Adriaan Beddie death: NZ dancer and trainer passed away suddenly, cause of death and obituary

Adriaan Beddie cause of death. (Source: Facebook)
Adriaan Beddie cause of death. (Source: Facebook)


NZ dancer and trainer Adriaan Beddie, also known as AKA Damian, passed away unexpectedly. He was a stunning person who brought light into every space he visited with his special, brilliant smile, glitter, or brilliance. Many people will miss him terribly. Keep reading to know more about Adriaan Beddie and his cause of death in detail.


Who was Adriaan Beddie?

Adriaan Beddie, also known as AKA Damian, is a personal trainer, burlesque performer, Latin and ballroom dance instructor, and entertainment.

He is a South African native who currently resides in New Zealand and brings a special combination of skills and knowledge to his craft. He has over 13 years of dancing experience, including competing in national (South African) dance contests, working on television, and judging dance events.

Adriaan Beddie is a versatile artist who has achieved success in many areas. He is known as a powerhouse and great performer with a brand called Loyal Deviant with an impressive track record.

Adriaan takes tremendous pride in enhancing people’s confidence and emancipating them. He offers a variety of venues and services to engage with people because he genuinely cares about them.

Adriaan fosters personal development and meaningful engagements through his fitness programs, online coaching, and fascinating entertainment. He is committed to assisting people in realizing their potential and achieving their objectives in a variety of spheres of life.


How did Adriaan Beddie die?

On August 3, 2023, dancer and trainer Adriaan Beddie of New Zealand passed away.

On Facebook, the Christchurch Pride organization posted the heartbreaking information.

It read,

“Kia ora e te whānau,

We are all so saddened and heartbroken like many of our community right now at the passing of the gorgeous Adriaan Beddie. Adriaan was a fierce performer who graced our stage and our hearts with glitter, kindness and colour. His generosity and pure talent left an imprint on our lives and we will make sure to remember him and to live life as authentically and proudly as he did. The stage of life seems a little less bright today but we will forever sprinkle more sequins and glitter in your memory. You are dearly missed.

Our thoughts and aroha go out to all his whānau and friends.

Please be kind to yourselves as you process all of this, reach out to loved ones, tell your friends and family that you love them and live life as authentic as you can. If you need to talk please reach out to us, a trusted person or you can call or text 1737 for support.

“Aroha atu, aroha mai” – Love received, love returned.

Ngā mihi nui,

Christchurch Pride.”

Adriaan was a fearless performer who glistened, was gracious, and coloured the stage and hearts. Everyone’s lives were touched by his kindness and unbridled talent, and they will all make an effort to remember him and live their lives in the same manner as he did—honestly and with pride.

Even though the stage of life appears a little less glittering right now, everyone will always add more sequins and glitter to his memories. Everyone will miss him terribly.


Adriaan Beddie cause of death

Adrian dedicated a great deal of his time and effort to his hobbies, loves, and most importantly his friends and community. Nobody will ever be able to fill a room with brightness and vibrance as he could, and everyone will miss his beautiful grin. Without a doubt, the amount of tears that would be shed if everyone on Earth learned of his departure would fill a thousand oceans.

Adrian was hospitalized following a string of incidents, according to yesterday’s update from the Christchurch Pride organization. Unfortunately, He died as a result of his injuries. At this moment, there is no exact information available concerning the occurrence. But we cannot confirm what happened to Adrian unless the family issues a formal statement.

Our medicotopics team is making contact with his friends and relatives to get the latest information on this issue. When we learn more about the tragic occurrence that led to so many people crying, we’ll update this section.


Tributes to Adriaan Beddie

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him. The news of this occurrence has upset his supporters and fans.

Artistic Director Ian Harman wrote: “You were such a beautiful human Adriaan Beddie and everyone who knows you will feel this loss. An amazing performer but an even better person who was caring and kind. My favorite memory of you is at Winter Pride when we went out to a rooftop dance party. You knew I was uncomfortable and you checked in with me all night and made me feel included. Your intuition in situations was so strong and you loved unconditionally. I can’t believe I’ll never get to share a stage with you again. You will be missed ❤ I hope you’re still dancing x”

Sunita Torrence wrote: “Rest in eternal love Adriaan Beddie. I can’t even figure anything out right now. I was so excited to have you be a part of Rocky and you were so excited to have your dream role. Your talent was limitless and the fact that you are such a beautiful amazing person to boot. It’s going to take me a while to process this. All my love to your Matty Sollis and all your whanau and friends who all adored you. How we will ever fill those gold shorts, I don’t know. But we will be dedicating The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadowcast NZ tour to you stunning man!”



One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died. We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.

Visit our website frequently to read more articles of similar type, and don’t forget to leave comments for Adriaan Beddie‘s cherished family as they go through this difficult period.


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