The hardships of staying healthy and in shape is something that almost everyone struggles with, that includes the rich and famous. Celebrities are constantly in the spotlight and they often feel the pressure, with even the slightest weight gain being broadcast. We have compiled a list of celebs that have cracked the weight-loss code and have mastered the art of keeping the pounds off for good. You will be absolutely in awe of #7!
Pop sensation Christina Aguilera starts off our list at 35-years old and looking better than she has before. Christina has a small frame and managed to shed 50 pounds. Aguilera was heavily criticized in 2012 for her curvy figure. However, that was short-lived once she was pictured the following year positively as she lost a rather substantial amount of weight.
Janet Jackson is a Super Bowl legend with her astounding performances. Nowadays she is rebranding and focusing on herself, Janet has lost 60+ pounds and has accomplished a major goal of shedding 60+ pounds. Good on Janet.
Next up is 50 Cent, the rapper turned actor had us all in absolute shock when this happened. Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson lost over 50 pounds. This was all for a role in which he was playing a cancer patient. His weight loss made and still makes us shiver, however, that is some true dedication to the role.
This Hollywood legend is not known for rapid weight loss like most other star stories. However, Goodman has admitted he regards himself as a problem eater, saying he is constantly eating crap throughout the day. Regardless, he is looking really good nowadays.
Chris Pratt is known in the Marvel World as a superhero, he makes shedding the pounds look rather easy. He acted as the lovable Andy Dwyer on the hit TV show Parks and Recreation, this was before he toned up and became the action icon he is today. Regardless, we don’t mind it- he is looking super good!
This actor is not only well-known but has been well rewarded, Bale most certainly had to follow weight loss schedules and agendas here and there. Bale is known for his role and transformation in the production The Machinest to being the Dark Knight in Batman Begins where portrayed the starved protagonist.
This extremely well-known star is known by almost all. He started his weight-loss journey after being told that he was prediabetic. Knowing his health was in danger led him to shed over 30 pounds as he truly set to turning his ways around.
This star is larger than life and even she thinks so, Mariah Carey went to, well, even larger…in a different way. Carey decided to get back on track with her health and she truly succeeded. SH dropped over 70 pounds.
Al Roker was weighing in at approximate;y 340 pounds when he decided to begin his weight-loss journey and delve into a different lifestyle. He now is looking a lot better and has clearly stuck to his regime, he is weighing in at 190 pounds.
Sidibe owes her rise to fame to her award-winning performance in the motion picture Precious, it was seen she was not feeling her best nor herself with regards to her body image. Since the film, she dropped 50 pounds and is constantly trying to lose more weight and reach her healthiest and best self.
We know her and we love her! From her performance in Pitch Perfect, she is known as “Fat Amy” but Rebel Wilson is her real name. Wilson is 37-years old and began her journey to a better version of herself in April of 2016, she has dropped 15 pounds thus far. She says she is an avid and adoring hiker. Hiking is not for all of us but hey, we wish it were if helped Wilson achieve her goals easier.
You may have adored her in Criminal Minds as Penelope Garcia- Vangsness’s weight-loss transformation is incredible. She says she owes it all to her personal trainer who built a regime of healthy eating and exercise for her.
Beth Smith was associated with her weight and known for it thus when she underwent such a transformation you could not help but admire her determination. Smith found herself in the spotlight as she became the fifth wife of bounty hunter, ‘Dog’ Duane Chapman.
Whilst filming American Horror Story: Freakshow, Chrissy Metz was suffering from depression and a downfall in energy. However, when she took to the screen for the hit series This Is Us she seemed back to normal. Mets dropped 100 pounds and have left us in absolute admiration!
the Scottish singing sensation was brought to the world’s attention in 2009 on Britain’s Got Talent. Since then she has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and was advised by health care professionals to drop some weight. Well, that is exactly what she did and she is looking fabulous. She has lost almost 30 pounds by ditching sugary foods and taking 2-mile walks.
