Celebrities With The Biggest Weight Loss

Published on 02/16/2020
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The struggle to remain fit is a never-ending battle for many individuals, including famous people. For celebrities living in the relentless spotlight, it may be significantly harder to give their body a chance to gain some pounds. We chose to round up the celebs who figured out the correct weight loss strategies to use to prevent the pounds from coming on. Continue reading. You will be stunned by #7’s transformation!

Christina Aguilera

Pop superstar Christina Aguilera starts off this rundown. At 35 years old, Aguilera looks better than ever in her petite frame as she dropped around 50 pounds. In 2012, however, Aguilera got a huge amount of criticism due to the curvy figure she had. Why? We genuinely don’t know. After a year, she got heaps of positive media attention following her substantial weight loss. Figures.

Christina Aguilera

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson single-handedly changed Super Bowl performances forever. At present, she is changing herself, shedding 60+ pounds with the goal of becoming better physically.

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

50 Cent

Next on our list is 50 Cent, the rapper-turned-actor. Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson astounded fans all over when news broke out that 50 Cent lost more than 50 pounds in order to play a patient with cancer in a movie. His weight loss transformation for the part is super…uncomfortable.

50 Cent

50 Cent

John Goodman

John Goodman may be a legend in Hollywood but don’t be confused, Goodman’s story didn’t include rapid weight loss. The big man confessed that he believes himself to be a problem eater, always eating “all crap” all through the day. Well he certainly looks amazing now!

John Goodman

John Goodman

Chrissy Metz

Although she fought heavy depression and low energy while she was filming American Horror Story: Freakshow, Chrissy Metz seemed to be quite alrigh twhen she had her big break with This Is Us. She lost an incredible 100 pounds, and fans were blown away!

Christy Metz

Chrissy Metz

Chumlee

Give me a chance to phone my guy who’s all about losing weight to find out how Chumlee shed the extra pounds. Chumlee, a ‘Pawn Stars’ star, paired up with friend and colleague Corey Harrison so that he could lose a lot of weight.

Chumlee

Chumlee

Chris Pratt

In the Marvel Universe, Chris Pratt is a superhero and makes losing weight quickly look awfully easy. Pratt played the lovable Andy Dwyer on Parks and Recreation, the hit TV show, prior to going completely buff to become the action star that he is now. In any case, we’re digging it – every last bit.

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt

Christian Bale

As a heavily decorated actor in Hollywood, it’s not surprising Bale would need to adhere to some weight loss programs that are quite strict every now and then. Bale is celebrated for his transformation from being the starved lead in the film The Machinest to being the Dark Knight in Batman Begins.

Christian Bale

Christian Bale

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin seems like he has been in the industry forever. The Hollywood veteran started turning to weigh loss programs after he got the diagnosis that he was prediabetic. From that point forward, the Hollywood star has dropped more than 30 pounds.

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Mariah Carey

From being a bigger-than-life superstar, Mariah Carey went to being, well, just ‘bigger’. She then decided to become healthy again. Carey has shed more than 70 pounds over the course of her transformation.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Al Roker

Television host Al Roker had tipped the scales at about 340 pounds prior to choosing to lose some weight and to keep the pounds off. At present, the TV host is looking more svelte and cool at 190 pounds.

Al Roker

Al Roker

Gabourey Sidibe

Sidibe became a massive break out star because of her amazing performance in the motion picture Precious, yet it was clear she was uncomfortable with the image she had. She has shed 50 pounds since she was in the film and she keeps on trimming down to a healthier weight.

Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe

Rebel Wilson

Star of the popular movie Pitch Perfect, Rebel Wilson otherwise known as “Fat Amy”, makes it on our list! 37- year-old Wilson initially started losing weight in April of 2016 and has so far managed to drop 15 pounds! All thanks to hiking – well, that seems like fun! That’s one weight loss tip we can get behind.

Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson

Kirsten Vangsness

Even if you loved her as Penelope Garcia in Criminal Minds, you might not recognize her after her very impressive weight loss transformation. She attributes her success to a healthy eating diet provided by her personal trainer.

Kirsten Vangsness

Kirsten Vangsness

Beth Smith

Beth Smith truly made a remarkable change when she lost the chubby weight everybody associated her with. She also found herself in the limelight being the fifth wife of bounty hunter, ‘Dog’ Duane Chapman.

