Weighing 693 pounds when he sought help from Dr. Now, Chuck Turner, then 45, felt his body was failing. His weight prevented him from doing most activities, including playing with his young son, and also affected his marriage.
On “My 600-lb Life,” Chuck Turner ‘s wife, Nissa, revealed that they were no longer intimate and that he felt less like a wife and more like a caregiver.
Unlike most of Dr. Now’s patients, Chuck Turner ‘s struggles with weight began not in childhood, but in his 30s after the tragic death of his first wife. In 2006, some eight years before his My 600-lb Life episode aired, Chuck’s wife Barbara was shot and killed in their home; his daughter was later arrested and charged with murder (via the Beaumont Enterprise). The shock of his wife’s brutal death sent Chuck into a rage. The depression led to overeating, which in turn exacerbated the depression and added weight.
What Is My 600-lb Life Star Chuck Turner Doing Today?
Chuck turned to Dr. Now in the hope of saving his life and marriage. Determined to be a success story, Chuck Turner worked hard to stick to a high-protein, low-carbohydrate, low-calorie diet. He quickly reached Dr. Now’s goals and had gastric bypass surgery to further accelerate his progress. By the end of his TV journey, Chuck Turner managed to lose an Where Are They Now are they now?” Chuck revealed that he and his wife Nissa are divorced.
Despite their separation, Chuck was still on his way to a healthier life. He even looked forward to starting dating again. “Where are they now?”
The episode is the last official update we have on Chuck Turner . According to his Facebook page, he still runs his business Turner Wrecker Service in Beaumont, Texas. Chuck hasn’t posted any new pictures online since the beginning of 2020. Based on these older pictures, however, it appears that Chuck is still maintaining his weight loss.