Keely Shaye Smith
She may not be a huge Hollywood sensation but she is the support system of one of the silver screen’s most well-known. Pierce Brosnan’s spouse, Keely Shaye Smith. Smith is an American journalist and has appeared in movies to the likes of- Poisoning Paradise and The Opponent.
Celine Dion has changed the face of music and added in many ways. She is an icon, to say the least. We mostly associate her with her biggest hit “My Heart Will Go On,” which is best known from the Titanic. After her husband’s passing Celine lost a lot of weight but has since become much healthier in appearance.
Kirstie Alley has not been referred to or regarded as a small girl however, at the age of 65 she is looking better than ever. She currently acts as a spokesperson for Jenny Craig after losing 50 pounds whilst following the program.
Multi-award-winning singer, Adele who has a few Grammy awards under her belt, faced much hardship in its department. However, she cut out sugar and dropped the pounds…lots of them. Adele has always been described or gimmicked for her weight and now that she’s turned it around, so have te paps by saying she is too thin. Many think she slimmed down due to her recent divorce however, we think she deserves a little less criticism.
Honey Boo Boo
Mama June, mom to our favorite pageant sass queen Honey Boo Boo, has lost a whopping 300 pounds. Her weight loss led her t to motivate her daughter to do so too. Honey Boo Boo was not so fond of the idea but did so anyway. Today Hiney Boo Boo looks a lot healthier.
Jorge Garcia is known for his role in the series Lost and truly altered his day-to-day life in order to become healthier and lose some weight. Garcia is now a proud vegan and has said that exercise is a new element in his daily regime.
This Britain’s Got Talent star is looking wonderful! The sensational singer managed to shed some pounds, a lot of pounds. He said that he did it by changing his eating patterns to something healthier and by exercising.
Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi
Snooki went from Jersey Shore darling to being Instagram’s hottest bod. Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi is living it up and large! She lost over 100 pounds since having her baby and is looking fierce. Snooki had a major transformation even compared to her days on the show.
Raven Symone, well-known from her child-star days cracked the news in 2011. It was publicly announced she lost over 70 pounds. Well, how did she do it? She keeps it so Raven by dieting strictly and maintaining an exercise regime that is built for success.
His consistent presence on MasterChef is dually noted and known, however, his appearance has changed impeccably. Graham Elliot has lost over 150 pounds since h hit his max of 400 pounds in 2013, he looks incredible.
After losing a good amount of weight, Chaz Bono is looking on point and fresher than ever. He has recently starred in Dancing with the Stars. Chaz is the son of Cher and Sonny Bono for those who may be unfamiliar.
Her time regarding the public and media has been somewhat of a roller coaster as Carrie Fisher has truly been through it all. The Star Wars star shed weight in order to play her role in the movie. Unfortunately, she passed on a few years back but her unbelievable talent and determination live on. Princess Lea will be forever remembered.
Randy Jackson was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and it was evident he needed to change his lifestyle. His diagnosis was in 2008 and since then he has lost over 100 pounds. As he continues to battle the disease he lives a happy and healthy life.
Well, let’s put it this way, Mama June was dripping “honey” now she’s dropping it. Since mama June went on her health journey she has lost over 150 pounds and is focused on maintaining her health. She is looking great and feeling even better.
Ruben Studdard is the person who won the 2003 season of American Idol, which was the second season. From then until now Studdard has managed to lose 112 pounds and is still focused on maintaining his health and fitness goals.
We just need a second to call our guy who has all the details on exactly how you can drop those extra unwanted pounds just like Chumlee did. Chumlee, star of ‘Pawn Stars’ together with Corey Harrison, a good acquaintance and work friend of his, got together to shed the unwanted weight.
Jennifer Hudson enrolled in Weight Watchers to help her slim down. She admitted that she began to ‘watch what she put into her body.’ Moreover, she ensured that she would no longer eat junk food it was kept ‘out of sight’ so she could stay on track.
