Fashion designer Christian Siriano’s muse has died tragically aged just 27.
Jeremy Ruehlemann was a rising star in the modeling industry before he died on Sunday, January 22, 2023 – here’s everything we know.
Who was Jeremy Ruehlemann?
The 27-year-old hailed from Mahwah, New Jersey and was a well-known presence in the modeling world.
He has posed for Christian Siriano, John Varvatos and Joseph Abboud, as well as Superdry, Macy’s, Zara, Nick Graham and Atelier Cillian.
He was also featured in GQ and Playhaus Magazine.
Christian Siriano considered Jeremy his muse and inspiration and wrote, “I’ve never posted anything like this, but losing a friend who was such a beautiful soul is so hard.
“This is for Jeremy, the most beautiful man who gave so much love to everyone he met no matter what.”
The beloved model began her career in 2017 after choosing not to pursue a psychology degree at Rowan University.
In his Linkedin bio he wrote: “Firstly, because I always planned to finish my education and secondly because the skills and experience I have learned from the last 5 years of full time modeling, traveling and socializing with people from all over the world. world has taught me more about how people work than any psychology course ever could.”
She was represented by leading agencies such as Soul Artist Management, Next Models London and Miami branches, Core Hamburg, IMM Brussels and The Mgmt in Sydney.
What happened to Jeremy Ruehlemann?
The news of Jeremy’s death was shared by his childhood friend Gianni Simpson on Facebook.
Jason Kanner, with Soul Artist Management, confirmed this on his social media, where he wrote: “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I inform you all that Jeremy Ruehlemann has passed away.
“Jeremy was authentically himself. Salt of the earth. There was just something about him that made you fall for him.”
The circumstances under which the model died are currently unknown.
Who paid tribute to Jeremy Ruehlemann?
Gianni Simpson paid a heartfelt tribute when he announced the death of his friend.
She explained that they met when they were just 15 and 17 and have been inseparable ever since.
He wrote: “Jeremy Ruehlemann All day I’ve been trying to gather my thoughts and what else to say.
“We grew up together every summer for 2 years after that and would call each other for anything.
“You’ve definitely seen me emotionally at my worst and at my best and I can’t thank you enough for the friendship and love you’ve given me over the past 10 years bro.
“I love you forever and the news that you are gone really broke my heart. You will always be in my heart! From your big brother I love you.”
Christian Siriano also posted: “She was one of my muses and always will be. He inspired me and I will love him forever.
“Sending all my love to his family and friends who have lost someone so special.
“I know we will meet again one day but right now I just want to hug him. Be well J we all love you so much! Send love to his family today please.”
Halston creative director Ken Downin also paid his respects to the late model.
She said: “Goodbye sweet Jeremy. RIP Jeremy Ruehlemann. Love to your family you loved as much as they love you and were loved. I am heartbroken.”
Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo expressed his sadness at the news of Jeremey’s death.
“He made such an impact on everyone he met,” she wrote.
“In this industry you meet a lot of people, but he was one of those people that even if you met him once he would have a piece of your heart forever.
“My team and I love and cherish the time we had with him. A true friend, you will be loved and remembered forever. RIP Jeremy.”