Jilian Michaels Bio, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Spouse, Kids, Workout videos

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Jilian Michaels Biography

Jilian Michaels is an American personal trainer, businesswoman, author, and television personality from Los Angeles, California. However, she is popular for her appearances on NBC, particularly on The Biggest Loser. Additionally, she also made an appearance on the talk show The Doctors. Apart from that she also hosted and co-judged a series on Spike titled sweat.

Jilian Michaels Age

Born in the year 1974 in Los Angeles, California on the 18th of February. Currently, she is at the age of 48 years old as of 2022. She recently, celebrated her birthday this year.

Jilian Michaels Height

As of today, she is standing at a height of 5 feet 2 inches tall equal to 1.57 tall. Therefore she is a woman of average stature to her surroundings.

Jilian Michaels Weight

Regardless, of her busy career, she likes to maintain moderate body weight by working out. So recently, she shared her throwback photo of herself at 175 pounds.

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Jilian Michaels Family

So, she was born in Los Angeles, California to her loving and caring parents. She is the daughter of JoAnn a psychotherapist and Douglas McKarus a lawyer. Regardless, she was raised in Tarzana. Therefore, she is an American citizen by birth. Even though she has not shared much information regarding her family.

Jilian Michaels Education

She attended California State University, Northridge that is after attending high school. While she was at the University she was supporting herself as a bartender and personal trainer during that time. Afterward working briefly as an agent with International Creative Management in 2002. Moreover, she opened the sports medicine facility sky aport and Spa in Beverly Hills.

Jilian Michaels Career

So, as a personal trainer and black belt holder, she uses a blend of strength training techniques with her clients including kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, plyometrics, and weight training. Since February 2011, she has hosted a weekly podcast, The Jillian Michaels Show, through iTunes. In addition, she launched her company Empowered Media LLC in 2008 and released her fitness video membership website namely Fitfusion.com.

As well as Roku, Apple TV, and Fitness on Demand reaching audiences in Marriott, Hilton Worldwide and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. Moreover, she was a trainer on the reality series The Biggest Loser when the show started in October 2004. Finally, she returned to the show in 2007 as the Black Team trainer competing against Lyons’ Red Team and Bob Harper’s Blue Team.

Along with Harper, she was also a trainer in the Australian version of the show from 2006 to 2008. So, in 2010 NBC debuted losing it with Julian a spin-off of the Biggest loser. In the show, she visits the home and workplaces of family members for a week. On May 6, 2011, CBS Television Distribution announced that Michaels had signed a multi-year deal to become a co-host of the panel-discussion show

Jilian Michaels’s Net worth

She is a very professional personal trainer, businesswoman, author, and television personality which has actually earned her net worth. Currently, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 18 million. This amount might also increase depending on her continuous hard work.


Presently, she is a personal trainer, businesswoman, author, and television personality. Therefore her annual salary is estimated at around $1.5 million which is quite a satisfying amount. Even though she has numerous ways of earning her income.


Previously, she was with Heidi Rhoades, and together they had two children. Additionally, she adopted their then two-year-old daughter from Haiti in May 2012 and Rhodes gave birth to a son that same month. They announced their relationship in June 2018. Afterward, the same year later she was in another relationship with designer Deshanna Marie Minuto. In 2021 they announced to be engaged.