Idan Ohayon: TikTok star known for mocking his own obesity dies at 28

Ohayon had over 115,000 followers on TikTok, 45,000 on Instagram, and thousands of YouTube subscribers

Idan Ohayon: TikTok star known for mocking his own obesity dies at 28
Idan Ohayon was cast on a documentary-reality show 'The Creatoks' alongside other internet influencers ([email protected]_ohayon_official)
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ASHKELON, ISRAEL: An Israeli social media star who is famously known for mocking his own obesity and posting about his fondness for eating, died at just 28 years of age. Idan Ohayon, died on Tuesday overnight, September 6, at Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon. Ohayon was a content creator with tens of thousands of followers on various social media networks.

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According to The Sun, the family said the cause of death was medical, and his funeral was held on Wednesday, September 7, at a cemetery in Kiryat Gat. Ohayon leaves behind a mother, brother, and sister. In his videos, Ohayon often combined his love for food and was not afraid to laugh at himself and his weight. Ohayon was considered a prominent and well-known influencer in Israel. He had over 115,000 followers on TikTok, 45,000 on Instagram, and thousands of YouTube subscribers. 

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His latest posts on Instagram were filled with many messages from his followers who admired him and struggled to digest the sad news. A few months ago, he was cast on a documentary-reality show named 'The Creatoks' alongside other internet influencers who were competing for the title of - Israel's best content creator. "One day, I decided to return to social media, so I uploaded a video on TikTok," Ohayon said a few months ago.

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In an interview with Ynet, he said, "Suddenly, I reached 300,000 views in 24 hours, so I posted another video and another one, and views kept coming. I returned to my old life and gained a lot of followers and it was cool. People even recognized me when I was walking on the street and asked for selfies. Then I got a call from an agency that told me they want me for a reality show of social media stars, at first I had my doubts, but as I Googled and saw it was a serious agency, I agreed, went to an auction, and they informed me I'm in." 

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MEAWW previously reported the death of a famous TikToker, Ladydrivah 2.0, whose real name was Rachelle. She tragically died at the age of 38 years, leaving behind two young children. The news of her demise was confirmed recently by her close friend and fellow TikToker @p***ed_of_truckah in a heartbreaking video. A Florida-based trucker and social media creator, Rachelle was reportedly found dead inside her truck in Jacksonville on November 10, 2021. The 38-year-old mother of two joined the social media platform in August 2021 and built a strong follower base of over 16,000 in just a few months. She also had more than 2,300 followers on Instagram and was well-loved by fans for her badass personality and savage remarks. The exact cause of her death was not revealed however it is believed that she died under tragic circumstances. Many speculated that she died due to an accident, but her fans requested everyone to refrain from spreading rumors about her death. 

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