The beloved grandmother and reality star - real name Patricia Brooker - passed away following a short illness.
Her family released a statement that read: "Sadly our amazing, courageous and beautiful Nanny Pat passed away this morning after a short illness. We are overwhelmed by sadness, and the whole family ask for privacy at this horrible time."
Tributes have been pouring in from celebrity fans and those who worked with her.
James 'Arg' Argent
"Rest In Peace the Legend that is Nanny Pat!!! Love to all the Brooker & Wright Family!!! Miss her already #QueenOfEssex."
"Nanny Pat you will be missed by so many. Our Queen of Essex! My love goes out to her family & loved ones at this tough time."
"This lady will be sorely missed by many... It was an absolute pleasure to have known you Nanny Pat... Rip xxx."
"Nanny pat u will be dearly missed! Sending my love to all her family & loved ones. #Queenofessex #rip."
"Devastated, loved her like my own nan, sending my deepest sincere condolences."
"My heart goes to both Nanny Pat Families.. I'm very sorry to hear this sad news... #RIPNannyPat."
"Devastated to hear the news about Nanny Pat, such a beautiful woman. All my love & thoughts to the family."
"Feel Blessed to say that I spent time with such a wonderful woman!! I will never forget the jokes that me & nanny pat had over the past year.. And will miss her hitting me everytime I swore out loud.. God bless you Pat #QueenOfEssex."
"Such sad news... Such a lovely lady. Nanny Pat."
"We are all truly saddened by the loss of our beautiful Essex queen nanny pat who is irreplaceable & forever in our hearts."
"You cannot buy, steal or borrow LOVE. Nanny Pat earned it by being KIND to all she met on her journey of life. #RIPNannyPat."
"Such a sad day in Essex.. We have lost our Queen, Nanny Pat!! A lovely lady with the biggest heart.. #RIPNannyPat."
"My thoughts are with Wright family today sorry to hear this terrible news."
"I can't believe it, RIP nanny Pat. You was the biggest legend ever and you will continue to be, my thoughts go to the all the wrights."
"Very sad to hear the news of nanny pat. thoughts are with the family and sending my love to them @MissJessWright_ @MarkWright_ x"
"Our queen of Essex and everyone's nan we love you and you will be truly missed. R.I.P nanny pat."
"RIP nanny Pat.. Such a lovely lady, always had a smile on your face! Thinking about all of the Wright family."
"Heart broken RIP our darling Nanny Pat. thinking about @nannypat_carol and all the Wrights. #RIPNannyPat."
"My heart goes out to all The Wrights. Nanny Pat was an amazing lady. Thinking of you all @MissJessWright_ @nannypat_carol."
"My heart goes out 2 the Wright family nannypat was an amazing person and will b truly missed but never 4gotten."
"So so sad to hear that Nanny Pat has passed away, such a wonderful sweet, fun and kind lady,it was a pleasure working with and knowing you.x."
Vas J Morgan
"Such devastating news. Thoughts and prayers are with the Wright family. RIP Nanny Pat."
"Gutted to hear about the passing of Nanny Pat. My thoughts with all the Wright family, Nanny Pat was one of the sweetest ladies ever."
"My heart goes out to all the Wrights.. Having to say goodbye to a truely incredible lady."
"Such devastating news ... Thinking of you all @MissJessWright_ @nannypat_carol."
"Rip nanny pat. xx thoughts are with the whole Wright family at this sad time."
"My Thoughts and Prayers goes out to The Wright family. RIP Nanny Pat."
"So sad to hear the news of @nannypat_carol passing. Such a lovely woman. Love to the family xxx."
"One of the loveliest caring lady's I knew, horrible news. RIP nanny pat. Thoughts are with the family."
"So sad to hear the passing of @nannypat_carol absolute Towie legend! #RIP."
"I'm so sorry to hear the news about Nanny pat. My thoughts go out to you @MissJessWright_ and your family."