Randy Gonzalez Death: 5 Things to Know About Enkyboys TikTok Dad Who Died at 35
- Randy Gonzales was the loving father figure in the TikTok duo Ankiboys.
- He was diagnosed with cancer about six months ago.
- He and his young son used the platform to raise awareness of his terminal condition.
Randy Gonzaleshalf father of father son pair Enkyboys Died at the age of 35. a source close to dear tiktok influencer Told tmz that he died on the morning of Wednesday, January 25 colon cancer, ending the battle with the terminal illness. He was in Dharamshala at the time of his death. randy and his little son Bryce Gonzales He had 15.5 million followers on the platform, and spent Randy’s last months raising awareness of the disease. He was known for his humorous and often heartwarming clips. Here’s what else there is to know about Randy following his tragic passing.
1. He was a beloved Texas native
Randy was born in 1987 and is from Pearland, Texas. According to tmzHe claimed that when he GoFundMe That the University of Texas Cancer Center denied him treatment, citing his insurance. Fans and friends have responded in force with over 6.3K donors so far. “Hello, my name is Randy Gonzalez and this fundraiser is to help me pay for my treatment at MDAnderson and to bring awareness to it. colon cancer For all those young people who are not familiar with it,” he wrote on the front page of the foundation. “For all those who don’t know it runs in their family or those who have mutated it like me! Thank you for all your love and support, we wouldn’t be Enkyboys without you all. F Cancer!”
By the day of his death, fundraising had reached $251,312.
2. Randy’s son is also a TV star
Randy’s fame brought opportunities for his young partner. According to tmzBryce appeared as the character Chance NBC’s Lopez Vs. Lopez, and per Yahoo! news, he was also signed Eva Longoria Project. His quick-tempered, short demeanor meshes well with the comedian George Lopez In sweet, hilarious scenes on the sitcom.
3. he was a husband
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randy married his wife kimberly gonzales in 2018, after a long courtship. He credited his wife and the mother of his children for helping him through his colon cancer treatment. To newsweekAnnouncing her diagnosis in an emotional TikTok video, it was Kimberly who encouraged her get a colonoscopy,
“How I figured it out, I was having problems with my upper abdomen, and I was always in pain. Luckily my wife told me to have a colonoscopy because I was just about to get an EGD [esophagogastroduodenoscopy] in my throat because they thought it was an ulcer or something,” he said. “A lot of people are asking me, ‘Are you okay?’ And all I really need are prayers. Pray and pray and pray and pray, because God is good all the time.”
4. He is the father of TK children
With Bryce, Randy and his wife have two daughters, Lauren Gonzales And aubry gonzales, He also appeared in Enkyboys videos from time to time.
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5. Randy has been battling illness for some time
When Randy announced his stage four diagnosis in April of 2022, he said he had been dealing with the disease for six months. “I have an announcement to make, and it’s not a good one,” he said in the heartbreaking video. “Six months ago, I don’t even know how to say this, but six months ago I was diagnosed with stage four cancer, colon cancer. I kept it to myself, and I felt like it was selfish, because I was Didn’t want to tell anyone my business because it was personal. But I feel I can use my position to spread awareness to young men like me.
Randy continued to use social media platforms to raise awareness of the disease until his death. Both posted their last video on December 7, 2022.
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