Cheyann Shaw has died aged 27.
The fitness influencer had been battling stage four ovarian cancer after being diagnosed back in 2016.
She had been treated with chemotherapy before having surgery to remove her spleen, appendix, uterus, and part of her colon.
One year after her surgery, she announced that she was cancer-free, before sharing the devastating news on January 15 the following year that the deadly disease had returned.
In an emotional Instagram post, her family said: “With heavy hearts, we are sad to announce that our beautiful girl Cheyann has been called home to heaven.”
They went on to share a message from Cheyann’s mum which read, “My heart is breaking today, our baby girl lost her long battle with ovarian cancer. She fought until the bitter end. She is a true warrior and survivor. She will be truly missed and will forever be in my heart.”
Since the news of her death, hundreds of followers including Destiny’s Child songstress Kelly Rowland flocked to pay tribute.
Cheyann, who found fame as a bodybuilder and bikini competitor once said that she was diagnosed with cancer by accident.