Sometimes, it almost feels like the journey to fitness is a never-ending struggle. Interestingly, famous people also face this problem. Who knows, it might even be more difficult for them since they have a very tight schedule! We are sure they have a hard time keeping the pounds away when they are always on the move. Let us take a look at celebrities who have embarked on effective weight loss journeys! You would not believe how much #7 has changed over the years!
Let us begin the gallery with none other than pop star Christina Aguilera. She might be older now, but we daresay she looks amazing! The petite singer lost about 50 pounds overall. In 2012, she was heavily criticized for her curvy figure. We have no idea why – she looked great either way! The following year, she caught the attention of the media with her significant weight loss.
Janet Jackson is responsible for changing the history of Super Bowl performances! At the moment, she is focusing on changing herself. She has already lost more than 60 pounds!
In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chris Pratt played a superhero. It is hard to believe that this is the same person who played the chubby and lovable Andy Dwyer on Parks and Recreation! At any rate, he has lost the extra weight and worked hard to get his current bod. We dig it a lot!
Christian Bale is a talented Hollywood actor, and he has the accolades to show for it. The actor is well-known for his dedication to the role, often adhering to dietary programs to go with the character. Among other things, he lost an alarming amount of weight for The Machinist. Despite this, he was able to transform to a fit superhero when he starred in Batman begins.
It almost feels like Alec Baldwin has been active in the industry since the dawn of time! The veteran started taking weight loss seriously after he found out that he was prediabetic. Since then, he has managed to drop over 30 pounds!
Mariah Carey has always been a bigger-than-life personality. Some might say that she ended up being literally ‘bigger’ in the past. It’s great to hear that she has prioritized her health since then. She has already lost over 70 pounds!
Al Roker is a television host who used to tip the scales when he was 340 pounds heavy! He has since decided it was time to shed off some weight. These days, he looks more suave at a healthier weight of 190 pounds.
After he was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Randy Jackson decided he needed to make certain lifestyle changes. He received the diagnosis in 2008, and he has since lost over a hundred pounds in his quest to be healthier!
Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi
The former Jersey Shore star has since joined the ranks of the sexiest personalities on Instagram. Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi looks like she is currently living the life! After giving birth, she has managed to stave off more than a hundred pounds.
We are sure you remember the ex-child star Raven Symone. She made headlines in 2011 when she revealed she has dropped over 70 pounds. According to her, the secret is to simply have a strict diet and do regular exercises.
Graham Elliot has always been a steadfast presence on MasterChef, but he looks rather different nowadays. He has actually lost over 150 pounds since his weight reached 400 pounds back in 2013.
John Goodman is a Hollywood legend who was always known for being a big guy. His story does not include rapid weight loss, however. He has confessed that he used to be a problem eater who always ate “all crap”. We are glad that he decided to focus on his health. He looks amazing.
Beth Smith decided to lose the chubby image that so many associated with her. If you cannot recall where she is from, let us remind you that she is the fifth wife of the bounty hunter Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman!
The Strict Diet Of ‘Honey Boo Boo’
Alana Thompson is better known by her reality TV show nickname, Honey Boo Boo. However, despite being well-known for her chubby figure, she has recently decided to join fellow celebs on an inspiring weight-loss journey to transform herself. Understandably, her decision may have been influenced by her mothers encouraging weight loss that prompted the release of her very own reality TV show, Mama June: From Not To Hot. The reality show has been an extreme success. Alana seems to be following a similarly strict diet as her mother that limits fast foods and sugary sodas. Even though in 2017 the young celeb refused to lose weight, claiming to be confident with her overweight appearance, she later changed her mind and has since lost an impressive amount of weight.
Paula Deen is known as the “queen of comfort cooking”. She has lost approximately 35 pounds by now! She decided to lose weight after receiving a diabetes diagnosis. Her secret to losing weight? “I am hooked on smoothies,” she admitted. Follow in her footsteps and make a nutritious breakfast smoothie!
Queen Latifah is nothing short of inspirational. She attributes her amazing weight loss to changing her workout regimen to prevent boredom. It also helps that she is excellent at maintaining a balance between her busy life and her weight loss goals.
Jorge Garcia is best known for his appearance on Lost. He has since changed his lifestyle and lost extra weight! It must help that he is a vegan as well.
Rebel Wilson has made a name for herself when she played “Fat Amy” in the hit movie Pitch Perfect. The Australian actress began working on her fitness in April 2016, and she has lost 15 pounds since then. She credits hiking for the weight loss she has attained. That sounds like an amazing tip that we can all get behind!