Beth Smith

Beth Smith

Susan Boyle

The Scottish songstress Susan Boyle first got into the spotlight in the year 2009 on Britain’s Got Talent. After her recent diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and doctors advising her on losing serious weight, she precisely did what the doctors told her. Whoa, she truly looks strikingly different in the wake of losing almost 30 pounds! Boyle cut out every single sugary food like cakes and sweets from her everyday intake to help get rid of the extra pounds and also took 2-mile walks. That is what commitment looks like. She looks so much better than before!

Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle

Keely Shaye Smith

She might not be a big-time movie star, but she certainly is the support behind one of the silver screen’s best! Pierce Brosnan’s second wife, Keely Shaye Smith, is an American journalist, but she has also made appearances in a couple of movies like, Poisoning Paradise and The Opponent.

Keely Shaye Smith

Keely Shaye Smith

Celine Dion

The music industry owes Celine Dion a massive amount of praise for her contribution to music. Most will associate her with her all-time hit “My Heart Will Go On” – the theme song for Titanic. After losing her husband, she rapidly lost weight, but now it looks like she is doing better.

Celine Dion1

Celine Dion

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley has never been really a small girl, yet now, at 65 years old, she looks much healthier than any time in recent memory. Alley is presently a spokesperson for Jenny Craig after having dropped 50 pounds following the program.

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley

Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia, one of the Lost stars, has had a change in lifestyle to help shed the pounds. He is now a vegan. He also incorporated exercise into his routine.

Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia

EJ Johnson

Whether you know him from the reality series ‘Rich Kids of Beverley Hills’ or as the legendary basketball player, Magic Johnson’s, son- EJ has undergone a complete transformation. He has lost a total of 1800pounds, amazing! EJ underwent weight loss surgery but has completely transformed his life since, he vows to eating well and working out regularly.

EJ Johnson

 

Adele

It takes a lot to win multiple Grammy Awards, but that wasn’t the only challenge Adele faced. She also lost a fortune of weight just by cutting out sugar from her daily eating.

Adele

Adele

Jonathan Antoine

Britain’s Got Talent star Jonathan Antoine looks amazing today! The impressive singer lost a heap of weight. He improved his lifestyle by eating healthier and exercising.

Jonathan Antoine

Jonathan Antoine

Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi

From being a Jersey Shore darling to being Instagram’s sexiest bod, Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi is surely living big at present. Snooki has shed more than 100 pounds since she had her child.

Nicole Snooki Polizzi

Nicole Snooki Polizzi

Raven Symone

Raven Symone, the ex-child star, was featured on the news in 2011. It was made public that she lost more than 70 pounds! Symone maintains that having a diet that is strict and doing workout are what’s needed to succeed.

Raven Symone

Raven Symone

Graham Elliot

Graham Elliot’s presence on MasterChef has been steadfast, yet he is now looking somewhat different. He has dropped more than 150 pounds ever since his weight peaked at 400 pounds in 2013.

Graham Elliot

Graham Elliot

Chaz Bono

After he dropped a considerable amount of weight, Chaz Bono definitely looks much sharper. As of late, Chaz has starred on the show Dancing with the Stars.

Chaz Bono

Chaz Bono

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher’s time in the public eye has been full of ups and downs, yet she is returning to form as Star Wars is making a comeback. Fisher lost a lot of pounds to be able to play her part in the movie franchise. Sadly she passed away a few years ago but she extraordinary talent and determination lives in. Princess Lea left an impression.

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Randy Jackson

When Randy Jackson found out he had Type 2 Diabetes, he realized his life needed to change. From the time Jackson was diagnosed in 2008, he has dropped more than 100 pounds as he keeps on battling the disease.

Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson

Mama June

‘Honey’ has been dropped from ‘Honey Boo Boo’ by Mama June. Then, she started concentrating on obtaining her health once more. Mama June has dropped 150 pounds ever since she went on her personal journey of weight loss. She definitely looks different now!

Mama June

Mama June

Ruben Studdard

Studdard was the winner of the second season of the American Idol, debuting back in 2003. From the time of his television debut until now, he has lost a mind-boggling 112 pounds.

Ruben Studdard

Ruben Studdard

Jennifer Hudson

Hudson went to Weight Watchers for help in trimming down, in a manner of speaking. Hudson says that she started to ‘watch what she put into her body’. In addition, she made sure junk food was ‘out of sight’ so that she could stay healthy.

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

Drew Carey

Cleveland rocks and so does Carey. He may even look better. Drew Carey lost a ton of weight so he could take on the hosting job on The Price is Right.

Drew Carey

Drew Carey

Ronnie Ortiz

He had been the ‘stud’ on Jersey Shore before that title and the fame went to his head, putting on an incredible amount of weight. At present, Ortiz looks way better after he transformed his life one more time in the gym.

