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Nick Nemeroff death: Tributes pour in as rising Conan comedian, 32, ‘dies in his sleep’ but cause of death not known


COMEDIAN Nick Nemeroff has tragically died at the age of 32, with a cause of death not known.

Announcing the news on social media, rising star Nick’s family said: “It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved brother Nick Nemeroff.”

They continued: “Nick’s dedication to standup was formidable, and produced amazing results.

“He drew acclaim in Canada and the US, becoming both a ‘comic’s comic’ and a hit with crowds who were enamoured by his unique cadence, labyrinthine deadpan, and fresh take on misdirection-driven comedy.”

In a follow up tweet the family continued: “If Nick was on a comedy show, he was guaranteed to leave with new fans. And he deserved to, because comedy was, in many ways, his life.

“Endlessly sweet, supportive of others, humble about his many skills and achievements, Nick lived his life doing what he loved, and that is how he will be remembered. RIP Nick. We love you.”

However, the star’s cause of death is not yet known.

Nick had made appearances on comedy shows like Conan and Just for Laughs.

Read our Nick Nemeroff live blog below for the latest news…

  • Nick ‘died in his sleep’ says management

    His manager, Morgan Flood of Grand Wave Entertainment, said in a text message to CBC News that he didn’t know the cause of death but that he “died in his sleep.” 

    A post on Nemeroff’s Instagram account remembered him as a “comic’s comic” with a “unique cadence, labyrinthine deadpan, and fresh take on misdirection-driven comedy.”

  • Statement from Comedy Central on Nick’s tragic passing

    TV network Comedy Central have paid tribute to the rising star – who tipped him as having “a bright future ahead”.

    A tweet from the network’s official Twitter account read: “Nick Nemeroff was a very funny comedian with a bright future ahead of him.

    “He’ll be missed.”

  • K.Trevor Wilson pays tribute

    Fellow rising comedian K.Trevor Wilson has paid tribute to his “bud” Nick Nemeroff.

    He tweeted: “RIP Nick Nemeroff, you will be missed bud.”

  • More tributes from the worlds of TV and comedy

    Alan Shane Lewis, co-host of The Great Canadian Baking Show, who wrote: ‘I’m at a loss for words. You’ll truly be missed. My condolences to any family seeing this. Nick was a great person.’

    TV writer Robby Hoffman wrote on Instagram: ‘Such a brilliant beautiful boy,’ while New Zealand comedian Melanie Bracewell posted: ‘So sad, Rest In Peace Nick.’

    Writer Amanda Brooke Perrin added: ‘Love you friend.’

  • Nick was ‘most hilarious and genuine man’ says Steph Tolev

    Fellow Juno-nominee and regular on the Canada comedy circuit Steph Tolev described him as the “nicest man, most hilarious and genuine.

    “A one-of-a-kind comedian. This is such a great loss you will be missed greatly, Nick,” she added.

  • SNL star joins tributes to Nick Nemeroff

    Many of Nick’s peers and fans have taken to social media to share their tributes.

    Saturday Night Live star Chloe Fineman described him as “one of the greats”.

    Actress and writer Mitra Jouhari wrote: “RIP Nick. Notoriously kind and so funny.”

  • Cause of death not known

    Nick sadly died on June 27, 2022.

    But his cause of death is yet to be revealed.

    His family announced the news on on Nick‘s Twitter account.

  • What was Nick Nemeroff known for on the comedy circuit?

    On the comedy circuit, Nick shot to fame because of his deadpan style.

    He was known for his appearances on high profile comedy shows like Roast Battle Canada, and Conan.

    As an actor he starred in System Error (2020), DriveGet (2016) and My Best Friend Is Stuck on the Ceiling (2015).

  • Statement from Nick’s family posted to late comedian’s Twitter account

    “It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved brother Nick Nemeroff,” the family wrote on Nick‘s Twitter account.

    The statement continued: “Nick’s dedication to standup was formidable, and produced amazing results.

    “He drew acclaim in Canada and the US, becoming both a ‘comic’s comic’ and a hit with crowds who were enamoured by his unique cadence, labyrinthine deadpan, and fresh take on misdirection-driven comedy.

    “If Nick was on a comedy show, he was guaranteed to leave with new fans. And he deserved to, because comedy was, in many ways, his life.”

  • Explained: Who was Nick Nemeroff?

    Born in 1990, Canadian Nick was a stand-up comic and TV star.

    The 32-year-old was a recognizable face for many comedy fans in his native Canada, and he had appeared on Conan and at Just For Laughs.

    The comedian’s career had reached new heights over the past few years after he released his debut comedy album, The Pursuit of Comedy Has Ruined My Life, in 2020.

    It was so successful, he was nominated for Comedy Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2021.

  • Nick was a recognisable face to comedy fans

    Known for his deadpan style, the comedian’s career had reached new heights recently after he released his debut comedy album, The Pursuit of Comedy Has Ruined My Life, in 2020.

    Nick was a recognizable face for many comedy fans in his native Canada, and he had appeared on Conan and at Just For Laughs.

  • ‘Nick will be sorely missed’

    Nick’s management company has confirmed the tragic news of the comedian’s passing.

    A statement to Exclaim read: “We have been so proud to watch Nick grow into one of Canada’s most popular and respected comedians.

    “Nick will be sorely missed, and fondly remembered.”

  • Tributes pour in for Nick Nemeroff

    Saturday Night Live star Chloe Fineman described him as “one of the greats”.

    Actress and writer Mitra Jouhari wrote: “RIP Nick. Notoriously kind and so funny.”

    Fellow Juno-nominee and regular on the Canada comedy circuit Steph Tolev described him as the “nicest man, most hilarious and genuine.

    “A one-of-a-kind comedian. This is such a great loss you will be missed greatly, Nick,” she added.





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