“I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. ©2021 FOX News Network, LLC. He has built several robots that were required in the show, and he also operated many computers and has also made a bunch of tests to bust the myths around them. He was 49 years old. Former Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow joins Fox News as a host. Executive producer for "Mythbusters" Grant Wilson also mourned Imahara's death, writing on Twitter that he is "completely shocked and saddened" by the news. Factors increasing the risk of brain aneurysm include older age, smoking, high blood pressure and drug abuse, the Mayo Clinic says. Goodbye buddy.”, Heartbroken and in shock tonight. The Discovery Channel confirmed Imahara’s death in a statement late Monday. Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer and roboticist who hosted the popular science show MythBusters and Netflix's White Rabbit Project, has died. Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. Bella Fowler BellaFowler93. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. Byron, Belleci and fellow “MythBusters” alum Adam Savage all wrote tributes to their late friend and colleague, sharing goofy behind-the-scenes photos from their “many adventures.”, “Heartbroken and in shock tonight,” Byron tweeted. Counties will make the final call, however. Grant Imahara, host of Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" and Netflix's "White Rabbit Project," has died, according to a statement from the Discovery Channel. JOHN TRAVOLTA LOST GIRLFRIEND DIANA HYLAND TO BREAST CANCER DECADES BEFORE KELLY PRESTON, Comedian Desus Nice called Imahara "the mythbuster gawd who always came thru with the energy and the wild engineering.". CBS suspends top TV station executives after L.A. Times investigation. Legal Statement. The trio later reunited to host Netflix’s investigative series “White Rabbit Project.”, A ‘Mythbusters’ farewell to Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara. This isn’t real. — Grant Imahara (@grantimahara) January 31, 2020 Following electronic engineer’s sudden death, fellow former Mythbuster ‘s host Adam Savage tweeted , “I’m at a loss. As a Robotics Expert, Imahara Consulted With Disney Imagineering, ILM & ‘The Late … Tributes are flowing in following the shock death of former Mythbusters host Grant Imahara on Monday at the age of just 49. Grant Imahara, a big part of the "MythBusters" team, has died ... from a brain aneurysm.. All rights reserved. My heart is broken. ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ led Tuesday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards nods. Working with Grant was so much fun. California will prioritize COVID-19 vaccine by age, not occupation, in next rounds. “We were just talking on the phone. Imahara … Poet Amanda Gorman signed with the modeling agency to grow her profile through brand endorsements and editorial opportunities. Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer best known as part of the build team on the long-running Discovery series MythBusters, died Monday, The New York Times reports. The TV presenter, who shot to fame for his technical expertise in creating robots on … He was 49 years old. Teen abortion drama ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ tops Independent Spirit noms. I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. Working with Grant was so much fun. "We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. No words. I’ll miss my friend," Savage wrote on the social media site. Always intelligent, fun, a little weird, & a true delight. 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Grant Imahara, the former co-host of the popular cable Discovery Channel series “MythBusters,” reportedly suffered a brain aneurysm that led to his death… Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. No words. Grant Imahara inspects the egg-breaking machine. Peace, Grant," Wilson tweeted. The Tragic Death Of MythBusters Host Grant Imahara Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images By Anna Papachristos / July 14, 2020 10:43 am EST / Updated: July 14, 2020 10:53 am EST Grant Imahara, a former cohost of Discovery's MythBusters and host of White Rabbit Project on Netflix, "died suddenly" at the age of 49. He was 49. “Mythbusters” hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman closed out their most recent season on Thursday with a special farewell to “Mythbusters” co-hosts Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara. In July, So Cal indie label Burger Records shut down after female fans and musicians accused some of bands of sexual misconduct. ‘These gloves aren’t even for COVID — just for this office,’ Jimmy Fallon joked while tidying up his NBC colleague Steve Kornacki’s haphazard quarters. "I’m at a loss. I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. Internet star JoJo Siwa shuns labels after coming out: ‘I’m not ready to say’. See you on the other side where we can finally get the answers we seek. Grant Imahara, the engineer host and robotics wizard of Discovery Channel's science show "MythBusters" and of Netflix's "White Rabbit Project," has died at 49. ELVIS PRESLEY’S PRIVATE NURSE EXPLAINS WHY THE KING WAS 'MISERABLE' DURING HIS FINAL YEARS. Grant Imahara, the former co-host of TV science shows Mythbusters and White Rabbit Project, has died suddenly at the age of 49. