Father of Texas TikTok duo dies after battle with cancer


He was 35.

The father of the Texas TikTok duo, Enkyboys, has died of cancer, according to a report from TMZ.

Enkyboys

The father of the Texas TikTok duo, Enkyboys, has died of cancer, according to a report from TMZ. A source close to the family told TMZ that Randy Gonzalez died on Wednesday, January 25 in hospice. He was 35.

Gonzalez, from the Houston area, announced to his more than 1.4 million followers on Instagram on April 12, 2022 that he has been battling colon cancer after being diagnosed six months prior. Gonzalez said that his doctor said he only had two or three years to live, noting he could extend it to five if he goes through chemotherapy. 

Since then, Gonzalez has been telling his followers on TikTok that it’s been a struggle but that he keeps fighting. He also started a GoFundMe to help pay for his treatments. Gonzalez is survived by his wife, Kimberly, and three children, Aubree, Brice, and Lauren.

Gonzalez and his son Brice are known for creating hilarious TikTok videos together, gathering 15 million followers. The pair have blown up since they started their TikTok journey together in November 2019, appearing on Good Morning America and being highlighted in multiple media outlets like BuzzFeed and Yahoo Lifestyle.

Brice and Randy from the Enkyboys.

Brice and Randy from the Enkyboys.

Randy Gonzalez

The fame rose, even more, after Brice landed a role in George Lopez’s new show, Lopez V. Lopez. He was cast as the grandson of George and son of Mayan, Lopez’s daughter on the show and in real life. He stars alongside George and Mayan, as well as Selenis Leyva and Matt Shively.

He also landed a role in Eva Longoria’s Flamin’ Hot project. Brice will play one of the sons of the main character of the movie about Richard Montañez, the Frito-Lay janitor who says he cooked up Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in his home kitchen. 

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