Kristoff St. John Cause of Death: What Happened to Neil Winters?


Arvinda Dixit

The world of entertainment is full of people having different talents, skills, and capabilities. But when these people die, it lefts us with a sorrowful feeling. And similar situation happened which left the industry in shock.

The young and the Restless star, Neil Winters officially named Kristoff St. John has died and left his fans and family with a feeling of grief. He played this character for about 28 years with full devotion and focus till his death. So let’s have a look at some of the facts related to him and check out the reason behind his death.

Born on July 15, 1966, Kristoff St. John was popularly known as Neil Winters, for the role played by him in The Young and the Restless from 1991 to 2019, until his death. He took birth in New York City to his parents Christopher St. John (father) and Marie (mother). His father was an actor, producer, and director while his mother was an entertainer.

John got indulged in acting from a very short age. When he was ten years old he was featured in a comedy show Big John, Little John that was broadcasted on NBC. He also appeared in the NBC miniseries Roots: The Next Generations, Happy Days, and also in The Cosby Show.

Kristoff St. John

Before featuring in the role of Neil Winters he also appeared in the soap opera, Generations. He also won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Young Actor in a Drama Series & also hosted Tv Guide Channel in 2005.

He also presented a documentary (A Man Called God) along with his father that was rewarded at the San Diego Black Film Festival.

For about 3 decades, he appeared for the character of Neil in the series and the last airing episode of him was on February 6, 2019.

What Happened to Neil Winters?


The all-time favorite character Neil Winters got a sendoff after his demise on February 3, 2019. Yes, the person, Kristoff, who played the character of Neil for near about 3 decades died about 4 years ago. A week prior to his death, he was admitted to the hospital because of his unstable mental condition but was released two days before his death i.e. on February 1, 2019, and was taken back home.

What is the Cause of the Death of Kristoff St. John?

The fans of Kristoff were left mourning the death of their favorite star. At the time of his demise, no reason or cause of his death was disclosed either by his family members or by their professional friends.

Seeing his stress and psychiatric condition earlier people assumed that he suffered from mental trauma because of his son’s death as he was hospitalized a week prior to his death, the reason being he tried to kill himself.

At the time of his death, police were called to his house as Kristoff was reported to have an alcohol overdose. Doctors even conducted an autopsy but the reason was not disclosed before the completion of the investigation.

Later A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner stated that Kristoff’s death was marked as an accident. And he died due to hypertrophic heart disease which is mainly caused by excessive alcohol consumption.

In this disease, the muscles of the heart become thick and thus it gets difficult for the heart to pump blood which leads to a heart attack.

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Tributes to Kristoff St. John (Neil Winter)

The opera soap aired a short segment of around one minute about Kristoff St. John as a tribute. In that, his colleagues expressed their grief on the death of their co-star and also portrayed some of his clips.

Kristoff St. John DeathEven Moore, Kristoff’s Co-star, shared his words and mourned the loss of Kristoff. In February 2019 He said in a statement to People “I’m raised as an only child, but Kristoff is truly the closest thing to a brother and a brother’s love and a brother’s mentorship that I’ve ever known”.

Personal Life of Kristoff St. John

The sources collected that at the time of his death, he was engaged to Russian model Kseniya Olegovna Mikhaleva. Prior to this, he was married to Allana Nadal from 2001-2007 and had one daughter (Lola) with her. And before Allan, he was with boxer Mia St. John with whom he had a son (Julian) and a daughter (Paris Nicole).

His son Julian died when he was 24 years old by suicide which left Kristoff and his family in a devastating state. And now Kritsoff is survived by his two daughters.

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