He was 28 years old. He was a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor.
Knight's family announced his death on Thursday night and did not release further details.
In addition, he voiced Devon on Netflix's animated series "Big Mouth" from 2017 to 2021.
He also performed live stand-up around the world, with a half-hour Netflix special in 2018.
On Twitter, comedians and actors mourned Knight's death and shared fond memories.
'Rest in Peace, Jak Knight," wrote actor Kumail Nanjiani. 'Hilarious comedian and a great guy.'
There is nothing I can say about Jak Knight that he won’t make fun of me for," wrote writer and actor Dani Fernandez.'
A great man and a great comedian, Jak Knight, will be greatly missed by comedian Tim Dillon.
I am sorry to learn of his passing. Check out his comedy and pray for his family.
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