|Charlbi Dean Kriek Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Date of Birth||February 5, 1990|
|Date of Death||August 29, 2022|
Charlbi Dean Kriek was a South African actress and model whose notable film credits include Spud (2010), Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013), An Interview with God (2018), and Triangle of Sadness (2022).
Charlbi Dean Kriek
Charlbi was born on February 5, 1990.
She passed away on August 29, 2022, in New York City from an unexpected viral lung infection. She was 32 years old at the time. In December 2022, it was revealed that Charlbi’s cause of death was bacterial sepsis, and the sepsis was reportedly a complication from asplenia (the absence of a spleen) which was caused due to “remote blunt trauma to her torso”.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
- Father – Johan Kriek
- Mother – Joanne Muller
- Siblings – Alex Jacobs Kriek (Younger Brother)
5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Charlbi had dated –
- Luke Volker (2018-2022) – Charlbi began dating fellow model Luke Volker in 2018. The couple became engaged in April 2022 and were together until her sudden death in August 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
She had Afrikaner (German, Dutch, and French Huguenot) ancestry.
- Angular face
- Mole above her lips
She had endorsed brands like –
- Roadway Moving
- La Manso
- Le Petit Trou
- Tropic of C
- Alberta Ferretti
- Peony Swimwear
Charlbi Dean Kriek Facts
- She had graced the cover of the South African editions of GQ Magazine, Elle Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, etc.
- Charlbi and model Ashton Schnehage had survived a near-fatal car crash in October 2008. She was subsequently treated for a broken wrist, broken ribs, broken elbow, and a collapsed lung.
- She tragically passed away less than 2 months before the release of her breakout film, Triangle of Sadness (2022) by the Swedish director Ruben Östlund.
- Her final film, Triangle of Sadness was greeted with an 8-minute-long standing ovation at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. The film also took home the Palme d’Or; highest award presented at the festival.
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