Celebrities Who Shed the Pounds and Are an InspirationBy Ish B
Mariah’s Intense Workouts
Mariah Carey has one of the most beautiful voices in the world thanks to her vocal range. She can also sustain super high notes without breaking a sweat. She truly is the queen of soul music. Mariah gained weight when she felt incredible pressure in her life and eventually broke down mentally and physically to the point that she was even hospitalized!
The queen had to lift herself up, so she decided to hire a personal trainer to help her out. She now works out regularly, eats healthy, and makes sure she keeps her blood pumping. She also attests to eating smaller meals throughout the day instead of large ones.
Drew Barrymore Hires a Trainer To Transform Herself
Drew Barrymore is the ultimate girl-next-door with blonde hair and sparkling eyes. No wonder she was a hit on the big screen. She captured our attention in some of the best movies ever made, such as E.T and 50 First Dates, she also starred in Charlie’s Angels.
One of the most important people in her lives, Marnie, helped her and trained her to be her best self. She lost 20 pounds eventually and overcame some of the difficult moments in her life. She loves being a mother and only wanted to work on herself to be the best mom she could be.
Kirstie Alley’s Mindful Diets
Kirstie Alley is an American actress who’s now 69 years old and she’s still looking like she’s 40! In 2011, when she appeared on the show Dancing With the Stars, she weighed almost 240 pounds and was feeling lethargic, down, and overweight.
After her competitive nature shone in the show, she managed to lose 100 pounds! She attributes her weight loss to switching to an organic diet and following a strict exercise regime. She doesn’t think she’ll be going back to her former weight. We hope she keeps the hard work up!
Claire Richards’ Portion Control
Claire Richards gained popularity when she joined the pop group Steps in 1997. She left the band in 2001 and started focusing more on her solo career as an aspiring singer-songwriter. Over the years, the star-studded talent gained a couple of pounds, and it impacted her confidence.
She’s also a mother and managed to shed some of her weight by being more mindful of her eating habits. By following a healthy diet, she was able to lose a few pounds. She watched her weight by assessing the food she ate and not only eating out of habit. Good on her for focusing on herself, the hard work shows!
Jonathan Antoine’s Mental Health and Fitness Journey
Jonathan Antoine was a contestant on Britain’s Got Talent. Simon Cowell was even on his side for his stunning voice and impeccably controlled tenor during his performance. Unfortunately, Jonathan Antoine suffered from not only physical health issues but also mental health ones too.
He was so depressed that he needed to see a psychiatrist who prescribed him medications. He was so sick and tired of feeling bad that he decided to sign up for Weight Watchers, where they helped him transform his unhealthy eating habits into healthy eating habits. Paired with a rigorous exercise routine, he was able to shed many pounds, and his mental health significantly improved.
Chrissy Metz Devotion to Exercise
You might know Chrissy Metz from the hit show: “This Is Us.” a story where three siblings search to find love in their lives. Chrissy’s character wasn’t too far from her own story, and she said that parts of the show were relatable to her in real life.
With a strict exercise regime, paired with a healthy diet, she managed to shed close to 100 pounds. That’s quite an impressive achievement. Hopefully, now she’s feeling more confident with her journey to self-love and acceptance. Good on her!
Jonah Hill’s Shredders and Food Maintenance
Jonah Hill is one talented young man, and it’s no surprise that his determination to lose weight succeeded. You’ve probably seen him in a few movies, including his role in Superbad, 21, and 22 Jump street wreaking havoc and getting into trouble.
His charm and wit in his movies showed his dedication to film and now he’s been working on himself too. Through rigorous exercise and watching his diet, he’s been able to slim down and get into shape. His changes were most noticeable when he started directing his first movie: Mid90s.
Valerie Bertinelli Spills The Beans
Valerie Bertinelli played the role of Barbara Cooper in the sitcom “One Day at a Time” and many other movies. She stands strong and tall at 60 years old with a banging figure! What’s her big secret? She gave up on oily foods, including jalapeno poppers and candies that she used to keep by her bedside.
A lot of her emotional eating was due to the fact that she was frustrated, stressed, or even when she was happy. She’s been working on her emotional eating and directed her focus towards eating healthy foods such as quinoa, lean fish, and even green beans. Healthy eating all the way!
