Zsalynn Whitworth [My 600 lb life] wiki /bio, net worth, age, husband, weight loss, photos.

When Zsalynn was introduced to fans in the second season of the show, plenty of things were wrong with her. In addition to her weight, Zsalynn had a really unsupportive husband who didn’t want her to lose weight. The mother of a single child, Zsalynn wanted to be in the life of her daughter for as long as possible. So, when she realized that following the same eating pattern meant death, she decided to make the journey to Dr. Nowzardan‘s clinic and do something about her weight. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Zsalynn Whitworth.

Wiki/Bio Facts

NameZsalynn Whitworth
BirthdateJune 28, 1970
BirthplaceTexas, USA
Zodiac signCancer
OccupationReality TV star, Former model for fat fetish websites
Net WorthUnknown
ParentsWorth Whitmore, Peggy Whitmore
SiblingsWorth Whitmore II, Whitney Whitworth, Zack Whitworth, Zane Whitworth
Weight at the start of the show596.7 lbs pounds (270.66 kg)
Weight at the end of the show248 pounds (112 kg)
Skin removal surgery weight52 pounds (24 kg)
Ex-husband’s nameGareth Whitworth
Husband’s attitude towards weight lossNegative, unsupportive, and sabotaging
Husband’s fetishMorbidly obese women
Daughter’s nameHannah Whitworth (b.2004)
Daughter’s attitude towards weight lossPositive, supportive, and encouraging
Boyfriend’s nameJack
Boyfriend’s attitude towards weight lossPositive, supportive, and accepting
Current residenceTexas, USA
Current health statusHappy and healthy
Current relationship statusUnknown
Current social media presenceActive on Facebook and Instagram
Current appearanceSlimmer, more confident, and more attractive
Zsalynn Whitworth
My 600 lb life star Zsalynn Whitworth

Early Life

Zsalynn Whitworth was born on the 28th of June, 1970 in Kerrville, Texas. Born to parents Worth Whitmore and Peggy Whitmore, Zasalynn was raised alongside her siblings. Growing up in her hometown Zsalynn struggled with weight and fell into a circle of overeating. Her mother Peggy was concerned and constantly harangued in the fear Zaslynn might not find men or achieve success due to her overweight. By the time Zsalynn attended Harper High School she had reached 375 pounds.

Finding a place

It was different in her hometown as Zsalynn puts, “There were no boys in Kerrville who liked fat girls.” But soon things changed as she discovered a community of fat girls. In her early 20’s Zsalynn joined  National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance and fostered in the community of Big Beautiful Women. During those days she was also into internet dating through yahoo. Men flew her across Germany, London and Spain and that’s how she met and married a British man, Gareth Wainwright. After marriage, the couple lived together in San Antonio, Texas.

Getting out of control

Zsalynn had always been a fat girl but the fact her husband encouraged to eat more rather than losing weight did not help at all. In the years that followed, Zsalynn gained significant weight and peaked at 694 lbs. She had a daughter with Gareth and wanted to make sure that she remained in her daughter’s life for years to come. So even after much debate with her husband, Zsalynn made the journey to Houston to meet Dr. Nowzardan.

Zsalynn Whitworth ex-husband Gareth Wainwright
Zsalynn Whitworth along with Gareth Wainwright

Life on My 600-lb Life

Way before Zsalynn rose to fame following her appearance in My 600-lb Life, her story was covered by a documentary All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts. Fed up with her weight, Zsalynn decided to make the journey to Houston and was introduced to viewers in the first episode of the second season. Zsalynn who was 42 at the time had a starting weight of 596.7 lbs. She revealed on the show that she had once reached peaked at 649lbs.

After working on her diet and exercise, Zsalynn was ready for the gastric bypass surgery and lost a considerable amount of weight. At the end of the year, Zsalynn weighed at 349.9 lbs. She had shredded 248 lbs and was fully fit.

Unsupportive husband

Zsalynn’s condition was made worse by her unsupportive husband who wanted her to gain weight for his fat fetish. She met her husband Gareth Wainwright at a time of financial distress. At the bequest of Gareth, Zsalynn started modeling for fat fetish websites. While this did solve the money problem, it also made sure that Zsalynn could never lose weight. When asked about her ex-husband’s fetish, Zsalynn revealed,

“He has a physical preference for his sexual needs…that requires me to be bigger than just fat.”