Ronnie Ortiz

Ronnie Ortiz

Star Jones

Star Jones never attempted to sugar coat things. She said she had been ‘morbidly obese’ before she underwent gastric bypass surgery to assist her in trimming down.

Star Jones

Star Jones

Wendy Williams

Tuning in to the ‘Wendy Williams Show’ can help you learn many different things, including learning significantly more about its host. Williams shed 50 pounds by taking things “slow and steady” – realizing and accepting that things won’t come about overnight.

Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams

Jordin Sparks

Singer Jordin Sparks lost 50 pounds in a little more than a year and a half and is looking much better. She didn’t do it really quickly so she could avoid feeling tortured.

Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks

Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne dropped 42 pounds through regular exercise and portion control. She didn’t go to extreme measures just to lose weight. Osbourne has expressed that she now loves what she sees in the mirror when she checks herself out in front of it and she has stopped making comparisons between herself and other girls. Way to go, Kel!

Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne

Khloe Kardashian

So far, the youngest sister in the Kardashian trio has shed 25+ pounds through a change in lifestyle. She does exercise four times every week and consumes food in moderation.

Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian

Melissa McMcarthy

Gilmore Girls‘s superb and extraordinary ‘Sookie Saint James’ has dropped 50 pounds! You can’t deny that the comedian and actress looks better than ever.

Melissa McMcarthy

Melissa McMcarthy

Carrie Underwood

The incredibly talented American Idol champ has been taking the world of country music by storm. After having her child, Isaiah, she put on around 30 pounds. She did her best to lose the extra pounds. Her secret? Exercising in moderation along with eating right, particularly working out at any time when and any place where she could.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

Amber Riley

As of late, this Glee star has dropped dress sizes in the wake of her following a plan of healthy eating. Rapid weight reduction is never good in the long run!

Amber Riley

Amber Riley

Stephenie Meyer

39-year-old Stephenie Meyer wrote the splendid Twilight, the novel series after our own pre-teen hearts. Anyway, she has been making the rounds in the news owing to her weight loss recently. She credits it to the ever reliable exercise running. She stated, “I used to be more an elliptical-and-weights girl but I’ve started running in the last year and I hate it and love it at the same time.”

Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer

Al Sharpton

The Reverend Al Sharpton had gone from being 305 lbs. to only 129 lbs. over the recent couple of years. Mainly, he works out and eats healthy – seems like the secret to weight loss.

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

Paula Deen

The “queen of comfort cooking”, Paula Deen, has shed around 35 pounds! Subsequent to being diagnosed with diabetes, the star disclosed what method she used to lose weight, “I am hooked on smoothies.” Thus, she just makes a healthy smoothie for breakfast and goes about the day.

Paula Deen

Paula Deen

Penn Jillette

Penn Jillette of the magic duo Penn &; Teller has dropped 100 pounds! At 6 feet and 7 inches tall, the magician tipped the scales at 322 pounds up until it was discovered by doctors that his heart had a 90%-blockage. Thus, he started a “potato diet”. For two entire weeks, he ate only plain potatoes. After some time, he added different vegetables to the diet.

Penn Jillette

Penn Jillette

Adam Richman

When you’re a Man Vs. Food star, it kind of makes sense that food is a priority in your life. But Adam Richman was not ready to allow his life to be ruined by overeating, and that’s why he adopted a vegan lifestyle… and just look at the results.

Adam Richman

Adam Richman

America Ferrera

Our favorite Ugly Betty star hasn’t just put her focus on making sure she doesn’t add any unnecessary calories. No, this star is working on becoming comfortable as the person that she is in the skin that she has, and look how beautiful she is!

America Ferrera

America Ferrera

Rosie O’Donnell

You have to admit that Rosie O’Donnell has hardly been given a break when it comes to her weights and its constant ups and downs. But the fact is that recently she has dropped an amazing 70 pounds!

Rosie O Donnell

Rosie O Donnell

Shonda Rhimes

There’s no limit to what Shonda Rhimes can do, and we can all attest to that. She proudly says that it was her children who inspired her to drop an incredulous 130 pounds! She got herself into the groove with a fierce cardio routine paired with a strict diet.

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes

Zach Galifianakis

It doesn’t matter if you’ve seen him on Between Two Ferns or in The Hangover trilogy, Zach Galifianakis was always a big guy. But in 2014 when he decided to call it quits on drinking, he made a massive 50-pound weight cut.

Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis

Jonah Hill

We really do have to take our hats off to Jonah Hill. If you were to compare this young star now with the days of Superbad, you might have a hard time recognizing him.

