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"Real World: New Orleans" star Ryan Knight died on Thursday morning – he was just 29.

Sources told TMZ the MTV alum was found dead Thursday morning after partying with friends the night before.

Ryan was well-known to reality fans for his time not just in the "Real World" house, but also "The Challenge: Rivals II," "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes II" and "The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons."

His death has caused shock and grief amongst his friends, who are sharing their feelings on social media.

RIP Ryan…

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