Jillian Michaels
Jillian Michaels
Real Name/Full Name Jillian Michaels
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jillian Michaels
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 February 1974
Age/How Old: 50 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 158 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 52 Kg
In Pounds – 115 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father – JoAnn
Mother –Douglas McKarus
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: California State University, Northridge
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Queer
Marital Status: In a relationship
Boyfriend: Deshanna Marie Minuto
Husband/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Lukensia and Phoenix
Profession: Television personality, trainer, author, and businesswoman
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Having many titles is very important as you are able to work on what works well for you depending on the market demands. At the same time, it takes away the boredom of dealing with the same thing over and over again. Jillian Michael is very lucky to be among the few people who have managed to have more than one career and is good in all of them. She bears the title of a businesswoman, trainer, television personality as well as an author. Her appearance on The Bigger Loser which is normally aired on NBC is what contributed to the fame she has today.

Well, how well do you know about Jillian Michaels? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jillian Michaels’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jillian Michaels to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jillian Michaels was born on the 18th of February in 1974 in Los Angeles, California to Douglas McKarus and JoAnn. Her mother was a psychotherapist while her dad was a lawyer. Although she was born in Los Angeles, she was raised in Tanzania. Her parents however divorced when she was still very young and therefore, they had to move back to the U.S and they settled at Santa Monica.

When she was young, she became a victim of bullying from her classmates. This caused her a traumatic childhood which led to sleep disorder that she suffers from to date.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jillian Michaels in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jillian Michaels’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 18 February 1974. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 158 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 115 lbs in Pound and 52 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Light brown.


When it comes to her education, there is nothing much known about the schools she attended when she was young. This might be due to the moving they experienced when she was young. This however doesn’t mean that she is not an educated woman. After graduating from high school, she joined California State University which is located at Northridge.

At that time, things weren’t going so well in their family financially. For this reason, she had to look for a source of income to support herself. She landed a job as a bartender which she took and started working immediately. She also worked as a fitness trainer.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Jillian Michaels had been in a long-term relationship with Heidi Rhoades. After being together for several years, they decided to take their relationship to another level and the two got engaged on 8th of May in 2016. The two have been blessed with two kids.

Due to her great love for kids and her kind heart, she decided to adopt a young girl from Haiti in 2012. In the same year, she gave birth to a son whom she named Phoenix Michaels Rhoades. The adopted daughter is known as Lukensia Michaels Rhoades. After being together for 9 good years, they decided to call off their engagement.

This was not the end of her love life as she still fell in love with Deshanna Marie Minuto. The two have been in a relationship since 2018 and are very much in love with each other. There are no rumors or signs of their separation.

Is Jillian Michaels Lesbian?

According to Jillian, it doesn’t really matter who she falls in love with whether a man or a woman provided she is happy. Therefore, although many people refer to her as a lesbian since she has never dated a man, she describes herself as queer.

Professional Career

When she started off as a fitness trainer, it was simply because it was the only available means of survival. She never thought it would take her as far as it has done today. She majored more in training her clients on endurance exercises and a mix of strength training which include: yoga, kickboxing, weight training and pilates among others.

Although she has many titles as far as her career is concerned, all of them seem to be connected to her main career as a fitness trainer. This is because, her show “The Jillian Michaels show” was anchored on the same. There are several games that have been released based on the same.


Everything that Jillian des is directly or indirectly connected to her prowess as a fitness trainer. This has helped her achieve a lot in life including being a Daytime Emmy Award nominee in the category of Outstanding Talk Show for The Doctors.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jillian Michaels in 2024

Jillian Michaels Net Worth
Jillian Michaels Net Worth

Jillian might not be generous enough to reveal her salary or income, but looking at her current net worth, we can all agree that she’s well paid. As of 2024, Her current net worth stands at $20 million which she has all earned through her career as a trainer.

The secret of survival for life is definitely to never settle for less. Jillian started off as a fitness trainer, but she never stopped there. She has been working day and night to make things better and for sure she has.


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