Remembering the Beautiful and Inspirational Keisha Nash

The world is grieving the loss of Keisha Nash, the beloved former wife of actor Forest Whitaker. Keisha, who tragically passed away at the age of 51, was not only a loving mother but also an incredible woman who touched the lives of many.

Keisha’s daughter, True Whitaker, recently paid a heartfelt tribute to her mother. She described Keisha as “the most beautiful woman in the world” and expressed her love and gratitude for all the valuable lessons she taught her.

Keisha’s love story with Forest began in 1994 when they starred together in the film “Blown Away.” Their on-screen chemistry blossomed into a real-life romance, and they embarked on a journey that lasted an impressive 22 years. On May 4, 1996, they tied the knot in a picturesque ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Despite the glitz and glamour that came with being married to a Hollywood star, Keisha remained down-to-earth and grounded. In a candid interview with Northshore Magazine in 2008, she opened up about the challenges of balancing her personal life, her entrepreneurial ventures, and the demands of motherhood. Keisha always prioritized her family, even when her glamorous style made her stand out, prompting playful teasing from her kids.

Family meant everything to Keisha. Together with Forest, they raised their children, including their talented daughter Sonnet Noel Whitaker, who is pursuing a career in the music industry, and their daughter True Whitaker, who is following in their footsteps as an aspiring actress. Keisha was not only a loving mother but also a hands-on parent who valued the assistance and support of their dedicated nanny.

Keisha’s journey was not without its challenges. She bravely battled anorexia for several years and sought treatment in 2014. Throughout these difficult times, Forest stood by her side. Sadly, they ultimately decided to part ways, filing for divorce in 2018 due to irreconcilable differences.

Keisha will always be remembered as a beautiful soul who brought love, light, and joy into the lives of those around her. Her passing has left a void in the hearts of many, especially Forest Whitaker and their children. While the cause of her death remains undisclosed, it has been revealed that Keisha had been living with alcoholic liver disease and acute renal failure.

In her touching tribute, True Whitaker expressed her belief that she will continue to feel her mother’s presence in dreams and in her heart. The world joins True in celebrating the extraordinary life of Keisha Nash and sends love and support to her grieving family.

Remembering Keisha Nash 💖