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Jillian Michaels Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jillian Michaels Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 52 kg
Date of Birth February 18, 1974
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color

Jillian Michaels is an American personal trainer, author, businesswoman, and television personality who is best known for her appearances on TV shows like The Biggest Loser, The Doctors, Losing It With Jillian, and Just Jillian. She is the owner of “Jillian Michaels: The Fitness App”, which has won both Apple and Google awards in health and fitness app category. In 2008, she launched her company Empowered Media LLC. As an author, Jillian has released books such as Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life, Making the Cut: The 30-Day Diet and Fitness Plan for the Strongest, Sexiest You, The Master Your Metabolism Calorie Counter, and Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss.

Born Name

Jillian Michaels

Nick Name

Jill, TV’s Toughest Trainer

Jillian Michaels at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015
Jillian Michaels at the MTV Video Music Awards 2015

Sun Sign


Born Place

Los Angeles, California, USA




Jillian went to California State University, Northridge in Los Angeles, California.


Personal Trainer, TV personality, writer, businesswoman


  • Mother – JoAnn McKarus
  • Siblings – Lauren Michaels (Sister), Greg Michaels (Brother)


Michaels is signed with –

  • ICM Partners
  • Triple 7 Public Relations, LLC




5 ft 2 in or 157 cm


115 lbs or 52 kg

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jillian Michaels dated –

  1. Heidi Rhoades (2008-2018) – In 2008, Jillian started a relationship with Heidi Rhoades. They have 2 children, a daughter Lukensia Michaels Rhoades (adopted in May 2012 from Haiti) and another one that Heidi gave birth to, again in May 2012, son Phoenix Michaels Rhoades. They got engaged later. In June 2018, the couple announced about their separation.
  2. DeShanna Marie Minuto (2018-Present) – Jillian started dating fashion designer DeShanna Marie Minuto in 2018. The couple got engaged in November 2021 and tied the knot in July 2022 during a private ceremony in Namibia.

Race / Ethnicity


Jillian Michaels at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California on August 30, 2015
Jillian Michaels at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California on August 30, 2015

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Athletic body
  • Hazel colored eyes


36-24-34 in or 91.5-61-86 cm

Jillian Michaels on the cover of Shape Magazine July / August 2014 Issue
Jillian Michaels on the cover of Shape Magazine July / August 2014 Issue

Dress Size

4-6 (US)

Shoe Size

9 (US) or 39.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Michaels has been a part of numerous print ads including for the Jillian Michaels Quickstart Weight Loss System (2009), New York Times best-selling book Master Your Metabolism (2009), Jillian Michaels’ Natural Whey Protein (2010), and for So Delicious’ Coconut Milk (2011).

Jillian has also appeared in a TV commercial for (2012).


Jillian believes in God.

Best Known For

Jillian is known for her qualities as a personal fitness trainer. She is also known for appearing in the TV shows The Biggest Loser (2004-Present) and Losing It with Jillian (2010-Present).

First Film

Jillian has appeared in the short comedy film Kenny Powers: The K-Swiss MFCEO  in 2011 with Danny McBride in the lead role as Kenny Powers.

First TV Show

Michaels appeared in Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List in 2005 as herself in an episode “Hot to Tot.”

Personal Trainer / Workout

As a personal trainer, it’s obvious that Jillian seriously looks upon her health and keeping her body in the best shape possible.

Jillian is known for her workout programs and especially for her innovative spirit, that’s why she never stays with only one type of workout for a long period, and instead keep changing her routines regularly.

Her type of workout programs consists of kickboxing, yoga, plyometrics, weight lifting exercises and Pilates. Below, we bring you a workout sample, so you can exercise in a very similar way as Michaels does.

Jillian Michaels after a workout in Malibu on July 2, 2015
Jillian Michaels after a workout in Malibu on July 2, 2015

Circuit 1

  1. Lunges – 3 x 1 minutes
  2. Hollow Body Hold – 3 x 1 minutes
  3. Knee to Chest Jump – 3 x 1 minutes
  4. Squats – 3 x 20 reps
  5. Star Jump – 3 x 10 reps
  6. Side Lunges – 3 x 30 seconds – side


Circuit 2

  1. Burpees – 3 x 30 seconds
  2. Knee Push-Ups / Push-Ups – 3 x 10
  3. Triceps Bench Dips – 3 x 10 – 12
  4. Band Biceps Curls – 3 x 10
  5. Band Shoulder Front Raises – 3 x 10
  6. Band Close Row – 3 x 10
  7. Band Delt Raises – 3 x 10


Circuit 3

  1. Squats – 3 x 20
  2. Step-Ups – 3 x 10 per leg
  3. Glute Bridges – 3 x 15
  4. Calf Raises – 3 x 20

About Jillian’s diet, we can say that she eats healthy. In order to build such a sexy body, you need to seriously look into your diet. When it comes to women, it’s especially important to know what your body needs and from there, to pick and stick to a well-planed food regime. Building muscle for a female is a way harder process in comparison to a male.

Jillian Michaels Favorite Things

  • Snack – Popchips with organic string cheese, Whey shake with chocolate macro greens
  • TV Show – The Universe (2007-Present)
  • City – New York
  • Food – Chocolate

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Jillian Michaels Facts

  1. Although she was born in Los Angeles, Jillian grew up in Santa Monica.
  2. She described her childhood as frightening, suffering from a sleeping disorder, and even included night terrors.
  3. Jillian’s parents divorced when she was 12.
  4. At a young age, Michaels was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She also suffers from PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome).
  5. In school, Jillian was tortured by her classmates.
  6. While she attended California State University, she worked as a personal trainer and a bartender.
  7. She briefly worked as an agent for International Creative Management.
  8. In 2002, Michaels opened Sky Sport & Spa, a sports medicine facility located in Beverly Hills.
  9. She has two certifications – one from the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) and another one from The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She is also a certified kettlebell trainer.
  10. In January 2012, Jillian released a 90-day weight loss program by the name Body Revolution.
  11. In 2015, she launched a 60-day program by the name BODYSHRED.
  12. A couple of her books on health and wellness have made it to the New York Times Best Seller list.
  13. Jillian has been a part of many charities including Stand Up to Cancer, Working Wardrobes, Hope for Haiti, NFL’s Play 60 and Clinton Foundation’s Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
  14. She is the adviser at National Day of Dance for Heart Health, an organization that focuses on advising people to start exercising.
  15. Jillian launched her first active-wear line on August 5, 2014, by the name Impact by Jillian Michaels at KMART. In March 2015, she further expanded her line when she added athletic footwear mainly for women and kids.
  16. In September 2022, Jillian revealed that she had tested positive for COVID-19 and had later recovered from the virus.

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