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Weight Loss Influencer Mila De Jesus Who Died at 35 Is Remembered by Husband: ‘My Beautiful Wife and My Best Friend’

"I lost my beautiful wife and my best friend," said the late influencer's husband

<p>Mila De Jesus/Instagram</p> Mila De Jesus and her husband George Kowszik

Mila De Jesus/Instagram

Mila De Jesus and her husband George Kowszik

Mila De Jesus’ husband, George Kowszik, is paying tribute to his late wife and thanked her supportive friends.

After the 35-year-old influencer's death on Jan. 12, Kowszik, 61, shared multiple tributes to his wife on Facebook.

"I am not really good with words and talking here," he wrote on Jan. 13. "I lost my beautiful wife and my best friend yesterday that I love so much."

Kowszik later shared a series of photos from the couple’s September 2023 wedding, as well as sweet snapshots of their relationship.

<p>Mila De Jesus/Instagram</p> Mila De Jesus Nov. 2023 transformation photo.

Mila De Jesus/Instagram

Mila De Jesus Nov. 2023 transformation photo.

On Tuesday, Kowszik penned a thank you note to those who have begun to support him during this challenging time.

“Everyone of my wife's and I friends and family. Your beautiful kind, caring and loving beautiful words and incredible inspiring PRAYERS... Have instilled such PEACE..in my life of 60yrs on this earth I ever felt,” he began the post.

“My wife loved me and believe in me through God which impacted my life and hers together," he continued. “I will never ever forget what God has blessed me and my beautiful [wife] and her very wonderful children."

He concluded his thank you post by candidly writing, “I'm sorry I can't talk right now.. crying too much. forgive me.”

Related: Weight Loss Influencer Mila De Jesus Dead at 35

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

Mila De Jesus/Instagram

Mila De Jesus

On Monday, De Jesus’ daughter, Anna Clara, confirmed that the fitness influencer died 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 ❤️.”

De Jesus’ cause of death has not yet been revealed. She is survived by her husband, her daughter Anna and three sons, Pedro Henrique, Joao and Bento Luis.

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

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