Many individuals find it a struggle to remain fit, and famous people also fight the never-ending battle. Celebrities living in a constant spotlight may find it significantly harder to give themselves a break when they put on some pounds due to the pressures that come with their fame. We have made a list of celebs who seem to have figured out how to lose weight effectively and keep the pounds off successfully. Keep reading to find out more!
First up is pop superstar Christina Aguilera. Having dropped around 50 pounds from her petite frame, Aguilera looks better than ever at 35 years old. In 2012, she got a ton of criticism because of her curvy figure although we genuinely do not know why. A year later, she got plenty of positive media attention after her significant weight loss. Figures.
Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl performance in 2004 has become infamous. The star has decided to change herself, and at present, has lost 60+ pounds. She aims to get better physically.
The rapper-turned-actor is next on the list. Fans all over were astounded after finding out that Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson dropped more than 50 pounds to play a role in a movie. His character is a cancer patient. His weight loss transformation is super…uncomfortable.
The story of Hollywood legend John Goodman does not include rapid weight reduction. The big man revealed he was a problem eater. He said he was always eating “all crap”. However, he definitely looks amazing now.
Chris Pratt plays a superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he might have superpowers in real life too since losing weight quickly appears to be very easy for him. On Parks and Recreation, he portrayed the lovable character Andy Dwyer. Then, he went completely buff, becoming an action star. We totally approve of his transformation – every single bit.
Christian Bale is a heavily decorated Hollywood actor who has followed some really strict weight loss programs. As a matter of fact, on top of his acting skills, he is pretty famous for his physical transformations in movies. He portrayed the starved lead in the film The Machinest but also a superhero in Batman Begins.
Alec Baldwin seems to have been in Hollywood forever. The veteran actor turned to weigh loss programs when he was diagnosed with prediabetes. The star has managed to drop more than 30 pounds.
At one point, bigger-than-life superstar Mariah Carey was literally ‘bigger’. Then, she decided to become healthier. Throughout her transformation, the superstar has dropped more than 70 pounds.
The beautiful Big Bang Theory actress took her weightloss journey very seriously. She began by doing quite a few things and made some major changes to her lifestyle. And she recently just revealed all her secrets. Firstly she cleaned her fridge to rid all the junk and unhealthy food. She said that she of course has some cheat days on the odd occasion. Another little secret is that doing yoga 5 times a week helped transformed her body. She has roughly lost
The 39-year-old American actress and comedian have never been afraid to say what’s on her mind – ever! Amy Schumer may not be exactly what Hollywood calls “the perfect body”, but has said on numerous occasions that she is happy with her body and the way she looks. However, back in 2015 when she was filming for the movie Trainwreck, she gave in to pressure from the media and lost weight. She lost approximately 20 pounds for her role and looked great!
Television host Al Roker reached roughly 340 pounds before he decided to lose the extra pounds and maintain a healthy weight. These days, the celeb is looking cooler and more svelte as he weighs 190 pounds.
Her incredible performance in the critically-acclaimed and award-winning film Precious made Sidibe a break out star. However, she was uncomfortable with her image. She has since lost 50 pounds and continues to try to go down a healthier weight.
Rebel Wilson played “Fat Amy” in the popular film Pitch Perfect. In April of 2016, the 37- year-old star began losing weight. So far, she has lost 15 pounds because of hiking. That seems like fun! This a weight loss tip we can definitely get behind.
If you are a big fan of Criminal Minds’ Penelope Garcia, then you might have been surprised by her really impressive weight loss transformation. The star attributes her success to having a healthy eating diet which her personal trainer gave her.
Everybody associated Beth Smith with her chubby weight, so it was really a remarkable change when the star dropped some pounds. Aside from that, she was thrust in the limelight once more for marrying the bounty hunter ‘Dog’ Duane Chapman.
Chrissy Metz struggled with low energy as well as heavy depression while filming American Horror Story: Freakshow. However, she seemed quite alright while starring on This Is Us, where she got her big break. She has lost an amazing 100 pounds, and blew away everyone!
The Scottish songstress found herself in the limelight in 2009, after appearing on Britain’s Got Talent. Susan Boyle was recently diagnosed with diabetes and her doctors advised her to lose weight. She listened to the experts and now looks strikingly different after she dropped almost 30 pounds! She quit eating sugary food like candies and cakes every day and now regularly takes 2-mile walks. That is definitely commitment!
