Biggest Loser 6: Jerry Skeabeck

Jerry Skeabeck shares the the yellow team with his daughter, Coleen Skeabeck, on Biggest Loser: Families.

Eliminated Week 3- Hear the Interview

jerry skeabeck

Age 51

Hometown Cleveland, OH

Occupation Police Sergeant

Biggest Loser: Families teammate Coleen Skeabeck, Daughter

Team Color Yellow

Trainer Jillian Michaels

Starting Weight 380

Final Weight 265

Total Loss -115

Percent Lost 30.26


  • Has more life-threatening health issues than any contestant in the history of the show; Dr. Huizenga said he has “every risk factor in medicine.”
  • During week one, doctors only permitted him to exercise 30 minutes each day due to health concerns
  • Initial health screening showed his real age as 51; his health age is 76
  • Starts as heaviest man in the house
  • Gambled for $10,000 for highest percentage weight loss in Week 2, which put he and Coleen under yellow line for first time
  • Eliminated Week 3; gained two pounds at weigh-in
  • No longer taking four of the five cardiac medications he was upon arriving at Biggest Loser
  • After 15 years, no longer taking blood pressure medication


  • “I definitely think Paul Bunyan created the Grand Canyon.”  – during Week 3 trip
  • “Next time you see me there will be a lot less of me physically, but I’ll have a bigger heart and a bigger mind.”


Other spellings: Jery, Gerry, Gery, Skibeck, Skeebeck, Skeaback, Skybeck, Sceabeck

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