Billy Gardell, a star in the American sitcom television series"Bob Hearts Abishola" is making fans concerned about his weight loss and are wondering if he has done a weight loss surgery.

William Billy Gardell Jr, commonly known as Billy Gardell, was born on the 20th of August, 1969, in Swissvale, Pennsylvania. He is a voice artist, actor, and stand-up comedian.

Billy received his first break in the industry when he got called to open a show for comic George Carlin when he was 19 years old. He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host on Monopoly Millionaires' Club in 2016.

He is most known for his portrayal of Mike Biggs, a Chicago cop, in the hit television sitcom Mike and Molly, in which he co-starred with Melissa McCarthy.

Is Billy Gardell Sick? Weight Loss Surgery & Illness

Billy Gardell, an Emmy award-nominated actor and comedian, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes as a result of his obesity and poor eating habits. However, he did not have any weight loss surgery.

Billy Gardell weighed 350 pounds at his lowest moment in life. This weight gain was due to the actor's long-term bad habits, like drinking and smoking. This was the point at which he recognized he needed to act and change his eating habits.

So Billy added healthier alternatives to his daily routine and eating habits, resulting in him shedding more than 140 pounds of excess weight in a short period and making him more fit and powerful against diseases like Diabetes. He now lives a healthy lifestyle.

Health Update: Why is Billy Gardell losing weight? 

Billy Gardell underwent a spectacular weight loss journey that saw him lose more than 140 pounds. His weight has dropped to around 209 pounds (94 kilograms).

Mike and Molly was a show about two overweight people who met at an overeaters anonymous meeting and fell in love. It's not hard to believe that Billy Gardell's weight was a deciding factor in his selection for the role.

The actor did, however, shed some of his distinctive weight as the show progressed.

How Did Billy Gardell Lose Weight?

Billy Gardell had no choice but to seek professional assistance to lose his weight. Despite having some difficult days, he used the services of a therapist, dietitian, and personal trainer.

He admitted that there were days when he felt like rolling in a pizza but that focusing on the positives has helped him stay on track. In an interview with Craig Ferguson, he mentioned his trainer.

Billy Gardell has always been open about his issues with weight. The actor claims that he has always been overweight and had to learn not to feel horrible about it as he grew up.