Jonah Hill

Jonah Hill

Kim Kardashian

If you manage to find one celebrity magazine without Kim Kardashian in it, then you can guarantee someone has torn out a page or two. While her curves are loved by many, she felt the need to drop a few pounds, and now she looks like this.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Tyra Banks

Being a supermodel isn’t always the easiest thing in the world. Tyra Banks’ weight managed to fluctuate, but this star made it her goal to get back into healthy shape, and she did just that.

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

Oprah Winfrey

With so much time in front of the cameras, we can’t expect everybody to keep their opinions to themselves. However, Oprah didn’t use the noise of critics to get to the healthy weight that she is today – she used her self-love to do so.

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Seth Rogen

With his iconic laugh and recognizable size, Seth Rogen has become a staple in funny movies. His big size however, seems to be something of the past, especially after recently losing 30 pounds.

Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen

Jessica Simpson

After having a baby, it’s certainly not east to find the time and energy to shed that baby weight. Jessica Simpson must be an exception though, because she managed to do just that!

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson

Miranda Lambert

Having the help of a personal trainer like Bill Crutchfield is a pretty good reason why Miranda Lambert managed to drop 25 pounds. She also made sure to pay closer attention to what she was eating.

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Drew Berrymore

Santa Clarita Diet actress, Drew Barrymore, has made some impressive weight loss leaps since taking on a new diet. The 43-year-old has made it her goal to eat more protein that she used to.

Drew Berrymore

Drew Berrymore

LeAnn Rimes

Although she has somewhat disappeared from the limelight a little, LeAnn Rimes has also managed to make some of her extra weight disappear. Her secret? Keeping active by running, boxing and training!

LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes

Melissa Joan Hart

Everyone has their secret, and Melissa Joan Hart is no different. She is a great believer in Nutrisystem, and she attributes the 40 pounds that she lost, to this.

Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart

Sam Smith

Sam Smith knows what it’s all about, and it’s not just weight loss. His post on Instagram made that clear – “Amelia Freer has helped me lose over a stone in two weeks and has completely transformed my relationship with food….It’s not even about weight loss it’s about feeling happy in yourself.”

Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Perez Hilton

You might need to do a double-take here, because the “Queen of all Media”, as proclaimed by himself, made an extreme transformation after losing 70 pounds!

Perez Hilton

Perez Hilton

Renee Zellweger

We all know perfectly well who Renee Zellweger is and we all know why we loved her in Bridget Jones’s Diary movies. After her days in those films, she put on quite a bit of weight, and that was when she decided to go on a 4000-calorie-a-day diet.

Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger

Ricky Gervais

He’s funny, he’s English and he made it his mission to lose weight. He didn’t do it alone though. He teamed up with Jane Fallon, his partner, to drop an amazing 40 pounds!

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

Jerry Ferrara

Sometimes the best motivation for weight loss is a stern talking-to from a doctor. That was the case with Jerry Ferrera who received pretty grave warnings from medical experts. After losing 55 pounds, the Entourage star said that he was just getting started.

Jerry Ferrara

Jerry Ferrara

Abby Lee Miller

It’s not always eating clean and working out for the stars we watch. For Abby Lee Miller it was a lap-band procedure which took her down from a size 24 to a 16.

Abby Lee Miller

Abby Lee Miller

Tom Arnold

It must be true what they say about the husband gaining weight when the wife is pregnant, because that’s exactly what happened to Tom Arnold. He actually gained more than 70 pounds while his wife was carrying their child, but that didn’t stop him from eventually losing 100 pounds afterwards.

Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold

Kevin Smith

It was in 2015 that Kevin Smith presented the world with the new him… and the new him was 85 pounds lighter. In order to keep this weight as it is, he has kept a strict diet and a regular workout routine.

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Jill Scott

Everyone has their way, and Jill Scott’s was boxing and biking. She’s proud of the 70 pounds she has managed to shed, and we’re pretty impressed too!

Jill Scott

Jill Scott

Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie has amazingly lost 40 pounds at 55 years old. To top it off, she also has her very own cooking show named Valerie’s Home Cooking.

Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie Bertinelli

Rachael Ray

At 49-years-old, Rachel Ray is a known TV personality, businesswoman, celebrity cook, and author. She hosts a daily talk and lifestyle show called Rachel Ray as well as three series on the Food Network. She got diagnosed with throat cancer back in 2009, acting as her wake-up call to take her health into her own hands and change up her lifestyle. She began following a Mediterranean diet as well as working out regularly. Most importantly, she now drinks lots of water.

