Teddy Ray, a famous comedian and actor, died on Friday at the age of just 32. He was popular for his collaborations with Katt Williams and Russell Simmons. Their content quickly went viral and received many accolades. Read on to find out what happened to him.
Since the news broke, fans and other stars have been shocked by the beloved comedian’s sudden passing. Netizens are continuously sharing tributes and prayers for the departed soul on various social media platforms.
Comedy Central also posted a heartfelt tribute to Teddy, saying he was a hilarious and beloved performer. Media production company Hoorae Media also shared a tribute saying they were grateful for the energy Ray brought to their work.
How did Teddy Ray die and what was the cause of death?
Comedian Teddy Ray passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022. His death was confirmed by a representative of his family and went viral after comedian Los PopaVotch shared a tweet about his disappearance on Twitter.
Teddy Ray’s cause of death was not immediately released. Several sources speculated that the comedian died of cardiac arrest while battling obesity for a very long time.
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However, neither his family nor local authorities shared an update on his death. The young man may have died of natural causes or may have died battling an illness. No foul play appears to have been involved in his death.
Earlier, Ray thought he would be the “first to go” when news outlets said that COVID-19 was more risky for “obese” people.
“You know how Usher used to make his chain and throw it around his body and dance. That’s how I wish I could do my body fat and get away from it,” he said.
Who was Teddy Ray? Early life and career
Teddy Ray was born on July 30, 1990 and was originally from West Los Angeles. He was a popular American actor, comedian and internet personality. The “Funny Man” gained recognition for his appearance on Russell Simmon’s comedy platform All Def Digital.
His work on the platform has made him a fan favorite and has also helped grow the number of subscribers on his YouTube channel. He has about 32.8 thousand subscribers on YouTube and 197 thousand subscribers on Instagram.
Teddy was also a cast member on Season 8 of MTV’s Wild ‘N Out. He then hosted a podcast with Lewis Ray called “The Cali Kickback”. He also toured with popular names like Katt Williams and David Spade and was loved by celebrities like Jamie Foxx and T-Pain.
Teddy received his first TV special on BET and performed on Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest. He was also known for his roles in Funny Fat Guy, Hot To Be Broke and Scroll Wheel of Time.
Teddy Ray Net Worth: How Rich Was He?
Teddy Ray was a successful American actor and comedian. He has been working from a very young age and has also earned a good living from digital platforms. According to a digital media agent, Teddy Ray’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.
Most of his wealth came from his comedy shows, film appearances and other work on the silver screen. Teddy also cameoed and charged $65 for paid fan greetings.
It does not have a Wikipedia page. However, he was very active on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and other platforms. His last Instagram post came on his last birthday two weeks ago.
Fans and colleagues pay tribute to Teddy
Colleagues and fans shared tributes and prayers and paid respect to the late comedian Teddy Ray. Social media platforms are full of people who remember the funny guy and his work.
“[I] he’s been damn near all of his comedy shows in LA since he started them. one of the funniest people [sic] I know seriously. this is a truly heartbreaking man. RIP teddy damn brother,” wrote musician Jean Deaux.
“LONG LIVE THE LEGEND OF TEDDY RAY”
“HE MADE SO MANY PEOPLE LAUGH & SMILE…you will be missed condolences to the family,” comedian Blxst wrote.
“Teddy Ray was one of the funniest of this new generation of comics. So many hilarious, iconic moments 🥺 I met him in LA in 2019 and he was so cool. RIP,” one fan wrote.
These are just some of the examples. There are plenty of others available online. Our hearts go out to Teddy’s family during this difficult time. May God rest the departed soul in peace.
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