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28th Jun 2022

Jasmine Burkitt death: BBC reality TV star dies aged 28

Steve Hopkins

Jasmine, known as Jazz, has been remembered as ‘the most incredible human’

Jasmine Burkitt, who appeared in BBC Three show Small Teen Big World, has died at the age of 28.

Burkitt’s death was confirmed by her fiancé, Lewis Burke, who said: “She is the most incredible human that ever walked this planet, she is the strongest, funniest, most kindest and purely decent person I’ve ever known.”

He added: “I am truly devastated. She changed my life forever and I’ll never be the same.”

Burkitt, who was known as Jazz, appeared in the BBC show in 2010 to share her experience of being born with dwarfish,

Her cause of death has not been confirmed, The Independent reported.

Burkitt, who was 3 ft 11, appeared in Small Teen Big World alongside her mother, Bev, who died in 2014.

last year, Burkitt and Burke revealed how they were living in a tent with their dog Loki, in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, after being unable to secure a home through the council.

Speaking to North Wales Live, Burkitt had said: “I think tent life has saved us and made us. Of course there are downsides as I am a bit more vulnerable with my health history. “Some of the days over the summer living next to a river are some of the happiest I’ve ever spent. I like being away from people quite a lot and just being amongst nature.”

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