Rachael Ray

Rachael Ray

Kevin Federline

While he’s best known as Britney Spears’ ex-husband, his weight gain was noticeable. As a result, he had stopped exercising, dancing, and dieting. As soon as his dramatic weight gain started to affect the relationship he had with his sons, he realized he had to make some changes. He signed up to VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club 7: Boot Camp in order to lose the weight he had gained.

Kevin Federline

Kevin Federline

Chaka Khan

To lose weight, Chaka Khan turned to a vegan-liquid diet for four months. The results are major.

Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan

Angie Stone

Diabetes can be a real wake-up call. For this reason, Angie made the decision to go on a serious diet to shed some weight and improve her health once she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

Angie Stone

Angie Stone

Dr. Dre

At 50 years old, Dr. Dre has never looked better. He dropped almost 50 pounds while toning up recently.

Dr Dre

Dr Dre

Kevin Liles

In 2007, Liles was the heavy head of Def Jam when he decided enough was enough and made a point to lose weight and keep it off.

Kevin Liles

Kevin Liles

Ricki Lake

Although her weight had helped her establish her career, Ricki did not want to keep it. She went down to a size 6 when she was a size 24 before.

Ricki Lake

Ricki Lake

Paul Wall

Paul Wall seriously upgraded his look as he shed some serious weight. Even with his transformation, he never got rid of his baggy jeans.

Paul Wall

Paul Wall

Jason Sudeikis

Crediting his wife, Olivia Wilde, for his 20-pound weight loss, Jason claims the reason is actually hilarious. In August 2013 he told Elle magazine during an interview “I have the greatest workout partner in the world….[we] have sex like Kenyan marathon runners.”

Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis

Jason Segel

According to the How I Met Your Mother star, he was actually “forced to lose weight” for his role in The Five-Year Engagement. He lost 35 pounds by eating healthy and working out.

Jason Segel

Jason Segel

Bristol Palin

Dancing with the Stars helped her shed the baby weight. In addition, Bristol says she’s motivated by what the ‘haters’ say and she wanted to prove them wrong.

Bristol Palin

Bristol Palin

Kyle Massey

Another contestant on Dancing with the Stars, Kyle left the show 18 pounds lighter.

Kyle Massey

Kyle Massey

Hilary Duff

Leading a busy life, Hilary is a single mother to her son, Luca, and she also stars on the TV show Younger. Even so, she always tries to look after herself and maintain a positive body image.

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff

Rob Kardashian

While his time on Dancing with the Stars helped him lose weight, since he became a father he’s been keeping himself healthy.

Rob Kardashian

Rob Kardashian

Russell Crowe

By being more active and doing things like bike riding, and hiking, Russell has lost 52 pounds so far.

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe

Lisa Lampanelli

Known as the hilarious insult comic and for her success on Celebrity Apprentice, Lisa has lost 107 pounds after getting a gastric sleeve surgery. Even now she works hard to maintain her weight.

Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli

Rick Ross

In 2011, Rick suffered not one, but two seizures in 24 hours. This was the wake-up call for him to take his health into his own hands and improve it. So far, he had lost 75 pounds by changing his diet.

Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Holly Madison

Until Holly had her first baby, she hadn’t really devoted herself to any sort of weight loss. After the fact she decided not to focus on any crash diets, instead choosing to turn to healthier food as a general rule.

Holly Madison

Holly Madison

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah’s incredible weight loss is truly inspirational. She credits it to changing up her exercise regimen to avoid boredom and she clearly knows how to balance her weight loss goals with her busy life.

Queen Latifah1

Queen Latifah

Honey Boo Boo

Mama June, mother of hit star Honey Boo Boo hs recently lost 300 pounds. This weight loss has inspired her to motivate her daughter to lose weight as well. However, Honey Boo Boo was not found fond of this idea, yet she complied with her mother’s request. Today,  she is a much healthier young TV star.

Honey Boo Boo

Honey Boo Boo

JONAH HILL – 40 POUNDS: FOOD MONITORING

Actor Jonah Hill’s fans are convinced that he’s lost some big weight in the last few seasons. A lot of people suppose he went under the knife, but he actually lost the weight in the normal way. He broke his unhealthful eating habits and chose to consume only healthy foods with good fat and a lot of protein. Maniac star also exercises on a regular basis, his favorite form of boxing. Hill even swears by drinking a lot of water during the day. Drink it up, people!