Rachel Frederickson’s Huge Achievement
Rachel Frederickson was a contestant on The Biggest Loser, and she managed to lose a whopping 270 pounds in just 7 months. This is one of the most impressive weight transformations we’ve seen on this list. Her achievement is a huge one, and at first, the doctors on the show were worried about her drastic change.
Can you believe she shed all her weight without the help of gastric bypass surgery or even plastic surgery? She wowed everyone with her massive transformation. She went above and beyond, and her determination showed. She’s looking fabulous and has said that she is much much happier.
Natalie Portman on Losing Weight for Black Swan
Natalie Portman is an iconic actress who’s starred in many great movies like Leon The Professional and Annihilation, to name a few. She’s also a prominent figure in the vegan world and is against the use of all animal-based products.
Even though she’s considered slim already, she had to shed 20 pounds for her role in Black Swan. The gripping movie was an intense one, and for her to play the role of a crazed ballet dancer, she had to look the part, and she looks very skinny in the film. She shed weight for the movie but is now back to her regular and healthy size.
Britney’s Dancing to Remain Healthy
The queen of pop Britney Spears is the definition of fabulousness and spice. She’s had a lot of negative feedback from the media for her breakdowns, where she ended up shaving her head and getting into all sorts of trouble from car accidents to acting out in public.
The famous singer gained some weight from the stress, and eventually, her mental health declined. With the help of a nutritionist and also, by going to rehab, she was able to jumpstart her career again. She returned to dancing and saw a nutritionist and eventually returned to a reasonable weight of 120 pounds. She regularly posts videos on Instagram of her dancing, and she’s still an inspiration to all of her fans.
Ashley Johnston The Big Winner
The Biggest Loser is an inspiring show for anyone who wants to lose weight and gain control of their life again. Even for people aren’t keen on dieting, this show is beautiful because it encourages people to go beyond their comfort zones to achieve the goals that they’ve always dreamt of.
Ashley went through rigorous training when she weighed more than 183 pounds. At first, the journey seemed impossible, but with the aid of nutritionist experts and fitness trainers, she was able to shed off her excessive weight. She also had to cut down her sugar consumption as well as maintaining a healthy diet.
Keely Shaye’s Weight Loss
Keely Shaye is a TV journalist and author who also starred in 3 movies, such as Poisoning Paradise. After giving birth, she put on a few pounds and didn’t feel as confident anymore, so she decided to switch up her routine. She received a lot of negativity from the press for her weight, and she decided to use that frustration to working out.
Her husband, Pierce Brosnan, was incredibly supportive during her journey and only wanted the best for her. By changing her diet and switching to an exercise-filled lifestyle, she managed to lose almost 50 kilos, which is a whopping 100 pounds.
Lauren Alaina Watched Her Eating Habits
Lauren Alaina is a phenomenal singer and songwriter that hails from Rossville, Georgia. She’s such a great singer that she eventually was a runner up on American Idol. She was feeling down because of her weight and decided to shift her life for the better.
The actress switched to a completely ketogenic diet and now focuses on portion control, eating only what her body needs while maintaining a healthy regular exercise routine. She managed to lose 25 pounds by eating fewer carbohydrates, and she started focusing more on eating protein.
Blake Lively’s Organic and Nutrient-Rich Diet
Blake Lively won our hearts as Serena in the iconic show Gossip Girl. Her sassy attitude and perfect golden curls made her the ultimate “it girl” that fans looked up to thanks to her flawless acting and fierce attitude.
Blake gained a few pounds after the 30-year-old gave birth to her child, and she turned to wear looser clothing to match her weight. She wanted to return to her slim figure, so she focused on eating meals rich in coconut oil, avocados, and even grass-fed butter. She swears by an organic and nutrient-rich diet as one of the best ways to lose weight.
Chrissy Teigan’s Consistent Walking and Diet
Chrissy Teigan is a fierce and lovable woman with a strong man to back her up: John Legend. The duo is a match made in heaven, and recently, Chrissy has launched her Youtube channel where she cooks with her family, and you can see the love they have for each other.
With the support of her husband, her family, and a great nutritionist, she managed to shed 100 pounds! How did she do it? She swears by eating a daily calorie count of only 2000 calories and walking for at least 20 minutes a day. She looks more radiant now and happy in her own skin; we hope she keeps up her Youtube because her recipes are to die for.
