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Keisha Nash Whitaker Biography
Keisha Nash Whitaker is an American former model, actress, film producer and entrepreneur. She is best known for acting in the drama film ‘Proud’ (2004) and was executive producer of the documentary ‘Kassim the Dream’ (2008).
Keisha has appeared as herself on several series in television over the years, including on ‘Intimate Portrait’ (1999), ‘Rachael Ray’ (2008), and ‘Who Are You Wearing’ (2008).
She launched the luxury cosmetics line ‘Kissable Couture’ in September 2007. The cosmetics consist of seven perfect lip glosses, created in collaboration with makeup artist A.J. Crimson. They two added three new lip glosses to the line for Valentine’s Day the next year, following which she appeared on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ to talk about her products.
Keisha Nash Whitaker Age
Keisha was born on March 8, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts in USA.
Keisha Nash Family
Keisha was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents are still unknown but she has a brother named Jeffrey Nash who is an actor, producer and writer known for film like ‘Proud’, ‘Super Sucker’ and ‘Spectrum’. Keisha went to Lynn Classical High School and Endicott College.
Keisha Nash Whitaker Husband| Forest Whitaker |Divorce
Keisha met Forest Whitaker for the first time on the sets of the 1994 action thriller ‘Blown Away’. The two began dating and on May 4, 1996 they got married in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The couple has four children; daughter, Sonnet Noel Whitaker born on October 3rd, 1996, True Whitaker born on July 2nd, 1998 and two more children, his son Ocean and her daughter Autumn, from their previous relationships.
Keisha’s husband Forest filed for divorce from Nash, citing irreconcilable differences in December 2018. Forest cites irreconcilable differences in the divorce filing in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The brief document says the exact value of the couple’s assets and debts are unclear and will be determined later.
Keisha Nash Whitaker Career
Keisha considers herself as ambitious, initially she begun her career as a model and was represented by Ford Models and Elite Model Management. She is known for acting in the 2004 drama film ‘Proud’, which also stars her brother Jeffrey Nash.
She later became an executive producer for the documentary ‘Kassim the Dream’ in 2008. Keisha had once tried to began a clothing line for children when her own kids were younger, but found it difficult to commit to a new business as a dedicated mother.
Keisha was offered a new product in the mid-2000s by a makeup artist while working as a host on the sets of a party-planning television show. A few days later, while having lunch with makeup artist A.J. Crimson, who had also received the product, they talked about it and realized that they could create a much better product, which eventually resulted in the ‘Kissable Couture’ lip gloss collection, two years later, in 2007.
Keisha Nash Whitaker Weight loss | Health
Keisha created serious concerns in the media over her wellbeing in early March 2014 after she appeared “painfully thin” as she accompanied her husband to the 2014 ‘Film Independent Spirit Awards’ at Santa Monica Beach. Her upper arms also seemed thinner than her elbows. Concerned over her health right before she turned 42, tabloids even published interviews with experienced doctors who speculated over the possible reason behind her striking 35-pound weight loss. Dr. Pescatore, author of ‘The Hampton’s Diet’, told RadarOnline.com that “she runs the risk of premature aging of her heart and bones”.
Fans also started to ask her on social media if she was dieting or her eating habits were affecting her health. She responded to a fan on Twitter saying that she does not “believe in diets” and that she is not vegetarian like her husband and daughter, but loves meat. In July 2017 she was spotted shopping at CVS in Malibu and she appeared healthier.
Keisha Nash Whitaker Net worth
Keisha has an estimated net worth of $400 thousand.