Jake Millar was a successful founder of Unfiltered Tv. Continue reading the article to learn more about the entrepreneurs’ life and the reason behind his death.
Following the death of Jake Millar, everyone who knew him has been blessing social media with good words and condolences towards Jake Millar and his family.
Tributes pour in after Unfiltered founder Jake Millar dies aged 26 – NZ Herald https://t.co/5meVSpyC4V
— Memia (@memialabs) November 29, 2021
Sir John Key told the Herald that hearing the news about Millar has broken his heart. He says, “I knew he was special the moment I met him for the first time.
He possessed a rare combination of bravery, warmth, intellect, and the maturity and strength to deal with adversity. I admired him and will miss him.”
Similarly, Former New Zealand politician Don Brash spoke highly of Millar, recalling his unbelievable capacity to convince re-known New Zealanders to talk at Christchurch Boys’ High School following the Christchurch Earthquakes.
Unfiltered: Who Was Jake Millar?
Jake Millar was the founder of two of the start-ups, Unfiltered and Oompher.
Millar launched Unfiltered Tv in November 2015, which serves as inspiration, and a coaching platform providing business insight and perspective for every individual.
However, Unfiltered was purchased by Crimson Education for an undisclosed sum on February 9, 2021. The company is thought to have sold for $120,000, disappointing investors.
He was eager to learn as much as he could from some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Based on this thought, he founded the channel Unfiltered tv.
Unfiltered provides video interviews with many of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and business leaders. It has received 27 million video views and new partnerships with over 30 companies, including BMW and PwC.
What Is Jake Miller’s Death Cause? Was It A Suicide?
We are sad to inform you of the untimely death of a successful entrepreneur Jake Millar at 26 in Kenya.
We don’t know Jake Millar’s cause of death; but, we can be certain Tall Poppy Syndrome was a contributing factor.
The way NZ cuts down those who strive to do big things always disgusts me.
Gutted for the loss; I was looking forward to his next thing.https://t.co/P93W3Nrssj
— Yoav Lurie (@yoavlurie) November 29, 2021
It is unknown what he was doing in Kenya at the time of his death. After the news of his death, tributes have begun to pour in from those who had met Millar over the years.
His death is added to the family tragedy, including Millar’s father’s death in a skydiving plane crash in Fox Glacier in 2010, killing nine people.
Millar had relocated to Africa earlier this year to relaunch his career following the sale of Unfiltered, the media company he founded in 2015. We don’t know what went wrong and what is the reason behind his sudden death.
Miller was enraged halfway around the world in New York City after he sold Unfiltered in a loss. He has been called and passed comments like “inaccurate,” “defamatory,” and “character assassination.”
Some stellar achievements, and public challenges from daring to be a tall poppy, but I'm certain he had still so much more potential. RIP Jake Millar and arohanui to your friends and family at this difficult time. https://t.co/hiGSGSItlt
— Rosey On Recruitment & Career (@RoseyOnRecruit) November 29, 2021
We don’t know whether his cause of death was suicide because of all this defaming, accident, or illness. We will update you soon with accurate information on that matter.
Who Is Jake Miller? Is He Listed On Wikipedia?
Though he is not listed on Wikipedia at the moment, Jake Miller’s name comes along with some successful entrepreneurs.
At 18, the former Christchurch Boys High School student founded his first company, Oompher, which he later sold to the New Zealand Government for a six-figure sum.
Later in 2015, he launched Unfiltered Tv. Intending to interview successful business people to provide insight into the path and the determination one has to have to become successful.
Jake and his co-founder Yuuki were named to Forbes Magazine’s “30 under 30” list of educators to watch in North America last year, recognizing their work with the online video platform Unfiltered.
Millar was also a philanthropist who believed in helping others. He even served as an Ambassador for Lifeline in 2018, reportedly raising over $200,000 to combat youth suicide in New Zealand.
Does Jake Millar Have A Wife? Is He Married?
No, Jake Millar does not have a wife. As of now, no news has been reported on Jake Millar being married.
In addition, there is no rumor regarding his past relationship. He has kept his personal life private to himself.