Helen Phillips 48 years old lost 140 pounds and gained "The Biggest Loser”, award in Season 7. More than 4.6 million viewers watched this program on NBC TV around the world. Helen participated with her daughter and partner Shanon Thomas in the contest.
She defeated Tara Costa (24) and Mike Morelli (18) in the final session of ‘Biggest Loser’ (weight) in January 2009. Helen Phillips was one of the previous winners in the ‘Biggest Loser’ (weight) TV contest history. She made words after the show “Oh My God!”, because she did not expect that she will win ‘The Biggest Loser’.
Helen Phillips was 48. She reduced her weight by 117 pounds out of 257. Helen Phillips is extremely great to see now. She said that, “I haven’t worn a dress in at least 10 years. It was just wonderful. I actually feel beautiful today. I haven’t felt that in a really long time” in the final episode. Helen Phillips thinks that she will take care of her weight loss, also training. She practices aerobics daily for six hours in a (well concentrated) training program, directed by ‘Shaun Tahrebandi’, a football coach.
Helen Phillips and her partner and daughter Shanon Thomas performed in "The Biggest Loser: Couples" show on NBC television. At the beginning of the show, Helen was 257 pounds, and Shanon was 283 pounds. Eventually, Helen lost 140 pounds out of 257, and Shanon lost 92 out of 283. Helen Phillips gained $250,000 in Biggest Loser TV contest finals.
Helen Phillips married Russell, worked at Chrysler automobile company, currently residing in Sterling Heights, Michigan. She was a financial manager, and resigned for weight problem. They had two children, Shanon Thomas and Alex. Shanon was a ‘rock star’. Alex studied in high school.