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Top 100 Famous YouTubers that died Unexpectedly

Erich Stelzer

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Erich Stelzer was a small Fitness youtuber who devoted his channel towards tracking his workout progress. just from watching his videos, you would never imagine he was someone capable of brutal acts. that was until he had a violent mental breakdown.

On December 28th 2018, police responded to a call by entering a home to check what the commotion was all about. They were greeted with the sight of Erich stabbing and slashing his girlfriend using a knife and shards of glass as he referred to her as a demon. Once she managed to break away from his grasp he turned to the cops and began screaming that he was God.

After repeatedly attempting to de-escalate the situation, the officers were forced to tase him until he lost consciousness. His unresponsive body was transported to the hospital where he later died.


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Meechy Monroe

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Meechy Monroe had a disappointing career in marketing before a fateful bad haircut led her to discovering an online community that believed black women should embrace their natural hair.

Feeling inspired by their message, Meechy began posting her hairstyle tutorials in 2010, empowering her viewers to give up their hot combs perms extensions and displayed their organic hair for the world to see.

Her channel took off rather quickly but some of her videos bringing in more than a million views apiece. She was soon able to accept brand deals and endorsements.

Things went awry however in 2014, when she suffered several strokes and was diagnosed with brain cancer. In preparation for the surgery, she had to shave all of her hair. By doing so, effectively, retired her channel.

In 2017 she passed away due to her cancer at the young age of 32. She is remembered by her mother and by her sister, who now also run a beauty hair based channel.


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Esther Earl

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Esther Earl was a young YouTube vlogger who became friends with John Green of the Vlogbrothers after meeting him at a Harry Potter convention in 2009. After their meeting, she became heavily involved in the vlogbrothers fan community and forged a close friendship with the John over the Internet.

On top of that, she was also heavily involved in charity work even helping a nonprofit organization designed to help survivors of human rights violations known as the Harry Potter Alliance. Unfortunately, Esther was also diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 12 and had been struggling with it for her entire time on the Internet. She fought bravely until the bitter end.

On August 25th 2010, she passed away in her memory her parents started the charity this star won’t go out designed to help families of children suffering from cancer. Additionally, John and his brother Hank celebrate the holiday called Esther day every year on her birthday August 3rd the event brings together dozens of YouTubers from across the site to raise money for charity.

It’s clear that John’s friendship with Esther meant a great deal to him as he even loosely based his novel The Fault in Our Stars on her story.


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Youtubers that have died : Geriatric1927

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Peter Oakley AKA, Geriatric1927 was an elderly British man, who like many people, in 2006 was fascinated by the new platform of YouTube and quickly began posting vlog-like content to the site. After posting his first video, people quickly began to take notice and enjoyed Peter’s calm demeanor and soothing voice.

This success prompted him to start a series entitled: Telling it all in which he told stories about his wife, his career as a public health inspector, his love of motorcycles, and his time as a radar technician during world war ii.

These videos were very popular by the standards of the time, gaining hundreds of thousands of views and getting Peter’s channel nearly 80,000 subscribers for a small time. Thus making him the most subscribed to channel on all of YouTube, he continued making these videos all the way up until he passed away from cancer at the age of 86 on March 23rd 2014.


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Paul Vasquez

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Paul Vasquez or as he was known on YouTube Yosemitebear62 was a youtuber that made videos on him living a life close to nature.

What made him a viral hit in the mainstream however was a video from 2010 of him having an over-the-top reaction to a double rainbow across the sky. In an era when people were on the lookout for viral videos this fit the bill and gained tens of millions of views.

A decade later, it was revealed that Paul tested positive for Covid 19, as well as, another unspecified ailments. Shortly thereafter, Paul passed away. However, the cause of death hasn’t been released.


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Jam Sebastian

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Jam Sebastian was a Filipino actor who, alongside his girlfriend, ran their shared YouTube channel JamishTV. This nickname was used by fans to refer to the couple that jointly devoted their channel to uploading short films which gave an inside look on the emotional complexities of a relationship.

In January of 2014, Jam was diagnosed with stage-four cancer. After announcing this heavy news to their devastated million subscribers, tears were shared by fans. When at the Philippine International Convention Center, his longtime girlfriend proposed to him.

The last video on JamishTV uploaded on July 19th to 2014, was a heartwarming compilation of prominent Youtubers across the globe giving their well wishes to Jam. Sadly, on March 4th 2015, Jam passed away.

Myk Friedman

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Myk Friedman ran the animation channel Toonsmyth Productions which housed the incredibly popular series Ultimate Cartoon Fighting. In this series, which achieved over 200 million views, iconic cartoon characters duked it out through the power of flash animation and impressively uncanny voice acting.

In the midst of the seventh season, the series was discontinued – when on March 12th 2014, Friedman died due to complications from his diabetes. Five years after his passing, the channel finally reached the impressive milestone of a half million subscribers.


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Conclusion

There you have the most famous youtubers that died . While each one of these people lived in a different country, had different religions, and of course came from different backgrounds, the thing that’s binding them all together is that they’ll collectively be missed by hundreds of millions of friends, family members, and fans alike.


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