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a brain aneurysm, the network said Tuesday. The state will accelerate vaccine eligibility based on age under new plan announced by Gov. A ruptured aneurysm causes sudden and severe symptoms like an extreme headache and, in many cases, death. I’m at a loss. Grant Imahara, 'Mythbusters' Electrical Engineer And Robotics Wiz, Dies At 49 Imahara was best known as a member of the "Build Team" on the Discovery Channel's … Working with Grant was so much fun. He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Now, Netflix’s “Crime Scene” looks at one guest’s disappearance. According to the Mayo Clinic, a brain aneurysm is a ballooning in a blood vessel in the brain. About 6.5 million people in the U.S. have an unruptured brain aneurysm, most of which are asymptomatic and go undetected. And she’s serious about being president. Grant Imahara was an electrical engineer and roboticist who was best known for hosting “MythBusters” and “White Rabbit Project.”. CBS took action after a Times report into complaints of racism and misogyny in the TV station group. He… Grant Imahara earned himself a cult following of sorts when he joined the then-fledgling cast of MythBusters.But thanks to the hit Discovery show, … Imahara co-hosted more than 200 episodes of “Mythbusters,” beginning with season 3 in 2005 through 2014. pic.twitter.com/8zE2afcwSu, I just cannot believe it. What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Big Sky’ on ABC and more. The Wide Shot brings you news, analysis and insights on everything from streaming wars to production — and what it all means for the future. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family," the statement reads. Discovery said on its website that Imahara had dedicated his life to using his skills to make people smile. These are the women’s stories. This isn’t real.”, “I just cannot believe it,” Belleci wrote. A Times review of court filings, CBS’ internal communications and interviews with two dozen current and former CBS television station employees found that many were troubled by the outcome of the investigation and questioned the company’s commitment to cleaning up its culture. He was 49. A former CNBC analyst, Kudlow will have a daily program on the Fox Business Network. He was 49. He was 49. Imahara, who starred alongside Savage on MythBusters, also hosted Netflix's White Rabbit Project, and was a trained electrical engineer and roboticist who worked for a long time at Lucasfilm's THX and Industrial Light and Magic divisions. Grant Imahara, a former host of the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters,” reportedly died on Monday of a brain aneurysm. My heart is broken. ', Lindsay Lohan asks TikTok user to take down her viral Cameo video, Ricki Lake shows off hair growth, opens up about hair loss and decision to shave her head last year, Former 'Real Housewives' star Barbara Kavovit announces run for NYC mayor. The television personality was 49 years old. We were just talking on the phone. What’s on TV tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 26: “Big Sky” on ABC; “Frontline” looks at the presidency of Donald Trump, and more. “I don’t even know what to say. According to his IMDB page, Imahara lent his filmography skills to various television shows over the years. He worked at Lucasfilm for nine years. This year’s Golden Globes will honor Jane Fonda with Cecil B. DeMille Award. Grant Imahara, a former host of the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters” has died, according to a statement from Discovery. Grant Imahara’s death isn’t the only tragedy to afflict the Mythbusters community, with the show the centre of a so-called ‘Mythbusters curse’. I’ll miss my friend.”. He saw science fiction, namely the droids in “Star Wars,” as an inspiration for creating and engineering robots. Market data provided by Factset. Adam Savage is "at a loss" after the sudden death of Grant Imahara, who died suddenly at the age of 49 after suffering a brain aneurysm. GRANT Imahara, the former host of Mythbusters, has died aged 49 of a brain aneurysm. No other details about Imahara’s death were provided. He was 49. Grant Masaru Imahara was born in Los Angeles on Oct. 23, 1970. "I had the pleasure of knowing @grantimahara  for many years, & considered him a friend. Born Grant Masaru Imahara on Oct. 23, 1970, in Los Angeles, he studied electrical engineering at USC before going to work as an animatronics engineer and model maker for Industrial Light & Magic, a designer of movie special effects that was founded by George Lucas. No words. Grant Imahara, a roboticist, electrical engineer and host of the hit science show "Mythbusters," died suddenly at age 49, the Hollywood Reporter said Monday. Chartthrob Steve Kornacki’s office was a hot mess. Adam Savage, former co-host of "Mythbusters," paid tribute to Imahara on Twitter. Imahara joined the hit science show “MythBusters” in 2005 as the beloved “geek” of the squad, operating electronics and building robots until he left the program along with cohosts Kari Byron and Tory Belleci in 2014. Also, women are affected more often than men. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Grant Imahara, a former host of the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters,” reportedly died on Monday of a brain aneurysm. The network said that he was one of the few trained operators for the famed R2-D2 droid from the “Star Wars” franchise and that he engineered the Energizer Bunny’s popular rhythmic beat. He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. UPDATED with cause of death: Grant Imahara, a former MythBusters and White Rabbit Project host who earlier worked as a modelmaker for Industrial Light + Magic, died Monday of a a brain aneurysm. Christi Carras is an entertainment reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Legal Statement. Imahara also put his electronics expertise into numerous film projects, working as a visual effects artist in the “Star Wars,” “Matrix,” “Terminator” and “Jurassic Park” franchises, among other films. He also made … She was previously a Times intern after graduating from UCLA and has also worked at Variety, the Hollywood Reporter and CNN. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. Grant Imahara dies at the age of 49: Grant Masaru Imahara was an American electrical engineer, robotics, and a television host. Grant Imahara, who was the co-host of Discovery Channel’s ‘MythBusters’ and Netflix’s ‘White Rabbit Project,’ reportedly died of a brain aneurysm on Monday. Information on survivors was not immediately available. Goodbye buddy @grantimahara pic.twitter.com/HkLYaBK1dw, “I’m at a loss. "We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. “We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. No words,” Savage tweeted. I’ll miss my friend. Gavin Newsom. Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. The spokesperson said the network was notified that a brain aneurysm was the cause for Imahara's death but did not have any additional information to provide. "We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. It is understood Imahara died suddenly following a … The yearly rate of rupture is about 10 in 100,000 people, according to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. He is very popularly known for his work on the television show Mythbusters. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family,” it read. Grant Imahara, a longtime host of the Discovery Channel show "Mythbusters," died of a brain aneurysm, Fox News has learned. The Cecil Hotel in DTLA had a rep as a home to prostitution, suicides and serial killers. Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for July 14, Why 'The Rock' is endorsing THIS candidate, Netflix embraces racial indoctrination for children, HBO Max sizzle reel offers first look at 'Sopranos' prequel, other upcoming 2021 movies, Halsey announces she's pregnant: 'Surprise! (YouTube/McDonald's). Chadwick Boseman was nominated and women dominated the director category. It's always sad to find out that we've lost an adored celebrity, and it was no different when Grant Imahara unexpectedly died on July 13, 2020 at the age of 49. What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘For Life’ on ABC and more, An unsolved mystery at L.A.'s infamous Cecil Hotel heads to Netflix. Grant Imahara, electrical engineer and longtime TV host of Discovery’s “MythBusters,” has died after suffering a brain aneurysm. ©2021 FOX News Network, LLC. He was 49. Inside CBS’ fraught investigation into allegations of racism and misogyny. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The women who brought down Burger Records. or redistributed. Grant Imahara, the engineer and roboticist who helped test some of the world’s most famous rumors on the iconic Discovery Channel series “Mythbusters,” has died. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Watch Jimmy Fallon clean it up. He was 49. Newsom cancels California’s COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. HOW KELLY PRESTON SPENT HER FINAL YEARS WHILE PRIVATELY BATTLING CANCER. I don’t even know what to say. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, The action by state officials means restaurants and gyms could soon reopen outdoor services. I’ve been part of two big families with Grant Imahara over the last 22 years. YouTube star JoJo Siwa fielded fan questions about her recent coming out, explaining why she isn’t into labels and that coming out shouldn’t have a stigma. He was 49. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Factset. Grant Imahara, electrical engineer and longtime TV host of Discovery’s “MythBusters,” has died after suffering a brain aneurysm. Imahara, an electrical engineer by trade, co-hosted the pop-science show from 2005 to 2014. “We are … The spokesperson said the network was notified that a brain aneurysm was the cause for Imahara's death but did not have any additional information to provide. All rights reserved. Died: July 13, 2020 (Who else died on July 13? 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