Most Famous YouTubers That Died

SamanthaRosie
These were the most famous (subscribed) YouTubers that died. Yet many died in unexpected ways.

The Top Ten

1 Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy (XXXTENTACION)

He had 14.3 million subscribers at the time of his death. He was shot while riding a motorcycle in Miami, Florida. His channel currently has over 20 million subscribers. This has been dubbed the John Lennon assassination for the YouTube history books, the worst & darkest day & tragedy ever for the YouTube community. Showing us such bad things can happen to the biggest people unexpectedly. Eventually a memorial was built for him at his funeral, which was arguably the biggest for the YouTube community. He was only 20. R.I.P. XXXTENTACION. - SamanthaRosie

2 Johnathan Grant Thompson

He was the King of Random, doing the biggest number of random videos on YouTube & the most famous & subbed one that ever died that made videos that didn’t rely mainly on music, unlike XXXTENTACION. He had 11.4 million subscribers at the time of his death, making him the 2nd most famous person in the history of YouTube to die, only behind Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy (XXXTENTACION) & the biggest subscribed overall to die in 2019. He died in a paragliding accident on July 28th, 2019. It was the Paul Walker incident for YouTube’s history books & like XXX’s death, it reminded us the most unexpected incidents can happen to even the biggest people. He was 39. R.I.P. Johnathan Grant Thompson (King of Random). - SamanthaRosie

3 Monty Oum Monty Oum

He had 9.59 million subscribers during his death. He suffered a severe allergic reaction that became fatal. His death was 3rd place for the YouTube community for a reason. - SamanthaRosie

4 Caleb Logan Bratayley Caleb Logan Bratayley

He had 6.91 million subscribers at the time of his death. He had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy & died of it at only 13, making him the youngest YouTuber to die. R.I.P. Caleb Logan. - SamanthaRosie

Yup, the record for the youngest YouTuber to die. He was certainly the 4th biggest in history to die. - SamanthaRosie

5 Charles Green Jr. ( TheAngryGrandpaShow)

Angry Grandpa will never be forgotten. He was elite. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

He had 4.09 million subscribers at the time of his death. He died of cirrhosis & pneumonia. R.I.P. Angry Grandpa. - SamanthaRosie

6 Keith Ratliff

He had 6.5 million subscribers at the time of his death. He was shot. R.I.P. Keith Ratliff. - SamanthaRosie

7 Christina Grimmie (zeldaxlove64) Christina Grimmie (zeldaxlove64) Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians. She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.

She had 3.99 million subscribers at the time of her death. She was shot by a deranged lunatic fan named Kevin James Loibl. She was 21. Her death was like the Selena Quintanilla tragedy for YouTube’s history books & had a profound effect on the YouTube community & made YouTubers & other stars scared for their safety. This changed the way many events worked including adding extra security & having meet & greet access limited to near impossible, all because of this. R.I.P. Christina Grimmie. - SamanthaRosie

8 Mike Taylor

He had 3.33 million subscribers when he died. He died of natural causes in his sleep the day before New Year’s Eve in 2018. He was the 2nd most subscribed YouTuber to die in 2018. R.I.P. Mike Taylor. - SamanthaRosie

9 Yakiwchuk

He had 2.93 million subscribers at the time of his death. He had an unconfirmed cancer attack. R.I.P. Yakiwchuk. - SamanthaRosie

10 Connie Kin (Co-Founder of WhatsUpMoms)

She had 2.71 million subscribers at the time of her death. She was the co-founder of WhatsUpMoms. R.I.P. Connie Kin. - SamanthaRosie

The Contenders

11 Brian Rickard (Yoteslaya)

That's why you don't try to outrace a train. - 2storm

He had 887,000 subscribers at the time of his death. He died in a train collision on October 23rd, 2013. Yoteslaya & his 2 friends attempted to outrun a train unsuccessfully. The train crashed the car, brutally killing him & his 2 other friends. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

12 Desmond Daniel Amofah (Etika) Desmond Daniel Amofah (Etika)

Desmond Daniel Amofah (Etika) had 133,000 subscribers at the time of his death. He was depressed, admitted his depression, then wandered off & killed himself by drowning. He committed suicide on June 19th, 2019. He was a sizably popular streamer. R.I.P. Etika. - SamanthaRosie

Goodbye. - CrypticMemory

13 Edd Gould (Eddsworld)

He had 1.69 million subscribers at the time of his death. He died of leukaemia he battled for 11 months along with cancer he had for 6 years. He will never be forgotten. R.I.P. Edd Gould. - SamanthaRosie

14 John Peter Bain (TotalBiscuit)

He had 2.17 million subscribers when he died. He had cancer. R.I.P. TotalBiscuit. - SamanthaRosie

15 Ernest Barry Elliott (Co-founder of Iraqveteran8888)

He had 1.98 million subscribers at the time he died. He had a heart attack. He was the co-founder of Iraqveteran8888. So sudden. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

16 Eiki Akiyama (Member of アバンティーズ)

He had 1.6 million subscribers. He unfortunately drowned. He was the member of アバンティーズ. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

17 Talia Castellano (Taliajoy18)

She had 1.47 million subscribers when she died. She died of neuroblastoma on July 16th, 2013. - SamanthaRosie

18 Mastanamma (Member of Country Foods)

He had 1.23 million subscribers at the time of his death. He was 107. The oldest a YouTuber has ever lived. R.I.P. Mastanamma. - SamanthaRosie

19 Danish Zehen

He had 1.19 million subscribers upon his death. He died in a car accident. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

20 Rich Piana

He had 1.12 million subscribers at the time of his death. He died of cardiac arrest on August 25th, 2017. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

21 Trevor J. Heitmann (McSkillet)

He had 868,000 subscribers when he died. He committed suicide on August 23rd, 2018. He was on the opposite side of the road, going 100 MPH on a 2015 McLaren 650S & crashed into another vehicle which killed 2 others & injured 8. One of his friends claimed that he had been struggling with his life which eventually pushed him to the limits. So sad to see a lovely person go away from that. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

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