Adriana Thyssen Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Biography & More

Adriana Thyssen


Adriana Thyssen (1974-2023) was a Brazilian fitness influencer and entrepreneur who became famous for shedding more than 40 kgs of weight in a year. She died in September 2023.


Adriana Thyssen was born on Monday, 25 March 1974 (age 49 years; at the time of death) in Uberlândia, Brazil. Her zodiac sign is Aries. She belonged to the São Paulo region of Brazil.   She struggled with weight issues since her childhood and later made a significant transformation.

A childhood photo of Adriana Thyssen

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 2″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Black

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-30-36


Parents & Siblings

She is survived by her mother, Anny Thyssen Azevedo, and two brothers named Willy Thyssen Azevedo and Jean.

Adriana Thyssen with her brother, Willy Thyssen Azevedo, and mother, Anny Thyssen Azevedo (left to right)

Husband & Children

She got married in 2013; however, she later got divorced and was unmarried at the time of her death.


In 2015, she was in a relationship with Décio Ferreira.

Adriana Thyssen with her boyfriend, Décio Ferreira


She followed Christianity.


Fitness Influencer

When she was 18, she started using different types of medicines including amphetamines to shed weight; however, her weight kept on increasing which made her depressed. Her weight later rose to more than 100 kgs, and she also got addicted to alcohol and drugs.

Weight Loss Journey

In her late 30s, she started her weight loss journey in a natural way which included exercising and dieting. In a social media post on her blog Drika Da Blog, she mentioned that she never consulted a dietitian for her diet.

Photos of Adriana Thyssen’s transformation

She further wrote that she did not even have clothes of her choice; however, she stayed focused on losing weight. She used social media for motivation and spreading positive influence which made her popular. Around 2015, she lost more than 35 kgs in the first 8 months, and around 10 kgs in the next 7 months. When she died in 2023, she had more than 600 thousand followers on Instagram and 1.7 million followers on Facebook.

Photos showing the weight loss journey of Adriana Thyssen


In the early 2020s, she also launched her own clothing line, particularly plus-sized gym wear named Drikas Store.

Adriana Thyssen wearing clothes from her clothing line, Drikas Store


Adriana Thyssen died on 17 September 2023 at her home in Uberlândia, Brazil at the age of 49 years. Although the cause of her death was not revealed, her family confirmed the news of her passing. She was buried in Araguari on 18 September 2023.

Adriana Thyssen’s death post shared by her family