Gabriel Salazar or as known to his fans GabenotBabe was a Mexican-American TikToker and social media star. He was known for his entertaining lip sync and dance videos on the internet. Last year, in September, Gabe died in a horrific car accident, leaving his thousands of fans heartbroken. If you’d like to learn more about Gabriel, keep reading as we discuss the late TikTok star’s life and death.
Career and fame!
In 2020, “Gabenotbabe” launched his TikTok and Instagram profiles almost simultaneously. He mainly uploads skits and lipsync performances on Tiktok. For well-known songs such as Me Too and Enganchados Nene Malo, he made lip-syncing videos. His popularity grew rapidly, the number of views of his films surpassed millions and Gabe’s fame began. Additionally, Gabe has lip-synced to songs from artists such as Shoreline Mafia and rapper Lil Skies.
He garnered more than a million followers on TikTok and more than 250,000 people followed him on Instagram. He regularly uploads self-portraits on Instagram. In addition, he publishes photos of himself endorsing various clothing companies, including GRASSY, Love Nbdy and Seven Emotions. The content producer also had a YouTube channel called Gabenotbabe.
GabenotBabe Net Worth!
It’s no surprise that social media is a viable career option in this day and age, and it pays very well for people who gain exposure to it. Likewise, ‘GabenotBabe’ was a famous social media celebrity, he had millions of followers on his TikTok account and Instagram handle. As a result, he made good money for himself through these social media platforms. It is estimated that at the time of his death, Gabe had an estimated net worth of approximately $100,000. He accumulated most of his wealth from his earnings through social media posts and various sponsorship deals, which he landed.
How did GabenotBabe die?
Fans of the TikTok star were stunned when rumors of his death spread across the internet on September 27, 2021. Although the reports were initially weak, several media houses quickly confirmed that the reports were true. The 19-year-old social media star has died in a tragic car accident in Zavala County. In a statement, the Texas Department of Public Safety revealed that a police patrol car began chasing the vehicle Gabe was driving after he failed to stop at a traffic stop.
The incident, which took place on Sunday, September 26, late at night 1:45 am, claimed the lives of three other people along with Gabriel. After the incident, Gabe’s sister Danna Salazer posted a heartwarming post on her Instagram handles to honor her late brother. In the post, she also shared the link for the GoFundMe fundraiser for Gabe’s funeral. Several videos of the tragic car accident also went viral on various social media platforms where we can see Gabe’s car in ruins.
Meanwhile, his close friends Chris Vazquez and Ricky Flores pay tribute with a heavy heart after Gabe’s death. In his post Chris wrote: “I can’t remember what’s real and not real anymore, but unfortunately Gabe died on September 26 in a car accident. We couldn’t believe it when we found out. I don’t really want to go into details because it’s so hard for us to even talk about the pain he was going through.”
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