Chris Christie Weight Loss 2021: Lost 85 Pounds, Before & After

Chris is well-known for his political career. He is the 55th governor of New Jersey. He has won almost every campaign that he put himself into. However, as he is getting old, Christie is being slowed down by his health.

The main problem related to Chris’ health is his weight. Even though you might have felt that Christie is overweight throughout his political career but when he turned fifty his weight continued to grow, his health continued to decline.

Chris’ weight became an obstacle, not only in his personal life but also in his political career. He was said to be too “ridiculous” and “irresponsible” to run for the office.

But don’t be too sad, Chris has taken care of it. Yes, the American Politician and the former federal prosecutor, was overweight for a very long time but he is improving now.

Chris has made a very big improvement regarding his health. He has lost a considerable amount of weight over the previous months. Here’s everything relating to his weight loss journey.

How did Chris Lose Weight?

When Christie decided to finally shed some pounds, he was confused about how to do it. As you can see that there are dozens of weight loss methods. And even a politician can get confused by such things.

Chris Christie Before After Weight Loss

So he met his personal doctor who recommended he should undergo weight loss surgery. He has undergone a “Lap-Band” procedure, in which a silicone band is placed under the stomach to limit food consumption. It doesn’t leave much space for food. In this way, it discourages overeating. 

This procedure has really made a huge difference for Chris. Just over a couple of months, the famous politician has successfully lost 85 Pounds. When his rivals were pointing out his weight loss as his effort to run for the presidency, Christie made the situation clear by saying that he lost weight just for “his family”. 

Chris Christie Before After Weight Loss 2

Find out how the young actor, Ben Platt, has successfully shed 30 Pounds by following a very simple routine.

Chris’ Comments over his Weight Loss

Chris Christie Weight Loss

When The New York Times asked Chris about his weight loss impact on his politics, Chris replied, “Whatever size I happen to be when I have to make decisions about what to do next in my career, I doubt that will play any role or effect in what I decide to do” [1].

He seems to be very optimistic after he has taken control of his health and has lost a noticeable amount of weight.

Chris’ Reply to his Critics

Chris Christie Weight Loss journey

Christie replied to the criticism over his private life as “You know, people in public life have the same concerns that people in private life have. Just because I have a public office doesn’t mean that my feelings about my family and my concerns about their future are any different than yours or anybody.”

Chris was Tested Positive for Covid-19

During the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the USA, Chris was tested positive for Covid-19 on October 3, 2020. However, the good news is that he recovered very quickly and was discharged on October 10.

Also, read the fascinating story of Elder Dale Renlund. How he utilized the time he got during the Covid-19 and lost 20 pounds.

Final Words

Even though Chris is a famous and busy politician he gives equal time to his family as he does to his career. Christie’s decision of undergoing weight loss surgery proves that how much he cares about his life with his family. Especially with his wife, Mary Pat Foster, whom he married in 1986.

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