Ethan Suplee Tried Many Diets
The American History X and Boy Meets World star is an iconic figure in the entertainment industry. He’s a super talent who prides himself of his work and the phenomenal acting career that’s been working out for him so far. Even though he starred in many great movies that were successful, he says that one of his most triumphant moments was shedding 210 pounds.
That’s a considerable achievement and a lot of weight to lose. How’d he do it? He tried all kinds of diets from purely liquid diets to the Keto diet. Besides watching the food he eats and only eating protein-dense foods paired with Greek yogurt, he adhered to a rigorous gym routine where he works out at least 6 days a week.
Melissa McCarthy’s Secret
Melissa McCarthy has played the role of the ultimate jokester in movies such as Bridesmaids and The Heat, where she unleashes her creatively funny side. She’s won Emmy awards for her comic roles in films and has appeared on SNL.
She really wanted to turn her life around and be happy from the inside, not just on the outside. She swears by walking on the treadmill and following a balanced diet of vegetables and just the right amount of carbs to help lose weight.
Kathleen Turner’s Diagnosis Jumpstarted her Journey
Kathleen Turner is well known for her raspy and low voice that makes her distinctly different from other actresses in the industry. In 1992, unfortunately, she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis that has severely restricted her movement and impacted her life.
She decided to change her diet into a healthy one by working on her health. She restricted unhealthy foods and snacks, adhered to a strictly no-alcohol diet, and worked on herself with the help of a nutritionist. By exercising and following a routine, she managed to maintain her weight.
Jason Alexander Restricts His Calorie Intake
Jason Alexander’s journey to losing weight wasn’t all that easy. He attributes most of his success to eating healthy and exercising regularly. He was tired of feeling insecure, and even his young son called him: “short, fat and bald.”
He pushed himself to lose weight by following a healthy diet where he only consumes 1500 calories daily instead of the usual 4000 calories. While most people think that losing weight means always eating healthy, it also means making sure you’re not eating too much.
Mo’nique Only Eats Healthy
You might’ve seen this vivacious woman on the big screen, especially in movies such as Precious and Phat Girlz. This comedian hails from Maryland and loves putting a smile on people’s faces. Her life took a downward turn when she found out she had type 2 diabetes.
Having diabetes means that you have to watch your weight and food intake very carefully. She had to cut down on fried foods, sugary foods, and supplemented her diet with veggies and fruits. With intense cardio and the help of weights, she was able to shed 45 pounds!
Peter Jackson’s Healthy Diet
Peter Jackson is a legend, having written and produced movies such as Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit, he’s an icon in the movie industry. He’s also a hard worker, and being a hard worker means that he put on a lot of weight during his time directing movies when it’s not always convenient to make healthy choices.
He shed around 70 pounds between 2004-2005, and what was his secret? His staff said he started eating a much healthier diet and even brought his own food to the set. He stocked up on muesli, soup, and also exercised at home. With the help of cardio, he has managed to maintain his new weight and feels much lighter and more positive.
Charles Barkley’s Struggle With Weight Loss
If you’re a basketball fan, you’ve probably heard of Charles Barkley. This American ex-basketball player, aged 57, hasn’t always been at the top of his health game. Usually, people think that athletes have it all figured out, but he surely didn’t. How did he lose his excess weight?
By eating a lot of vegetables, he was able to shed at least 40 pounds. He didn’t enjoy eating them at all, but he had to step back, he says to look at the bigger picture and focus on his physical health. He says that now he eats more veggies than he’s ever had in his life!
Paula Deen and How She Regained Her Health
Paula is a well-known TV personality who’s revered for her delicious meals. She owns the Lady & Sons restaurant and Paula Deen’s Creek, which are both successful places that people flock to. Being a chef means that she has to sample a lot of her cooking, and over the years, she’s accumulated a hefty amount of weight.
The 66-year old wanted to turn her life around with healthy recipes and clean eating. She was able to regain her health and lost over 45 pounds, and to this day, she still exercises and tries to eat healthily. She decided to change her life, and she says she’s never felt better.
Sam Smith’s Weight Loss Journey
You’ve probably heard Sam Smith’s songs and his famous album Disclosure on the radio many times. The UK singer is famous for his pop-like vibe and his melancholy tracks that hit us right in the feels. He was feeling insecure for many years about his weight and decided to take a stand and change his ways.
