23 Most Shocking Celebrity Transformations (#19 will Shock you)
Nowadays, people want to follow and imitate their favorite celebrities, making them the most popular personalities. Celebrities also live up to their fans’ expectations through performances and transformations. Nowadays, almost all celebrities undergo body transformations in order to look their best in the roles they get. Some of them are so motivating to many people, we’ve created a list of the 23 most shocking celebrity transformations for you folks because some of them are very inspiring to many people. So, sit back and enjoy!
1. Charlize Theron
The first shocking celebrity transformation is the Green-eyed, blonde hair beauty, Charlize Theron. She has to put on weight for her new movie Tully and gained almost 50 lbs in her 40s for her role as a mom of Three including a newborn. Although she looked completely unrecognizable, she said that weight gain makes her go into depression and it is a lot harder to lose weight at the age of 42.
Theron said: “I was very heavy, literally and figuratively. My soul just felt really heavy on this film, and I was just really unhealthy and I threw my back out and couldn’t sleep and was lethargic.”
It took about a year and a half to lose weight for Theron. But after a lot of hard work and dedication Charlize Theron lose 50 pounds and made an incredible weight loss transformation which is worth appreciating.
2. Jessica Simpson
Our second shocking celebrity transformation is the bombshell, Jessica Simpson. We all remember the American Singer and Actress since she made her film debut “Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard”. She Gained 60+ pounds during her pregnancy. Jessica Simpson has a bit of a baby weight problem due to overeating Buttered Pop-Tarts. But she managed to lose that much weight after joining in the Weight Watcher’s diet and looks very fit & healthy, nowadays.
3. Fawad Khan
The man who has the ladies’ hearts, is Fawad Khan. The Pakistani Star is charismatic that will entice any woman. He had a shocking transformation for his most recent and popular Pakistani film, “The Legends of Maula Jatt,” and he looks hunk in both avatars. Khan puts on over 55 pounds for the movie “The Legends of Maula Jatt”. However, he finds this transformation challenging because he has diabetes, and while gaining weight he faces kidney issues, and was admitted to the hospital.
But even so, he remained committed to his role and gives his character life through outstanding performance. In a show, Fawad Khan said that he wouldn’t take on any more roles that required him to go through this process.
4. Kirstie Alley
Another shocking celebrity transformation is Kirstie Alley, the Cheers star. She gained nearly 228 pounds at a time then she started her weight loss transformation and lost 50 pounds. After her transformation, Kirstie was included in many shows and said that she managed to lose weight by doing workouts & Portion Control in her diet, today she looks really fit and slimmer!
5. Michael Moore
Filmmaker Michael Moore had also done an incredible weight loss transformation. He revealed that he loses nearly 70 pounds to look much healthy and fit. His secret for weight loss is his strict diet and weight loss spa in Florida.
6. Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy is best known for her comedy roles and is our favorite comedy queen. She is looking slimmer and she’s been “every sized” after a weight drop transformation. She began to transform herself by hitting on the treadmill as hard as she could and following a ketogenic diet. She loses 75 pounds and makes her fans overjoyed with her amazing looks now.
For all of us, this celebrity’s weight drop was shocking. Fortunately, rapper 50 Cent’s dramatic weight loss was only preparation for a role as a football player suffering from cancer in a new movie and not related to any health issues. He shared pictures of himself that showed how much weight he had lost for the movie, nearly 60 pounds from 214 pounds to 160 in nine weeks of liquid dieting and hitting hard on a treadmill for three hours a day, and how thin he was. He quickly returned to looking like himself after the movie was over.
8. Anna Nicole Smith
Anna Nicole Smith was well-known for having the ideal figure, being a playboy, and being a fun person. Her shifting weight is still one of the most shocking, despite the fact that we lost her a while ago (and we still miss her greatly!). Fans and family members alike started to worry, despite the fact that she was still stunning at any weight. Before her sad death in 2007, she shed roughly 80 pounds and fluctuated in weight between 140 and 240.
9. Chris Pratt
Do you recognize this guy from the “Fat Guy Surprised Meme” which takes the internet by storm and becomes so viral? The funny fat guy is Chris Pratt and he had a very shocking celebrity transformation that has everyone in Awe.
Chris Pratt is famous for his amazing acting performances in the past as he tries to look perfect in any role. And he used to gain and lose weight for his roles. The guardian of the Galaxy star once loses 30 pounds of weight and makes his fan happy with his healthy lifestyle and become an example of fat to fit.
10. Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is looking at a bombshell in her new avatar. The songstress revealed that she struggles a lot in losing weight as stress makes her weight loss battle difficult. But she decided to live a healthy lifestyle and chose to take a healthy balanced diet which worked for her! And lose 30 pounds to be healthy and happy.
