You are applying to be a contestant on THE BIGGEST LOSER.
At the end of this application, there is a section to upload a 1-2 minute video submission
telling us about yourself and your motivation for doing the show. This can
be filmed on your phone. Please be prepared to include it as you fill out this application.
If you are having trouble uploading photos or the video email us at: BLCasting@esnaprods.com
Thank you for taking the time to fill out the application and good luck!
Before you start, please consider the following Eligibility Requirements to ensure that you are eligible to apply (the full list of requirements is listed at the end of the application in the release form):
1. You must be at least 18 years old (or the age of majority in your state of domicile, if older) as of July 1 2020. For all applicants who are under the age of 18 at the time of application submission, the written consent of your parents/legal guardians is required.
2. You must be a legal US resident.
First Name *
Last Name *
Cell Phone *
How much weight do you want to lose? *
I am or will be a legal U.S. Resident by the time production begins on the program. *
Date of Birth *
Marital Status *
Please add a link to your Facebook and/or Instagram handle if applicable:
Highest level of education *
I grew up in: *
Do you have any other family members who are also overweight (that you are not applying with)? If so, and if you have been authorized to do so, please list their name(s), relationship to you and their approximate height(s) and weight(s): *
Write a brief bio on yourself. Describe yourself, include your marital status, if you have children and any parts of your "story" that you want us to know! *
Section 1: Your Profile
Describe your job history. What do you currently do? *
Describe your personality, the good and the bad! *
What are some of your greatest accomplishments? *
What are three things that most people don't know about you/ Fun Facts?
ie. "I was a high school cheerleader", "I'm in Mensa", "In High School, I was voted 'Best Smile'". This can be anything. *
What are the obstacles or hardships you have been through or overcome? *
How competitive are you? Explain! *
Section 2: Your Weight
What events in your life have impacted your weight gain? *
Why is it important to lose the weight NOW? *
Have you ever lost weight, been thin or at your goal weight? Describe when that was and how you achieved that. *
Give us a brief synopsis of your dieting and weight history: *
Describe what you can eat on your heaviest eating day. *
How athletic are you? Have you ever played or participated in sports? *
Have you ever had weight loss surgery? If so, please list surgery type and date:
What is your motivation for doing the show? *
What sets you apart from others? Why should YOU be on the show?!
Section 3: Your Family
Spouse / Partner's Occupation
If you have children (and/or grandchildren), list their names and ages:
Section 4: Quick Facts
Do you smoke? *
Do you drink? *
Have you ever been treated for any serious physical or mental illness(es) or had any serious injuries that would prevent you from engaging in the mental and physical activities associated with a weight loss competition? *
If yes, please describe:
Are you on any prescription medication that you take on a regular basis? If yes, please describe. *
Do you have any allergies or medical conditions that would prevent you from engaging in the mental and physical activities associated with a weight-loss competition? If yes, please describe. *
Have you ever been convicted of an offense or a felony? (A "yes" answer does not necessarily prohibit you from participation in the show. All circumstances surrounding convictions of criminal offenses will be considered. You should exclude convictions for which the record has been judicially ordered sealed, expunged, or statutorily eradicated; any conviction more than two years old for any marijuana offense; and any misdemeanor conviction for which probation has been successfully completed or discharged and the case has been judicially dismissed.) *
If yes, please provide details:
Do you know anyone else who is applying to be on the show? *
If yes, please give name(s) and describe your relationship with such person(s):
Have you been on another reality or TV series? Please list the show(s) and airdates: *
Please upload a clear, close up photo of yourself, smiling with no hat or sunglasses. *
Please upload a full length photo of yourself. *
If you have ever been thin or near your goal weight, please upload a photo here.
Please upload a 1-2 minute video telling us about yourself and why you want to be a contestant on The Biggest Loser. We encourage you to do this! This can be filmed on your phone in a matter of minutes! Don't think too hard about it, Just post!
Eligibility Requirements and Casting Release
Please agree to the following terms. *
How did you hear about this casting call? *