My 600-lb Life season 10 star Paul MacNeill lost a significant amount of weight on the show, which ended with him qualifying for weight loss surgery, and there is now an update about his progress. In his December 2021 episode, Paul was 35 years old, and weighed 757 pounds. He sought help from renowned bariatric surgeon, Dr. Younan Nowzaradan, AKA Dr. Now. The doctor wanted Paul to move from Florida to Houston, Texas after he qualified for weight loss surgery. However, Paul was hesitant, mostly because he didn’t want to leave his girlfriend, Jenn.
At the end of his My 600-lb Life episode, Paul had lost a total of 116 pounds, and weighed 641 pounds. He was motivated to do what he had to do to get the surgery. Paul’s episode with My 600-lb Life‘s Dr. Younan Nowzaradan ended with him getting ready to take the necessary steps to move to Houston for surgery. Now, there’s an update about Paul’s life since he was a part of the show.
My 600-Lb Life’s Paul MacNeill Had Weight Loss Surgery
According to TV Shows Ace, in August 2021, Paul posted a fundraiser about his weight loss surgery on a Facebook account that has since been hacked by a scammer. The fundraiser stated that he was days away from having his surgery. He was asking for help to pay his bills afterward, as he wouldn’t be able to work for four to eight weeks. Paul had his bariatric procedure, and then returned to Florida. Based on his social media photographs, he seems to be keeping the weight off.
My 600-Lb Life’s Paul MacNeill Got Engaged To Jenn
Paul’s relationship with his girlfriend, Jenn, was featured on his My 600-lb Life episode. In a December 25 Instagram post, Paul wrote, “I love my beautiful fiancé.” He shared a photograph of them holding hands, showcasing her engagement ring. In a July 2022 Instagram post, Paul referred to Jenn as his wife in a video. However, their Facebook pages still list their relationship statuses as engaged.
My 600-Lb Life’s Paul MacNeill’s Father Passed Away
Paul’s father, who was featured in his My 600-lb Life episode, passed away after the show aired. Paul pays tribute to his father on Instagram often. In an October 2022 post, he shared a picture of his dad and wrote, “Hey dad i can’t believe it’s been one year its been hard but you know us we are strong I just want to call and talk to you on the phone tell God to hurry up and get that land line I love you and miss you so much.” My 600-lb Life star Paul also dedicated a post to his mom, who still seems to be supporting him through his weight loss journey.
My 600-lb Life star Paul seems to have been living life to the fullest since his episode aired. Based on his social media accounts, he appears happy, and has kept the weight off. Paul has his mom Jenn and his best friend JJ, who is still supporting his weight loss after she drove him to his first appointment with Dr. Now. On the show, he was motivated, and worked very hard to achieve his goals. Paul had an inspiring success story.
My 600-lb Life airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on TLC.