Eddie Money, the singer known for hits like "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 70 years old. 

“The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning," Money's family said in a statement. "It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever through his music.”

Money had recently shared that he was battling stage 4 esophageal cancer, according to the Associated Press. 

Most recently, Money and his family starred in AXS reality series "Real Money," which followed the singer through life at home and on the road. 

Money was known for multiple hits in the 1970s and 1980s, including “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Baby Hold On" and "Take Me Home Tonight" featuring Ronnie Spector. "Take Me Home Tonight" was nominated for a best rock vocal Grammy in 1987. 

Money was married to his wife Laurie Harris for more than 30 years. They have five children.