11. Ron Lester
The next transformation in our list is Ron Lester, who is well-known for playing Billy Bob in Varsity Blues. He has always taken on parts that fit his large frame. Ron Lester weighed about 500 pounds at his heaviest. In the year 2000, he had a change of heart and become serious to lose weight. So, he started with gastric bypass surgery. He was able to reduce his weight to 193 pounds after the surgery.
12. Rob Kardashian
From his family’s claim to fame, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, we are all familiar with Rob Kardashian, a well-known American TV Personality. The worst experience is heartbreak, which affects many individuals greatly. The socialite gained some weight after going through a heartbreaking breakup with Blac Chyna. He has recently said he is putting serious effort into losing weight and adopting a healthy lifestyle.
13. Christian Bale
The 60-pound weight loss of Christian Bale was arguably one of the most shocking celebrity transformations. Christian Bale’s transformation images caused a lot of people to believe that he is suffering from an illness. However, they get at ease when they realize that was for his part in “The Machinist.” For his most well-known part, Batman, he continued to bulk up afterward.
14. Kelly Clarkson
Remember Kelly Clarkson, she performed and won the Title of American Idol: Season 1 back in 2002. Kelly followed a strict balanced diet and lost 37 pounds. Kelly might have lost so much weight but she said that weight loss was not her motivation but her medical condition.
Kelly said: “I had an autoimmune disease and a thyroid problem that started in 2006,” in a show the pop-rock singer also said that: “I know the industry loves the weight gone, but for me, it wasn’t really (about) the weight. For me, it was ‘I’m not on my medicine anymore.”
So, weight loss transformation is not just a case of changing lifestyle for everyone, it’s quite tough at times for some.
15. Mariah Carey
For many years, Mariah Carey has been well-known. She not only has an amazing voice that can reach almost any note, but she also has the body to match. She apparently went through a phase of “overeating” in the last ten years. Her weight loss surgery helped her get back on track after that.
16. Seth Rogen
The funny man takes his weight very seriously! Yes, we are talking about Comedy Star Seth Rogen. He loses 30 pounds in just 10 weeks in 10 weeks by just adjusting his diet and making his name in the list of shocking celebrity transformations.
17. Kelly Rowland
Kelly Rowland gained almost 50+ pounds when she is giving birth to a child. But after giving birth she followed her own rule of diet the “80/20 Diet Plan”. She eats 80% of the healthy foods and 20% of the food that she likes to eat with intense workouts. After four months, she managed to lose 70 pounds, with absolutely no plastic surgery!
18. Tyra Banks
The next amazing celebrity transformation on our list belongs to America’s Next Top Model host and veteran model herself. However, Tyra’s media response to “unflattering” photo leaks of her is what we particularly enjoy about her. “Kiss my fat a**”, she said. We agree with Tyra. We still believe the model is flawless even though she isn’t as skinny as she once was.
19. Ashley Johnston
During Biggest Loser season 9, Ashley Johnston lost over 183 pounds and 48% of her body fat. She was guided by the reality show’s nutritionists and fitness coaches. At the start of this transformation, she weighed 500 pounds. The reality show made Ashley Johnston’s amazing & most shocking public in their show later on. To prevent the extra weight from coming back, Ashley has cut back on her sugar intake, follows meal plans for a balanced diet made by nutritionists on the show, and engages in regular exercise.
20. Drew Barrymore
Another amazing weight loss transformation celebrity is Charlie’s Angel’s spy “Drew Barrymore”. She has many ups and downs in her body image though. The sizzling beauty loses weight for her role in the Comedy horror “Santa Clarita Diet” and is looking much better and more beautiful than she always looks.
21. Jared Leto
Another shocking celebrity body transformation is the famous actor Jared Lato. We don’t typically think about this aspect of actors’ job descriptions requiring weight gain or loss for a role. When Jared Leto played John Lennon’s murderer in Chapter 27, he was a classic example.
The actor reportedly consumed whole pizzas for supper to gain the weight, adding an estimated 60 pounds. Sources claim that he experienced severe foot discomfort as a result of the process and has decided not to accept any roles that require weight transformations.
22. Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has been a prominent figure in the media for a long time. Due to this, her weight is also becoming more noticeable. She recalls her past again, claiming that weight has been a problem for her since childhood and that she suffers from it a lot. However, she got ready for her State of the World tour with a personal trainer and healthy diet and achieved stunning results.
23. John Travolta
The 80s lady killer, John Travolta, is used to having women swooning over him. After his career declined, the Grease star lost his perfect body shape, but we can now say he is back in shape.