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Frank Ocean's Younger Brother Ryan Breaux Reportedly Dies in Fatal Car Accident - Thousand Oaks, CA

Updated: Aug 4

Monday, August 3, 2020


According to reports; Frank Ocean’s younger brother Ryan Breaux has reportedly been killed in a fiery car crash alongside his classmate, Ezekial (Zeek) Bishop in the city of Thousand Oaks, California.


The Ventura County Fire Department and Thousand Oaks Police Department responded around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday (August 2) to a crash at Westlake Boulevard. The car was traveling southbound when it drove off the roadway and crashed into a tree in the center median before catching on fire. The two people inside the Tesla were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department.


Frank Ocean's brother, Ryan Breaux has reportedly been killed in a fiery car crash alongside classmate, Ezekial (Zeek) Bishop on Sunday, August, 2, 2020, Thousand Oaks, CA. Photo via ABC 7 News Twitter

Producer and Grammy winning artist Frank Ocean, whose actual name is Christopher Breaux, featured Ryan's voice at the end of track Futura Free from his album, Blond. Ocean nor the family members or authorities have made public comment or confirmed the identities of the crash victims.


Friends of the crash victims identified 18-year-old Ryan Breaux as one of two young men who died in the single-car crash via social media. Ryan's last instagram post was shared a week ago. It was a side profile photo of him in a blue-green car with the caption 'windy city.'



The Instagram account @blonded.frank dedicated a story to Ryan.



Friends and fans have flooded Frank Ocean and his late brother, Ryan Breaux's social media accounts with messages of condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with families at this difficult time.