Spunky TikTok Chef, Lynn Yamada Davis, Dies at 67

January 12, 2024

Lynn Yamada Davis, the superstar spunky chef with TikTok videos raking in multi-million views, has died. The fun, entertaining and highly creative “Cooking with Lynja” videos started garnering attention during the pandemic in 2020. She amassed a following of 17 million on TikTok alone. Davis, who was born in New York City and lived in Holmdel, NJ, graduated from MIT and Columbia University. Davis passed away from esophageal cancer, her daughter told The New York Times. Inside Edition Digital’s Leigh Scheps shares more about her life. 

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