Keely Shaye Smith
She may not be a big movie star, but her husband is one of the best on the silver screen! The second wife of Pierce Brosnan is an American journalist. Keely Shaye Smith also appeared in a couple of films, such as The Opponent and Poisoning Paradise.
Celine Dion definitely deserves being celebrated as she has made notable contributions to music. Most people probably remember her for “My Heart Will Go On,” the massively popular song from the blockbuster Titanic. After her husband’s death, the star lost weight quickly, but these days she appears to be doing better.
Even though Kirstie Alley was never a small girl, she looks much healthier at the age of 65. At present, she is a Jenny Craig spokesperson. She managed to shed 50 pounds following the program.
Winning several Grammys takes a lot, but this not the only challenge that Adele faced. She lost a massive amount of weight when she cut sugar out of her diet.
Honey Boo Boo
Mama June, Honey Boo Boo’s mom, has recently dropped an incredulous 300 pounds. She encouraged her daughter to shed some extra pounds as well. While Honey Boo Boo was not very keen on the idea, she complied with the request of her mom. The young reality TV star is now healthier.
The Lost star has changed his lifestyle so he could lose the extra pounds. Besides being a vegan, Jorge Garcia added exercise to his routine as well.
The Britain’s Got Talent star looks incredible today! Jonathan Antoine dropped some extra pounds. The impressive singer improved his lifestyle and now exercises and eats healthier.
Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi
Jersey Shore darling Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi is now among Instagram’s sexiest bods. Since she gave birth, she has lost more than 100 pounds.
Ex-child star Raven Symone got featured in the news in 2011 when she dropped over 70 pounds. Symone claims that following a strict diet and working out are needed to succeed.
A steadfast presence on MasterChef, Graham Elliot must surprise those who do not follow the popular TV show since he looks different now. The chef dropped over 150 pounds from weighing 400 pounds in 2013.
Chaz Bono lost a lot of weight and certainly looks much sharper. Some of the shows he appeared in recently are the reality show Dancing with the Stars and the hit show American Horror Story.
When Carrie Fisher was in the spotlight, she experienced a lot of ups and downs. She returned to form during the time Star Wars was making its comeback. She dropped many pounds to portray her character. She sadly passed away years ago but her determination and extraordinary talent continue to live on as Princess Lea truly left an impression.
After receiving a diabetes diagnosis, Randy Jackson had a realization. He needed to make changes. He was diagnosed with the disease back in 2008, and since then, he has lost over 100 pounds as he continues to fight it.
Mama June has dropped the ‘Honey’ from ‘Honey Boo Boo’. The mom then started focusing on becoming healthy again. Since Mama June started her personal weight loss journey, she has lost 150 pounds. She truly looks different now!
Ruben Studdard won the second season of American Idol and debuted in 2003. Since then, the singes has lost an incredulous 112 pounds.
Chumlee paired up with fellow Pawn Stars’s star Corey Harrison to lose a ton of weight. We will need to call our guy who is all about losing weight so that we can learn how Chumlee achieved the transformation.
Hudson had some help when she was trimming down. The former Weight Watchers spokesperson says she began to ‘watch what she put into her body’. Aside from that, she made sure to have no junk food in sight to stay healthy.
Drew Carey lost a lot of weight so that he could host the popular game show The Price is Right. Working hard for something you really want is nothing new.
Ronnie Ortiz was a Jersey Shore ‘stud’. Then, everything went to his head and gained a lot of weight. However, these days, he looks much better after he hit the gym and transformed his life once more.
Star Jones do not sugar coat things. She has said that she used to be ‘morbidly obese’ before she had gastric bypass surgery, which helped her trim down.
You can learn a lot of things from the Wendy Williams Show, including things about its host. Wendy Williams lost 50 pounds as she took things “slow and steady”. The host realized and accepted things do not happen overnight.
American Idol alum Jordin Sparks has lost 50 pounds and looks much better. Her transformation took a little over a year and a half. She did not do it very quickly so that she would not feel tortured.
For Kelly Osbourne, regular exercise and portion control helped her drop 42 pounds. She did not take extreme measures to lose weight. She has said that she no longer compares herself with other girls. Way to go, Kel!
The youngest of the Kardashian sisters has managed to lose 25+ pounds so far. Khloe decided to change her lifestyle and now works out four times in a week. She also eats in moderation.
The extraordinary and superb Melissa McMcarthy played Sookie Saint James on Gilmore Girls. She has lost 50 pounds! The star looks undeniably better than ever.
