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Kim Jung Gi Cause Of Death? He Died At 47

Kim Jung Gi Cause Of Death He Died At 47

Kim Jung Gi Cause Of Death He Died At 47

When a legend suddenly dies, the entertainment industry inevitably experiences sadness. Kim Jung Gi, a celebrated South Korean artist best known for his work on the manhwa TLT and his illustrations for Marvel Comics, passed away on October 3, 2022, at the age of 47. When the artist cancelled on attending New York Comic Con a few days later, fans were saddened instantly. What caused the passing of Kim Jung Gi? What is known is listed below.

What caused the passing of Kim Jung Gi?

Hyun Jin Kim, a frequent associate of Kim Jung Gi, posted that Jung Gi had passed away on his social media sites on October 5, 2022. The statement said, “It is with great grief and a heavy heart that we inform you of the unexpected demise of Kim Jung Gi.”

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The statement went on to say, “After completing his final schedule in Europe, Jung Gi left for the airport to catch a flight to New York, where he sadly died suddenly after experiencing chest problems and was rushed to a neighbouring hospital for surgery. You can now put down your brushes after doing so much for us. Jung Gi, thank you.”

The artist was leaving a gallery exhibition of his work in Paris to catch a flight to New York, where he would be exhibiting at Artist’s Alley during New York Comic-Con. All of the social media posts included a brief postscript with the information that supporters might send their condolences to the family at

In light of the artist’s demise, the Daniel Maghen Gallery in Paris, where Jung Gi’s work is presently on display, penned its moving statement. “We must inform you with profound grief that Kim Jung Gi passed away on Monday night in Paris. At the age of 47, the South Korean artist passed away from a heart attack. His abrupt disappearance stands in stark contrast to the great joy he offered us. We can’t even speak.”

Their note goes on to say, “Daniel Maghen, the entire museum staff, and Olivier Souillé in particular, who had travelled with him for 10 years, are deeply saddened by his passing. All of our thoughts are focused on his wife and two children, as well as his colleagues and partners Jean-Christophe Curette, Kim Hyun Jin, and Boin Lee. We also think about his admirers, for whom his disappearance will leave a significant vacuum.”

The gallery also stated that Jung Gi’s artwork would be on exhibit until October 8 at the family’s request. Social media users have reacted to Jung Gi’s passing by expressing their love, support, and admiration for his work. Kim Jung Gi leaves behind his wife and two kids.

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