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Biggest Loser 7: Tara Costa

Keep up with Tara’s journey on Biggest Loser: Couples all season long. Tara joins partner and friend Laura during the show’s seventh season.

Biggest Loser 3rd Place – Tara Costa

Age 23

Hometown New York, NY

Occupation Finance Manager and Model

Teammate Laura Denoux, friend

Team Color Green

Trainer Jillian Michaels

Starting Weight 294

Final Weight 139

Total Loss -155


  • Reached 100 pound milestone in week 13
  • Most weight ever lost on campus by a female
  • Completed a marathon in week 18 in 4:56:24
  • Competing as a finalist
  • Try Tara’s Turkey Mini Meatloaf recipe


  • “That’s how I stayed alive, I kept throwing up in my mouth.” – Week 3


Other Spellings Tarah, Terra, Tarra, Kosta, Cost, Costas


December 30th, 2008