TikTok star Randy Gonzalez dies aged 35 from stage four colon cancer

TikTok star Randy Gonzalez dies aged 35 from stage four colon cancer…nine months after revealing his diagnosis

  • His death comes after a fierce battle with stage 4 colon cancer, which he revealed to his more than 15.4 million TikTok followers in April.
  • He only had two or three years to live in 2021, but was told chemotherapy could extend his life for another five years
  • The father of three rose to internet fame by creating hilarious videos with his six-year-old son, Brice, who stars on NBC’s Lopez Vs. Lopez as Luck

Randy Gonzalez, the father of popular TikTok stars Enkyboys, tragically died at the age of 35 in a hospice on Wednesday morning.

His death comes after a fierce battle with stage 4 colon cancer, which he revealed to his more than 15.4 million TikTok followers in April, six months after his diagnosis.

At the time, the father-of-three told fans he had two to three years left to live and indicated that chemotherapy could extend his life for another five years.

Rest in peace: Randy Gonzalez, father of popular TikTok stars Enkyboys, tragically died aged 35 in hospice on Wednesday morning

Rest in peace: Randy Gonzalez, father of popular TikTok stars Enkyboys, tragically died aged 35 in hospice on Wednesday morning

In early December, he told his TikTok followers in his penultimate video that things were “going well, except his current chemotherapy plan ‘didn’t work’.

“I feel great,” he told viewers as he stood next to his wife and their six-year-old son, Brice. “I’m just glad we’re back in Texas with the family.”

In the footage, he admitted they didn’t post because he felt “sick all the time”.

Passionate dad: His death comes after a fierce battle with stage 4 colon cancer, which he revealed to his more than 15.4 million TikTok followers in April, six months after his diagnosis

Passionate dad: His death comes after a fierce battle with stage 4 colon cancer, which he revealed to his more than 15.4 million TikTok followers in April, six months after his diagnosis

Following his devastating diagnosis, Gonzalez wrote on social media that he was trying to stay “strong for the family” and used his platform to raise awareness about colon cancer.

Although he tried to stay positive throughout the tragedy, he said at times he felt like he and his family were “going with the flow” and just trying to get over his cancer diagnosis “day after day.” day”.

In other videos, he said that after doctors gave him “five years to live” he was “still looking for better days”.

Optimistic: In other videos, he said that after doctors gave him

Optimistic: In other videos he said that after doctors gave him ‘five years to live’ he is ‘still looking for better days’

In November, Gonzalez said the treatment had been “horrible” and he had “barely started moving again”.

‘Cancer sucks. It sucks your life out and makes you feel like you have nothing to live for, but in reality you do… You have to be strong to fight cancer and beat it’ ‘, did he declare.

The influencer continued, “I want to witness this in about a year when I’m still alive.”

Struggling: In early December, he told his TikTok followers in his penultimate video that things

Struggling: In early December, he told his TikTok followers in his penultimate video that things were ‘going well, except his current chemotherapy plan ‘didn’t work’

After learning that his chemotherapy insurance was not accepted at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center at Houston, his fans stepped in to raise $212,000 in donations to cover his treatment through GoFundMe.

Gonzalez was extremely supportive of her son landing a role on NBC’s Lopez Vs. Lopez as Chance, which premiered Nov. 4.

Randy and his son rose to fame creating hilarious lip-syncing content on TikTok, and even appeared on an episode of Good Morning America together in 2019.

He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Gonzalez, his son Brice and his daughters Lauran and Aubree.

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