Television host Grant Imahara has unexpectedly died at just 49-years-old, and his co-host Kari Byron has made a heartwarming tribute on Twitter.

Grant Imahara was certainly well loved by a lot of friends, with many of them flocking to Twitter to post some very emotional tributes.

Imahara’s death was completely unexpected, and his long term co-host on both MythBusters and White Rabbit Project Kari Byron is just one of the many people that have really felt the loss of such a well-loved friend.

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Grant Imahara has unexpectedly died

Aged just 49, Grant Imahara has just passed away, his cause of death unknown.

The American electrical engineer and television host is most famous for his role hosting the show MythBusters, a science based show where they use experiments to prove or disprove various myths.

He is also well known for hosting Netflix’s White Rabbit Project, where he investigated events from pop culture, science and history.

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Kari Byron makes a tribute to him on Twitter

Grant Imahara hosted both MythBusters and White Rabbit Project alongside his co-host Kari Byron.

Kari made a simple but heartwarming tribute to her co-host and friend on Twitter. She posted a picture of herself with him and captioned the image: “Sometimes I wish I had a time machine.”

Imahara’s death was certainly unexpected, and Kari expresses how she wishes she could go back to filming with Grant once again.

Then, she continued to post a series of pictures of them together, with the last one captioned: “We had so many adventures. You taught me so much.”

Other friends also make heartwarming tributes

Many more friends of Imahara have also made emotional tributes on social media to the television star.

Netflix writer Alex Hirsch said: “Grant Imahara was as good as a person can get. Universally beloved and always creating- creating friends, creating robots, creating memories. Shocked and in disbelief at the hole he will leave in our lives.”

Director Mike Diva said: “Grant Imahara was a f*cking unicorn. A truly brilliant, delightful, benevolent being that I was lucky enough to call a friend. Rest In Peace.”

And actor Michael Rosenbaum made a heartwarming tribute, saying: “Two days ago my good buddy Grant wished me a happy birthday and now he’s gone. Just like that. I’m devastated. He was an unbelievable human being. I loved being around him. He was not only brilliant but so funny and such a warm person. I love you pal. I’m so sad.”

It is clear that Grant made a huge impact to the lives of many people, and he will be truly missed.

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