SpongeBob Squarepants Creator, Stephen Hillenburg Dies At 57
Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of the classic kids animation, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, has passed at the age of 57.
The news of Stephen passing came via Nickelodeon Media Company , who tweeted, “We are sad to share the news of the passing of Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. We are observing a moment of silence to honor his life and work.”
The animator reportedly died after a long battle with ALS, after he was diagnosed last year.
Rest In Peace Stephen . You will be missed 🙏