Keisha Nash Whitaker: Cause Of Death For Forest Whitaker’s Ex-Wife Determined

BY Nii Ogbamey Tetteh January 4, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

Award-winning Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker lost his ex-wife, Keisha Nash Whitaker, 51, in December 2023.

Forest and Keisha Nash Whitaker had been married for close to 20 years until the couple divorced in 2018.

Since the renowned model died, netizens have been searching for what the cause of death was.

Information available to AfroBeats+ indicates that Keisha Nash Whitaker died from a liver disease she had been battling for years. She also suffered acute renal failure as a result of her liver disease, which contributed to her death.

Before her death, Keisha worked in Hollywood as a model with over 15 years of professional experience in the modeling industry.

Keisha had been married to Forest for almost 20 years when he filed for divorce in 2018. The couple had three children together.

Forest and Keisha met on the set of the 1994 film Blown Away, and the couple married two years later, in 1996.

True Whitaker, Keisha and Forest’s daughter confirmed her mother’s death on social media on December 7, 2023.

“Goodbye mommy. I love you 4ever and beyond,” the 25-year-old wrote on Instagram, per People. “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 bereaved daughter wrote.