Sources told The Daily Mail, that Gordon suffered several heart attacks on New Year's Day and was rushed to Altamonte Springs Hospital's intensive care unit where he later died. Gordon's brother, Junior Walker, confirmed the news on Facebook as he wrote: "God why did I have to lose my brother on New Year", and "All I can do is cry".
His death comes almost eight years after legendary pop singer Whitney Houston was found dead in February 2012 at a Beverly Hills hotel.
Megastar Whitney Houston took Nick in when he was just 12, and raised the youngster alongside her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.
She was placed in a medically-induced coma, but never woke up, and died in July, 2015, aged 22.
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"We are devastated by the loss of my handsome brother", Walker Jr. told PEOPLE.
"This is a tragic end to Nick's troubled life", he said. Bobbi was found unconscious and unresponsive with drugs in her system in a bathtub in the townhouse she shared with Gordon.
Gordon was 30 years old. He leaves a void in the hearts of my family and his friends.
Gordon's attorney, Joe Habachy, confirmed his death to CNN but did not provide details on the cause.
Habachy said despite Gordon's turbulent last few years, he was trying to stay away from drugs. An autopsy showed that she had morphine, cocaine, alcohol and prescription drugs in her body, but the medical examiner couldn't determine if she killed herself, if someone else killed her or if her death was accidental.
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Mr Gordon was found legally responsible for her death in a civil case, but never faced any criminal charges.
According to the arrest report obtained by Access Hollywood at the time, Gordon denied that he ever hit Leal.
Neither Gordon nor his lawyer appeared up for trials in the case, and he was found liable and the losses awarded by default.
In February 2017, he paid tribute to Houston on the fifth anniversary of her death, writing: "Can't believe it's been 5years". He was ordered to pay her estate $36 million.
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