80s Fitness Stars Then vs Now

Remember in the 1980s where everyone couldn't get enough of celebrity workout tapes and legwarmers? If you weren't a part of a spin or aerobics class, you were spending your free time wrong. Remember icons like John Travolta, Jane Fonda, and Richard Simmons? Here's what they've been up to lately...

Lou Ferrigno - Then

Lou Ferrigno, the famous actor and professional bodybuilder, was best known for his critically acclaimed documentary, Pumping Iron. He also has an IFBB Mr. America title under his belt. However, his career took a while to pick up. Initially, he worked as a sheet metal worker, booking jobs for $10 an hour. 


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The More You Know

  • In 1978, Tim Allen was arrested for possession of 1.4 pounds of cocaine and was sentenced to three to seven years in jail. He was let out on parole after two years and four months.
  • As a child, Johnny Depp was allergic to chocolate.
  • A far cry from her upper-class role on Gossip Girl, Leighton Meester was born in prison; her mother was serving time for smuggling drugs.
  • Lady Gaga taught herself to play the piano at only four years old!
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