Former Wild ‘N Out TV star known as Ms Jacky Oh! has passed away in Miami at the age of 32, TMZ reported on Thursday.
The outlet reported that the entertainer, whose full name was Jacklyn Smith, said she was in Miami to have a ‘mommy makeover’ done in a social media post she subsequently deleted.
A BET Media Group spokesperson confirmed the tragic passing in a post on Wild N’ Out’s Facebook page Thursday afternoon.
Jacky and fellow #WildnOut costar and comedian DC YoungFly have been together for several years and share three young children together.
‘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,’ the spokesperson said. ‘Jacky Oh was a loving friend and beloved colleague of the Wild N’ Out cast throughout five seasons.
‘The BET Media Group extends our sincere 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, 31, and Jacky initially crossed paths in 2015, the same year he emerged as a personality on the MTV series.
She was already one of the Wild ‘N Out personalities at that time.
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Since she was no longer on the series, she parlayed her fame to start multiple businesses including a lip gloss called the J Nova Collection and multiple real estate ventures.
Jacky has been known to share a few motivational messages as well. She left us with one posted to her Instagram:
“When you start drawing nearer to God – reading and really listening to the word and applying it in real life – there’s such a beautiful awakening and transforming power that you start to feel & I just really love that for me and also for all my loved ones that are experiencing it as well. Every conversation I’ve had lately has God all up in it & He really has the answer to every single thing. God is so dope. Love y’all! Jacky”
According to her iMDb page, she has been in a number of films, including movies such as