Sad Shanna Moakler News

Former pageant queen, model and reality star Shanna Moakler has had a year filled with tragedy. In January 2023, Moakler’s mother Gail died at age 77. At the time, Moakler told PEOPLE, “she was my best friend and I will miss her every day of my life.”

Now, there’s even more sad news for Moakler. Just seven months after her mother’s death, Moakler’s father has also died. Moakler announced the sad news on Instagram. Alongside a series of photos of her late father, John W. Moakler III, Moakler wrote, “It’s with great sadness to share the passing of my dad, the only solace is knowing he is with my beautiful mother.”