5 Celebrities Who Were Fat Before

The glam world is all about appearance. It is a world where botox, body enhancements, corrections and cosmetic surgeries are as common as cold and flu, while obesity is avoided like plague. Staying in the public eye all the time can be tough after all. So, these celebrities sweated it out to shed all those puppy pounds and baby fat. Now, as they walk down red carpets around the world, you just cannot imagine that their slender frames ever held as much bulk. Mentioned here are some such celebrities who left behind their fat days.

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

1. Jennifer Hudson

This svelte personality undoubtedly tops the list. She confesses to losing over 80 pounds to be able to get into those skin hugging dresses!! Her wardrobe now has dresses 5 sizes smaller than the ones she had a year ago. Her weight loss has won her some amazing endorsements from brands that produce weight loss products.


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Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

2. Jennifer Lopez

She was never fat if you judge her on an average scale. However, when compared to celebrity standards, she did have a lot of puppy fat. She lost nearly 50 pounds through sheer hard work, diet control and regular exercise. In 2010, she said that she had reached her ideal weight.


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Sara Rue

Sara Rue

3. Sara Rue

Sara Rue was fat by all standards - normal as well as celebrity. Over the past couple of years, she lost over 50 pounds and now looks beautifully petite. Her biggest achievement, according to her, was completing the half Marathon. This Jenny Craig spokesperson has definitely dropped years as well as pounds off her slender frame.


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Caroline Manzo

Caroline Manzo

4. Caroline Manzo

Caroline, of Real Housewives fame, is 20 pounds less and appears a decade younger. She looks stunning in her new avatar and claims that her treadmill and portion control helped her shed all that excess cellulite.


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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

5. Oprah Winfrey

You definitely cannot leave the undisputed queen of talk shows out of this list. She has an unfortunate thyroid problem that causes all the weight fluctuation. But this is a woman with a heart and will of iron. She weighed 237 pounds when she was just 38 years old. She shed her weight to weigh 160 pounds! Although she did gain back 40 pounds, you can trust her to get into shape again.


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  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Sara Rue
  • Caroline Manzo
  • Oprah Winfrey

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1 Response

  1. Rissa says:

    That pic is not Jennifer Hudson

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