Beloved YouTube star and Web sensation Keenan Cahill died Thursday on the age of 27, household stated. informed WGN morning information.
Cahill, recognized for his movies of himself lip-synching to well-liked songs, turned an web sensation in 2010 when he started importing the movies to his YouTube channel, which has since amassed 720,000 subscribers.
Cahill, who was born in Elmhurst, Illinois, has attracted the eye of singer Katy Perry and TV host Jimmy Kimmel, amongst others.
Along with Perry, different well-known individuals appeared on his YouTube channel, reminiscent of actress Jennifer Aniston, rapper 50 Cent, pop star Justin Bieber, and so on.
Cahill additionally appeared in Sara Bareilles’ music video for “Uncharted”, alongside fellow singers Adam Levine, Ryan Tedder and others.
Movies on Cahill’s YouTube channel have garnered greater than 500 million views, however that quantity is probably going nearer to a billion views when different individuals’s uploads are factored in, WGN Morning Information reported.
Cahill, who additionally launched his personal music, had Maroto-Lam syndrome.
On December 15, he underwent open coronary heart surgical procedure, the YouTube star introduced on his Instagram web page.
The open-heart surgical procedure Instagram publish was Cahill’s final publish.
It’s nonetheless unclear how the YouTube star died.
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