Comedian Teddy Ray has been taken from us. He was 32.
“All Def Family, we’re heartbroken and still can’t believe that our brother Teddy Ray has passed away,” media company All Def Digital, whom Ray frequently collaborated with, confirmed the late comic’s death via Instagram on Saturday, August 13. “Teddy was the kindest person you could ever meet. He was always smiling. He had a natural ability to make anyone laugh in any situation and his laugh was infectious!”
The statement continued: “To know Teddy was to love him. Teddy is a legend of All Def and a great one. We will miss him daily, but we know he will be in Heaven laughing. We offer our deepest condolences, and prayers to his friends and family. 🙏🏾🖤🕊.”
Ray was a comedian who had his social media sketches go viral before his death. His funny performances even landed him a spot on HBO Max’s Sam Jay: Pause series.
“Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community,” Comedy Central wrote via TwitterFriday, August 12
Further details surrounding Ray’s death have yet to be confirmed, though Hollywood has mourned his loss.
“Heartbroken. Gonna miss you teddy,” Abbott Elementary Star and creator Quinta BrunsonHis last Instagram post was in July to celebrate his birthday.
Ray — who also appeared on Tori Spelling Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s Messyness Series — He was also honored by his former MTV colleagues.
“Rest In Peace Teddy 🙏🏽 You were & will always be the heart of our show,” the Jersey Shore The 34-year-old alum wrote via Instagram on Saturday. “Sending my condolences & so much love to his family 🙏🏽We love you, messy besties, forever❤️.”
Several of Snooki’s Jersey Shore Costars, which includes Deena Nicole Cortese, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Jenni “JWoww” FarleyIn the comments section of her tribute on social media, they also offered condolences.
Issa RaeFor her part,, shared a photo from the Cancel Court Alum via her Instagram Story with a white heart Emoji.
Ray had mourned the passing of another young comedian several weeks earlier.
“This might been the most happy I ever been in life to watch you have yo own show ordering white people around all day with a endless Hennessy budget available,” he wrote via Instagram on July 15, sharing a throwback snap with Jak Knight after he died at age 28. “It took me forever to type this i ain’t think you’d leave me this tearful. Love you 4ver Jak Knight ✊🏿🙏🏿🕊.”