You might have adored her portrayal of Penelope Garcia in Criminal Minds, but you will have a hard time recognizing her after her significant weight loss. She says the secret is sticking to the healthy diet plan she received from her personal trainer.
Whoa, we definitely need to get in touch with Chumlee to find out how he managed to lose the extra pounds! The ‘Pawn Stars’ star apparently hooked up with Corey Harrison, his friend and colleague, to shed a huge amount of weight. Good job!
Chrissy Metz had been fighting low energy and intense depression when she was working on the set of American Horror Story: Freakshow. However, she looked like she was in a better place when she filmed This Is Us. Fans were impressed when she dropped a whopping 100 pounds.
After losing a noticeable amount of weight, we daresay that Chaz Bono looks a lot sharper than he used to. Recently, he began appearing on Dancing with the Stars as well.
Carrie Fisher spent a long time under the scrutiny of the media. Nonetheless, we were thrilled when she returned to reprise her iconic role in Star Wars. The actress worked hard to shed some weight for her comeback. Unfortunately, she died a few years ago. We were all heartbroken by the news, but her legacy will forever live on. Princess Leia will forever be in our hearts.
It seems like Mama June dropped ‘Honey’ from ‘Honey Boo Boo’. These days, she is putting in more effort to be a healthier person. Mama June shed 150 pounds over the course of her weight loss journey. Don’t you think she looks so different now?
Ruben Studdard was declared the second winner of the reality TV show American Idol. He made his debut in 2003, and he has managed to lose an impressive 112 pounds since then.
Although Kirstie Alley was never a small person to begin with, she has managed to look the healthiest now that she is in her sixties. She even became a Jenny Craig spokesperson after she lost 50 pounds while doing the program herself.
It seems like Jennifer Hudson went to Weight Watchers to ask for some weight loss help. According to her, she began to ‘watch what she put into her body’. Among other things, this meant that she stopped indulging in junk food for her health!
Cleveland rocks and Drew Carey does too. He looks even better now! He dropped the extra weight so he could take over as the host of The Price is Right.
Ronnie Ortiz became known as a stud when he appeared on Jersey Shore. He must have let it get to his head so much that he failed to notice when he was packing on weight. It’s nice to hear that he has returned to the gym. We can definitely see the fruits of his hard work.
Star Jones had never been the type to sugarcoat things. She has explained that she used to be ‘morbidly obese’. Of course, this was before she got gastric bypass surgery to help her trip down.
Check out the ‘Wendy Williams Show’ and you will definitely learn all sorts of things. It goes without saying that this includes facts about the host herself. She lost 50 pounds, but she took it “slow and steady”. Accepting that change takes work is an important aspect of losing weight!
Jordin Sparks dropped 50 pounds in a little over a year and a half. She looks amazing! According to her, she did not want to rush the process because she did not want to feel tortured.
Portion control and regular exercise helped Kelly Osbourne lose 42 pounds of weight. Unlike other weight watchers, she did not take extreme measures to shed some weight. She has revealed that she now likes the way she looks. Aside from that, she has also stopped comparing herself to other girls. We are so happy to hear that, Kel!
The youngest of the Kardashian sisters has lost more than 25 pounds after changing her lifestyle. She exercises four times each week and controls her food intake. Looking good, Khloe!
Melissa Mcarthy is best remembered as Sookie Saint James in the hit TV show Gilmore Girls. She has lost 50 pounds since then! The actress-comedian has never looked better.
Carrie Underwood took home the American Idol champ and has been waving waves in the field of country music. After giving birth, she gained 30 pounds! She worked very hard to lose all the extra weight. Her secret is nothing more than eating out and regular exercise. She said it was important to work out any time and any place she could!
Do you remember Glee star Amber Riley? Her dress size has gone down since she began to eat right. This is how you do it! As we all know, rapid weight reduction can do more harm than good.
Stephenie Meyer is the woman who penned the bestselling Twilight series that made millions of girls choose between Edward and Jacob. She made news after she lost a substantial amount of weight. Apparently, it was mostly because of running. She explained, “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.”
Reverend Al Sharpton managed to go down from 305 pounds to only 129 pounds! It took him a couple of years, but that is nothing short of impressive nonetheless. He eats healthy and works out.
