Actress Keisha Nash Dies At 51: Hollywood Mourns The ‘Most Beautiful Woman In The World’

by Gee NY

Keisha Nash Whitaker, the accomplished actor and producer, known for her roles in the 2004 film “Proud” and as the host of the 2008 reality competition show “Who Are You Wearing?” has sadly passed away at the age of 51.

The news was shared by her 25-year-old daughter, True Whitaker, through an emotional post on her Instagram Story.

In the heartfelt tribute, True Whitaker posted cherished photos of her mother accompanied by the words:

“Goodbye mommy. I love you 4ever and beyond.” Expressing gratitude, she continued, “The most beautiful woman in the world… thank you for teaching me every single thing I know. I’ll see you in my dreams and I’ll feel you in my heart.”

The cause of death has not been disclosed by the family.

Forest Whitaker, the Oscar-winning actor, and former husband to Keisha Nash Whitaker, has not yet commented publicly on the passing.

True Whitaker’s Instagram account is followed by Forest Whitaker’s verified account.

Keisha Nash Whitaker, originally from Lynn, Massachusetts, began her career as a model before venturing into acting and hosting.

She and Forest Whitaker met on the set of the 1994 film “Blown Away” and shared a marriage that spanned 22 years.

The couple has two children together, True and 27-year-old Sonnet Whitaker, while Nash Whitaker also had a daughter named Autumn from a previous relationship.

Image Source: Fairchild Archive / Getty

In 2018, Forest Whitaker filed for divorce from Keisha Nash Whitaker, citing irreconcilable differences.

Despite the separation, Keisha Nash Whitaker remained connected to Forest Whitaker’s social media presence, frequently retweeting posts related to his work and his nonprofit organization, the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative.

While Nash Whitaker’s Twitter account has been inactive since 2020, she occasionally shared personal moments, including a birthday wish to Sonnet Whitaker in 2019.

The entertainment industry mourns the loss of a talented individual, and condolences have been pouring in for the Whitaker family during this difficult time.

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