Losing weight is challenging. and if you’re looking for some weight-loss motivation, there’s ton of that in the celebrity industry.
With all these pictures of celebrities and their perfect beach bodies all over the Internet, it can be tough not to feel envious. However, not everyone in Hollywood was born highly fit. Some famous actors and singers looked different from Hollywood’s beauty standards at one time.
Here’s a look at some of the best surprising celebrity weight loss transformations.
Christina has always been beautiful regardless of her weight. In 2012 the public made comments about her being a little heavy. Soon after, she began her weight loss program and lost an incredible 50 pounds.
Janet has been on a weight loss program and has lost 60 pounds so far. She’s doing really well and is looking fitter and healthier. But she’s not done yet and will continue until she reaches the goal she has set for herself.
His role as Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation required that he put on some weight. After the season ended, the Marvel Super Hero worked hard to shed those extra pounds and has since returned to his former buff self.
Alec Baldwin has been a well-known face in Hollywood for many years and the public has seen his weight yo-yo. After he was diagnosed as pre-diabetic, he made the decision to look after his health. Now he looks healthier and happier.
In 2012, Susan Boyle was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and was advised to lose weight for the sake of her health. Boyle took this advice and proudly shared her journey with her fans. She spoke to The Sun in 2016 and revealed that the first thing she had done was quit eating sugar. That meant letting go of some of her favourites like sweets and cakes. Although this stressed her out, she is glad she took those first steps and managed to shed weight.
Not many people understand what happened to Kirstie Alley. She was one of the most talented and beautiful actresses during the ’80s and ’90s, and renowned for her roles in films like “Look Who’s Talking,” “It Takes Two” and “Drop Dead Gorgeous.” But then she suddenly gained weight and disappeared from the spotlight.
Alley started exercising and following the Jenny Craig diet as much as possible. She lost 50 pounds and showed off her achievement with a 2021 appearance on “Tucker Carlson Today.”
The Gladiator star is no stranger to rapidly gaining and losing weight for movies. In 2016, when he weighted 270 lbs, he had to lose 53 pounds in just 7 months for his upcoming movie, The Nice Guys.
Rebel Wilson is one actor who people loved to see chubby in her roles. We believe that if she loses too much of her weight, she’ll be given a fat suit to play her part. But Wilson doesn’t care about our feelings and has gone ahead to lose over 60 pounds at a wellness center. At the retreat, everything unhealthy was banned, and oh, dinner was also prohibited.
With these intense methods, Wilson is certainly healthier and in shape. She was up and about in Los Angeles just early November 2021, doing some shopping and flaunting her new body.
Imagine making a comedy career off of being the big fat guy, and suddenly, you lose weight. Well, for Zach Galifianakis, it was goodbye to his brand but hello to a healthy life. He was super shady about how he lost his weight at the beginning, but he eventually revealed that he started actively walking, gave up alcohol, and changed to a healthy diet.
Galifianakis is doing great today. He has two kids who he swears will never know he acted in “The Hangover,” and he recently voiced Ron in the October 2021 animation “Ron’s Gone Wrong.”
You might recognize her from Gilmore Girls. This hysterically funny actress is Melissa McCarthy, and she is looking good! She lost pounds upon pounds within just weeks by following a strict keto diet.
She is actually an internet sensation! The healthy change was made as an attempt to improve her career, helping her land better roles in upcoming movies. She is an Oscar-nominee and has even been a model for her brand. She’s got to show off that new bod’ somewhere!
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!