Jillian Michaels is an American businesswoman, television personality, personal trainer and author who is best known for appearing on NBC show by the name The Biggest Loser as well as The Doctors which is a talk show. Michaels was a host and a judge on Sweat, INC. Also, her reality series titled Just Jillian premiered on E! Let’s find out how much is Jillian Michaels’s net worth in 2018.
Jillian Michaels Early Life
Jillian Michaels was born in 1974 on 18 February to JoAnn and Douglas McKarus. Her father is an exceptional lawyer. She grew up in Santa Monica. Her childhood was terrible given that she suffered from sarcastic talks and mockery by classmates, had night terrors and the divorce of her parents.
Jillian went to California State University, Northridge.
Michaels and her fiancee Heidi Rhoades has two children. One of them named Haiti is a daughter she adopted when she was two years old in 2012. The other one is a son Rhoades gave birth to at that same time. Michaels is a lesbian.
Jillian Michaels Career
During her days in college, Jillian worked as a bartender to raise funds for her school. She was an agent with International Creative Management for a brief moment as well. In 2002, Michaels opened Sky Sports & Spa which is a sports medicine facility in Beverly Hills.
She joined a show on NBC called the Biggest Loser. As a personal trainer on the show, her help to people so that they can lose weight is a healthy diet together with weight training, Pilates, kickboxing, plyometrics, and yoga. She was on the show from 2005 until 2014.
Between 2006 and 2008, she starred in the Television series titled The Biggest Loser Australia. Since 2010, Michaels has been the star of Losing it with Jillian. She has also made appearances in The Doctors talk show.
Among the TV series she has had roles in include Rachael Ray and The Wendy Williams Show. She was a host of Just Jillian in 2016.
The books Jillian has authored include Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life, Making the Cut: The 30-Day Diet and Fitness Plan for the Strongest, Sexiest You, Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body! , The Master Your Metabolism Calorie Counter, The Master Your Metabolism Cookbook, Unlimited: How to Build an Exceptional Life as well as Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss.
Awards & Achievements
Michaels was a nominee for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show for The Doctors.
Net Worth of Jillian Michaels
Jillian Michaels’ estimated net worth is over $15 million. Her primary source of income is the job of a television host. She has hosted Losing it with Julian, The Biggest Loser Australia, The Doctors as well as the Biggest Loser. She is also paid for being a personal trainer, television producer, talk show host, film producer, and film director. As an actress, she has had various roles in different television series including Rachael Ray and The Wendy Williams Show. Being an author, Jillian makes money by selling her books as well.
Jillian Michaels is majorly a personal trainer. Besides that, she is a television producer, talk show host, actor, film producer, author and film director. Her big heart is shown by her many involvements in charities. Some of them are Stand Up to Cancer NFL’s Play 60, the Clinton Foundation’s Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Working Wardrobes, Sow a Seed and Dress for Success and Hope for Haiti. She is also an animal activist.