Jeremy Ruehlemann died on Sunday. The male model was 27 years old and was born in New Jersey. At this time, no one knows what caused Ruehlemann’s death, but his childhood friend Gianni Simpson posted the news on Facebook.
Gianni Simson posted a message of condolence on his Facebook page on Sunday, which you can read below.
Ruehlemann became a top American male model after he quit studying psychology in 2017 to pursue a career in fashion. He quickly became a big name in the fashion world, modeling for Christian Siriano, John Varvatos, Joseph Abboud, Superdry, Macy’s, Zara, Nick Graham, and Atelier Cillian, among others.
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Soul Artist Management, the Next Models offices in London and Miami, Core in Hamburg, IMM in Brussels, and The Mgmt in Sydney all worked with Ruehlemann.
In the comments sections of social media posts, people in the fashion industry have come together to say goodbye to Ruehlemann. This includes Ruehlemann’s last Instagram post from a Tommy Hilfiger collaboration just before he died and tributes by Christian Siriano and Halston creative director Ken Downing. Friends and coworkers like Andy Hilfiger, Uzo Adoba, Bruce Pask, Lexi Wood, Cory Bond, and Andrew Werner have sent messages of sadness and love.
“Love to your family who you adored, as much as they love and adored you,” Downing stated in his post, while Siriano remembered close friend and muse Ruehlemann as “the most beautiful man that gave so much love to everyone he met no matter what.”
We will update you as new details emerge.
Jessa Martin is the author of Nogmagazine, A professional in writing by day, and novelist by night, she received her bachelor of arts in film from Howard University and her master of arts in media studies from the New School. A Brooklyn native, she is a lover of naps, cookie dough, and beaches, currently residing in the borough she loves, most likely multitasking.