Jillian Michaels – Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Relationship, Nationality, Wiki

Jillian Michaels is a Personal Trainer, Author, Television Personality and Businesswoman from Los Angeles, California, USA. In addition, Jillian Michaels is known for her appearance on the NBC show The Biggest Loser.

Early life

Jillian Michaels was born in Los Angeles, California, United States February 18, 1974. She was born under the Aquarius zodiac sign and currently is 47 years old as of 2021. In addition, her father Douglas McKarus works as a lawyer and her mother JoAnn works as a psychotherapist. Her real birth name is Jillian Leigh McKarus. She was also raised in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California.

Due to her parents’ divorce, she had a troubled childhood dealing with multiple problems and night terrors, and of course being overweight. In addition, she was scolded by classmates because of her overweight body. She later became passionate about overcoming her obesity by shedding those extra pounds and started exercising on her own.

Jillian Michaels enrolled at California State University at Northridge and supported herself as a personal trainer and bartender while she was in college. Other than that, she hasn’t revealed her other academic achievements or her school names.

professional life

Jillian Michaels began working as a bartender and personal trainer while attending California State University to earn a living. She then worked for a short time as an agent at International Creative Management. She later opened the sports medicine facility Sky Sport & Spa in Beverly Hills in 2002. As a personal trainer and black belt holder, she trained her clients with training techniques such as yoga, Pilates, strength training, plyometrics and kickboxing.

Since 1993, she has received four personal trainer certifications from organizations such as the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA), the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and others. She also works part-time as an agent for a talent and literature agency “International Creative Management”. In October 2004, she appeared as a trainer on the American competitive reality show The Biggest Loser.

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Caption: Jillian Michaels models for Women’s Health UK magazine (Source: Instagram)

In addition, she appeared as the Red Team Coach in the show’s two seasons, in which contestants compete to achieve maximum weight loss in order to win a cash prize. However, she left the show in 2006 and Kim Lyons replaced her on the show. She then hosted the Sunday talk radio show that aired on KFI in Los Angeles (640 p.m.) from 2006 to 2009. In 2007, she returned as the coach for the Black Team on The Biggest Loser with Blue Team coach Bob Harper.

In 2008 she founded the company “Empowered Media LLC” with her business partner Giancarlo Chersich. Additionally, her company grew into a massive wellness empire, helping clients with fitness, lifestyle, and nutrition. In addition, her firm has also invested in companies such as Giggles N’ Hugs, AQUAHydrat, and Thrive Market.

Video games, books and television appearances

On October 21, 2008, she released Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009, a video game for the Wii gaming device. After that, she also launched two video games like Fitness Ultimatum 2010 and Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2011. She has also written books such as Master Your Metabolism with Mariska Van Aalst and Unlimited A Three-Step Plan for Achieving Your Dreams. On June 1, 2010, she appeared in the spin-off of The Biggest Loser titled Losing It With Jillian. She then announced her departure from the show on December 7, 2010 after the eleventh season. However, she reappeared as a trainer for the show’s fourteenth and fifteenth seasons.

She then went on to host a weekly podcast titled “The Jillian Michaels Show” via iTunes beginning in February 2011. She also released several DVDs which became popular and helped her cement her position as a fitness guru. She also later co-hosted the show The Doctors, where she began hosting a recurring segment, Ask Jillian. However, she left the show in January 2012 after half a season. In January 2012, she released a 90-day weight loss program “Body Revolution” and later released the 30-minute workout course “BODYSHRED”.

achievements and fortune

Speaking of awards and nominations from Jillian Michaels, she has yet to win them. She may gain some of these in the future from her work as a professional trainer, television personality, author, and businesswoman.

She has made a lot of money as a professional trainer, television personality, writer and businesswoman. According to online sources, she guessed net worth is around $14 million from her work as a professional trainer, television personality and author.

relationship status

Jillian Michaels revealed that she realized she was bisexual around the age of 18 and later realized she was a lesbian in her 20s. She then became engaged to Heidi Rhoades and adopted a two-year-old Haitian girl in May 2012. Also, in the same month, Heidi gave birth to a son named Phoenix Michaels Rhoades. However, the couple announced their split in June 2018. She later started dating a designer named DeShanna Marie Minuto end of 2018

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Caption: Jillian Michaels poses with her friend DeShanna Marie Minuto (Source: Instagram)

Speaking of Jillian Michaels rumors and controversies, she’s not a part of them until now. Also, she likes to stay away from any rumors and controversies. Additionally, she is focused on her professional career as a businesswoman, trainer, author and television personality.

body measurement and social media

Jillian Michaels has light brown hair and hazel eyes and weighs 120lbs and a height by 5 feet 2 inches. Also, her body measurements are 34-24-34 as well as her bra size 34B.

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Caption: Body measurement of Jillian Michaels (Source: Instagram)

Jillian Michaels is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. your official Instagram Account @jillianmichaels has over 1.4 million followers. On Twitter, she has over 1.5 million followers on her official account @JillianMichaels. Her official Facebook page, Jillian Michaels, has over 4 million followers. Additionally, her self-titled YouTube channel, Jillian Michaels, has over 302 subscribers.

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