An Instagrammer followed by 4.2 million fans takes her own life

Instagrammer followed by 4.2 million fans takes her own life


A 31-year-old woman, extremely popular on Instagram and followed by more than 4.2 million people, has taken her own life.  

Niece Waidhofer was a model and was involved in mental health causes, among other things; in particular, she helped her admirers get through difficult times.

“Unfortunately Niece took his own life after a long battle with mental health issues,” his family said at gossip site TMZ

“She was very transparent with her followersabout his struggles and even wanted to help those who were suffering.”

A non-profit organization named “Peace from Niece” should be created in his honor, according to TMZ. The organization will help raise awareness of mental health issues and fund research.

With no news from Niece Waidhofer, a family member notified the emergency services. Officers attended her residence in Houston, Texas, where they found her lifeless. 

Shortly before taking action, she had deleted almost all of her Instagram account, leaving only three photos, which alerted her admirers. 

When the news of her death broke, fans were quick to share their condolences on social media. 

“She was one of my favorite people to follow on Instagram. Mental health is super important. More than you can imagine.

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A post shared by Niece Waidhofer (@niecewaidhofer)

“She was beautiful and kind, sensitive and funny, creative and talented, generous and compassionate, thoughtful and nurturing. Although it's so painful to say goodbye, we are reassured to know that she is reunited with her father, her three grandparents, her Uncle Rusty and her beloved Puff; and that she is now free to be herself and, finally, at peace,” her loved ones added. 

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