Jillian Michaels (ll)

Jillian Michaels (ll)


2/24/1974, Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name

Jillian Michaels


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She's intense, relentless, and uncompromising as a fitness guru, but considering Jillian Michaels' 17 years of martial arts practice, contestants on the American series of The Biggest Loser will think twice before complaining. Jillian worked tirelessly to become an expert on all facets of physical fitness; adding to…more


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  • Jillian Michaels….she's everywhere. She's starring in two TV shows, has ads constantly running on both the television and the internet, has written multiple best-sellers, and used to host a segment on a radio show…and for good reason.moreless

    Jillian is currently one of the world's top trainers and one of the most successful. She was shoved into the spotlight after starring on NBC's The Biggest Loser in 2004 and has been on a roll ever since. Since 2004, Jillian has become a New York Times Bestseller, churned out fitness DVDs as well as Wii Games, and been given her own show, Losing it With Jillian.

    Jillian is best-known for using her tough-love approach with contestants on The Biggest Loser, and her techniques have proven to be quite successful. While she might yell and verbally abuse the contestants, she also gives them an ear. She listens to their problems and tries her best to help them, by helping them help themselves. While a lot of viewers find Jillian to be too harsh and over-bearing, I see her as having a huge heart. She fully devotes herself to the people that she trains and is trying to help better the lives of those who are obese. While some trainers just place their clients on a treadmill, she likes to dig down deep into the person's issues and discover why they are the way they are and help them emotionally as well as physically so they can live better, healthier lives.moreless