Star Trek star Wil Wheaton wrote on his website that after going through a depressive episode and gaining over 425 pounds, he finally made the decision to begin his weight loss journey. Wil Wheaton revealed that he was the heaviest he had ever been after being depressed and that he wanted to change his lifestyle and document it on his website to keep his fans and followers updated on his progress.
Richard William Wheaton III, better known by his stage name Wil Wheaton, is an American voice actor, writer, and actor. The versatile actor is most known to television audiences for playing Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation, an American science-fiction television series in Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek franchise.
Wil has had over 35 television appearances over his lengthy acting career, most as guests or special appearances. Additionally, he has acted in a number of popular shows, such as Leverage, Eureka, and Powers. Some of Wheaton's well-known works include Stand by Me, Toy Soldiers, Flubber, and The Day Lincoln Was Shot. Wheaton has worked in more than forty films including short films and TV films.
Wil is a well-known personality in the animation industry, having worked on multiple animation shows and providing voices for a variety of popular cartoon characters throughout the years. The Legend of Prince Valiant, Teen Titans, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Ben 10: Alien Force, Naruto, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Redakai, and Ben 10: Omniverse are just a few of the animated series that he has worked on.
After winning Celebrity Jeopardy, the well-known actor has recently found himself back in the public spotlight. Fans online are commenting on how different the actor looks today compared to how he used to look, leading some to speculate that the actor has had a weight loss journey. Read this article to know more about Wil Wheaton's weight loss journey in 2022.
Wil Wheaton’s Weight Loss: The Actor Decided to Lose Weight After His Doctor Warned Him of the Health Issues He Might Face Due to Being Overweight!
The Star Trek cast Wil Wheaton (@itswilwheaton) revealed on his website that he finally decided to start his weight loss journey after he went through a depression and weighed almost 425 pounds. He revealed that after being depressed he was the heaviest he had ever been and that he decided to change his lifestyle and document it through his website and keep his fans and followers updated on his progress.
At a National Alliance on Mental Illness meeting in 2018, Wil Wheaton discussed his battle with depression and anxiety. He was also having problems with his weight at the time. He's been overweight his entire life. Consequently, had no idea what a healthy weight was.
In January 2014, he saw his doctor, who informed him that by weighing more than 425 pounds, he was committing suicide and that being overweight for a long period of time might do permanent irreversible damage to his body. The doctor encouraged him to lose weight and start a workout regime. This time, however, the doctor told him that he'd never be able to do it on his own and tried to convince him to join the hospital's expensive meal replacement program.
This, combined with a friend in a diet chatroom telling him about the keto diet, pushed him to get started. Thanks to Keto, he has significantly reduced his weight and acquired confidence. Now he states that he is in a better place and feels healthier and happier than ever before. He is delighted to see the positive changes in him and is very excited to share the results with his fans and followers through his website.
On his website, Wil Wheaton has fully described his weight loss journey and has also given tips to his followers on what to do and what not to do. According to him, he used to drink a lot of beer and it was not hindering his weight loss journey, thus the famous actor decided to cut his consumption of beer. He also stated that quality of sleep is very important in weight loss and mental health which is very true.
He also insisted his followers eat healthy foods and exercise more frequently. On his website, he wrote that he used to stay up late at night and he used to feel exhausted and had panic attacks after he started to sleep early and longer he claim that he felt happier and more energetic.
Through his website, Wheaton is trying his best to bring changes in people and help others who are struggling with their mental and physical health. He is one of those very few celebrities who genuinely care about their fans and followers. So, for his down-to-earth personality, he is equally loved and adored by his fans. His fans online claim that the actor looks younger and more attractive after his weight loss journey.