Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade Passes Away from Cancer

The popular YouTuber Technoblade, known for his humorous Minecraft videos, has died following a year-long battle with cancer, his family announced Thursday.

Technoblade kept most details about his life private, but in a video containing his final message to fans, posted after his death

He revealed that his real first name was Alex.

According to multiple outlets, he was 23, but as Technoblade noted in his final video, he also occasionally pranked fans about his personal details

Technoblade suggested in a December, 2021 tweet that he was born in late 1999 or at some point in 2000

Sadly, Technoblade's father uploaded one last video to the YouTuber's channel to announce that the beloved content creator has passed away at age 23.

“We, the family of Technoblade, wanted you all to know just how much he adored and respected his fans and colleagues.” his family said in a statement Thursday.

Technoblade took an unannounced hiatus from making videos in the summer of 2021, but he returned in August of that year with a video disclosing his cancer diagnosis to fans.