The comedy actress passed away by suicide on July 1st.
She rose to fame after she started making YouTube videos in 2006 and they started going viral. When Stevie was 19 she moved to LA from Victorville an began building a huge fan base. Her videos started reaching over a million viewers.
She created YouTube series with characters like Little Loca and Sceney Sceneable where she wrote edited and acted in them herself. She also became known for her impressions of Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse.
She landed her own comedy sketch show on CH1 called Stevie TV.
The day before her death she had posted on social media about her grief at the loss of her grandfather.
“The man of my dreams will now only be in my dreams. I’ll miss you everyday, forever. I love you my Pa,” she tweeted.
The man of my dreams will now only be in my dreams. I'll miss you everyday, forever. I love you my Pa. pic.twitter.com/nQ6hPPD3cC
— Stevie Ryan (@StevieRyan) June 30, 2017
In an interview with Culture Brats, she spoke of how she was shocked by the level of hate she encountered when she posted her videos.
She said: “I put it on YouTube and before I knew it, there were people leaving me comments like, ‘You’re ugly and stupid and dumb!’
“I didn’t realise what the Internet was yet, that it was just full of hate.”
She died at her home in Los Angeles and the cause of death deemed as suicide by hanging.