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Who was Piko Preston? TikTok Star Dies at 43, Fans Pay Tribute

Famous TikTok star Piko Preston is no longer with us. As per multiple reports, the social media celebrity passed away in August 2022 at the age of 43. Our hearts go out to the friends and family of the popular TikToker during this hard time.

The content creator was known for making funny and reactionary videos on the video-sharing platform TikTok. Continue reading further to know everything about the cause behind the death of the TikToker Piko Preston.

Here’s everything you need to know about Piko Preston

For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you Piko Preston was a famous TikToker. Piko Preston, aka Pikotrain5, created content for a living. His real name was Jon Preston. He pledged in his bio to teach anyone that followed him to L@L – Laugh @ Life. TikTok users found Piko’s content relatable.

Piko Preston had a pretty good fan following on the video-sharing platform TikTok. Over time, he was able to build a strong fanbase on the app. He had around 1 million followers on TikTok. His videos had more than 13 million likes on them.

Preston was known for repurposing viral sounds into his comedy sketches. He used to spread a lot of positivity through his TikTok videos. His TikToks brought a big smile to the faces of his followers.

Piko’s sister Lara shared the news of his sudden death

The news of Piko’s untimely death was shared by his sister Lara on the social media platform Facebook. She posted a series of pictures of her brother Piko with his friends and family on her Facebook page.

Lara started by writing, “My wonderful, energetic, wild, generous, funny, and much loved little brother Jon (Piko Preston) passed away this week at the age of 43. I can’t even wrap my head around a world without him in it.”

She went on to say, “Jon is the most generous person I have ever known. He gave everything to everyone. He was our family peacemaker and always mediated sibling disagreements while we were growing up and continued to do his best to make everyone around him happy every single day of his life.”

Lara further added, “If Jon was around you were guaranteed to laugh. He was the most fun uncle to my children and each of my girls has a special connection with him even though we live so far apart. He recently began a TikTok account where his beautiful smile, wicked sense of humor, and impeccable comedic timing made his one million followers laugh on a daily basis.”

She concluded by saying, “We love you so much Jon-Jon. I am so glad I got one last hug when we visited in June. We will all do our best to be more giving and loving to honor your example. Until we meet again.” As of now, the reason behind Piko’s death has not been revealed.

Piko’s ex-wife also paid a heartfelt tribute to the TikToker

Piko’s ex-wife Tereza, who goes by the username @tnmamabear4 on TikTok also shared a post that was dedicated to the TikTok star. She posted a heart-touching video for Piko on the video-sharing app.

Her post consisted of a couple of throwback videos and photos of herself with her ex-husband Piko. She stated that the sudden death of her ex-husband had shocked her and her sons. She went on to say that her heart was shattered after hearing the news.

Tereza gave the fans a rare insight into her relationship with Preston. She wrote, “We had a rocky relationship since we divorced… but I always tried to make an effort to have a friendship & appreciated when he’d let that happen!”

Piko’s ex-wife further added, “Last year at this time, we spent a lot of time together. Everyone thought it was weird that I was hanging out with him so much. But for some reason, I said I didn’t care! I knew we needed this time together! I knew we needed this time together. And I’ll be forever grateful.”

She sympathized with Preston’s kids during his hard time and she wished that “they can remember the good times they spent with him.” She said, “My heart hurts for my boys and his little girl! I pray they can remember the good times they spent with him!

Tereza added that Piko loved to make people laugh. She said that people should try to have a good relationship with their exes for the welfare of their kids. She also shared that the sudden death of her former partner has “left her with a huge hole” in her heart. She ended the post by writing, “Ride on my friend… Ride on… You’re free from your pain. I love you! ok.”

Piko Preston’s funeral will be happening soon. Up until now, the details of the ceremony have not been shared publicly.

How did the fans react to Piko Preston’s death?

One user wrote, “I’m sorry for the loss of your brother! I remember him as a funny and sweet kid. You must be absolutely heartbroken.” Another user commented, “I’m so sorry for your loss. The world lost a really great human.”

Followed by a user who penned, “My biggest hug to you and deepest sympathies to his family and friends.” A user went on to say, “Mourning Jon’s passing, and sending love and prayers, to you and your amazing family.” Another one added, “I am so sorry, Lara. How very sad.”

Another user commented, “So sorry, sending loving thoughts and prayers, to you and your entire family.” A user further added, “Oh Lara, I’m so very sorry. Sending you my love.” One user wrote, “Sending you and your family prayers and hugs Lara.”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the passing away of the TikTok star. We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of Piko Preston during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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