Is Rick Genest Living or Dead?

Has Canadian artist, actor, and fashion model Rick Genest died? Or is he still alive?

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Canadian artist, actor, and fashion model

Rick Genest is ...

Born 7 Aug 1985 in Châteauguay
Died 1 Aug 2018 in Montreal
Age32 years, 11 months
Height1.75m (5 ft, 8 in)
Rick Genest
Rick Genest
Rick, the Zombie boy

About Rick Genest

Rick Genest (August 7, 1985 – August 1, 2018) was a Canadian artist, actor, and fashion model. He was also known as Zombie Boy.

He is also known as Zombie Boy and Rico the Zombie.


On August 1, 2018, Genest was found dead after a fall from the balcony at his Plateau-Mont-Royal apartment. A police source told CBC it was a suicide. Some relatives and friends believe it was an accident. He left no suicide note, and his autopsy found no trace of drugs. His manager, of a similar height, noted the balcony railing ends below his hips.