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Top 100 Famous YouTubers that died Unexpectedly

Youtubers that have died : McSkillet

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Trevor Heitmann and known to his fans McSkillet was a youtuber best known for making content related to the popular game CS.GO. He managed to amass over 800,000 subscribers to his channel by mainly making videos discussing the real-world value for weapons and skins from the game.

While maybe not apparent to many subscribers, McSkillet was a very troubled individual.

On August 23rd 2018, Trevor got in his car and began speeding the wrong way down a highway at a hundred miles per hour in an apparent suicide.

The last moment of his life was him ramming head-on with an oncoming SUV. Killing not only himself but the occupants of the other car, namely a 43 year old woman and her 12 year old daughter.


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Zack TV

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Zack TV was a YouTube channel founded in 2009 by a man by the name of Zack stoner. The channel was mainly dedicated to documenting Chicago’s hip-hop scene as well as the culture surrounding it.

In its times, that TV was a relatively successful channel gaining over a hundred and seventy thousand subscribers over its lifetime.

On may 30th 2018 while driving home from a concert at Chicago’s refuge nightclub, Stoner was shot and killed before crashing his Jeep into a nearby light post.

Witnesses claimed to have seen at least four people flee the scenes together in another car, leading police to believe the shooting was gang-related. Many suspect that Stoner was killed due to his reporting on the Chicago gang world. But to this day no arrests have ever been made for the case.

Auntie Fee

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Auntie Fee was the online alias of Felicia Odell, who became famous in 2014 through a series of simple videos in which she cooked low budget meals in her kitchen. Her crass personality quickly drew the attention of audiences, getting her hundreds of thousands of subscribers and followers.

This online popularity eventually translated into mainstream success, and on TV had the opportunity to collab with celebrities such as Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Harvey and Snoop Dogg, as well as, making appearances on shows such as The Real Husbands of Hollywood.

Unfortunately, on March 14th 2017, Felicia suffered a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital, where she died four days later.


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Caleb Meakins

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Caleb Meakins was an accomplished man before he even started on YouTube. A charismatic entrepreneur, he was giving TEDx talks on humanitarian causes before he reached his late 20s. Though he moved to the UK when he was 8, he always felt a connection to his country of birth Ethiopia.

Caleb was obsessed with rekindling his Ethiopian roots. He bridged his different worlds with the creation of a YouTube channel: Ethiopia In Me . In his first video, he outlined his main goal for the channel; to learn the language, to learn the culture and hopefully teach his viewers something along the way.

Over the next four years, he would go on to achieve all these objectives with eye-opening and educational content.

However, things would take a turn for the worse, when on February 20th 2020, Caleb was due to catch a flight in London when he was the victim of a serious car accident. Even with both of his lungs collapsed and his skull and vertebrae severely fractured in several areas, Caleb managed to linger on to be hospitalized.

Five days later, his family started a GoFundMe page in order to pay for the medical expenses, which exceeded its goal by an astounding 500%. Sadly, Caleb would pass away from his injuries shortly thereafter.


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Tai Couture

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Tyree Williams better known as Tai Coture was a YouTube hair style expert and LGBT activist. He openly struggled with depression for most of his life.

He became a well-known member of the online gay community with his words of support for young gay men who might have similar problems to him.

Sadly, despite his long battle Tai committed suicide in October of 2019 prompting shock and sadness from a large portion of the online world.


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Qing Han

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Qing Han, known to her fans as Qinni, grew up in a family which disapproved of her artistic passion. Seeking community, she created an account on Deviantart in the late 2000s, where she would go on to cultivate a substantial and enthusiastic following.

Renowned for her generosity and humbleness, Qing kept active correspondence with friends and fans alike, she frequently posted in-depth tutorials

On her YouTube channel with over 400,000 subscribers, she uploaded speed-painting videos to act as step-by-step presentations of her works.

On December 27th 2019 in, two days after Christmas, she revealed via Twitter that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 sarcoma and that most had a year and a half left.

Sadly, even this prognosis massively overestimated her condition. on February 10th 2020, she died at the age of 29. Following the announcement of her passing, fans got the hashtag #galaxiesforqinni to trend on Twitter, and many recreated her most iconic piece start freckles as a tribute to her.


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Antti Pendikainen

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Antti Pendikainen was a finished stunt performer who garnered over 80,000 subscribers by posting his high-octane capers; from driving to flying a snowmobile to jumping out of a hot air balloon without a parachute.

He performed these feats with nerves of steel always eager to take on the next impossible challenge.

On May 26th 2019, while competing in a national motorbike race in Finland, Antti lost control of his bike and collided with some nearby trees. Although first aid was available at the scene, his injuries proved to be fatal.

Justin Carmical

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Justin JewWario Carmical was a retro game critic best known for a series: you can play this. A show in which he reviewed old games he imported from Japan. Justin was mainly known for his work on ThatGuyWithTheGlasses. As he was a member there for nearly seven years, before moving on and doing his own thing on YouTube.

In 2014,  Justin’s wife went on Facebook to announce that he had committed suicide in their bathroom. Fans and creators alike spoke out in droves to honor Justin’s memory. many calling him the nicest person they had ever met.

However, after the release of the infamous changed the channel documents, many began to suspect that Justin was guilty of some appalling acts throughout his life. These claims of sexual misconduct have left a dark stain on Justin’s formerly clean legacy.


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Harley Dilly

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Harley Dilly was a 14 year-old autistic boy living in Port Clinton, Ohio. He made vlog-like content on his YouTube channel. In December of 2019, Harley was reported missing by his father after searching for him over a day. According to his father, he and Harley had gone into a fight the day before after he had broken the boy’s phone.

Apparently, there had been many instances in the past where Harley and his parents had an argument, resulting in the boy running away from home and not returning for a few hours. However, Harley had never disappeared for this long before, causing his parents to start worring. 

Police spent days searching for Harley, checking in at the homes of his friends and at his school. the search gained national attention, and getting reported on by mainstream news outlets.

Finally, after weeks of searching, police found Harley’s unfortunately deceased body On January 13th 2020, trapped in the chimney of an abandoned house in Harley’s home neighborhood, and the wake of Harley’s death some have criticized his parents for waiting so long to contact authorities and have even pressured officials to change the laws for the reporting of missing children.