14 celebrities who lost a lot of weight

Some celebrities have had impressive weight loss.

Some stars go on a diet to take roles in movies, to avoid diseases, or to simply feel better about their bodies.

But sometimes they are just like us and lose weight after a break-up or difficulties in life.

Here are 14 celebrities who have lost a lot of weight and the reasons they did it.

1. John Goodman

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John Goodman's weight worried him. In fact, he feared for his health and premature death. So he decided to lose weight and lost 45 kg (100 lbs.). 

2. Kim Kardashian

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It was difficult for the reality star to hide the pounds she gained during her pregnancies. But she had one goal: to get back to the same figure she had before having her two children. She met the challenge, since Kim Kardashian is 30 kg (65 lbs.) less today. 

3. Chris Pratt

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In order to keep his role in Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt was forced to lose weight. So he waged a very fierce war against his weight, leaving him 27 kg (60 lbs.) lighter!

4. Christina Aguilera

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The singer gave herself a wonderful personal wedding gift: 20 kg (45 lbs.) less!

5. Jonah Hill

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Jonah's weight gain was putting his life in danger. So he took matters into his own hands and lost 25 kg (55 lbs.).

6. Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey is a yo-yo diet pro! Her last weight loss was to achieve an ideal weight. In fact, this was a goal for her marriage to an Australian billionaire

7. Christian Bale

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It was for his role in The Machinist that Christian Bale had to lose nearly 30 kg (65 lbs.).  

8. Seth Rogen

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The actor really likes to eat and drink. When he learned he had to lose weight to take on the role of The Green Hornet, he wasn’t sure how to do it. The result of his efforts has paid off, but he really doesn’t enjoy that lifestyle. 

9. Kelly Osbourne

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Under pressure to change her way of life, Kelly Osbourne finally lost 23 kg (50 lbs.).  

10. Zach Galifianakis

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It was his goal of a perfect marriage that Zach sought to lose some weight. In fact, he wanted to be the perfect man for his future wife, Qinn Lundberg. But he also understood that this diet would be beneficial for his career, as he could take on more roles. 

11. Matthew McConaughey

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It was a big risk that the already-thin actor took. But to take on his role in Dallas Buyers Club, Matthew had to lose a few pounds. After a drastic lifestyle change, he shed 20 kg (45 lbs.) and confessed to actually loving the strict aspect of his daily routine. 

12. Jessica Simpson

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To marry her future husband, Jessica had to lose some weight. The diet was so strict that the young lady almost had a nervous breakdown! But it was well worth the effort, since she managed to lose 27 kg (60 lbs.). 

13. Janet Jackson

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All it took was motivation for the singer to shed 30 kg (65 lbs.). Janet Jackson hated seeing herself so round

14. Oprah Winfrey

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For many years, the famous talk show hostess followed a progressive diet. But that didn’t allow her to reach her goals. So she turned to a specialized company and the results finally paid off: - 28 kg (-62 lbs.) after all was said and done!

Source: lookdamngood.com and BrightSide