His Instagram is a visual journey of his current weight loss progress as he shows off his gym selfies and the healthy meals he eats. He’s worked with a nutritionist named Amelia to help him with his diet journey, and he says he’s never felt better.
Missy Elliot’s Balanced Lifestyle
Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot is well known for her fearless attitude and hit R&B songs such as “Get Your Freak On” and “Lose Control.” Blasting her tunes in the early 2000s was typical for most people, and dancing to her electrifying beats was the norm.
Missy Elliot put on some weight over the years, but her secret to losing it again was pretty easy. She consulted with a nutritionist, who advised her to eat healthier and to maintain a regular exercise routine. Thankfully, she was able to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Ricki Lake Dances to Fight Weight Issues
Ricki Lake is an American talk show host and actress who played iconic roles in movies such as Hairspray and Cry-Baby. Unfortunately, she suffered from depression when she started weighing on the heavier side. She was considered to be slightly obese when she weighed in at a 260 whopping pounds.
Even though she exercised and ate healthily, it still wasn’t enough for her to feel satisfied with her weight. When she appeared on the hit show Dancing With the Stars, that’s when she shed off significant pounds and with evident results.
Jordin Sparks Exercises More
Jordin Sparks is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who caught the world’s attention with her hit songs “No Air” and “Tattoo.” She still makes music to this day but suffered a devastating loss when her stepsister passed away due to sickle cell anemia.
She suddenly put on a lot of weight, and after, she decided that it was time for a shift. She started eating way less and focused more attention on portion control and exercising more. She lost about 50 pounds naturally in just a little over a year, talk about quick progress!
Jorge Garcia’s Unending Support
One of the great things that Jorge had on his journey to losing weight was his supportive friends. He’s famous for his role in the hit show Lost, and he was also deemed one of the biggest members of the cast.
It took a toll on his mental health when his weight was literally weighing him down. Luckily, his friends and co-stars were supportive of him living a healthier life. Jorge took it to himself to maintain a healthy diet by exercising and being more mindful of his diet choices. He was admired and adored by his team for his tremendous efforts to take care of his health.
Lisa Riley Says no to Alcohol
Lisa Riley is famous for her 6-year role in the hit show Emmerdale. The English actress is 44 years old and looking fantastic. What’s her secret to shedding 140 pounds going down to a size 36? She committed to eating healthy and cutting out alcohol.
Excessive consumption of alcohol can result in several chronic diseases, including high blood pressure and potential liver disease. Drinking alcohol also changes your brain chemistry, and it’s laden with sugar. Good on Lisa for choosing a more sober life.
Gabourey Sidibe’s Rigid Exercise Routine
Gabourey Sidibe is an inspiration to many people because of her role in the movie Precious. She won the Independent Spirit award for the best female lead, and she went on to perform in hit TV shows such as American Horror Story. Her performance in Freak Show was iconic, and she is a genuinely flexible actress who can fulfill many roles.
She’s a fighter because when her older brother was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, she swore to start losing weight seriously. She adhered to a strict diet and also exercised regularly, and her motivation fueled her to work hard. Some people claim she underwent Bariatric surgery, but this has not been confirmed.
Renee Zellweger Gets Help
Renee Zellweger has won our hearts in her roles as a sweetheart, girl next door type in movies such as Jerry Maguire and Bridget Jones’s Diary. She’s won multiple awards and was one of the world’s highest-paid actresses in the early 2000’s.
Her role in Bridget Jones Diary actually required her to put on weight. To play the lovable character, she had to step outside of her comfort zone to play someone else. Good on her for shedding the weight off when she stopped filming. She worked with a skilled nutritionist to help her achieve her goals.
Matthew McConaughey’s Green Life
Matthew McConaughey is one of the most iconic male actors of our time. His roles in True Detective and Interstellar were beyond phenomenal. He built himself as an actor and exceeded his limits, always striving to be better than his original self.
What some people may not be aware of is that he used to struggle with his weight. When he was cast in the movie Dallas Buyers Club, he had to shed many pounds to play the leading role. The central role earned him an Oscar nomination and is based on the true-life story of a man who was diagnosed with HIV in the 80s. What was his secret? Lots of greens. Veggies, we mean.
Kevin Smith’s Green Diet
Kevin Smith is a funny guy and has played in several movies, including Clerks, Dogma, Mallrats, and more. He’s sort of like Seth Rogen, but brunette and without glasses. They also both gained weight over the years and managed to get it then back off.
