Popular youtube star Grant Thompson has died at the age of 38 in a paragliding incident.
The famous YouTuber was well known for his life hack videos.
Grant Thompson had gone missing during his paragliding trip on Monday and was found dead by Utah police.
He was reported missing by his family after he failed to return from his trip near Sand Hollow State Park.
His family has announced his death by posting on his Instagram account which stated
It is with great sadness to inform everyone that Grant Thompson passed away last night. Grant had great love and appreciation for his fans. We invite you to share your thoughts for Grant and the channel in the comments. Please do a random act of love or kindness today in honor of The King of Random. Grant’s legacy will live on in the channel and the global community he created.
Grant Thompson the 38-year-old was the creator of “King of Random” Youtube channel.
Abby Leonardo has tweeted
#TKOR an edit I made of Grant Thompson #GrantThompson My brother and I would pretend that we’re scientists. We would draw science projects and then we would watch his videos anywhere we went. Original video on my YouTube channel Abby Leonard. Rip Grant Thompson. Fly high buddy.
The King of Random
Grant Thompson’s YouTube channel “King of Random” has more than eleven million subscribers. His channel has billions of views.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has said they were able to recover paragliding equipment along with a video recording device. They are now reviewing the video to determine the factors that led to the crash.
His YouTube channel “King of Random” description reads
“We make videos dedicated to exploring life through all kinds of life hacks, experiments, and random weekend projects.”
“There is excitement found in discovering the unknown, and living to tell about it, so join us and let’s building something together.”
We’re deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Grant Thompson, a gifted, passionate and endlessly curious creator. We send our deepest condolences to his loving family, The King of Random team and fans.
One of his video which has 34 million views.