Jade Small
Jade Small
February 9, 2023 ·  3 min read

Model Jeremy Ruehlemann dies suddenly at age 27 

If you are familiar with the fashion industry, you might recognize the name, Jeremy Ruehlemann’s name from the runway scene. His captivating looks and amazingly generous heart helped him capture the world’s attention. Sadly, he has recently passed away in mysterious circumstances. He was only 27 years old and the actual cause of death is yet to be announced.

Jeremy Ruehlemann’s died at 27 years old

Before Jeremy Ruehlemann’s successful career as a model, the Mahwah, New Jersey native studied psychology. Additionally, he worked as a camp counselor. So, it seems the compassionate spirit he became well known for was there from the start. In 2017, he left everything he knew behind to pursue a career in the modeling industry. He was quickly swept up by popular brands like Superdry, Macy’s, John Varvatos, Zara, Josh Abboud, and Nick Graham. Furthermore, he made an appearance in GQ and Playhaus Magazine.

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Sadly, Jason Kanner, posted a picture of Jeremy Ruehlemann and confirmed his death on his Instagram page. He captioned the post saying, “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I let you all know that Jeremy Ruehlemann has passed away. Jeremy was authentically himself. Salt of the earth. There was just something about him that made you root for him. His excitement over a big booking his optimism when something didn’t work out. When you spoke to him he listened with his eyes and ears. He truly was and will always be one of a kind. Jeremy, you will be missed. You will hold a spot in my heart and with your Soul Fam, you loved so much. Please keep Jeremy’s family in your prayers. May God cover Jeremy and his family with protection and prayer. I will miss you, Jeremy. Rest in Peace Sir.”

Tributes for his untimely passing

In the wake of Ruehlemann’s death, many tributes have been paid to his life and legacy. Fashion designers, photographers, and fellow models have shared their memories of him and spoken about the impact he had on their lives. They remember him as a kind and generous person who always put others first, and a talented model who was a true professional on and off the runway.

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Fashion designer Christian Siriano posted a tribute in Jeremy’s honor on his Instagram page. “I have never posted anything like this but to lose a friend who was such a beautiful soul is just really hard,” Siriano captioned the post. “This is for Jeremy, the most beautiful man that gave so much love to everyone he met no matter what. He was one of my muses and he always will be. He inspired me and I will love him forever. I’m sending all my love to his family and friends who lost someone so special. I know we will meet again one day but right now I just want to hug him. Rest well J we all love you so much! Send love to his family today please.

More tributes for Jeremy Ruehlemann

Hung Vanngo, is well-known celebrity makeup artist also felt strongly over Jeremy Ruehlemann’s untimely death. He mourned for his friend over Instagram by posting two pictures of Jeremy. Hung captioned the post: “Heartbroken by the news of my dear friend @Ruehlemann’s passing. He made such a large impact on everyone he met. In this industry, you meet a lot of people, but he was one of those people that even if you met him once he would have a part of your heart forever. My Team and I love and cherish the time we had working with him. A true friend, you will be loved and remembered forever. RIP Jeremy.”

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  1. Model Jeremy Ruehlemann dead at 27: Fashion designer Christian Siriano mourns shock loss of his ‘muse’ and remembers his ‘beautiful soul‘” Daily Mail. Andrea Cavallier. January 24, 2023.
  2. Model Jeremy Ruehlemann Dead at 27, Christian Siriano Says ‘One of My Muses and Always Will Be’.People. Charmaine Patterson. January 23, 2023.