Kevin Smith, later on, lost a lot of weight and dropped to 205 pounds sharing his experience: “lightest I’ve been since high school.” With the help of Weightwatchers, he was able to drop a considerable amount of weight. Paired with a diet supplemented by mostly green veggies.
Kelly Rowland Bounces
Kelly Rowland is an iconic queen who was one of the leading singers of Destiny’s Child. After the famous trio split in 2005, the three went their own separate ways. Kelly also gave birth to a beautiful bouncing baby and started following a strict workout regime.
One of her biggest secrets is that she eats 80% healthy foods packed with protein, healthy carbs, and veggies while the other 20% is dedicated to eating what she wants to eat. It’s all about balanced eating, and she swears by it.
Jennifer Coolidge’s Diet and Exercise
Jennifer Coolidge lives up to her name and is one of the coolest actresses of this time. She’s played hilarious roles in movies such as American Pie, 2 Broke Girls, and even Legally Blonde. The American actress currently weighs 68 kg thanks to her amazing diet and help from a nutritionist.
She didn’t undergo any kind of bariatric surgery but instead focused on doing light cardio exercises paired with a diet of low-carb meals. Good on her for toning up her curves and maintaining a slim figure that’ll turn heads everywhere she goes.
Oprah Winfrey’s Strict Exercise and Food Routine
The Oprah Winfrey Show was one of the most-watched talk shows of all time. Her solid advice was instrumental in helping young men and women all over the world have helped them improve themselves. Now, she’s working on improving her mental and physical health.
She’s spent so many years advising celebrities and everyday people on her show that she forgot to work on herself on an ongoing basis and is well known to have yo-yo dieted for years. She managed to bring her weight down from 237 pounds by maintaining a healthy eating plan. She also started exercising more. Good on her for practicing more self-love!
Rachel Ray’s Journey to Weight Loss
Rachel Ray is a well-known chef who managed to find success on her own cooking show, Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels, and this has ricocheted her to the forefront of the culinary world. Being a chef means you have to sample many dishes, and she eventually gained weight as the years passed.
She wanted to change her life and lose weight, so she used the special spice of dedication to lose weight. She’s only 50 years old, but she looks like she’s 30! She dropped a lot of excess weight by working out and managing her diet. Good job, Rachel!
Sarah Ferguson’s Royal Diet
In 1996, Sarah lost her title as Royal Highness when she got divorced from the Duke of York. She’s still referred to as Duchess of York though and has had to deal with every detail of her struggle with her weight being played out in the tabloids.
She went through a rough period when her parents separated and had problems keeping her weight down for many years. She has used healthy eating as a tool to lose weight and stay fit. She swears by a diet of mandarins, egg mayo, and tomatoes to help her lose weight, and she managed to lose a lot in the past five years.
Khloe Kardashian Keeps Dairy-Free
The Kardashian family is notorious for their crazy public lives on the hit show Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The family is known to undergo various plastic surgery procedures, but when it came to losing weight, Khloe decided to take the natural route.
If you’ve seen her Instagram stories lately, you’ll notice that she’s completely slimmed down even after having her baby and dealing with the breakup of her relationship. The queen bounced back by eating healthy, following her nutritionist’s advice, and even cutting dairy! Dairy contains a fair amount of fat, and Khloe wasn’t having any of it.
Perez Hilton’s Diets Perez
Hilton provides tons of hot gossip and news about celebrities. He even has his own website where he spills the tea on all the happenings in Hollywood. The famous blogger gained much weight over the years and finally decided it was time to get healthy.
He started dieting and exercising more seriously to regain his health back. He feels so much better now. and more physical in his day to day life. Thanks to his healthy new choices, he doesn’t feel like he’ll be going back to his previous self.
Kirsten Vangsness Followed a Book
Kirsten Vangsness plays the iconic role of Penelope in Criminal Minds. She’s a fantastic actress who plays a computer whiz, and she even co-wrote the last episode. Talk about brains and beauty! She gives credit to her weight loss journey by following the book: Full Filled, a 6-week plan to drastically cut down weight.
She managed to shed 40 pounds, with the help of Renée Stephens and her powerful words, to use our minds as tools to be the best versions of ourselves. With words like willpower and determination, she was able to work on losing weight.