Drew Carey did what he had to do for his job of hosting The Price is Right. Cleveland is great and so is Carey, he truly is looking good and continuing on his streak of a healthy lifestyle.
He was a ‘stud’ on Jersey Shore and Snooki’s other half. Little did we know he would blossom after the show ended and boy he did. He has transformed his life and looks like a next level stud now… We have no doubt GTL is still his daily routine.
Star Jones was open and honest about her appearance and health status, she admitted that she was ‘morbidly obese’ before undergoing gastrc bypass surgery. The surgery is risky but was aimed at assisting her weight loss development which it did.
The ‘Wendy Williams Show’ is a platform for an array of topics- specifically learning all there is to know about its host, Wendy. Williams advises a “slow and steady” approach as that’s what led her to shedding 50 pounds. She says that one should acknowledge and understand things do not happen overnight.
Jordin Sparks managed to rid 50 pounds in a little over a year and a half. She looks fantastic and feels even better but she says she managed to do it slowly and steadily- this is the key to maintenance and actually keeping the weight off.
Kelly Osborne managed to lose 42 pounds through limiting and watching her portion sizes and a maintainable exercise regime. Osbourne has expressed her newfound love for herself as she says she loves what she sees in the mirror and has managed to stop comparing herself to other women. Go Kell, go!
The youngest of the reality show trio has lost more than 25 pounds and turned weight-loss and fitness into her thing as well as her brand in many ways. She eats in moderation and follows an intensive workout regime.
Gilmore Girls‘s ‘Sookie Saint James’ lost 50 pounds. There is no denying she looks absolutely gorgeous but the transition came with hard work and dedication, as it does for everyone. The process is always a bit harder the older you are.
This unbelievably talented Idols winner has taken the country music by the horns. After having a baby, Isaiah, the star had gained 30 pounds. She managed to she the weight and attributes it to exercising and eating healthily but most importantly working out anywhere and anytime.
The Glee superstar was a favorite amongst all fans, known for her show-stopping voice and personality. She managed to lose the weight according to a customized plan that took dedication and consistency, nothing good just happens overnight.
The 39-year old author of the Twilight saga, the novel series that stole the heart of teens around the globe. Stephanie Meyer has been circling the news with her weight-loss transformation. She says she owes it all to running and 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.”
Reverend Al Sharpton has been shedding the pounds in recent years and seems to be focused on living a healthier life overall. He went from an astounding 305 pounds to 129 pounds, he credits working out and eating right as his methodology.
If she can do it, we can all do it let’s be real. Paula Deen is the “queen of comfort cooking.” However, after being diagnosed with diabetes she was more than happy to reveal her weight-loss secret in aid of helping others. She said, “I am hooked on smoothies.” A smoothie a day is just the way.
Penn & Teller are a known and renowned duo, Penn Jillette of the duo has lost 100 pounds. Weighing in at 6 feet and 7 inches tall, he managed to weigh-in at 322 pounds which led to the discovery of his heart being 90% blockage. He began a “potato diet” for two whole weeks. He ate nothing but plain potatoes and then added varieties of vegetables.
Being a Man vs. Food star it would be understandable that food has a huge impact on your life. However, adam Richman was not willing to let his life be ruined by overeating- he went for a vegan lifestyle. Well, it worked…
Well, Betty is not so ugly that’s for sure. She puts her dedication into not only ensuring that she doesn’t consume calories that are not needed but she is all about becoming comfortable in her own skin. She says she has learned to embrace her beauty and she is simply magnificent.
Rosie O’Donnell can’t seem to catch a break with regards to her weight and its fluctuation. Regardless, she recently dropped 70 pounds and is looking her best. We hope she feels as good as she looks.
Shonda Rhimes is a real-life superhero of series making and we stand by that one. Rhimes attributed her weight-loss to her children and says they led her to the 130-pound loss. She now sees her new lifestyle as a routine and trains with a meticulous trainer and accompanies that with a strict diet.