The American Idol champ is incredibly talented and has been taking country music by storm. Carrie Underwood put on about 30 pounds when she was pregnant with her son Isaiah, but she dropped the extra pounds by eating right along with exercising in moderation, particularly working out whenever and wherever possible.
After she started following a healthy eating plan, Glee star Amber Riley dropped dress sizes. Rapid weight loss is never a good thing in the long run!
The 39-year-old author of the popular pre-teen book series Twilight has been on the news recently because of her weight loss. Stephenie Meyer attributes her transformation to the reliable exercise running. She said, “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 weighed 305 pounds before but he has gone down to 129 pounds over the past few years. He makes sure to eat healthy and work out. It seems like this is the secret to dropping some pounds.
Paula Deen has dropped roughly 35 pounds. The “queen of comfort cooking” was diagnosed with diabetes and decided to start her weight loss journey. She revealed her secret, “I am hooked on smoothies.” Before she starts her day, she makes sure to have a healthy breakfast smoothie first.
Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller, the magic duo, has lost 100 pounds! The magician stands at 6 feet 7 inches and reached 322 pounds. Sadly, doctors found a 90% blockage in the celeb’s heart, so he started following a “potato diet”. He ate nothing but plain potatoes for two whole weeks, and then he added other vegetables to his diet.
When you host a show called Man Vs. Food, it somewhat makes sense that food is an important part in your life. However, Adam Richman decided not to let overeating ruin his life. He adopted a vegan lifestyle, and you will definitely agree that he made a good decision if you see the results.
The Ugly Betty star is not only focusing on ensuring unnecessary calories do not make their way into her diet, but also on being more comfortable in her own skin. Now, that is inspiring!
The public has not really been kind to Rosie O’Donnell about her weight. Sure, it has fluctuated many times, but the fact remains that she dropped an impressive 70 pounds recently!
Apparently, Shonda Rhimes can do anything. She dropped a massive 130 pounds! She proudly says her inspiration for the weight loss was her children. Her secret is a fierce cardio routine together with a strict diet.
Perhaps you have seen him in The Hangover trilogy or you have watched him on Between Two Ferns. Zach Galifianakis was the big guy – that is, until the year 2014, when he quit drinking and lost an impressive 50 pounds.
Jonah Hill truly deserves all the credit that he has been receiving for losing a lot of weight. If you know the star from Superbad, you might not recognize him now. His transformation is truly incredible.
Have you tried finding a celebrity magazine which does not have Kim Kardashian? Actually, it is pretty hard to do. It seems that many people love the curvy reality star as she is. However, Kim felt she needed to lose a few pounds, and she looks like this now.
It is not always easy being a supermodel. Over time, Tyra Banks’ weight has fluctuated, but the star made it her mission to get into a healthy shape. She did just that.
With all the time Oprah Winfrey has spent in front of the camera, she has received different kinds of criticisms. For example, she has been criticised about her weight. However, she silenced the critics by getting to a healthier weight. She say it was her self-love, not the criticisms, that helped her achieve this.
With his iconic laugh, Seth Rogen has become a comedy movie staple. It seems that his big size is now a thing of the past since he recently lost 30 pounds.
It is definitely not easy to find the time as well as the energy to lose the baby weight after having a baby, but Jessica Simpson managed to do just that. We bet many moms of babies would like to know her secret.
Miranda Lambert managed to lose 25 pounds thanks to the personal trainer Bill Crutchfield. Aside from that, she also paid attention to what she was eating.
The Santa Clarita Diet star has made some incredile weight loss leaps since she began following a new diet. The 43-year-old Drew Barrymore makes sure to eat more protein now.
We may not see her a lot in the spotlight anymore but LeAnn Rimes still caught some attention when she lost weight. She says that training, running and boxing have helped her drop the extra pounds.
Melissa Joan Hart
If you are wondering what Melissa Joan Hart’s secret is, she swears by Nutrisystem. She has said that the 40 pounds she lost is because of the program.
Knowing that it is not all about weight loss, Sam Smith took to Instagram to share his thoughts. “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.”
You probably did a double-take here. The “Queen of all Media”, as he proclaimed himself, went on an extreme transformation after he dropped an incredible 70 pounds!
Who does not know Renee Zellweger? The Bridget Jones’s Diary star gained weight to play her character in the popular movies. She then decided to go on a diet of 4,000 calories per day. Her transformation is truly amazing.
The English funny man made it his mission to shed some pounds. He was not alone in this, though. He and his partner Jane Fallon teamed up and he managed to drop an incredible 40 pounds!