Dawn French’s Calorie Count
Dawn is a stunning and confident woman who appeared in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. She also starred in famous TV shows such as The Vicar and French & Saunders. She says that her journey to weight loss wasn’t easy, especially seeing she didn’t want to resort to plastic surgery.
Instead, she focused on low-calorie eating and ate only enough to ease her hunger. She didn’t want to follow an unhealthy diet anymore and decided to count calories to supplement her ideal lifestyle, just the right amount of food for her meals and nothing more.
Tom Arnold Says Being a Father Helps
Tom Arnold is a sweet man who’s been featured in iconic movies such as Soul Plane and Nine Months with award-winning co-star Hugh Grant. He’s famous for his funny personality, and he was also well-known due to his public break up with Roseanne Bar back in the 90s.
Tom shares his success story by saying that being a father helped him lose weight. His son Jax is one of the most important people in his life, and he wanted to stay alive for him, so he worked hard to stop eating large pizzas and downing diet sodas. Currently, he keeps himself fit by doing circuit training and exercising regularly.
Star Jones Loses Pounds Naturally
Star Jones is famous for appearing in the morning talk show The View. She’s a huge advocate of women’s diversity, and she believes that all women should be empowered. Following her own advice, she decided to work on herself and her health.
She hasn’t had any surgery and instead resorted to eating healthy and keeping a healthy exercise routine. She managed to shave off 160 pounds with strong willpower and a sense of determination. She is an inspiration to women everywhere to keep reaching your goals until you make it.
Wayne Knight Cuts out Unhealthy Habits
Wayne Knight, who’s commonly known as Newman from the classic show Seinfeld, wowed the world with his entertaining performances as a mailman. The actor and comedian had his fair share of trying times when he was addicted to cigarettes and unhealthy eating habits.
He didn’t want to turn to plastic surgery or gastric bypass and instead decided to refine his food regimen. He focused on training regularly and being mindful of his eating habits. Good on him for quitting smoking, too, as it takes a lot of willpower and dedication.
Sherri Evonne Shepherd’s Keto Diet
Sherri Evonne Shepherd is a fabulous actress who co-hosts The View. Even though she’s 53, she still looks like she’s in her mid-thirties. Sherri was born in Chicago and later moved closer to the suburbs when she got older. The actress loved hosting and acting from a very young age, but over the years, she gained a few pounds because of the stress of entertainment and later decided to cut out sugar and switch to a completely keto diet.
Keto diets are centered around eating a protien heavy diet of mostly cheese, poultry, and eggs. You’ve to stick to a 20 grams per day diet to maintain a healthy keto routine. With the help of her nutritionist and the support from her family, she reached her ideal weight goals!
Zach Galifianakis Walks and Quits Drinking
Zach Galifianakis is one of the funniest guys in the entertainment industry with hit movies such as The Hangover and his hilarious show of Between the Two Ferns, where he interviews guests between two ferns. His joyous and happy-go-lucky personality hid the fact that he suffered from insecurity and weight issues.
After he quit drinking and reduced his intake of sugar, he was able to shed many pounds. He lost sixty pounds, all in all, paired with brisk walks in the park. He’s looking like the best version of himself now, and we’re super proud of him!
Adele Quit Junk Foods
Adele is one of the most famous singers of our time with a voice that could move mountains. She’s been rolling in the deep parts of fame for a while now. She’s been struggling with her weight most of her adult life and said that she had to give up processed foods such as sugar and soda to be healthy.
She worked hard with her trainer Camila to reach her healthy new self. Despite the media buzz surrounding her weight, she proved to them that she could lose a few pounds while looking fabulous doing it. You go, girl!
America Ferrera Exercises Like a Beast
America Ferrera was well known for her love of acting from a young age. She progressed to the top of the entertainment industry when she played the role of Betty in “Ugly Betty.” The comedy-drama was a hit, and her character became an iconic one that people will always remember her for.
America was going through a hard time when her weight was high, and so, she decided to cut down on the calories she ate. She also amped up her exercise routine by swimming and running. She even competed in Triathlons to help her tone down and lose her excessive weight.
Pauline Quirke Cuts Out Sugar
Who can forget this woman’s loveable and cheery smile? Pauline Quirke is an English actress who plays the role of Sharon in the show Birds of a Feather. She’s a fantastic comedian who appreciates the little joys in life, and it shows through her positive personality.
