Matthew McConaughey

Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey who is better known for being the hunk in hit films including Magic Mike and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, had to dramatically change his appearance for a film role. Matthew shed a whopping 3.5 stone to a tiny 9st 9lbs and found the whole experience made him smarter – helping to avoid boredom and entertain himself. 


Claire Richards

The 90’s lead singer of pop band Steps, Claire Richards has yo-yoed in size since the band split in 2001. As the first pictures of Claire emerged after the split, fans were shocked at the transformation – with Claire previously known for her slender frame. The 5,6,7,8 singer has since done well to slim down to looking her best and regularly features on panellist show Loose Women.


Jodie Marsh

The former glamour model who famously had a long running spat with Katie Price AKA Jordan, transformed her appearance in 2009 after developing an interest in bodybuilding. The outspoken former Page 3 girl underwent intensive training for a Muscle and Fitness photo shoot within 12 months of starting her journey.


50 Cent

The rapper 50 Cent also known as Curtis James Jackson III whose hits include the album Get Rich or Die Tryin’, lost a worrying four stone in two months for the film role Things Fall Apart. The rapper turned actor lost the weight by sticking to a strict liquid diet and spending three hours in the gym daily.


Jack O’Connell

Actor Jack O’Connell who stars in Unbroken, a film based on a Olympic runner and US airman who survives a plane crash after being a Japanese prisoner. Jack lost a significant amount of weight for role, but appears to have safely regained his healthy physique.