1. Aretha Franklin
Queen of soul Aretha Franklin is looking amazing these days! That 85 lb weight loss is serving her! When asked how she’s maintaining her weight loss, 71-year-old legend said, “I have diabetes, really, from years ago when I was really badly and grossly overweight. Now, I’m back to my natural size and thrilled about it,” She has stated that being over weight will never happen again.
2. Bobbi Kristina’s Shocking Weight Loss
In March, Bobbi wanted us to believe that the cause of her dramatic weight loss was a fast metabolism just like her mother Whitney Houston…except, Whitney also had another problem that attributed to her shocking physique–addiction.
“I am my mothers child ! Have you ever heard of a #fastmetabolism ? Damn, lol it’s incredible how the world will judge you 4ANY&EVERYthing,” she captioned the selfie.
3. Jill Scott’s Still Thicker Than A Snicker
Jilly from Philly has been hard at work on slimming down. Last year she dropped 63 pounds and apparently the weight’s been falling off ever since. “I’ll never be a stick figure,” she said about embracing her healthier lifestyle but wanted change. “I’d walk up nine steps and be out of breath!” Not anymore! Looking good Jill! Check out this photo she posted in February: http://bit.ly/1zugKmA
4. David & Tamela Mann
A couple who sweats together stays together. Tamela and David Mann have been working on their fitness for over 5 years now. The lovely couple shares their workouts and fitness triumphs on social media to keep us all motivated. And Tamela has shed over 200lbs! Talk about triumph! We’ll be able to see these two on their new reality show on BET in 2015.
5. Gina Neely
It’s been a tough year for Gina. She announced her divorce from husband and business partner Pat Neely, but she won’t let anything keep her down. Just last year, Gina was giving us her secret to losing 50 lbs and now, 25 lbs lighter and at a size 0, Gina seems to be readying herself for a new chapter in life. Don’t get it twisted though, she’s not done cooking for the cameras! So be on the lookout!
6. Biz Markie
Legendary rapper and beat box genius Biz Markie recently revealed an incredible weight loss of 140 pounds! He looks great! He appeared on People Magazine’s “People Now” series and shared how he lost the weight, why diabetes isn’t about sugar and more! Listen, never have I ever thought I’d be taking weight loss tips from Biz Markie, but alas…here I am.
7. Zach Galifinakis
An honorary mention, who knew that our fave funnyman is “The Hangover” movies was secretly slimming down. In October, Zach showed upon the red carpet looking svelte. He recalled, “There was this woman on the red carpet and she said, ‘Oh! It looks like you’ve lost some weight.’ I just looked at her and I went, ‘Yeah, I’m dying.'” This guy cannot stop being hilarious. Loving the new healthy look!