlier this year in an effort to improve their friendship after their split. 

Braxton posted a statement on Instagram about Solis’ death Saturday.

» RELATED: Interview: 'Iyanla: Fix My Life' camps in Atlanta for season 5

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.