Ms. Jacky Oh, the longtime partner of comedian DC Young Fly and mother of his three children has passed away. TMZ reports she died in Miami on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at the age of 32. Details on her cause of death have not been revealed
Jacky Oh, whose real name was Jacklyn Smith, was a model, actor, and Shein partner. She had been dating rapper/comedian DC Young Fly since 2015, the same year he made his premiere on MTV’s hit show “Wild ‘N Out.” Although they never married, Jacky and DC had three children together: daughters Nova, Nala, and son Prince.
Jacky was no longer on ‘Wild ‘N Out’ and had gone on to launch her own lip gloss line called the J Nova Collection.
The “Wild ‘N Out” social media page posted about Ms Jacky’s death, writing, “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Jacklyn Smith, known to the world as Jacky Oh, a talented Wild ‘N Out family member whose impact will be forever treasured and missed. Jacky Oh was a loving friend and beloved colleague of the Wild ‘N Out cast throughout five seasons.”
The statement continued: ‘More importantly, she was a tremendous mother to three beautiful children. The BET Media Group extends our condolences to the Smith family, DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon and all friends who loved and cared for Jacky Oh during this difficult time.”
DC Young Fly, whose real name is John Whitfield has not reacted to the news publicly and was said to be in Atlanta filming new Wild ‘N Out episodes when he was apprised of the sad news.
Jacky Oh Cause Of Death
While her official cause of death has not been confirmed, Jacky Oh was reportedly in Miami to undergo a “mommy makeover” surgery with Dr. Zach. There are reports that she suffered post-surgery complications, but nothing concrete from authorities yet.
Her last Instagram post was on May 19, when she shared an image of her kids sleeping.
She captioned the post: “When u get all ur kids to sleep at once … that right there boiiii … Tag a Mom #happiness #peace lol.”
Her death has been met with an outpouring of grief from fans and friends. Many have taken to social media to share their condolences and memories of her.
Airplanes rapper, BOB wrote, “my heart goes out to DC young fly and Ms. Jacky oh family 🙏🏽🥺”
“Praying for DC Young Fly and the kids. The love you guys shared and the family you guys made are beautiful. May this beautiful soul R.I.P. Ms Jacky Oh, Jacklyn Smith. Sending love, support & prayers to your family, friends and supporters during this time,” one person wrote on Twitter.
Another fan wrote, “I’m ngl Jacky O passing away really hurt my feelings that’s so sad. Rest In Peace to her & God please be with her family.”
One fan said; “So saddened to hear about the loss of you. 1st thing that came out my mouth, heart and mind was she was so funny, smart, loving and beautiful.
“Like I can’t think of one time I said you was doing to much. I’ve always admired you and your spirit. If I’m going through it, I can only imagine what your loved ones are going through.”
“Naw Jack…. I’m not believing none of this. Praying for your entire family HARD!” one fan wrote.
In a statement, DC Young Fly thanked “everyone for their well wishes” and asked “for privacy during this difficult time.”
Jacky Oh Wiki
Jacky Oh was born in Oakland, California, to a Black father and a White mother. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in business administration. After college, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment.
She began her career as a model, appearing in magazines such as Vibe, Jet, and Essence. She also walked the runway for designers such as Marc Jacobs and Alexander Wang.
In 2015, Jacky Oh joined the cast of Wild ‘N Out, where she was a Wild ‘N Out girl for five seasons. During her time on the show, she appeared in sketches with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Nick Cannon, Kevin Hart, and Chris Brown. In 2020 Jacky Oh left Wild ‘N Out to focus on her other ventures, including her YouTube channel “McJackyoh” and her lip gloss line, J Nova collection, which she launched in 2019.
In addition to her work on Wild ‘N Out, Jacky Oh also appeared in several films and television shows, including Meet the Blacks, The Trap, and The Worst Couple.
Jackey Oh Instagram
Jacky Oh was active on instagram and had over 1.1 million followers at the time of her tragic death. Her Instagram account @Msjackyoh is a mix of personal and professional content. She shares photos and videos of her family, friends, and work. She also uses her platform to promote her businesses, including her lip gloss line, JNova.
Here are some additional FAQs about Jacky Oh’s life and career:
When Was Jacky Oh born?
- Jacky Oh was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1991. She was 32 at the time of her death.
At what age did she start her modeling career?
- She began her modeling career at the age of 16.
How many kids does Jacky Oh have?
- She was a loving mother to her three children.
Our prayers go out to her family at this time