Model Jeremy Ruehlemann dead at 27. The question is why?

Jeremy Ruehlemann, a model, died at the age of 27. The cause of death for the New Jersey native has yet to be determined.

What happened to Jeremy Ruehlemann?

Christian Siriano, who regarded Ruehlemann as his muse, sent a heartfelt message on Instagram on Sunday.

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The post included images of Ruehlemann’s modelling and those of Siriano and Ruehlemann.

“I have never uploaded something like this before, but losing a buddy who had such a wonderful spirit is simply incredibly painful,” Siriano wrote in the description. 

“This is for Jeremy, the most beautiful man who never stopped loving everyone he met.”

Ruehlemann ‘was and always will be one of my muses,’ he wrote. He inspired me, and I shall always adore him.’

“I’m sending all my love to his family and friends who lost someone so unique,’ Siriano added. I know we’ll meet again someday, but for now, all I want to do is hold him. Rest in peace, J; we all miss you! Please send love to his family today.”

What was the cause of his death?

According to Footwear News, Ruehlemann was represented by Soul Artist Management, Next Models’ London and Miami divisions, Core Hamburg, IMM Brussels, and The Mgmt in Sydney.

Ruehlemann, a native of Mahwah, New Jersey, worked as a camp counsellor and studied psychology in school before quitting in 2017 to pursue a modelling career, according to his LinkedIn page.

He has subsequently walked in numerous of Siriano’s runway shows and posed for John Varvatos, Joseph Abboud, Superdry, Macy’s, Zara, Nick Graham, and Atelier Cillian, among others.

In addition to GQ and Playhaus Magazine, the emerging talent has collaborated with Superdry and Perry Ellis.

Ruehlemann’s most recent Instagram image was a behind-the-scenes shot from what looked to be a photo session with the Tommy Hilfiger brand, captioned ‘Bts with Tommy.’

Following the model’s death, Hilfiger’s younger brother Andy Hilfiger said, ‘So sad,’ followed by an emoji of prayer hands.

Soul Artist Management’s Jason Kanner announced the model’s death on his social media pages.

Lots of condolences for Jeremy Ruehlemann on the social media

‘It is with tremendous regret and a heavy heart that I inform you that Jeremy Ruehlemann has died,’ he wrote with numerous professional photographs of Jeremy.

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‘Jeremy was completely himself. The earth’s salt. ‘There was something about him that made you want to cheer for him,’ Kanner added. ‘His joy over a central booking and his optimism when things didn’t go as planned. He listened with his eyes and ears when you spoke to him. He was and always will be one of a kind. You will be missed, Jeremy. You and your Soul Fam will always have a special place in my heart. Please keep Jeremy’s family in your prayers and thoughts. May God grant Jeremy and his family safety and comfort. I’ll miss you, Jeremy. Sir, may you find peace.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Ruehlemann attended Rowan University from 2013 to 2017, when he ‘came in love with psychology and learning how human beings behave intellectually and emotionally.’

Ruehlemann quit school four years into his five-year curriculum to pursue his modelling career, a move he will never regret.

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