Life Coach Iyanla Vanzant Announces Death of Youngest Daughter


Renowned life coach, author and motivational speaker Iyanla VanZant is mourning the loss of her youngest daughter, Nysa.

The sad news was announced on Sunday by VanZant's official Instagram account,

Which said, "We are asking for your prayers as we announce the passing of Nyssa VanZant, youngest daughter of our dear Iyanla VanZant.

At this time, please respect her and the family's privacy. I am grateful.

No other information about Nysa's death has been made public.

VanZant, a past host of Iyanla: Fix My Life, is best known for his work as an author, spiritual life coach, and host of the podcast "The R Spot with Iyanla."

In 2012, Iyanla: Fix My Life debuted on the Oprah Winfrey Network. It has eight seasons.

He has conducted interviews with many famous people, including Terrell Owens, Evelyn Lozada, Sheree Whitfield, Cynthia Bailey, and Karrueche Tran.

VanZant spoke to MSNBC in 2022 on the anguish of dealing with a disaster in one's life or a problem in one's career and emphasized the value of dealing with things "one step at a time."