Vine Star Adam Perkins Died At The Age Of 24; Cause Of His Death?

Adam Perkins was an American social media personality who was famous on the social media platforms like Instagram and Vine. The internet personality had 290k Vine followers before the app was shut down in 2016.

Sadly in April 2021, Perkins died at the age of 24 and the exact cause of his demise was revealed months after in August. So, what is the actual cause of his death? Know below;

How Did Adam Perkins Die? Cause of His Death Revealed!

Adam Perkins, famous for his Welcome to Chili's video, died on 11th April 2021 at the young age of 24 years old. His twin brother Patrick, on 13th April, confirmed his death via social media. During that time, the cause of his death was not disclosed.

According to the 7th July autopsy report, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner found that the star died of accidental multiple drug intoxication.

As per the autopsy report, the substances found in his body were fentanyl, flu alprazolam, mitragynine, ethanol, and cocaine.

After Perkins died, his twin brother Patrick Perkins said:

"Being a twin is a very central part of my identity. It's all I've known. And I'm struggling to find the words to explain what it will be like for me to live in this world without him. My best friend."

Let Us Go Through His Early Life Details

Adam was born on 17th March 1995 under the birth sign Pisces. He was born in Boston, MA, the United States of America and followed Christianity. He grew up with a twin sibling, Patrick Perkins who is also a Vine star.

Perkins' father Lars Perkins, is the Chief Data Officer at Adam described himself as a filmmaker, entrepreneur, inventor, pilot, startup company creator, and photographer. 

Likewise, he attended New York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Theory and Composition in 2019.

His Personal Life; Sexuality?

Perkins’s personal life is quite confusing. His sexuality was one of the most talked-about back in the day. In 2015, he was in a relationship with his girlfriend Slammy Dunkin and even uploaded pictures of his partner.

Kelton CAPTION: Kelton Elliot uploaded pictures of late Adam SOURCE: Instagram @keltoniscanceled

Fast-forwarding to 2020, it was reported that Perkins was in a relationship with actor Kelton Elliot. They spent a lot of quality time together before Kelton temporarily moved to Oregon in 2021.

On 13th April, Elliot uploaded a picture and, in the caption, mentioned him as his ex-boyfriend.

Professional Career And Net Worth

While studying at New York University, Perkins started working for Evite as an intern, where he integrated user feedback into product development. In 2017, he joined Basics Plus Incorporation, working as a Sales Associate and developed customer service skills and proficiency in importing/ stocking products for the company.

Perkins then started working at VR World NYC in Instructor’s post. He left VR World NYC to join to work as a Business Data Analyst.

Regarding his musical journey, he was an experienced sound designer and composer. He launched his first album, Akimbo, with Three songs in 2015. The Vine star had also released Latch Relay’s eight songs in 2018.

Adam CAPTION: Perkins was just 24 at the time of his demise SOURCE: Instagram @adam___perkins

 Perkins grabbed attention for the hashtag #whiteteen, under which he had posted many videos. He was famous for his comedy acts on the Vine app. His video, Hi, Welcome to Chili’s, went viral on social media.

Moreover, he was also a director and had eight directing credits, Mystic Britain. He had even directed Mystery of the Lady red in 2020. He had directed three documentary series, Sleep, First Words, and Babies.

As a producer, he had produced seven episodes of the television series Who is America?. Similarly, he had also produced ten episodes of the series The Joy of Techs. His name was also listed in the production staff on Richard Hammond’s Secret Service, Miranda, Watson & Oliver, and Dara O Brian: School of Hard Sums.

Talking about Adam Perkins’s net worth, he was a millionaire and had a net worth of $1 million during his last days.

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