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Biggest Loser’s Ashley and Koli are in Love

With the Bachelorette just wrapping another season of what will no doubt end in tabloid headlines of broken hearts and promises, the Biggest Loser is announcing another match made in weight loss heaven.

From the recent season nine, Ashley, a finalist, and Koli, the at-home winner, have let the public know that they are in love. A little surprised? We were too! A lot of fans, including us, were anxiously waiting to hear that season nine winner Michael Ventrella had won not only the $250,000 but also Ashley’s heart. Michael has confessed in the past that he and Ashley are nothing more than very good friends.

Ashley’s Facebook album is stocked with photos of the happy, beautiful couple. And while there is not a relationship status set, her profile image is a self-taken photo in the car of the two together.
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Interview with Michael Ventrella – Biggest Loser Winner

Biggest Loser winner, Michael Ventrella

Biggest Loser season 9 has come to an end and what an end it was! This season marked the heaviest cast in Biggest Loser history. Just crowned the Biggest Loser, Michael Ventrella lost an astonishing 264 pounds, beating out some equally impressive big losers, like Daris George, Koli Palu and runner-up, Ashley Johnston.

“I surpassed my wildest dreams,” says Michael of his Biggest Loser success.

And Michael believes that his success will have  rippling effects on not just  on his life but his family’s as well.

“My mom and I did this together. We intend to share our new healthy lives with our other family members because that is just how we work together as a family: we share what is valuable to us.”

Listen here as Michael talks about how he plans on moving forward with his healthy lifestyle at home.


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Biggest Loser Recap Season 9 Finale with Amanda Arlauskas

Tonight was a night of epic weight loss. The contestants of Biggest Loser Season 9 weighed in for the final time on the finale stage. Daris George and Koli Palu waited in suspense for Alison to reveal America’s vote for the third finalist. America chose Daris to join Ashley Johnston and Michael Ventrella in the final three.

The eliminated contestants came out in small groups to reveal themselves and to weigh-in. Sherry Johnston held the lead for the at-home winner for awhile, until Darrell Hough took it from her. It wasn’t until Koli Palu weighed in and lost more than 50 percent of his weight that he then snagged the title of the Biggest Loser Season 9 “At-Home Winner” earning him $100,000.


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Biggest Loser Winner – Michael Ventrella

Season 9 of the Biggest Loser featured the heaviest cast in the show’s history. But, that didn’t keep them from making some amazing transformations, and revealing them on the live televised finale.

Ashley Johnston and Michael Ventrella faced off in the Biggest Loser Season 9 finale. Michael won the finale with a weight loss of 264 pounds. Ashley weighed in at 191 pounds, a weight loss of 183 pounds and earned second place for season 9.

View Michael’s journey below:

View Michael Ventrella's Biggest Loser 9 Journey Slideshow

Exclusive: Listen here as Michael talks about how he plans on moving forward with his healthy lifestyle at home.

Michael Ventrellas Facts:

  • Age: 30
  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Occupation: Deejay
  • Team Color: White
  • Teammate: Maria Ventrella, mother
  • Starting Weight: 526
  • Finale Weight: 299
  • Total Loss: -227
  • Family: Single


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Ultimate Bigger Loser Prize Pack Giveaway

If you missed out on winning our biggest prize pack of Biggest Loser goodies a few months back,  now you have another chance!

Just in time for the Biggest Loser finale, included in this giveaway is everything you need to get started and become your own Biggest Loser. The only thing additionally required is for you to take the necessary action.
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