Sometimes, when your doctor gives you a stern talking-to, you can get motivated to finally lose weight. Jerry Ferrera got pretty grave warnings from some medical experts, which led to him dropping 55 pounds. However, according to the Entourage star, he was only getting started.
Abby Lee Miller
Not all the stars we watch go for eating clean and exercising. In Abby Lee Miller’s case, a lap-band procedure helped her go down to a size 16. Before the surgery, she was a size 24.
They say that when the wife gets pregnant, the husband gains weight. We do not know for sure if that is true, but it seems to be the case for Tom Arnold. In fact, he gained over 70 pounds, but he managed to lose 100 pounds afterwards. Looks like someone was set on dropping the extra pounds.
Kevin Smith showed the world the new and lighter him in 2015. He had dropped 85 pounds. He had to follow a regular workout routine and strict diet to keep his weight as is.
Different people have different strategies that work for them. Jill Scott’s were boxing and biking. She is proud to have shed 70 pounds. We are quite impressed too!
Valerie has dropped an amazing 40 pounds at the age of 55. On top of that, she has a cooking show called Valerie’s Home Cooking.
Rachel Ray apparently does it all. She is a celebrity cook, TV personality, author, and businesswoman. She hosts four shows on the Food Network, including her own daily show Rachel Ray. In 2009, she was diagnosed with throat cancer, which served as a wake-up call. She became set on taking care of her health, changing up her lifestyle like adopting a Mediterranean diet and working out regularly. Also, she drinks more water now.
Best known for being one of Britney Spears’ ex-husbands, Kevin Federline still got people’s attention when he put on weight. He had stopped dancing, dieting, and exercising, so he gained some pounds. When his dramatic weight gain started affecting his relationship with his kids, he realized that he needed to make changes. He signed up for Celebrity Fit Club 7: Boot Camp on VH1 to lose weight.
The star went on a vegan-liquid diet to lose weight. Chaka Khan did it for four months, and the results are certainly major.
Getting diagnosed with diabetes can be quite a wake-up call. Angie decided to adopt a strict diet to lose weight and become healthier after she found out that she had type 2 diabetes.
At the age of 50, Dr. Dre has never looked this good. He lost roughly 50 pounds after toning up recently.
In 2007, former head of Def Jam Kevin Liles decided he had had enough. He made sure to drop the extra pounds and keep them off.
Her career may have gotten some help from her weight, Ricki did not actually want to keep the pounds. She has gone from a size 24 to a size 6.
Paul Wall definitely upgraded his look when he shed some weight. Even with the transformation, he never actually got rid of the baggy jeans.
Jason Sudeikis claims his wife, Olivia Wilde, was responsible for his weight loss. He has a hilarious reason for having dropped 20 pounds. During an interview for Elle magazine’s August 2013 issue, he revealed, “I have the greatest workout partner in the world….[we] have sex like Kenyan marathon runners.”
How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel claims he had been “forced to lose weight” so he could play his character in The Five-Year Engagement. Eating healthily and working out enabled him to lose 35 pounds.
A Dancing with the Stars alum whose time on the show helped her lose the baby weight, Bristol Palin says what the ‘haters’ have been saying motivates her as she wants to prove them wrong.
The former That’s So Raven star was 18 pounds lighter when he left Dancing with the Stars.
Aside from being a single mother, Hilary Duff also stars on TV Land’s longest running show, Younger, and we are pretty sure she leads a busy life. Nevertheless, she always does her best to take care of herself and have a positive body image.
His stint on Dancing with the Stars certainly helped Rob lose weight. Since he welcomed his first child, he has also been keeping himself healthy.
So far, Russell has dropped 52 pounds by being more active. Some of the activities he engages in are hiking and bike riding.
The hilarious insult comic Lisa Lampanelli is also known for her successful stint on the Celebrity Apprentice. She has shed 107 pounds following her gastric sleeve surgery. These days, she still works hard at maintaining her weight.
In 2011, Rick Ross had two seizures within 24 hours. It was the wake-up call he needed to look after his health better. So far, he has managed to lose 75 pounds by adopting changes in his diet.
Before she had her first child, Holly Madison had not devoted herself to any weight loss regimen. However, after she gave birth, she turned to healthier food to lose weight instead of focusing on crash diets.
A lot of people have been inspired by Queen Latifah’s amazing weight loss. The star says she mixes up her exercise routine to avoid boredom. She clearly knows how to work with her busy life since she still achieves her weight loss goals.