Popular TikToker Famous Kody, whose real name is Zyquan Mitchell has reportedly died after injuries suffered in a car accident last month.
Who was Famous Kody aka Zyquan Mitchell?
Famous Kody, or famouskodyy on TikTok, was a beloved social media influencer who also went by the name Mr. Blicky. On TikTok he had amassed 694,000 followers and 8.3 million likes. According to his Instagram profile, he was based in Atlanta, Georgia and described himself as a ‘Brand Ambassador’ and ‘Influencer.’
He has 102,000 followers on Instagram and some of his posts on social media included his young daughter.
Cause of Death
Mitchell was met with a car accident last month. Following the news of his death, thousands of fans flooded the comments section of his TikTok videos on August 14 with their condolences.
In July 2023, JuiciNicole, a person who claimed to be close to Mitchell revealed on TikTok that the former was in a medically induced coma and had been placed on a ventilator following the car accident. At the time, fans on Reddit flocked to wish Mitchell a full recovery.
“He is fighting but he is stable,” Nicole said at the time. “We’re asking for prayers from everyone and positive vibes only, guys”
On 14 August, Famous Kody’s sister, Zy’Kevia, confirmed the news of his death. “Life will never be the same your smile was always priceless, could brighten up the whole room,” she wrote. “Zyquan how could you leave me, we was just getting started. Lord, I truly don’t understand. My baby brother (big brother) as you will say. Zyquan I’m going miss you. Lord why.”
JuiciNicole also confirmed the tragic news.
“With pain in my heart and tears in my eyes just know @Mr.Blicky i love u!” she wrote alongside a video with footage of them together. “And I appreciate u and the friend u was to me! Plz help ease this pain tho i am broken!”
Tributes and condolences poured in after news of Kody’s death went viral. “Omg sending my condolences I was wondering y he hasn’t posted wow,” one fan replied to his sister’s post. “Sending my condolences to the family and friends,” another added. “Prayers for the family and friends,” a third added.
Some of his videos on TikTok were also flooded with the words “RIP” on them after his followers learned about his tragic news.