Penn Jillette is known as half of the magician duo called Penn & Teller. Can you believe he has lost 100 pounds already? The 6’7” magician used to weight around 322 pounds. After doctors discovered his heart boasted of 90% blockage, he decided to change his lifestyle. He went on a “potato diet”, which involved only eating plain potatoes for two weeks! He later added a variety of vegetables to the mix.
Even Grammy Award winners have to contend with unhealthy eating habits. Adele managed to shed a lot of weight when she began to cut out sugar in her daily diet.
Adam Richman is best known as a star on Man Vs. Food. It’s obvious that food will play a big part in your life. However, Adam Richman wanted to get his life on track by stopping his overeating tendencies. He turned vegan, and the results look good!
America Ferrera became a household name when she starred in Ugly Betty. She has taken it upon herself to cut out all unnecessary calories. She is working to be the best version of herself possible! You go, America! She is definitely not ugly in any sense of the word.
Rosie O’Donnell has always been given a hard time about her weights. The press covered its fluctuations and milked the story as much as they could. She definitely showed everyone when she lost a whopping 70 pounds!
Shonda Rhimes is an amazing woman, no doubt about that. The talented lady has proudly acknowledged that she decided to lose a whopping 130 pounds after motivation from her children. She started getting into the fitness groove by taking up an intense cardio routine and a strict diet.
Jonah Hill is certainly worthy of our congratulations. Can you believe that this is the same man who once starred in Superbad? We don’t blame you – we also had a hard time recognizing him.
Kim Kardashian might just be one of the most popular celebrities in the world right now. You will probably find her page in just about every single celebrity magazine out there. Although many people like her curves, she wanted to drop several pounds and so she did.
Tyra Banks is among the world’s most influential supermodels. It is not an easy job at all. Her weight has had its ups and downs, but she has made a commitment to get back in shape. That was exactly what she did!
Oprah Winfrey spends a lot of time with the cameras rolling. It is no wonder why people have so many things to say about the enigmatic woman. Out of self-love, the talk show host decided to prioritize her fitness. This was how she managed to attain her current healthy weight.
Seth Rogen has always been known for his signature laugh and size. The comedy industry would not be the same without him. He has gotten into shape over the years and lost an impressive 30 pounds. Awesome!
After giving birth to a child, it will be hard to seize the time and energy necessary to shed off the extra weight. Despite this, Jessica Simpson managed to make it look incredibly easy!
Miranda Lambert sought the help of personal trainer Bill Crutchfield when she decided to lose some weight. She has managed to shed 25 pounds since then! We bet healthy eating is part of the diet plan.
Drew Barrymore was recently seen in Santa Clarita Diet. She certainly looks different now that she has dropped a significant amount of weight! Among other things, the actress began to include more protein in her diet.
LeAnn Rimes might no longer be the topic of every single publication, but we are glad to hear that things are going well for her! She has lost some weight when she picked up boxing, running, and training.
Melissa Joan Hart
Everyone who has successfully lost weight has a secret. Melissa Joan Hart is a great example. She credits her 40-pound weight loss to Nutrisystem. It might be time to check it out!
Sam Smith is a talented musician, so we are pleased to hear that he has decided to make some lifestyle changes for the better. This was what he had to say on Instagram about it: “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.”
The so-called “Queen of all Media” impressed everyone when he managed to lose 70 pounds! Can you see how much his appearance has changed since then?
Renee Zellweger is another industry veteran that we love seeing on the big screen! She is best known for starring in the Bridget Jones’s Diary films, though she packed on a little weight after filming the movies. Not long after that, she started going on a 4000-calorie-a-day diet!
Ricky Gervais sure is one funny Englishman. When he decided it was time to lose a little weight, he did it with his partner. He and Jane Fallon managed to lose 40 pounds together!
If you are looking for motivation to lose some weight, perhaps a stern dressing-down from your doctor will do. It worked well for Jerry Ferrera, after all. He received all sorts of grim warnings from medical professionals. The Entourage star has since lost 55 pounds.
Abby Lee Miller
Sometimes, working out and eating clean are not the only things our stars do. Abby Lee Miller decided to get a lap-band procedure. After this, she went down from a size 24 to a size 16!
Do you know what they say about a man packing on some weight while his wife is pregnant? Well, Tom Arnold has proved to us that this is true. This was precisely what happened to him! He gained over 70 pounds while his spouse was with child. It’s a good thing he worked to lose 100 pounds after a while!
In 2015, Kevin Smith stepped into the spotlight and presented the new version of him. The weight loss was immediately noticeable. After all, he did lose 85 pounds, which is a significant amount of weight! He continues to maintain a strict diet and exercise on the regular.
