Viral internet star Lil Tay has passed away unexpectedly.
A statement released by her family via her Instagram page on Wednesday (9 August) confirmed her death.
It reads: “It is with a heavy heart that we share the devastating news of our beloved Claire’s sudden and tragic passing. We have no words to express the unbearable loss and indescribable pain. This outcome was entirely unexpected, and has left us all in shock. Her brother’s passing adds an even more unimaginable depth to our grief. During this time of immense sorrow, we kindly ask for privacy as we grieve this overwhelming loss, as the circumstances surrounding Claire and her brother’s passing are still under investigation.”
The statement concludes: “Claire will forever remain in our hearts, her absence leaving an irreplaceable void that will be felt by all who knew and loved her.”
Lil Tay, whose exact age is unknown, was a Canadian musician and social media influencer – but who are Lil Tay‘s parents?
Who are Lil Tay’s parents?
Although the late Lil Tay has never mentioned where her parents are, what their occupation is or where they are from, people have been carrying out investigations.
Lil Tay’s mother is a suburban realtor from Canada called Angela Tian.
She is allegedly the person who films her videos, which might explain why Lil Tay’s videos take place in empty luxury homes.
Her father, Chris was a lawyer.
Chris Hope is married to a woman named Hansee Hope after splitting up with Lil Tay’s mother Angela Tian.
Chris is an experienced civil litigator who has represented clients with insurance, employment, administrative and criminal law issues since 1999.
Chris acts for plaintiffs and insurers in personal injury matters, whether the injuries occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents or in other contexts.
He is particularly adept at managing personal injury disputes where chronic pain and serious injuries are at issue.
Chris is our in-house authority on assessing costs in motor vehicle accident litigation.
He writes a chapter on this topic in the annually updated British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manualand has authored a book, Plus TC&D: The Assessment of Costs and Disbursements in Motor Vehicle Injury Litigation, the most recent edition of which was published in
More about Lil Tay
Lil Tay labeled herself “the youngest flexer in the century.”
She began posting videos on social media in 2017 and gathered millions of followers through 2018.
The then nine year old’s videos spoofed rap culture and saw her flashing wads of cash in mansions and nice cars.
Lil Tay posted videos bragging that her toilet cost more than some people’s rent, smoking hookah, and getting into rap fights with other social media stars.