Former ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Star Jacky Oh Dead at 32: ‘Forever Treasured and Missed’

The MTV star is remembered as “a talented member of the ‘Wild N’ Out’ family” and “a wonderful mother of three beautiful children”

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Jacky Oh, the former star of Wild ‘N Out, is dead. She was 32 years old.

A spokesperson for BET Media Group confirmed her death to PEOPLE, sharing, “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Jacklyn Smith, known to the world as Jacky Oh, a talented Wild ‘N Out member of the family whose impact will be forever cherished and missed.”

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“Jacky Oh was a loving friend and beloved colleague of the Wild ‘N Out spread over five seasons,” the spokesperson added. “Most importantly, she was a wonderful mother to three beautiful children.”

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“The BET Media Group sends its sincere condolences to the Smith family, DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon and all friends who loved and cared for Jacky Oh during this difficult time,” their statement concluded.

The statement was also shared in a post on the Wild ‘N Out Instagram alongside a photo of Jacky Oh.

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Jacky Oh has died in Miami, according to TMZ, which was first to report the news. The cause of death has not been made public.

The MTV personality’s longtime partner DC Young Fly was in Atlanta to shoot new episodes of Wild ‘N Out when he learned of Jacky Oh’s death, according to TMZ.

He has yet to comment on the matter. PEOPLE has reached out to their representatives for comment.

The pair met in 2015, the same year he made his first appearance on the sketch comedy show where she was one of the show’s Wild ‘N Out girls. They have since welcomed three children: Nova, Nala and Prince.

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After having left Wild ‘N Out, the mother of three launched her own lip gloss line and sold real estate. On Mother’s Day, Jacky Oh shared on Instagram: “I do a lot. but being a mom is my favorite 🥹🤞🏽”

She added: “God chose me 3X 🙏 I promise never to take it for granted. I am such a blessed man!”

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