Mythbusters’ Grant Imahara Dies at 49 of Sudden Brain Aneurysm July 13, 2020

Mythbusters’ Grant Imahara Dies at 49 of Sudden Brain Aneurysm

Grant Imahara, one of the hosts of Mythbusters and Netflix’s White Rabbit Project, died suddenly today of a brain aneurysm. He was 49.

According to The Hollywood Reporter:

An electrical engineer and roboticist by training, he joined Discovery’s MythBusters in its third season, replacing Scottie Chapman and was with the show until 2014 when he left with with co-hosts Kari Byron and Tory Belleci. The trio would reunite in 2016 for Netflix’s White Rabbit Project which lasted for one season. On MythBusters, Imahara used his technical expertise to design and build robots for the show and also operated the computers and electronics needed to test myths.

His former co-hosts, stunned by the loss, issued these statements online tonight:

More information will be posted when it’s available. You can read more about his career here.

(Screenshot via YouTube)

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