We all prefer different types of workouts. For Jill Scott, nothing can beat biking and boxing. She is rightfully proud of the 70 pounds she shed. We have to admit that it is nothing short of impressive!
Valerie Bertinelli has shed 40 pounds at the age of 55 years old. Aside from that, she also launched a cooking show of her own. It’s called Valerie’s Home Cooking.
Rachael Ray is a well-known TV personality, celebrity cook, author, and businesswoman. She is the host of the lifestyle and daily talk show entitled Rachel Ray in addition to three other programs on the Food Network. In 2009, she was diagnosed with throat cancer. This served as a wake-up call for her, so she took matters into her own hands and began to improve her lifestyle. She started going on the Mediterranean diet, working out, and drinking lots of water!
Kevin Federline is best known as the ex-husband of pop star Britney Spears. When you are linked to someone that high-profile, the press is going to be watching your every move. When he stopped dancing, dieting, and exercising, he experienced a noticeable weight gain. The moment it began to affect his relationship with his children, he decided to work on it. He joined VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club 7: Boot Camp to drop the weight he gained!
Chaka Khan went on a vegan-liquid diet to lose some weight. It took her four months, but the results are impressive.
It seems like everyone takes diabetes very seriously. This is also the reason Angie Stone decided to go on a strict diet to improve her health and lose some weight. She had been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.
Dr. Dre might be in his fifties, but he looks amazing! He certainly looks better after losing those 50 pounds.
In 2007, the head of Def Jam decided that it was time to lose some weight. Kevin Liles has succeeded his goal and managed to keep the weight from coming back!
Her weight might have helped her launch her career, but Ricki Lake knew it was not a good idea to hold on to it. She has since managed to go down from a size 24 to a size 6!
Paul Wall improved his appearance when he got rid off a significant amount of weight! Despite the transformation, the baggy jeans are here to stay.
Jason Sudeikis credits his lovely wife Olivia Wilde for his weight loss. He managed to stave off 20 pounds! We have you are prepared for a laugh for two. During an interview with Elle magazine in August 2013, he revealed his so-called secret: “I have the greatest workout partner in the world….[we] have sex like Kenyan marathon runners.”
The How I Met Your Mother alumnus revealed that he had been “forced to lose weight” when he joined the cast of The Five-Year Engagement. He managed to drop 35 pounds by working out and eating healthy.
Appearing in Dancing with the Stars must have helped Bristol Palin lose her baby weight. Additionally, she also said she felt motivated by the desire to prove her haters wrong.
Kyle Massey is yet another Dancing with the Stars contestant who made it to the list. By the time he left the show, he was 18 pounds lighter.
Hilary Duff is a busy woman. After all, not only is she a single mother, but she also happens to be a star on Younger. Nonetheless, she makes a huge effort to take good care of herself.
It seems like going on Dancing with the Stars is a surefire weight loss trick! It definitely helped Rob Kardashian stay trim. He has been working on his health ever since he became a dad.
Russell Crowe began doing active things like hiking and bike riding. He has shed 52 pounds thus far!
Lisa Lampanelli is best known as an insult comic on Celebrity Apprentice. She underwent gastric sleeve surgery and lost 107 pounds. She continues to work hard to keep the extra pounds away!
Rick Ross suffered two seizures in the course of 24 hours back in 2011. This served as a wake-up call for him, and he even to take his health more seriously. After changing diets, he managed to drop 75 pounds.
Holly Madison did not really commit to a weight loss program until she had her first child. After this, she made sure to stick to healthier foods in general.
It does not matter if you know him from The Hangover or Between Two Ferns. We are sure that you know Zach Galifianakis has always been a pretty big guy. In 2014, things changed when he decided to quit drinking. He lost 50 pounds of extra weight!
Gabourey Sidibe got her big break when she appeared in the moving motion picture called Precious. Despite the attention she received for her performance, she did not feel comfortable about her image. The actress has lost 50 pounds since then and she continues to work hard to reach a healthier weight.
Susan Boyle is a Scottish singer who first made a name for herself when she appeared on Britain’s Got Talent. She was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Her doctors advised her to lose some weight and so she did. She looks so different after shedding nearly 30 pounds! If you want to follow in her footsteps and lose a significant amount of weight, you will have to cut out any sugar in your diet. She has also revealed that she enjoys two-mile walks for exercise. As you can see, all it takes is commitment. She looks fantastic!