Popular TikTok star and rising comedian Huey Haha died on Monday at the age of 22, a friend revealed on his Instagram page.
The actor, whose real name is Huey Ha, was a social media celebrity whose sketches had accumulated more than 4.5 million views on TikTok and his YouTube page had nearly 450,000 Youtube subscribers.
The announcement of his death was posted on Instagram on Wednesday and a GoFundMe page was organized by his friend Cody Jdn.
The comic, from Stockton, Calif., Is survived by a two-year-old daughter, Princess Ha, whom he shared with his former girlfriend Heather Saizon.
His cause of death has not been disclosed and his TikTok page has since been closed.
Rising TikTok star and comedian Huey Haha died on Monday aged 22
His death was announced Wednesday via Instagram with the cause still unknown
The Instagram tribute to Haha was posted on her personal page along with a photo from the GoFundMe page curated by Jdn.
“Rest in peace in Huey Ha,” the message read. ‘Huey Ha passed away on October 25, 2021.
“He loved and appreciated each of his supporters.
“This is the official fund, all of the proceeds of which will go towards the funeral expenses and her daughter. “
The page currently raised $ 32,880 on Thursday morning, surpassing its goal of $ 15,000.
“Before I said RIP, but it hurt the most, we always hated comedy because all people see is laughter, not what we had done or been through,” Haha’s friend posted , Jdn, on Instagram.
“They once enjoyed acting, but now it won’t be the same without you. We love you brother, see you soon.
Haha was paid tribute by his friend Cody Jdn (left) who had organized a GoFundMe page for the late comedian
The Go Fund Me page was set up to raise money for the funeral of Haha and her two-year-old daughter, Princess
Haha had been praised by both friends and fans for his tribute to comedy and his portrayal of the Asian American community.
He had posted his content on social media platforms such as TikTok, which was deleted, and on YouTube.
In two years, he had racked up over 100 million combined views on YouTube and 4.5 million on his TikTok page for his short sit-down comedy sketches.
Besides the comedic content, Haha also appeared to be a family man as he posted photos with his girlfriend Heather, mother and daughter Princess Ha.
Haha even talked about being a father, which was featured in Jdn’s tribute message.
Haha is survived by his princess daughter whom he shares with his ex-girlfriend Heather Saizon
“He’s just a great guy, like, I like it so much,” Haha said.
“I love it when I come home and then my daughter, she just ran out the door and she just screams like ‘ahhhh! And then she goes around in circles and she comes back and she hugs me.
‘It’s like the best feeling, my brother. You don’t really understand, like fatherhood, until you get there. It really is. ‘
Social media users, which included a few celebrities, paid tribute to the late Haha in the tribute’s comments on Instagram.
Celebrities such as Hamilton Daveed Diggs had commented saying “So sorry my brother” and California rapper Mozzy even announced that he wanted to donate funds for Haha’s funeral.
Other fans and users also paid tribute on Haha’s Instagram page.
‘Damn bro. I wish I could get back to you, your videos uploaded to #GOAT, ”commented @babyyungin.
‘Omg Huey, I’m so, so sad that you left. So grateful that we were able to meet and film together before your passing. Your legacy will live on, ”commented @mitchellnikole.
‘Noooooooon! Rest in peace to my little friend. Send love and positive energy to your family, ”@ berner415 also commented.
Social media users paid tribute to the comic in the comments section of its Instagram page