JONAH HILL – 40 POUNDS FOOD MONITORING WORKOUTS

JONAH HILL – 40 POUNDS: FOOD MONITORING WORKOUTS

MEL GIBSON – 30 LBS: EXERCISE AND DIET

When it comes to the action genre, you’re going to be hard-pressed to find anyone as legendary as Mel Gibson’s top-rated star. As his followers, we have always respected him for his toned body, even though he is not resistant to the hardships of the Middle Ages. The director of the Hacksaw Ridge had to deal with abdominal fat for the first time in his life! His weight loss began after he worked with a fitness coach in Australia. He had a rigorous workout regimen as well as a personalized diet plan, all of which had been successful in dropping 30 pounds in just two months. Wow!

MEL GIBSON – 30 LBS: EXERCISE AND DIET

MEL GIBSON – 30 LBS: EXERCISE AND DIET

KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN – 35 LBS: KETO DIET AND STRICT WORKOUT ROUTINE

The eldest sibling of the Kardashian clan, Kourtney, has made a name for herself with her impressive body shape. She has to get used to being asked to keep such a nice shape after she has three children. Now 40 years old, she’s told everyone she’s on a sugar-free keto diet and just snacks on balanced unprocessed food products. What about her regime of exercise? Kourtney apparently practices a strict fitness schedule and does both pilates and strength training. You’ve got it there – these are the things she’s done to lose 35 pounds and maintain that great body of hers that you’ve got to see a lot on social media.

KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN – 35 LBS: KETO DIET AND STRICT WORKOUT ROUTINE

KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN – 35 LBS: KETO DIET AND STRICT WORKOUT ROUTINE

ELVIS PRESLEY – 100 LBS: SLEEPING BEAUTY DIET

The music icon had suffered a lot of health issues due to its poor eating habits. While his peers had, back then, sported slim figures that he himself once had, his awful coping mechanisms contributed to an out-of-shape physique. Reports said the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll attempted a sleeping beauty diet to get rid of his extra weight. This meant sleeping for days to the end to avoid eating more food. Unfortunately, this was a bad idea, as his over-indulgence in food was often followed by heavy drug use, which ultimately led to his death.

ELVIS PRESLEY – 100 LBS: SLEEPING BEAUTY DIET

ELVIS PRESLEY – 100 LBS: SLEEPING BEAUTY DIET

JENNIFER GIMENEZ – 100 LBS: GYM AND DIET OWNERSHIP

Actress, reality TV host, and role model. These are all things that Jennifer Gimenez is! The story goes that she had to go through some dangerous diets and spent too much time in the gym to keep herself in the modeling industry. They claim that it was this tension that led her to consume illegal drugs. Multihyphenate had a struggle with substance abuse and alcohol use until she finally admitted to rehab. During her time in the program, she packed extra pounds and hit a height of 263 pounds. She had agreed that enough was enough and had a diet plan that helped her lose 100 lbs.

JENNIFER GIMENEZ – 100 LBS: GYM AND DIET OWNERSHIP

JENNIFER GIMENEZ – 100 LBS: GYM AND DIET OWNERSHIP

WAYNE KNIGHT – 117 LBS: LIFE OF MODERATION

Wayne Knight has starred in a variety of successful projects such as Jurassic Park, Tarzan and Toy Story. This star, however, had his big break when he began to play Newman on the Seinfeld sitcom. Back then, he was synonymous with the position and the figure of his chubby. He’s been looking a lot better recently, though, than he used to. He didn’t switch to abdominal puck procedures and the like. Instead, he opted for a normal way and practiced smoking, eating, and drinking with restraint. This proved to be a good tactic for him, as he lost as many as 40 pounds to do so!

WAYNE KNIGHT – 117 LBS: LIFE OF MODERATION

WAYNE KNIGHT – 117 LBS: LIFE OF MODERATION

MARIE OSMOND – 45 LBS: NUTRISYSTEM DIET PROGRAM

Marie Osmond is widely recognized as an important country singer in the 1970s and 1980s. She developed a reputation for herself when she rewrote the song Paper Roses. This successful lady even had the opportunity to host the Donny AND Marie show with Donny Osmond, her own brother. She’s always had a hard time getting the body she wanted. But she was actually able to make her dream come true when she learned about the Nutrisystem Diet Program in the late 1990s. This program proved to be a success and caused her to lose 45 pounds! In 2019, the guest stared at What Happens: Live.

MARIE OSMOND – 45 LBS: NUTRISYSTEM DIET PROGRAM

MARIE OSMOND – 45 LBS: NUTRISYSTEM DIET PROGRAM

ROSEANNE BARR – 140 LBS: GARCINIA CAMBOGIA DIET PILLS

Roseanne Barr is an American actor-comedian who made her debut with a stand-up comedy. After she had the ability to grow, she ended up taking away both the Golden Globe and Emmy for the Best Actress Award. In the ’80s and ’90s, she was one of the most successful female celebrities on TV due to her harsh and blunt view of the housewives. She decided in 1998 that it was high time for a revamp. Roseanne had a gastric bypass operation that helped her drop an incredible 350 pounds! She also chose to drink Garcinia Cambogia diet pills and turn to protein-rich and balanced foods.

