Meet the family of late Kristoff St. John!

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Legendary soap actor Kristoff St. John is no longer with us. The famous Young and the Restless star, who portrayed the role of Neil Winters, passed away on February 3, 2019, in his San Fernando Valley home. Fans of Kristoff, who were eagerly waiting for his return on the CBS sudser, are left heartbroken and deeply saddened. So, what actually led to this tragedy? Was there anything wrong with Kristoff’s health?

Who are Kristoff St. John’s father and mother?

Kristoff was born Christopher St. John and Marie St. John on July 15, 1966. His father later got married to a woman named Maria. He had a good relationship with his stepmother.

Kristoff St. John and his parents

Christopher, who is also known as Chris St. John, is a producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for playing the role of Ben Buford in the 1971 film, Shaft. He is also well recognized for his roles in 1972 film, Top of the Heap, and in the television series, Remington Steele. His wife (Kristoff’s biological mother) is an entertainer. 

Kristoff St. John had not been the same since his son’s death

Originally from New York City, St. John turned 52 on July 15 last year. The last few years of life had been miserable for the actor after his son died by suicide in late 2014. 

Kristoff and his first wife Mia St. John's son, Julian, took his own life on November 23, 2014, following a long battle with mental illness. Julian was 24 years old at that time. He had been battling with drug addiction, along with schizophrenia. 

Soap Opera Digest editorial director told People of St. John, “He was able to overcome so many things, but the death of Julian was just a breaking point for him in a lot of ways.” The death of Julian had left Kristoff permanently damaged. 

Kristoff St. John with his son

In 2017, the Y&R alum underwent psychiatric treatment after a major scare regarding his mental health. According to TMZ, he threatened to end his life with a gun, following which he was placed under 3 days hold for psychiatric evaluation.

Speaking of the incident to Entertainment Tonight, Mia said, “No parent should ever have to bury their child, and for those who do, it is a nightmare that haunts you forever. The death of our beloved son Julian has taken a toll on both of us.” 

She added, “He is an actor and while he may appear whole on the outside, his heart is broken. As a society, we need to start taking mental health seriously and realize that no one is immune.”

Kristoff, who had had an active life on social media, was inactive since late January. He was last active on Twitter on January 21, when he retweeted a heart-wrenching post which reads, “Grieving the loss of a child is a process. It begins on the day your child passes, and ends the day the parent joins them.”

While friends and families of Kristoff were aware of the impact Julian’s death had caused on his life, nobody expected his life to end this way. The actor had been drinking quite a lot during his later days.

What happened to Kristoff St. John? Cause of death revealed!

Kristoff St. John is survived by two daughters

Kristoff is survived by his two daughters Paris Nicole and Lola. 

Paris is the daughter of Kristoff and Mia. The 26-year-old is a singer/songwriter, who is also trying pursuing a career in Hollywood. She once made headlines back in 2015 when she revealed about dating Bryan Randall, Sandra Bullock’s current boyfriend.

Kristoff St. John's daughters

Kristoff’s youngest child Lola is his and second wife Allana Nadal’s daughter. She was born on April 15, 2003. As of now, she is a high school student.

Who is Kristoff St. John’s ex-wife Allana Nadal?

Kristoff St. John’s fiancée paid tribute to him on Instagram

Kristoff’s shocking death has left his fiancée Kseniya Olegovna Mikhaleva in a great tragedy. The Russian model shared a post on Instagram (which she later deleted), mourning the death of her late husband-to-be. 

Kristoff and Kseniya became engaged on August 21, 2018, and were planning to get married in the fall of 2019.

Kristoff St. John fiancee

Kseniya wrote, “How did it happen ??? How ??? Why did you leave so early ???? and left me alone ….. I can’t believe 💔💔💔💔 You were everything to me …. you were a loving father, a loving man,… 😢😢😢😭😭😭😭💔💔💔💔 love?? We should doing a lot of things in future……” She seemed inconsolable as she shared a series of stories on her Instagram.

Along with Kseniya, many Y&R stars have taken to social media sites to pay tribute to Kristoff. 

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