Some of the most successful American celebrities have been able to achieve success on the box-office despite being overweight.
Most of us are aware that Hollywood actors, actresses and musicians have an obsession of staying slim and fit. But, what most of us haven't noticed is that there are some world renowned Hollywood celebrities who've reached an iconic status despite being overweight.
Oprah Winfrey is one example. She came under scathing attack at social media platforms for being overweight, but nothing has been able to stop her from becoming the entertainment mogul.
Just like Oprah, there are many other familiar faces and household names who've gained weight over the years, and most of them are pretty proud of it because they didn't mind it.
Read on to know about them.
Val, who is famous for playing roles in the films like Batman Forever and Tom Cruise starrer Kiss Kiss Bang Bang has changed over the years.
In reports published on the internet on May 2017, "the Top Gun icon appeared to have confirmed that he had cancer, after previously claiming that he has no cancer at all."
Jonah gave excellent performances like The Wolf of Wall Street and War Dogs. His next upcoming film will be How To Train Your Dragon 3. The actor has put on weight in the past few years. But he is still successful at what he does.
She is the sister of 'King of Pop,' late Michael Jackson. She is a singer-songwriter and is married to Wissam Al Mana, a billionaire. After the birth of their first child, the couple divorced. It seems the stress of marriage, pregnancy and divorce have impacted her figure.
Spears, who started her career in 1997 by signing with Jive Records has belted out hit numbers in last 20 years. This month, she is in Manila busy performing at her gig, 'Piece of Me.' But she no longer looks same.
She is among those who entered music industry in the early 1990s and is still rocking the world. Mariah made her debut with album 'Vision of Love' and owns assets worth $500 million.
Hillary Duff, who started her career as a child actor, rose to fame early in her life when Disney offered her a role in their famous teen series, Lizzie McGuire. In an interview, Hillary had said that "My life is busy and my life is crazy, I love it that way."
Next in this list is the Canada-born American actor. The legendary star is famously known as Rick O'Connell, who was the main protagonist in The Mummy trilogy.
Matt Damon made his debut in the Hollywood, which seems possible only in dreams. The actor featured in films like The Martian, Good Will Hunting and The Departed.
Forbes has listed him as one of the most bankable stars and highest grossing actor of all time. Matt has changed a lot over the years, and it seems he gained weight along with wealth.
The 'King of sarcasm' who wanted to come back to TV as Chandler, denied any possibilities of the show in his most recent interview; because he believes people will not accept him now.
Former world boxing champion Mike Tyson competed from 1985 to 2005. He then quit boxing. But not many people noticed how drastically he has changed since then.
Another actress who can be added to the list is Mindy Kaling. She is the creator and star of the Fox and Hulu sitcom, The Mindy Project.
Russell, who has acted in the films like Gladiator, and Robin Hood and earned massive fan following among youth, has changed because of weight.
Steve has achieved lot of things in his life. He is an actor, director and producer. Steve Seagal knows martial arts and is listed among those musicians who holds Russian, Serbian and American citizenship.
Who doesn't know him? The Pulp Fiction fame actor who has been the ladies' heartthrob for decades has put on weight.
Kelly, rose to fame when she had won the first season of the American Idol in 2002. After walking the curvy roads of Hollywood and tasting the success and failure, Kelly married Brandon Blackstock in 2013. She has a 3-year old daughter, River.
At 16, Jessica signed her first contract with Columbia Records and released her debut album in 1999. Her journey from a teenager to the mother of two children hasn't been smooth and you can see how she has evolved over the years.
Mark Sinclair, who is world famous with his stage name, Vin Diesel, is an American actor. He is known for his fit body and six pack abs. Many of us aspire to achieve the fitness like this man. But all that glitters is..... not gold.
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