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Best known for: Training contestants on The Biggest Loser reality show to help them get in shape and lose weight. Michaels has written books, starred in fitness DVDs, and created video games for the Wii and Xbox that all focus on helping people live a healthier life.
Adopted child: Daughter Lukensia
Adoption details: Michaels first announced her plans to adopt in December 2010 when she revealed that she would be leaving The Biggest Loser. After months of searching, she met her child during a trip to Haiti. "I went over to visit orphanages and I ended up falling in love with this little girl," she told Access Hollywood in December 2011. "By the grace of God, I got matched up with her." Michaels was finally able to bring 2-year-old Lukensia home from the Caribbean nation in May 2012.
Other kids: Michaels' partner, Heidi Rhoades, gave birth to a baby boy named Phoenix on May 3, 2012.
What you don't know: Michaels became the mother of a toddler and newborn all at once! Her lengthy adoption culminated during the same week that her partner gave birth to their son. Michaels told People that she may be busy, but she's enjoying every minute of it. "I want to be really present and enjoy all the nuances of their growth and development," she said. "I don't want to rush any of it."
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