MythBusters host Grant Imahara dies at age 49


Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer and host of MythBusters and White Rabbit Project, has died at the age of 49.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, he died suddenly following a brain aneurysm.

“We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant,” a rep for Discovery said in a statement. “He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”

Imahara joined MythBusters in 2005 and White Rabbit Project in 2016.

“Heartbroken and in shock tonight,” co-host of White Rabbit Project Kari Byron tweeted. “We were just talking on the phone. This isn’t real........We had so many adventures. You taught me so much.”

I’m at a loss,” MythuBusters co-host Adama Savege addded. “Grant was a truly brilliant engineer, artist and performer, but also just such a generous, easygoing, and gentle PERSON. Working with Grant was so much fun. I’ll miss my friend.”