Much-loved Canadian comedian Nick Nemeroff has passed away suddenly at the age of 32.
His family took to his Instagram and Twitter accounts to announce his shock death, posting a number of sweet snaps of the comic, as they described him as a “comics comic” and a “hit with crowds”.
The family wrote: “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”.
“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,”
Paying a sweet tribute to the late stand-up star, the family wrote: “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.”
Nick’s cause of death has not been announced.
The comedian last took to his social media just four days ago to post some of his jokes that he’d written on Twitter.
He captioned the post: “Finally figured out how to post my tweets to Instagram for once”.
Tributes poured in for Nick after his family announced his death, with one person writing: “A great guy and an incredible comic. Utterly shocked. RIP Nick”.
Another person commented: “Nicest man, most hilarious and genuine. One of a kind comedian. This is such a great loss you will be missed greatly Nick”, whilst another wrote: “rest easy nick i’m so sad to hear this. what comedy genius”.
Someone else commented: “this is devastating to hear. Nick is the kindest and funniest”, and another said: “I loved Nick and so did everyone else.”
Nick had been making waves in his home country of Canada, and was even nominated for the Canadian Comedy Award for Live / Best Breakout Artist.
He starred on the late-night American talk show Conan and performed at Just for Laughs in Montreal, and was a Juno Award nominee in 2021 for his comedy album, The Pursuit of Comedy Has Ruined My Life.
Most recently, Nick was seen on CTV Comedy’s Roast Battle Canada, and he’s also made appearances on CBC Gem’s The New Wave of Standup.
Nick’s management company issued a statement to the Canadian music and entertainment Exclaim! Monday after Nick’s death.
They said: “We have been so proud to watch Nick grow in to one of Canada’s most popular and respected comedians”
“Truly a devastating loss to the Toronto and Montreal comedy communities, where he developed and perfected his unique performance and delivery style. Nick will be sorely missed, and fondly remembered.”