Bobby is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and rapper. He was born on 5th February, 1969. Bobby’s birth name is Robert Barisford Brown. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Brown was born to Herbert James Brown and Carole Elizabeth as eighth children. He was interested in music since his childhood. However, his interest turned into passion when Brown saw his idol singer, James Brown on the stage in his hometown. He was only 3 years old then. From that day, Brown started practicing for singing. He also joined the church choir for learning music. Where Brown proved his singing abilities. In an interview when he was asked about his music inspirations, Brown mentioned Michael Jackson, Rick James and prince.
Bobby Brown’s first music group was “New Edition”. He found it with other friends at the age of 12. The group gained good attention of fans and released multiple songs. However, after 5 years the group voted Brown out because of some conflict. He then went solo. He achieved a great deal of success. Brown released his debut “King of Stage”. In 1990, Brown and New addition surprised their fans by performing together 1990 MTV Video Music Awards. They are still performing together.
Brown married to his love, Whitney Houston in 1991. At the time of marriage Brown was 22 years old while Houston was 27 years old. They were in successful relationship during the first few years of their marriage. Unfortunately their marriage became victim of domestic violence and drug addiction. Brown finally applied for legal separation. And they separated in 2007 by divorce. As mentioned earlier, Bobby was struggling with many family issues and drug addiction, he did not take care of his health. Brown gained a lot of weight which caused a threat to his health. Brown took some serious decisions to fight it back and he succeeded. How he did it is our main topic.
Bobby Weight Loss Journey
In January 2015, one of Brown’s daughters, Bobbi Kristina, was found unconscious in her bathtub. She was quickly delivered to the hospital and was placed on a ventilator. And she was said by doctors to be in a medically induced coma. She was transformed to multiple hospitals, where she was placed on a ventilator. In July 2015, doctors informed Brown that significant brain function was not likely to occur and she was taken of the ventilator. She died on 26th July 2015. She was only 21 years old when she died. This incident totally broke Brown. He did not care about his health. Brown already had problems with drugs, after this incident he fell in a pit.
Bobby had not even overcome the death of his daughter. He got the news in November 2016, that his 29 years old son, Bobby Jr., was found dead in his home. Bobby’s health got worse. In 2017 it became impossible for him to tolerate it anymore. He rushed to the hospital when his blood pressure was unbearable and was through the roof. The doctors advised him to take care of his health and think about it seriously. Through these depressed years, Brown’s weight was raised to 300 pounds. Which was very dangerous given his situation. Bobby finally started to return to his life and started eliminating bad habits. He started his weight loss journey.
How Bobby Brown lost weight?
Given the amount of his weight, some people suspect that Brown went through surgery. Which is not true. It is right Brown’s condition was really bad and he might have taken the decision of surgery but he went for a hard but safer way. He started following a healthy diet. He also started doing workouts. Brown worked on his habits and built new healthy ones while overcoming old unhealthy ones. It is true that the death of his children would not leave Brown’s mind but we all got to move forward. This is the rule of life. And it seems Brown accepted this rule. Brown started taking charge of his life. He knew that drugs would not compensate for the death of his children. And he put an end to drugs, forever.
Bobby Brown took the decision of losing weight because of his wife, Alicia Ethergie. She was the one who supported Brown when he needed that support. In one interview Alicia described Brown’s past struggles and her love for him as “When you are living with somebody who has fought so many addictions and has suffered so much, who nevertheless has come so far and then you notice that there is still something holding them back, something weighing them down you just want to help them.” She further said “I am learning how to support him how to make his suffering less. I just want to put an end to all his struggles. I am learning how to be supportive.”
Brown also appreciated his wife’s support for him and showed his confidence as “I am a better person, so I can be a better partner and father she makes me want to live”.
Brown’s diet plan is simple to say but it is of course not easy for one who suffered through drug addiction. Of course the aim of this statement is not to demotivate someone who is looking forward to fight their addiction. Brown did it and as he overcame his pain, his addiction he proved that it is not impossible, it sure is hard but not impossible. So everyone can do it.
Let us get back to Brown’s diet plan. In morning after the walk of an hour he breaks his fast with green tea and some snacks. In lunch, Brown’s main priority is avoid oily food as much as possible. And for that purpose, Brown eats vegetable’s salad. Before starting his weight loss journey Brown was a lover of fast food, burger especially. However, he has overcome all that stuff now. And he is looking forward. Brown avoids pretty much everything that is not cooked in his home, let it be junk food or some juice. Which is a very healthy diet.
The same routine goes for Brown’s dinner.
When Brown started his weight loss journey, he was so much over-weighted that he almost thought workout as impossible. After all he was also facing numerous health issues. However, with the passage of time, Brown overcame this and he joined a gym. We do not exactly about what he does in the gym. However, some of his photos has been leaked during his working out. In one of his photos, Brown was lifting weight and in another he was running. Brown has proved that nothing is possible. With the support of your loved ones you can overcome pain in your life.
How much weight has Bobby Brown lost?
Brown has lost a tremendous amount of weight. He has lost 100 pounds. Is not it a great achievement? Indeed, it is. Brown himself said in an interview that “There is nothing impossible and there is nothing forever”.
Brown continues to live his new healthy and well-disciplined life. It seems he has finally taken decision to stick to this life. After all it is all about his health. Brown has now changed himself so much, thanks to Alicia.
Before and After
Before taking decision to live healthy life, when Brown was struggling with his weight, he weighed around 300 pounds. However, after transforming his life Brown now weighs around 200 pounds. What a healthy jump!
Bobby brown seems very happy with his new appearance as he shared his photo with his wife, Alicia. When an interviewer questioned him about his new appearance, Brown answered “I feel good, I feel healthy and I feel very free”. We hope that Brown’s story would help you in your weight loss journey. Thank you