Jillian Michaels Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Gay, Affairs & Net Worth

Jillian Michaels Biography

Jillian Michaels was born on February 18, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, US. She is an American personal trainer, businesswoman, author and TV personality. Similarly, she has intense techniques of kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, plyometrics, and weight training so as to physically and mentally train her clients. She is also a black belt owner and has been certified as a professional trainer from the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association NESTA and The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She also owns her fitness line business, Empowered Media, LLC.

Likewise, she is best known for appearing in the NBC reality show The Biggest Loser and talk show The Doctors. Furthermore, she hosted Sweat, INC.

Regarding her family, her father’s name is Douglas McKarus whereas her mother’s name is JoAnn McKarus.


Michaels attended California State University, Northridge.

Body Measurement

As a personal trainer, she has maintained her body shape and health to the maximum. Similarly, she stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs around 52 Kg. In addition, she has 34 inches of the chest, 24 inches of waist and 34 inches of hips.

Jillian Michaels
Jillian Michaels

The trainer has light brown hair and hazel eyes.


Michaels is openly gay as she once said, “I didn’t even know I was gay until later in life. I mean, I realized I was bisexual at about 18 but I didn’t even realize I was gay until into my 20s.”


She was previously in a relationship with Heidi Rhoades. They also adopted their daughter from Haiti in May 2012, and Rhoades gave birth to a son in the same month. However, they ended their affair in June 2018.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $ 4 million.


  • Full Name: Jillian Michaels
  • Age: 45
  • Birth Date: February 18, 1974
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, US
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (Syrian/Lebanese, Italian and Ashkenazi Jewish)
  • Nationality: American
  • Mother’s Name: JoAnn McKarus
  • Father’s Name: Douglas McKarus
  • Height: 5 feet 3 inches
  • Weight: 52 Kg
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Chest Size: 34 inches
  • Waist Size: 24 inches
  • Hip Size: 34 inches
  • Net Worth: $ 4 million
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