The news was announced on his official Facebook page.
Singer Meat Loaf has died at the age of 74.
His hits included Bat Out Of Hell, while he also broke into acting, staring in films such as "Fight Club", "Focus", "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Wayne's World."
A family statement on Facebook read:
"Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side. Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours.
"His amazing career spanned 6 decades that saw him sell over 100 Million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including "Fight Club", "Focus", "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Wayne's World."
"We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man.
"We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time.
"From his heart to your souls…don't ever stop rocking!"