Bob Harper is an American personal trainer and author. He appears as one of the trainers on The Biggest Loser, a competition reality show which features obese or overweight participants, competing to win the cash prize by losing the biggest percentage of weight in comparison to their weight at the time of joining.
He began his reality television journey with the show in 2004, also performing on the first three seasons of the series's Australian version.
Bob Harper's Age, Family Background
Bob Harper was born 'Robert L. Harper' on 18 August 1965 in Nashville, Tennessee, the United States.
His family had a strong history of heart disease. His father and mother were diagnosed with one before the age of fifty and sixty, respectively. Ten years later, at the age of seventy, his mother died from a heart attack. His grandfather also died of heart disease and cholesterol, despite all the exercises.
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Following the family trend, Bob also suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 52. However, he recovered from it and decided on turning the "life-changing experience" into a positive one by becoming an advocate for heart attack victims and survivors.
Coming Out Gay
Bob Harper came out as gay to his family when he was seventeen. However, he decided to keep it a secret from the public until a 2013 episode of The Biggest Loser to help encourage then-contestant Bobby Saleem, who was fighting to reveal his sexual orientation to his father.
Bob Harper got engaged to his long-time boyfriend, Anton Gutierrez, on 28 June 2019.
He took to his Instagram, and gave the glimpses of their matching gold panther rings, both of them wearing them both on left ring fingers.
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A few days later, the duo spent the weekend celebrating the LGBTQ+ community by taking in 2019's Pride Month festivities in New York City.
Bob Harper and his fiance, Anton Giuiterrez on 14 February 2020 (Photo: Bob Harper's Instagram)
Bob and Anton, who started dating since at least 2016, were last seen together in social media on Valentine's Day 2020.
More Facts On Bob Harper
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has a net worth estimated at $4 million.
He received the fitness/instructor certifications from American Fitness Training of Athletics and the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America.
The New Celebrity Apprentice advisor attended Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, the United States.
He is an official member of the AFTA training club.
Besides enjoying his workouts, he loves snowboarding, tennis, cycling, running, and photography.
Bob, a former vegetarian turned vegan for a year in 2010, believing that the plant-based diet made him feel clear-headed and strong, all the while maintaining his genetically high cholesterol. The same year, he was voted “sexiest male vegetarian of the year” by PETA.