On Saturday, August 7, news surfaced that American comedian Trevor Moore was dead at 41.
A statement issued by his manager revealed that The Whitest Kids U Know star passed away on Aug. 6. Trevor’s cause of death was ‘an accident.’ However, no more details about the incident have been revealed so far.
The statement issued on behalf of his family read, “He was known as a writer and comedian to millions, and yet to us, he was simply the centre of our whole world. We don’t know how we’ll go on without him, but we’re thankful for the memories we do have that will stay with us forever.”
- SEE: Fans pay tribute to Trevor Moore
Who are Trevor Moore’s wife and children?
Trevor’s wife Aimee Carlson is a producer and movie editor by profession. The 42-year-old film professional met her comedian husband, during the early days of his career, after he was selected for the NBC page program. Aimee was a fellow page, during his year in the program.
After few years of dating, the pair got married on October 9, 2010. They shared a son named August. Trevor preferred to keep his family life under wraps. He rarely posted any pictures with his wife and son on his socials. Moreover, Aimee’s social media accounts are private too. Hence, we don’t know how old the couple’s son is.
Aimee, who is a Virginia native, has worked on projects like Level Up (2019), Cloak & Dagger (2018), Warehouse 13: Grand Designs (2012) and etc.
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A look at the comedian’s career
While Trevor’s comedy career has brought him a lot of success, he is best known for being one of the creators and members of the sketch comedy group The Whitest Kids U Know.
The comedian also wrote and directed on Walk the Prank, a Disney XD series about four kids who pull off pranks on unsuspecting strangers. He also created and hosted The Trevor Moore Show on Comedy Central.
Trevor’s most recent project was with Disney as he was the co-creator and executive producer for the series’ Just Roll With It. Many fans might not know this but the Montclair, New Jersey native was the world’s youngest published cartoonist. At the age of 12, he created the book Scraps.
‘Whitest Kids U Know’ members pay tribute
On August 7, The Whitest Kids U Know members, Zach Cregger and Sam Brown issued the following statement about Trevor’s death:
“Early this morning, we learned that we lost our brother, our collaborator and the driving force behind WKUK. He was our best friend, and we speak for all of us in saying that the loss of Trevor is unimaginable. We are heartbroken and our grief pales in comparison to the loss felt by his wife and son”
The heartfelt statement further read, “Our hope is that friends, fellow artists, and fans that loved him will not focus on his death, but will remember the countless moments of laughter he gave them.”
Trevor, Zach, Sam, Timmy Williams, and Darren Trumeter were the founding member of the comedy troupe. The group was started in New York but became popular nationwide soon after. Just last year they launched an official Youtube channel that now features all of their popular sketches and more content from them.
The comedy collective was also working on their first animated feature film Mars, which is due out next year.
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