She also retold a story of the time Zsalynn ordered a salad. When asked if she could order a salad, Gareth replied,

“I’m not buying you a salad. If you want to eat grass, you can go in the garden and graze.”

While Zsalynn has cut her weight to half, she had her fair share of troubles. She revealed that her husband tried to sabotage the whole process by taking her to a burger joint and ordering a burger. In the follow-up episode, Zsalynn revealed that it was difficult for her to go through the process alone.

“Being alone a lot has been a bit of an adjustment for me, so I’ve struggled with being depressed when I don’t see (my daughter) Hannah for a while. And being alone has made it even harder for me to deal with my cravings.”

Zsalynn Whitworth daughter Hannah Wainwright
Zsalynn Whitworth daughter Hannah Wainwright

In the time of togetherness, Zsalynn and Gareth had a daughter Hannah Whitworth in 2004. After realizing that he did not love her for who she was, but for what she weighed, she decided to end their marriage and start a new life. Zsalynn is now divorced and has custody of Hannah.

Moving on

Looking forward and moving on is a way of life and seems so for Zsalynn. After divorcing ex-husband, she qualified for skin removal surgery, which removed 52 pounds of excess skin from her body. She felt more comfortable in her own skin, and more attractive to others. She met Jack, a man who appreciated her personality and beauty. They fell in love and got engaged after dating for some time. However, The pair is yet to announce the news of marriage. In the meantime, she also became more involved in her daughter’s life, and enjoyed spending time with her.

Zsalynn Whitworth is now a happy and healthy woman who weighs less than 300 pounds. She has overcome many challenges in her life, and has transformed herself physically and emotionally. She is an inspiration to many people who struggle with obesity and self-esteem issues. She is living proof that anything is possible with determination, courage, and love.

Physical Traits

Physical TraitDescription
Height5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) (approx.)
Current weight (estimated)Less than 300 pounds (136 kg)
Hair colorBrown
Hair lengthMedium
Hair styleWavy or straight
Eye colorBrown
Skin toneFair
Facial featuresRound face, full lips, small nose, prominent chin
Body shapeRound
Body modificationsNone
Clothing styleCasual and colorful
AccessoriesGlasses, earrings, necklace, bracelet
piercingOn ears

Zsalynn Whitworth FAQs

Is Zsalynn Whitworth still alive?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth get divorced?Yes
Does Zsalynn Whitworth have a daughter?Yes
Does Zsalynn Whitworth have a boyfriend?Unknown
Did Zsalynn Whitworth have skin removal surgery?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth have gastric bypass surgery?Yes
Does Zsalynn Whitworth have tattoos?Unknown
Does Zsalynn Whitworth have piercings?Yes
Does Zsalynn Whitworth have stretched earlobes?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth appear on My 600-Lb. Life?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth appear on Where Are They Now?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth lose more than 300 pounds?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth weigh more than 600 pounds?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth’s husband support her weight loss journey?No
Did Zsalynn Whitworth’s husband have a fetish for obese women?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth’s husband try to sabotage her diet?Yes
Did Zsalynn Whitworth’s husband order her a salad at a restaurant?No
Did Zsalynn Whitworth’s husband drive her to a fast food restaurant after her surgery?Yes
Is Zsalynn Whitworth’s ex-husband named Gareth?Yes
Is Zsalynn Whitworth’s boyfriend named Jack?Yes
Is Zsalynn Whitworth’s daughter named Hannah?Yes
Is Zsalynn Whitworth from San Antonio, Texas?Yes
Is Zsalynn Whitworth from Houston, Texas?No
Is Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Zsalynn Whitworth’s doctor?Yes
Is Dr. Nowzaradan famous for performing weight loss surgeries?Yes
Is Dr. Nowzaradan the host of My 600-Lb. Life?No
Is My 600-Lb. Life a reality show on TLC?Yes
Is My 600-Lb. Life still airing new episodes?Yes
Is My 600-Lb. Life about people who weigh more than 600 pounds?Yes
Is My 600-Lb. Life about people who want to lose weight and improve their health?Yes
Is My 600-Lb. Life about people who face challenges and obstacles in their journeys?Yes
Is My 600-Lb. Life about people who have gastric bypass surgery and skin removal surgery?Sometimes
Is My 600-Lb. Life about people who change their lifestyles and eating habits?Always
Is My 600-Lb. Life about people who inspire others with their stories and achievements?Always
Is Where Are They Now a spin-off show of My 600-Lb. Life?Yes

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