ROSEANNE BARR – 140 LBS: GARCINIA CAMBOGIA DIET PILLS

ROSEANNE BARR – 140 LBS: GARCINIA CAMBOGIA DIET PILLS

VINCE VAUGHN – 26 LBS: RUNNING AND A HEALTHY DIET

Vince Vaugh is perceived to be among the most cool dudes in Hollywood. This funny and tall star has worked in movies such as Old School, Wedding Crashers, Unfinished Business, The problem, Zoolander, and Starsky AND Hutch. He made his debut in acting back in the ’80s, but it took him quite a while before he became a huge celebrity. He had his big break when he stared in the 1996 film, Swingers. While working as an actor, comedian and producer, he had gained an immense amount of weight. Since then, he has lost a fair amount of weight, but we are happy to hear that his sense of humor is intact.

VINCE VAUGHN – 26 LBS: RUNNING AND A HEALTHY DIET

VINCE VAUGHN – 26 LBS: RUNNING AND A HEALTHY DIET

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY – 42 LBS: A LITTLE MEAT AND LOTS OF GREENS

How could you honestly not know who Matthew McConaughey is? This American actor was first a household name when he starred in the coming-of-age movie Dazed and Confused. The actor gained a reputation because of his dedication to bring his characters to life. One way he did this was to follow weight loss and weight gain protocols, no matter how intense they were. When he was cast in the Dallas Buyers Club, he fell 42 pounds to his role by taking on a tough weight loss diet of almost zero meat but plenty of greens.

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY – 42 LBS: A LITTLE MEAT AND LOTS OF GREENS

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY – 42 LBS: A LITTLE MEAT AND LOTS OF GREENS

DAWN FRENCH – 98 LBS: CALORIE COUNTING AND LONG WALKS

Dawn French is a British comedian and actress who got her start when she appeared on the BBC show French and Saunders. Since having been diagnosed with cancer and undergoing hysterectomy, she concentrated on losing her excess weight. Since then, she has said that she had the feeling that she wanted to do so because of the state of her health. She didn’t want plastic surgery, which is why she went on a diet. So, what was her secret of losing nearly a hundred pounds? Apparently, it was nothing more than simply counting calories and taking long walks. Whoa.

DAWN FRENCH – 98 LBS: CALORIE COUNTING AND LONG WALKS

DAWN FRENCH – 98 LBS: CALORIE COUNTING AND LONG WALKS

ARETHA FRANKLIN – 100 LBS: SLIM DIETS AND EXERCISE

Aretha Franklin was previously known as one curvy. The iconic jazz singer began to cross 300 pounds on the weighting scale and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Like the others on this list, she realized that once again she had to take care of her wellbeing. Her age and illness made things much more complicated, so she took the initiative as seriously as she could. She also got a team of experts made up of physicians, a trainer and a dietitian to come up with a perfect diet tailored to her. She didn’t even think of quicker options like gastric sleeve surgery and the like, but she managed to lose more than 100 pounds!

ARETHA FRANKLIN – 100 LBS: SLIM DIETS AND EXERCISE

ARETHA FRANKLIN – 100 LBS: SLIM DIETS AND EXERCISE

BLAKE LIVELY – 42 LBS: HEALTHY FOOD AND INTENSIVE WORKOUTS

American actress Blake Lively is best known for playing one of the leading characters on the popular Gossip Girl TV show. In 2014, she gained a large amount of weight while she was pregnant with Ryan Reynolds’ child. This was nothing odd, although she wanted to lose some weight after delivering the baby and agreeing to work on The Swallows just a few months later. She had a strict diet as well as an intense exercise regimen. She lost as much as 60 pounds back then, even though she now claims she’s in “the best shape of her life.” We’re so happy with her!

BLAKE LIVELY – 42 LBS: HEALTHY FOOD AND INTENSIVE WORKOUTS

BLAKE LIVELY – 42 LBS: HEALTHY FOOD AND INTENSIVE WORKOUTS

SARA RUE

The actress Sara Rue is the most popular actress in Popular. She is also the hostess of the hit TV program called Shedding for Wedding, which appeared once in Less Than Ideal. Eventually, she wanted to shed the extra pounds she had on her by designing a personalized weight loss program that included both dietary regulations and an intensive fitness routine. The diet has become popular because it’s not as drastic as any other diet. She ended up losing more than 50 pounds, but she decided not to sensationalize this, as many American women under the age of 20 have issues with body image.

