Biz Markie Slims Down, Loses 140 Pounds [Photos]

Celebrity Weight Loss-Biz Markie Loses 140 pounds-the jasmine brand

Rick Ross isn’t the only one slimming down! Biz Markie (real name Marcel Theo Hall) is literally melting before our eyes these days. The well-known celebrity DJ has lost some significant weight within the last three years. In fact, he’s lost 140 pounds and credits his inspiration to a health scare.

In an interview with ABC News, the 50-year-old shares that he learned he needed to improve his health after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes three years ago and realized he needed to make a change.

I wanted to live. Since I have to be a diabetic, If I didn’t make the changes, it was going to make the diabetes