Biggest Losers: Celeb Weight Loss Transformations That Will Inspire You

Kim Kardashian: The reality TV star is one of the most famous social media stars in the world. She is also one of the biggest celeb weight losers.  Before fame, she and another socialite Paris Hilton attended the same preschool.

Aretha Franklin: The soul singer was born in Memphis, TN, on March 25, 1942. She is the Queen of Soul for many people.  A little trivia: She’s the godmother of the late Whitney Houston.

Wendy Williams:  She was born on July 18, 1964 in Asbury Park, NJ. Before the limelight, she worked in a radio station but was fired after a fight with a colleague.

Chris Pratt: Known for his lead role as Star-Lord in the films of Guardians of the Galaxy. He also played the role of Che in the TV series The O.C and voiced Emmet Brickowski (The Lego Movie).

Austin “Chumlee” Russell: The reality TV star is one of the biggest losers in our list! He is a reality star who is known in the “Pawn Stars” on the History Channel. He founded his own company selling novelty items such as shirts he designed after his shows’ success.

Mariah Carey: The pop diva who still looks gorgeous at 40+ was born in Long Island, New York. She is known for her songs, such as Shake It Off, Touch My Body and Vision of Love.  The singer is idolized for her 5-octave vocal range.

Perez Hilton: He is a celeb gossip columnist that also founded a famous celeb news blogs. He tried acting and was involved in several LGBT groups. His website,, was dubbed by The Insider as the most hated website.

Ricki Lake: The TV host was born in Hastings on Hudson, New York on September 21, 1968.  She is famous as a daytime TV talk show host but also appeared in a few movies including Serial Mom.

Christina Aguilera:  She first gained attention in showbiz for her smash hit Genie in a Bottle.  The singer is also a known coach on The Voice and played a musical film role in Burlesque.

Lauren Alaina: She was an American Idol contestant that finished second place in Season 10.  She first released her album in 2011, “Wildflower.”

Christian Bale: He played Batman in the Dark Knight trilogy. As trivia, Bale played Demetrius (1999) in A Midsummer Night’s Dream of Shakespeare. In 1986, he appeared in Anastasia, a TV film.

Ruben Studdard:  He was born in Frankfurt, Germany on September 12, 1978. The R&B singer is known for defeating Clay Aiken on the American Idol talent show during the second season.

Zach Galifianakis: The actor and stand up comedian played different roles including in the hit “The Hangover.” A little trivia, he was a drop out Communications student of the North Carolina State University. He hosted comedic talk show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.

Kelly Osbourne: She was born in Westminster, England on October 27, 1984.  She was featured in the reality show “The Osbournes” with her family.  She was engaged to Matthew Mosshart before they broke up in 2014.

Kirstie Alley: The TV actress was born on January 12, 1951 in Wichita, KS. She is best known for her role as Rebecca Howe in Cheers. She also appeared in the “Fat Actress.”

Kevin Liles:  He was the Def Jam Recordings president. He also became the Executive VP of The Island Def Jam Music Group.  He also worked as the Executive VP for Warner Music Group.

Tom Arnold:  The comedian-actor was known for his role in True Lies. He also became the host of the Best Damn Sports Show Period (4 years).  Before the limelight,  he worked as a stand up comedian and bartender at the University of Iowa.

Jerry Ferrara: The actor is famous for his role in the TV Series, Turtle. He also appeared in some independent films and stage plays. He was discovered while working in Los Angeles at a Boston Market restaurant.

Jill Scott: The platinum album singer is known for her lyrics in songs like Hate on Me. She also collaborated with artists such as Lupe Fiasco.  Before entering showbiz, she was a student at Temple University and planned on becoming a teacher.

Chaz Bono: The reality star was born on March 4, 1969 in Los Angeles, CA.  Chaz is known as an LGBT activist.  He’s also the only child of Sonny Bono and Cher.

Raven Symone: The TV actress was born in Atlanta, GA on December 10, 1985.  Before entering showbiz, she was a baby model. She was signed by Ford Models when she was two years old.

Rosie O’Donnell:  She was a talk show host and film actress born in New York on March 21, 1962.  Interesting fact: she was a popular student that was elected prom queen.

Jennifer Hudson: She is an American actress and singer, who earned her spot in the American Idol in 2004. She won a Grammy in 2008 and contributed to some screen projects including Smash, and The Secret Life of Bees.

Paul Wall:  The rapper is famous for his music and his collaborations with stars such as Chamillionaire. He first came to prominence in “The People’s Champ” (2005).

Abby Lee Miller:  She is a reality star born in Miami, FL on September 21, 1965. She is the main cast member of Dance Moms and is well known as a great coach for her dance students who she pushes to their best in order to prepare for competitions.

Angie Stone: The soul singer was born on December 18, 1961 in Columbia, SC. She became well known when her album became the #1 in R&B with ” The Art of Love & War.” She collaborated with Snoop Dog (2004) in “I Wanna Thank Ya.”

Graham Elliot: The celebrated chef was born on January 4, 1977 in Seattle, WA.  He owns a restaurant called “Avenue,” which earned the AAA Five Diamond Award. The chef studied at Johnson & Wales University (culinary arts).

Adam Richman: The TV show host was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 16, 1974.   The host attended Emory University and Yale University.  A little trivia, he shared photos with his mother on Instagram.

Oprah Winfrey: The popular TV host was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, MS.  She was named the most influential woman in the world (TIME). She also hosted the highest rated and syndicated program, The Oprah Winfrey Show from 1986 to 2011.

Dr. Dre: He is a rapper who was born on February 18, 1965 in Compton, CA.  He is known for supporting and discovering Eminem. In 2014, Dr Dre sold “Beats” for more than $3B to Apple.