Well-known Brazilian fitness influencer and founder of Drika Store, Adriana Thyssen, tragically passed away at the age of 49 due to an unknown illness. The news of her death was shared by one of her family members through her official Instagram handle.
The cause of Adriana’s death has not been revealed yet, as no details have been divulged. However, her family shared the date of her passing, which was September 17, 2023. A post made on her Instagram page in her memory reads, “It is with deep sadness and regret that we, the Drika Blog and Drika Store team and family, announce the death of our dear Drika.” They also asked for prayers and compassion during this difficult time.
Adriana Thyssen was a highly popular Brazilian fitness influencer, boasting around 639k followers on Instagram. She regularly updated her followers on her workouts, diets, and her plus-size underwear brand, Drika Store. Her journey as a fitness influencer began when she decided to lose weight to improve her quality of life. She opened up about how her struggles with weight also affected her mental health and led to drug addiction, motivating her to start her fitness journey.
With a combination of exercise and diet, Adriana successfully lost an impressive 80 pounds in the first eight months of her journey. She encouraged her followers to join her path if they desired to do the same.
The cause of Adriana Thyssen’s death remains unknown. While some speculate about her ongoing battle with depression and drug addiction, which she previously shared openly, no official information has been released regarding the cause of her passing. Her family did share the date of her death to provide closure for her followers and supporters.
The recent deaths of several fitness influencers who pushed themselves to extreme limits in terms of diet and exercise raise awareness of the importance of proper guidance. While Adriana’s cause of death may not be the same as others, these collective tragedies serve as a reminder to avoid pushing our bodies to extreme limits without proper knowledge and guidance.
Adriana Thyssen leaves behind a legacy as a fitness influencer and an advocate for a healthier lifestyle. Her passing is a significant loss to the fitness community and her followers. May she rest in peace, and may her family find comfort in the outpouring of love and support during this challenging time.