YouTube star Keenan Cahil?
Popular YouTube personality Keenan Cahill has reportedly died at the age of 27, according to a spokesperson for the family.
‘For those who are asking. December 15th is the date of surgery,’ he wrote on what is his last Instagram post on December 12.
Fans showed support to the star after the news broke, with many commenting their condolences under his last Instagram post.
‘You were such a huge part of my childhood ❤️ Rest In Peace,’ one wrote.
‘Core YouTube childhood memories from you. Fly free in the eternal sky,’ another one added.
Other guest artists on his channel have included Maroon 5, Flo Rida, 50 Cent, Jason Derulo, Gym Class Heroes, Cody Simpson, Tinie Tempah, The Wanted, Big Time Rush, Glee and more.
Cahill’s popular YouTube videos had over 500 million views.
He has also released three singles on iTunes: Hands Up, Closer, and Back to Us.
Cahill was previously nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Star and in September 2011, he was also nominated for Viral Web Star at the J-14 Awards.
Keenan Cahil Cause of death
Though a cause of death has not been revealed, Keenan, who was diagnosed with Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome, shared two weeks ago that he was undergoing open heart surgery on December 15.
The internet star was diagnosed with Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome at the age of one.