Ralphie May Weight Loss Story, wife, weight and death

Ralphie May is known as a very famous American comedian who has won hearts with his excellent skills. He also has many features of Netflix, which you can watch anytime you want to have a good laugh.

Ralphie May passed away at a very young age, but his story has inspired a lot of people around. As Ralphie May died after losing 450 pounds.

About Ralphie May

May was born on February 17, 1972, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and raised in Clarksville. At 17, he won a contest to open for Sam Kinison, whom he considered his idol. 

Kinison suggested that May moves to Houston to further develop his comedy routine. May graduated from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

How much did Ralphie May weigh

When Ralphie May was 16 years old, he had an accident, and because of that accident, he had 42 broken bones, which in result caused some serious weight issues for him.

After the accident, Ralphie May started gaining weight, and he gained around 100 pounds, and in no time, he weighed around 800 pounds, which was really unhealthy for his health.

What was the most Ralphie May ever weighed?

His highest weight was somewhere around 800 pounds. According to the Tampa Bay Times, May underwent gastric bypass surgery back in 2004.


Although he dropped a good amount of weight (approximately 350 pounds), he was still overweight and couldn’t seem to get himself into a healthy weight zone.

How much weight did Ralphie May Lose?

May struggled with obesity throughout his life. He participated in VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club and had gastric bypass surgery in 2004, which lowered his weight by 350 pounds (160 kg). After about with viral pneumonia on a cruise in October 2011, May lost 40 pounds.

In November 2011, he suffered a nearly-fatal pulmonary embolism after contracting serious pneumonia on a cruise ship, where a blood clot from his leg became lodged in an artery.

After the surgery, Ralphie May did lose around 350 pounds, and then he made goals for himself so that he feels fit again. Even after losing 350 pounds, Ralphie May went through a lot of other weight issues that weren’t good for him.

There are major problems that a person can face because of being overweight, and Ralphie May was going through that even after trying a lot to lose weight. After that, it got difficult for Ralphie May to see himself in the healthy zone again, but he tried his best even after that.


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