Biggest Loser Shay

UPDATE: Shay Loses 52 pounds to win $52,000 from Subway. Shay will now run a marathon with Jarred from subway for a chance to double her winnings

Eliminated Week 9 – See Shay’s Elimination Interview

Follow along on Shay’s journey in Biggest Loser season 8. Each week we’ll update with accomplishments, weight loss, new videos and more.

Watch the interview by Hollie Self with Shay during week one at the ranch.

shay biggest loserAge 29

Hometown Newport Beach, CA

Occupation Social worker

Team Color Orange

Starting Weight 476

Final Weight 252 (after Subway challenge)

Total Loss -224

Family Married, Two Kids – 5, 9


  • Heaviest player in the show’s history
  • Beat record for losing 100 pounds in 9 weeks, the fastest by a woman
  • Will weigh-in at season nine finale, earning $1000 per pound lost from Subway


  • “The 15 of us just showed week two where to shove it!” – Week 2
  • “Old me was on their way to death. Now I’m on my way to life.” – Week 3

View Shay Sorrell's Biggest Loser Journey Slideshow

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