• Daniel Kyre was a popular YouTuber who passed away in 2015 at the age of 21.
• Daniel and his friend Ryan Magee launched the comedy and music YouTube channel “Cyndago” in December 2012.
• Daniel had a net worth of around $100,000 at the time of his death.
• Daniel was suffering from depression and had a bipolar disorder, which is thought to be the cause of his death.
• Daniel's parents left his social media accounts open • his Twitter account had nearly 20,000 followers and his Instagram account had 32,000 followers.

Short Info

FactDaniel Kyre was found after an apparent suicide attempt in his room on the 16th of September 2015. In hospital, it was confirmed that he had suffered irreversible brain damage from the attempt. His family and friends gathered around him as they removed life support and Daniel Kyre died on the 18th of September 2015.

Daniel Kyre Introduction

Daniel Kyre was born in South Carolina, USA, on 6 July 1994, so under the zodiac sign of Cancer and held American nationality – he was popular for his YouTube channel, but passed away in 2015 at the age of 21.

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Early life and education

Daniel grew up in South Carolina with his parents Matthew and Tami and his younger sister Melissa, but his father passed away during his teen years. Daniel was interested in playing the guitar from an early age and once he got the hang of it, he began teaching his roommate and very close friend Mark Fischbach.

Career on the Internet

Daniel’s career had begun the moment he launched the comedy and music “Cyndago” YouTube channel, along with his friend Ryan Magee – they were already making videos, but had never published them. The duo worked in South Carolina as they were both originally from there, but they agreed to move to Los Angeles, California at the beginning of 2015 – they quickly rose to fame for their comedy sketches and their unique sense of humor, their funny songs and collaborations with some of the most prominent people on YouTube. Their most popular video on the channel is “Blonde Boyz | Cyndago Original Music Video“ as it has been viewed more than 5.7 million times, while a couple of their other videos with 2+ million views include “Hire My Ass [feat. Markiplier, Danny Sexbang & Matthias]”, “The Warfstache Affair”, and “Daniel Kyre”, which is the video Ryan made to say goodbye to Daniel. When they arrived in LA, they hired a third member, a boy named Matt Watson who was mostly in charge of editing the videos they made – the channel had more than 200,000 subscribers by the end of 2015, but the group disbanded after the death of Daniel.

Other than being active on YouTube, Daniel was a good songwriter, and uploaded a few soundtracks onto Soundcloud, including “Burglar” and “Good Guy” – he is both singing and playing the guitar in these songs.

Daniel Kyre

“Cyndago” YouTube channel

Cyndago was launched in December 2012 by Ryan Magee and Daniel Kyre, who had the idea of making satirical videos with a bit of comedy, music and dark sketches involved. The duo became a trio after Matt Watson from the “Kids w/Problems” channel joined in to edit their content.

Before they launched the channel, Ryan already had his own personal channel from 2011, but he never actually liked anything he uploaded, and deleted every video over the course of a few days after the upload. He decided to ask Daniel for help for his “Timely Travel” video which eventually ended up being deleted as well – their next collaboration was fruitful as they created a music video entitled “Rodney the Frag Grenade”, which was then posted on Ryan’s channel. Because Ryan felt bad that Daniel hadn’t received any credit for the video, the two created “Cyndago” and had been making videos together since then.

They met their third partner over the Internet – Daniel found Mark Fischbach’s “Let’s Play” videos on YouTube, and he and Ryan asked him if he wanted to be a narrator for one of their horror sketches, entitled “Danger in Fiction” which Mark agreed to. Mark then paid for their plane tickets to LA and had them stay with him for a week before the two decided to move there permanently and become full-time YouTubers. Although Mark was helping Daniel and Ryan with their channel, he was never an official member of the group – in August 2015, Matt Watson joined “Cyndago” as the main editor.

After Daniel died, Ryan uploaded one last video on the “Cyndago” YouTube channel to honor his friend – the video follows their adventure during the years they’d known each other. After “Cyndago” was disbanded, Ryan and Matt switched to using the “Kids /w Problems” YouTube channel, but eventually decided to launch a new gaming channel entitled “SuperMega”, which they launched on 19 January 2016, and has so far gathered over 640,000 followers and nearly 160 million views on all its videos combined.

Daniel’s death

On 16 September 2015, Daniel was found unconscious in his room after a suicide attempt – he was quickly taken to the emergency room and was put into the intensive care unit where he spent the next two days. However, doctors stated that the damage done to his brain couldn’t be repaired, and that he would not survive – they took him off life support on 18 September 2015. Daniel left behind his mother and sister – he was cremated, and his family kept his ashes.

His mother and sister reached out to people after his death with a message ‘If anyone out there experiences suicidal thoughts or is battling anxiety/depression, we urge you, please seek help. You are worth more than you think, and suicide reaps massive effects upon everyone around you – your friends, your family, and everyone’s life who you touched. There is always hope. There is always tomorrow.’

The reason why Daniel took his own life is not known – some of his fans who watched every video of his stated that things were not so bright, looking at his personal life. He is said to have been abused by his ex-girlfriend, he spent a lot of time in the hospital because of his medical condition, his biological father died in his arms, and he argued frequently with his mother after his father passed away. On the very day he died, his step-father sent him a text message asking him ‘Are you happy?’, but he never received a response – one hour later, they called his step-father and informed him of what had happened. Daniel is said to have been suffering from depression, and had a bipolar disorder.

One of his closest friends who is a YouTube star, Mark Fischbach, took a break from making videos for a while after Daniel died – his first video after he came back to YouTube was entitled “Lost a Friend”.

Personal life and relationships

There is not much known about Daniel’s love life, as he rarely talked about his girlfriends – it is said that he dated a girl in 2014 who wasn’t treating him very well, but this has not been confirmed.

Appearance and net worth

Daniel was 21 when he died. He had short blonde hair, blue eyes and wore glasses. People had loved his positivity and sense of humor. At the time of his death, according to authoritative sources, his net worth was estimated to be around $100,000.

Social media accounts

Daniel’s accounts on several social media platforms are still open, as his parents wanted them to stay as they were – Daniel launched his Twitter account in January 2010, and the account has nearly 20,000 followers while Daniel tweeted around 450 times. His Instagram account is followed by around 32,000 people while there are 352 pictures uploaded onto it – there is also a Facebook page of Daniel entitled “RIP Daniel Kyre”, which is followed by over 1,000 people.


1Cyndago, the YouTube channel Daniel Kyre was associated in was discontinued after his death.
2In addition to creating content for Cyndago, Kyre was an aspiring songwriter and guitarist, frequently posting music on SoundCloud, with much of the music also used for sketches and videos. He also wrote and recorded most of the music used in comedy videos.
3Daniel Kyre was found after an apparent suicide attempt in his room on the 16th of September 2015. In hospital, it was confirmed that he had suffered irreversible brain damage from the attempt. His family and friends gathered around him as they removed life support and Daniel Kyre died on the 18th of September 2015.
4After the death of Daniel Kyre, for the first time since he originally created the channel - Mark Fischback, known by his online alias as Markiplier, took a break from his channel to mourn and spend time with loved ones. He announced this through a video titled "Lost a Friend".



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