Shaun Wilson Miller

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Birthday
23, 1995
Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia
Death Date
May 26, 2012 (17)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1995
Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia
Death Date
May 26, 2012 (17)

About

Late self-help author with a congenital heart defect whose final dying wish was to publish his memoir and self-help book An Awesome Ride documenting his experiences with illness and domestic abuse. He was also an active motivational speaker before his death in 2012.

Before Fame

He first rose to fame after an internet glitch caused his goodbye tribute to his friends to be posted not only to Facebook but also to YouTube where it went viral overnight.

Trivia

During life, he was an ambassador for HeartKids Victoria, a children's heart disease charity.

Family Life

He was born to Cameron Miller and Kim Hunter in Melbourne, Australia. He died at the age of seventeen after his body rejected a second heart transplant.

Associated With

As a fan of the Essendon Bombers football team, he met his idol Jobe Watson on an episode of Channel 9's The Footy Show.