Brazilian influencer Adriana Thyssen, widely known as Drika, has tragically passed away at the age of 49. Local news outlet F5 News reported that Drika was found dead in her apartment located in the south of Brasilia. The cause of her death has not been disclosed by her family, but they confirmed the news through a heartfelt statement shared on Instagram.
“It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the passing of our beloved Drika. In these moments of pain, we ask for everyone’s compassion and prayers,” the family expressed.
Drika gained popularity as an influencer by sharing her remarkable weight loss journey. Over the course of nearly two years, she successfully shed 100 pounds and documented her body transformation on social media.
According to reports from the AS portal, Adriana Thyssen had struggled with weight issues since childhood, which resulted in depression and an overall weight of 308 pounds. Determined to make a change, Drika began sharing her progress on Instagram. Within eight months, she lost 79 pounds, and eventually shed another 22 pounds in the following seven months, achieving a total weight loss of nearly 100 pounds.
Her incredible journey garnered attention and propelled her to fame. Drika even ventured into the business realm, opening her own sports clothing store specializing in plus sizes. Additionally, she shared workout routines and offered healthy eating tips to her followers on social media.
Adriana Thyssen’s death has left her fans in shock and mourning. Many have expressed their condolences and shared their admiration for her inspiring transformation. The influential figure will be remembered for her strength, perseverance, and positive influence on others.
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