SARA RUE – 50 LBS: A DOABLE DIET AND SMART, EVERYDAY WORKOUTS

SARA RUE – 50 LBS: A DOABLE DIET AND SMART, EVERYDAY WORKOUTS

REX RYAN – 100 LBS: GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY

The former head coach of the Jets appears to be in love with controversy. Have you ever watched his very vulgar press meet or those foot fetish videos? At any point, moving on, he won the spotlight in 2012 thanks to his waistline instead of that big mouth on him. Rex used to be as heavy as 348 lbs, but having a Lap-Band operation caused him to lose 100 lbs. Rex Ryan later revealed that he had a gastric sleeve surgery in 2010. He demonstrated to Men’s Health that he had often tried to follow a lot of food plans in the past, but none of them seemed to work for him.

REX RYAN – 100 LBS: GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY

REX RYAN – 100 LBS: GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY

ADAM GOLDSTEIN – 150 LBS: WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

You already remember Adam Goldstein as DJ AM. It wasn’t that long ago when he weighed around 240 lbs. When he was a little boy, he was chubby and he struggled with substance problems on top of that by 12 years of age. When he was 16, he was reportedly so addicted to marijuana that his parents wanted to seek treatment with drug abuse. Growing up, he started to binge on ice cream, fries and cheeseburgers, which is not especially uncommon when your job allows you to stay up until late at clubs and bars. In 2003, he decided to change his appearance and health by having gastric bypass surgery. He’s lost 150 lbs!

ADAM GOLDSTEIN – 150 LBS: WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

ADAM GOLDSTEIN – 150 LBS: WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

WILLIAM MOODY – 200 LBS: GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY

William Moody, also known as his aliases Percival ‘Percy’ Pringle III and Paul Bearer, who made a name for himself as a wrestling promoter. He first spoke about losing almost 200 lbs after a gastric bypass surgery. In the 2003 interview, he spoke about how he was now able to see areas of the body that he hadn’t seen for a long time. In reality, gastric sleeve surgery was part of the package when the WWE contract was renewed. After 20 years, he ended up weighing less than 300 lbs.

WILLIAM MOODY – 200 LBS: GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY

WILLIAM MOODY – 200 LBS: GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY

ETTA JAMES – 200 LBS: WENT UNDER THE KNIFE

Etta James managed to lose almost 200 lbs after having had a gastric sleeve surgery in 2001. In the twilight years of the incredible artist, she was so overweight that she needed a wheelchair to perform during her concerts. When she hit 400 lbs, she realized she had to do something about it to save her career. She spoke to Roseanne Barr, and she decided to go under the knife. Later, she said that while the surgery was able to help her lose weight, it also created issues with keeping food low.

ETTA JAMES – 200 LBS: WENT UNDER THE KNIFE

ETTA JAMES – 200 LBS: WENT UNDER THE KNIFE

JESSE JACKSON JR. – 50 LBS: DUODENAL SWITCH PROCEDURE

Jesse Jackson Jr. was said to have developed a bipolar disorder after a gastric bypass surgery. Eventually, he explained that there was no truth to this rumor. Experts said that only minor problems were posed in his 2014 operation. Jackson weighed about 260 lbs and claimed he lost about 50 lbs after he went under the knife. To be precise, he opted for a duodenal switch technique, which means that the surgeons remove part of the stomach and then rearrange the intestine. His personal representative revealed that the politician had wanted to change his dietary plans afterwards.

JESSE JACKSON JR. – 50 LBS: DUODENAL SWITCH PROCEDURE

JESSE JACKSON JR. – 50 LBS: DUODENAL SWITCH PROCEDURE

JENNIFER HOLLIDAY – 124 LBS: GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY

Jennifer Holliday was the ‘original dream girl’ and started her career as an actress and singer on Broadway. It was sad to learn that she had once attempted to kill herself because of her psychiatric depression. Holliday attributes her mood swings to her weight gain and has agreed to have a gastric bypass surgery to lose extra pounds. In reality, she was one of the first celebrities to boost their figure by doing this. Since surgery, she managed to lose around 124 lbs. Maybe people should start referring to her as the first brand ambassador for the procedure!

JENNIFER HOLLIDAY – 124 LBS: GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY

JENNIFER HOLLIDAY – 124 LBS: GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY

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