Most people have figured out what their BMI was at some point in time. If you haven’t, BMI is calculated using your weight and height. Doctors use BMI as a way to gauge health.
Health.com recruited its top two nutrition expertsto calculate the BMIs of seven celebrities by analyzing their photos. The experts were told each celebrity’s height measurements but used weight estimates, so their calculations aren’t 100 percent accurate. Still, the results offer some surprising insight about the accuracy of BMIs. To see their approximate BMI calculations for celebs and athletes like Beyonce and Tony Romo, read more (source).
Celebrity Height Estimated Weight (lbs) Estimated BMI
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Although BMI can help people gauge their fitness; you must remember that it doesn’t take into account muscle mass. So, if you are thin but weigh a lot due muscle, then BMI will tell you that you are over weight. If you can, use body fat, and circumference measurements as a way to judge your overall fitness.
(CES, PES, CPT, BS)