My 600-lb Life: Where Are Jennifer and Marissa Jess Now?

My 600-lb Life: Where Are Jennifer and Marissa Jess Now?

Jennifer and Marissa Jess’s journeys on Season 6 of TLC’s My 600-lb Life were captivating. The mother-daughter duo initially weighed 636 lbs and 573 lbs respectively and struggled with food addiction. However, their stories of transformation are incredibly inspiring. Want to know where they are now? Let’s dive into their post-show lives.

My 600-lb Life: Jennifer’s Story

Jennifer Jess had a difficult past with abusive relationships and family troubles. She had a tough childhood with a drug-addicted father and an abusive stepfather. Food became her solace, leading her to weigh a staggering 636 lbs. But everything changed when she met Dr. Nowzaradan, also known as Dr. Now.

Jennifer lost an astonishing 210 pounds during the show. She did it with bariatric surgery and a disciplined lifestyle change. This left her at 426 lbs. But she didn’t stop there. In her latest update, Jennifer now weighs an incredible 382 lbs, showing that her wellness journey is ongoing. It wasn’t just about weight loss for Jennifer; she also faced emotional struggles. She ended a toxic relationship with Dawayne, who had gambling and alcohol addictions. But she took a brave step by reconciling with him and eventually marrying him in 2020.

My 600-lb Life: Marissa’s Journey Beyond the Show

Marissa Jess, like her mom, had struggles too. She started at 573 lbs and turned to Dr. Now for gastric sleeve surgery, just like her mom. This led to shedding 232 pounds, and she kept going. Marissa’s health journey continues; she now weighs 242 lbs.

Beyond weight loss, Marissa’s life has changed. She married Gina Qtararo Joch and lives in Tampa, Florida. Her job as a clinical nurse specialist at BayCare is evident on her Facebook. Her social posts confirm her lasting weight loss success.

Despite moving to different places and facing challenges, Jennifer and Marissa’s love remains strong.

Share your thoughts in the comments. Stay tuned to The World News Daily for the latest updates and buzz on ‘My 600-lb Life’.

Written by Ashley Bennett

Ashley Bennett is a US Reality TV/Entertainment Writer with theworldnewsdaily.


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