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Weight Loss Influencer Mila De Jesus Dead at 35

The Brazilian mom of 4 rose to fame online after undergoing bariatric surgery in October 2017 and sharing her weight loss journey on social media

<p>Mila De Jesus/Instagram</p> Mila De Jesus

Mila De Jesus/Instagram

Mila De Jesus

• Brazilian weight loss influencer Mila De Jesus has died, according to an Instagram post written by her daughter

• The mom of 4 shared her health journey online after having bariatric surgery in 2017 and growing her social media following

• The official cause of death has not been released

Brazilian weight loss influencer Mila De Jesus has died at age 35.

On Monday, her daughter Anna Clara confirmed the news by sharing a message on her mother’s Instagram page.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mila de Jesus this Friday,” the post read alongside a black and white photo of De Jesus. “In this moment of pain, respect family and friends and we will express our respect to Mila who will miss her a lot.”

In the caption, Anna Clara added, “We are very sad to hear of the passing of our beautiful mother. We appreciate all the prayers and condolences. Continue to pray for us Thank you ❤️”

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<p>Mila De Jesus/Instagram</p> Mila De Jesus

Mila De Jesus/Instagram

Mila De Jesus

De Jesus’ cause of death has not yet been revealed. The content creator leaves behind four children and her husband George Kowszik, whom she married in September 2023.

Fans flooded the comments section of the post expressing their shock at De Jesus’ sudden death and sending condolences to her loved ones.

“Still can't believe it 😢 May God comfort the hearts of the whole family 🙏🏼 💔” Brazilian content creator Camila Coelho wrote.

Another follower added, “Sending lots of love and comfort to you family and close friends. 😢 She brought so much joy and will be missed.. 💔 May God comfort each of you.”

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<p>Mila De Jesus/Instagram</p> Mila De Jesus

Mila De Jesus/Instagram

Mila De Jesus

De Jesus — who was born in Brazil and lived in Boston, Massachusetts — rose to fame online after undergoing bariatric surgery in October 2017 and sharing her weight loss journey with her 59,000 Instagram followers.

Her last health update came in November 2023, posting a before and after photo of her progress.

“13 years between one picture... 6 years since a decision that changed my life in so many ways,” she wrote at the time. “On one side Mila age 22 and on the other Mila age 35. How much we change huh, how we grow and how we learn. Pride girl pride 😌💜 #beforeandafter 🦋 #bariatrica #weightlosstransformation.”

De Jesus was also known for her popular makeup tutorials for her 103,000 YouTube subscribers.

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