29 Celebrities Who Lost a Ton of Weight (Before and After)

Gallery of stars who lost weight, featuring their photos. These dropped pounds from diet, exercise, or some type of medical surgery. Weight loss is such a big deal in Hollywood. Famous people who have had dramatic weight loss includes and TV , singers and musicians, and even media personalities. Some celeb weight transformations like Oprah Winfrey and Kirstie Alley even make headlines. 

One of the most popular ways celebrities battle obesity is by dieting. There have been countless types of diet fads throughout history, but the most important thing to remember when picking a good diet is simply by eating nutritious food. Staying healthy by consuming plenty of fruits, vegetables and grains doesn’t cost much and prevents hunger. It is also important to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated, especially when exercising. 

Physical activity also leads to rapid weight loss, and Hollywood celebs often try different exercises and training regimes to slim down. From running, to swimming, to yoga, there are a number of ways to sweat and burn calories. Once considered extreme, more and more stars like Al Roker have undergone medical procedures such as gastric bypass surgery and the lap band. Even though weight loss surgeries have become safer in recent years, there are still a number of risks involved, so it’s best to consult with a doctor. The battle of the bulge isn’t hard with a healthy diet and lots of exercise. There are also several weight loss apps available to help you meet your weight loss goals.

After being diagnosed with Diabetes and battling depression, the youngest Kardashian sibling gained more than 100 pounds and hid from the spotlight.

Rob Kardashian

In February 2016, Rob was spotted looking a bit thinner. Friends said his 40-pound weight loss was due to a healthy diet, exercise, and encouragement from his girlfriend, Blac Chyna.

John Goodman Before Weight Loss

John Goodman

John Goodman looked fitter than ever at the premiere of Trumbo in New York City in 2015.

Source: People

Paula Deen

Paula Deen dropped 40 pounds before competing on Dancing with the Stars in 2015.

Source: Woman’s Day

Khloe Kardashian Before Weight Loss

Zach Galifianakis Before Weight Loss

Rosie O’Donnell Before Weight Loss

Oprah Winfrey Before Weight Loss

Seth Rogen Before Weight Loss

Ricki Lake Before Weight Loss

Drew Carey Before Weight Loss

Janet Jackson Before Weight Loss

Peter Jackson Before Weight Loss

Al Roker Before Weight Loss

Ricky Gervais Before Weight Loss

Kirstie Alley Before Weight Loss