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Biggest Loser 6: Ed Brantley

Ed Brantley will be on the orange team for Biggest Loser: Families, with his wife Heba Salama.

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Age 31

Hometown Raleigh, NC

Occupation Chef

Biggest Loser: Families teammate Heba Salama, Wife

Team Color

Trainer Bob Harper

Starting Weight 335

Finale Weight 196

Total Loss -139

Percent Lost 41.49


  • “I’m gonna throw up all over this place.” – Week 1
  • “Vicky’s crazy, man! She’ll claw your friggen eyes out!” – Week 9
  • “Heba had already spent that money as soon as it touched my hands.” – Week 10


  • Health screening found several problems including pre-diabetic and metabolic syndrome
  • Won Week 2 Competition, shared phone call home prize with Red Team
  • Won Week 3 Competition; Won Week 3 Temptation for a Jayco RV
  • Zero-pound weight loss Week 4; Eliminated
  • Won the Week 8 competition to return to campus
  • America chose Ed over Heba to compete as the third finalist


Other spellings: Edd, Eddy, Eddie, Edward, Ted, Brantly, Brant, Brantle, Brandly, Brandtly

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August 28th, 2008