Fans and followers of Michael Weatherly are all saying ‘Looking Good’, as the star is now 35 pounds lighter. The NCIS star looks amazing now, he showed off his new fit physique as he participated in the Nauticia Malibu Triathlon last week in Southern California.
Weatherly told the E cameras who were on hand to capture the event, that he and a friend were getting ready for the event by swimming in the Pacific ocean every weekend since May. He said he lost 35 pounds before everything was said and done. He also bikes and runs to stay fit however he added the swimming just made the pounds melt away. Weatherly has been giving fans and followers updates via his twitter account, and tweeted of the Triathlon, “the run killed me.” NCIS ended filming for the season in May, and the cast and crew were on their yearly hiatus at that time. Weatherly took advantage of the down time from work, to stay active and get in even better shape. He took up boxing too on his time off from filming, and tweeted several pictures of himself with boxing gloves on at a gym. In August he was seen out walking near his LA home with his two year old daughter. Twelve days ago he had tweeted that he was reading the paper before going to the gym for a workout. Weatherly has stated that in order to really stay fit and or lose weight consistently is extremely important.
The actor said you have to find something that works for you, and when you do, you have to stick with it. However he wants his fans and others to know that he has been an avid runner for years. He started to regularly run near his 30th birthday he told Details Magazine in 2012. “I wanted to lose weight; I didn’t anticipate the serenity. Being in motion, suddenly my body was busy and so my head could work out some issues I had swept under a carpet of wine and cheese. Good therapy, that’s a good run.” The actor also said he has run the LA Marathon for several years now. “Finishing the marathon means I can do more then I think.” He said he gets really anxious when he doesn’t run on a regular basis.
Michael Weatherly was born and raised in New York City. He had his first acting role in 1990 on the Cosby Show, playing Theo Huxtable’s roommate in college. He appeared on the soaps ‘Loving’ and ‘The City’ from 92-96. He followed that with several more television appearances on various shows, and had a bit of success in films. In 2003 he came to the attention of directors that were casting for a new TV show called ‘Jag’. He won the role of special agent Anthony DiNozzo. In 2004 he continued on in the same role on NCIS. He has a son August,18, with his first wife actress Amelia Heinle. He lives with his present wife, Dr. Bojanna Jankovic in Los Angeles. The couple have two children a daughter Olivia,2 and a son Liam who will be 1 in October.