Mel Thompson Biography – Mel Thompson Wiki
Mel Thompson was an American YouTuber and makeup artist based in Smithville, TN. She was renowned for her beauty reviews and tutorials, and boasted 170,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel. The influencer had been posting videos on the channel since 2015 to showcase her makeup talents, after landing a job at cosmetics brand MAC. Thompson’s last video on her YouTube channel was posted on Friday September 24, just two days before her death.
Mel Thompson Age
Mel Thompson died on September 26, 2021. She was 35.
Mel Thompson Husband
Mel Thompson was married to her husband Puffin Thompson.
Mel Thompson Children
Mel Thompson and her husband Puffin Thompson have four children. In 2020, Mel admitted she never planned to start a family. She wrote: “I grew up always saying I would never have kids. Here I am today with 4 and I wouldn’t trade places with anyone. I’m so grateful to have such amazing kids and an amazing family. Being a mom is both rewarding and extremely frustrating at times but ALWAYS more rewarding. To my babies, (you’ll always be babies to me) I love you with all my heart.”
Mel Thompson Family
She is survived by her husband and their four children.
Mel Thompson Death
Makeup artist and YouTube star Mel Thompson passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at age 35. Her husband announced the heartbreaking news on her Instagram page on Monday, sharing 10 photos of his late wife. A cause of death was not provided.
Her husband wrote: “Mel sadly passed away yesterday. It’s really hard to just choose 10 photos. We lost a beautiful person. I just wanted to show the smiles she brought.”
“I’ve had to answer so many texts of people just checking in on her without even knowing of her passing. It’s great to see how loved she was. And she loved all you right back. I’ll continue to love her and miss her forever.
“She was such a pillar for our family. The kids would talk to her non stop and she was constantly talking with them and trying to help them with their stuff. And no matter how bad she felt, she would still rub my back when I came and jumped on the bed next to her while she was working tirelessly to put out content.
“Everybody knows how talented she was as an artist and with her helpful knowledge, but those closest to her know how truly wonderful she was. She would have done anything to help anyone without a second thought. I wish I had her back.”
Following the news of her passing, fans, fellow makeup artists and YouTube stars such as James Welsh, Hindash, and Lisa Eldridge took to social media to pay tribute to Thompson.
Celebrity makeup artist Lisa Eldridge said: “I’m so deeply saddened and shocked. My thoughts are with friends and family… truly heartbreaking. Rest in peace Mel, thank you for always being so wonderful.”
James Welsh wrote: “Such sad news. I’m so sorry for your loss,’ while makeup artist Hindash penned: ‘I’m so sorry for your loss. Heartbreaking news.”
Fellow YouTube star Nikkia Joy wrote: “I am in utter shock. This is the most heartbreaking news. I am so, so sorry for your loss, the world will not be the same without Mel.”
Mel Thompson Youtube Cause of Death
Mel Thompson’s cause of death was not revealed.
Mel Thompson Health
In August 2020, Thompson revealed on Instagram that she had been battling unspecified health issues, including suffering several seizures. She wrote at the time: “I am having a lot of health issues. One main issue being seizures. I had 2 on my birthday and was in the hospital. Last night, I had another one. I’m ok. I just can’t keep pushing myself and I need to rest.”
In an emotional Instagram post, Mel Thompson’s husband alluded to his wife’s health issues explaining that she always found time to care for her family “no matter how bad she felt”. He gave no other information about her health struggles.
A close friend, Elizabeth Spencer, revealed that Mel Thompson had been battling multiple health issues, including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, which she had recently been diagnosed with. Spencer wrote: “I actually was the one who told her I thought she had elhers danlos. She went to her dr and she was diagnosed with it. She talked about it on her channel. I’m not sure if that was a factor. I’m devastated.” Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissues like the skin, joints, and blood vessel walls.
Mel Thompson Net Worth
YouTuber Mel Thompson’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Mel Thompson Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @mel.thomp.