Chopped Junior winner Fuller Goldsmith dead at age 17 after fifth battle with cancer

CELEBRITY chef Fuller Goldsmith has died aged 17 after battling cancer for a fifth time.

Fuller was best known for winning Chopped Junior in 2017 when he was just 13.


Fuller Goldsmith has died aged 17 after his fifth battle with cancerCredit: Getty Images

He was first diagnosed with leukemia when he was three.

In February Fuller revealed his leukemia was back for a fifth time after. A doctor found a brain tumor after Fuller had reported symptoms like nausea and dizziness.

The teen chef had declared he was cancer-free in August 2020.

On Instagram, Fuller announced on February 28 2021 that the leukemia was “trying to come back” and he would have to start 12 sessions of radiation. 

‘Unfortunately the news regarding the tumor was not what I was hoping. The same Leukemia is back,’ he wrote at the time. ‘Round 5 – I’m ready to fight!’ 

While appearing on Chopped in 2017, the teen told judges: “When I was diagnosed, Chopped was the only thing that got me up and cooking.

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