Reality television personality who weighed more than 730 pound while filming TLC's My 600-lb Life. Though his weight ballooned to 750 pounds after the show, he eventually underwent gastric bypass surgery and lost a significant amount of weight.
He developed an addiction to food as a teenager. He grew up primarily in Rhode Island before moving to Texas.
During the filming of My 600-lb Life, he was famously kicked out of the hospital for his aggressive behavior towards the hospital's staff.
His brother Justin also appeared on My 600-lb Life. He and his brother had a troubled childhood, being raised by an alcoholic mother who separated from their father when they were children.
He and Charity Pierce both became famous by appearing on My 600-lb Life.