According to the Central News Agency (CNA) of the state of Taiwan, the former host of the variety show “100% Entertainment” was found unanswered by his father in his apartment in the capital, Taipei, around 11:00 am local time. Wednesday.
CNA reported that police said Huang’s father went to the apartment when he was unable to contact his son by phone.
The director of the Qiyan Police Station of the Beitou Branch of the Taipei City Police Department said at a news conference that firefighters had answered calls about a death in a building near Sanhe Street.
When police officers arrived on the scene, they found the body of the former “100% Entertainment” host in the bedroom, outside the bathroom entrance, with the water still running.
The cause of death is not yet known. The autopsy is scheduled for Friday, CNA reported.
Police said Huang – known to fans as “Little Ghost” – returned home Tuesday night and did not leave, according to the agency.
Huang – born Huang Hong Sheng – rose to fame by hosting a children’s nature program called “Follow Me, Go!” before joining the Japanese-Taiwanese boy band HC3. In 2003, after the band disbanded, he joined another boy band, “Cosmo”.
As a solo artist, he has released five albums and multiple singles.
He starred in television dramas including “Love You” and “Mysterious Incredible Terminator”, before appearing in films such as the Singaporean comedy “Already Famous” and “Din Tao: Leader of the Parade”.
“Already Famous” director Michelle Chong led the online tributes to Huang, sharing a photo collage of the couple, along with the caption: “Incredible. You will always be the first protagonist of my life. RIP.”