She adhered to a LighterLife diet for a year when she decided to shed a few pounds, but she wasn’t able to maintain her health. So she decided to cut all things sugar, even alcohol, and her health transformed tremendously. Pauline also started exercising more and managed to attain her desired figure.
Carrie Underwood Goes Vegan
Carrie Underwood, the American Idol star was the winner of the fourth season back in the day. With her hit song, “Jesus Take the Wheel”, she stole people’s hearts and pulled them into her music. She battled with her weight for a few years after giving birth to her second child. She was feeling sad and insecure about her looks and decided to change her mindset.
She says: “I promise to stop analyzing every angle and every curve and every pound and every meal. I’m going to keep staying the path because it is a journey, and as long as I’m always working towards my goals, one day I’ll reach them.” With the help of a personal trainer and her husband’s support, she started looking fierce and more confident.
Janet Jackson’s Training Schedule
Janet Jackson is part of the Jackson family, meaning she’s talented beyond belief. Janet Damita Jo Jackson is a massive icon in music for her evocative and playful nature. She not only sings, but she performs and is unapologetically herself.
The iconic singer gained a lot of pounds when she had her first baby Eissa, so she decided to take off the baby weight by hiring a personal trainer. They’d do 4 days a week of intensive training, and after she said she’d feel positively wrecked.
Eminem Beats Addiction
Marshall Mathers The Third or Eminem is one of the most iconic rappers of our time next to Tupac, of course. He had his fair share of drug addiction issues where he was in and out of rehab for popping pills and almost ending his life in a near-fatal suicide attempt.
The 8 Mile star managed to jumpstart his career again when he focused more on his diet and his health, and this eventually led him to lose 81 pounds. Now he maintains a healthy weight and still makes music. We hope the real Slim remains slim and keeps up his amazing work creating music.
Kim Kardashian’s Long Leg Workout
Kim Kardashian is an internet sensation and a hardworking businesswoman and mother. On top of juggling her entertainment career, she has to keep up being the wife of the one and only Kanye West. They have a reputation, and with it comes responsibilities. They’re always looking on point, and their outfits always hug their bodies just right.
Kim wasn’t always a slim figure, she gained curves after giving birth. So she has a personal trainer, where they focus on her famous butt region and her legs. These exercises last for up to an hour and a half; then she likes to treat herself with a tall glass of seaweed moss.
Timbaland Beats Addiction
Timbaland is an iconic R&B singer and rapper who wowed the world with his hit tracks “Apologize” and “The Way I are.” The king of rap went through hard times as most musicians do when they are chasing fame. Painkillers were Timbaland’s obsession, and he became addicted to them when he was overweight.
When he overcame his addiction, he was able to lose 130 pounds and feel amazing. It isn’t easy at all to beat substance abuse issues, but Timbaland proved that he was actually strong enough to beat it and get his life back on track.
Mama June Works With a Personal Trainer
Mama June also is known as June Shannon, showcased her major weight transformation in the documentary: “Mama June: From Not to Hot.” She didn’t have an easy life growing up and had her first child at the very young age of 14.
Her biggest problem was when she weighed 460 pounds; she felt like the world was crashing down on her. Thanks to a trainer named Kenya, she was able to let go of most of her weight, and she was able to lose 84 pounds in only three months.
Rebel Wilson’s Personal Training
Rebel Wilson is that sassy Aussie actor that also dominates in comedy and has made a significant impact on the big screen. With movies like Pitch Perfect, The Hustle, and shows like Super Fun Night, she’s truly the queen of comedy.
She also promotes body positivity and loving yourself. Part of her self-love routine is making sure she stays in tip-top shape. Thanks to her personal trainer who helps her out 6 days a week, she’s managed to personalize her workout routine and gain results.
Jessica Simpson Beats The Baby Weight
Jessica Simpson is the Texan queen with a voice like liquid gold. She’s not only a singer, but she’s also a businesswoman who takes her work seriously. She even designed a clothing line back in 2005. After giving birth to her third baby, she started working personal trainer.
Harley boosted her confidence and made Jessica walk 6,000 steps daily. She now even walks for 14,000 whopping steps! Not only did she beat her baby weight, but she also managed to become the best version of herself. She’s going to enjoy motherhood with her newfound confidence, and she’s looking hot to boot!