TikTok and Youtube star Huey Haha, a popular content creator with millions of viral video views and a 2-year-old daughter, has passed away. He was 22 years old.
The Stockton, Calif. comedian – of Vietnamese descent whose real name is Hui Ha – was confirmed to have died on social media Wednesday.
“Rest in peace to Huey Ha,” Posted on his official Instagram is reading. “Huey Ha passed away on October 25, 2021. He loved and appreciated each and every one of his supporters.”
The official cause of his death has yet to be revealed, and his thriving account on TikTok – which has racked up more than 4.5 million views – has been deleted. The Independent reported.
The social media star debuted on the digital scene two years ago. He often wore a shiny barbecue and became known for posting hundreds of comedy shorts online. In addition to his massive audience on TikTok, Huey has amassed nearly 450,000 YouTube subscribers and more than 200,000 Instagram Followers.
Rumors of his death first spread online on Wednesday, as fan and peer tributes flooded multiple platforms even as he It has become a popular topic on Twitter.
“Fuck you was a staple of this entertainment for Asians too,” fellow star on social media. Tweet embed On Huey’s Instagram in honor. “May your soul rest in peace, brother.”
“Rest in Heaven for this amazingly talented and creative young star.” Al-Mu’izz commented on Twitter. “We will miss you. Prayers and condolences to all your friends and family.”
“This boy was half laughing at Stockton in his plays,” Post another fan. “Rest in Heaven to Huey.
“Man RIP Huey”. This made me bored, ‘Another subscriber Overnight. “I know what happened but I understand how hard it was to get where he was. Praying for his child and his family. How did Huey die haha?”
Huey is survived by a young daughter named Princess Ha.
As of Thursday morning, a GoFundMe launched by his friend, Coby Jdn, had raised more than $32,700 in donations to cover funeral costs and support his little girl.
“We used to say RIP but it hurts so much – we always hate comedy because all people see is laughter, not what we do or go through,” Jdn Post on Instagram. “They have already taken the fun out of comedy but now it wouldn’t be the same without you. We love you brother. See you in the future.”
Huey joins a disturbing trend of young online personalities with millions of followers who have lost their lives in recent months, from 19-year-old Gabriel Salazar’s car accident after a police chase to 18-year-old Timbo the Redneck’s The Big Booty Truck Tragedy.