NFL coach Rex Ryan had Lap-Band surgery in 2010. He has since lost over 100 pounds, but had the Lap-Band removed later.
Birthplace: Ardmore, Oklahoma
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie underwent Lap-Band surgery in 2013, losing roughly 40 percent of his excess weight within the first year.
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM, underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2003. He lost over 100 pounds in the first year. He later died of an accidental drug overdose.
Age: Died at 36 (1973-2009)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Lead singer of Heart, Ann Wilson had Lap-Band surgery in 2002. She said that the pressure to get thin used to cause her to have panic attacks before going on stage to perform.
Birthplace: San Diego, California
Retired professional soccer player Diego Maradona underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2005.
Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina
Rapper Paul Wall had a gastric sleeve procedure in 2010. He shed 130 pounds.
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
College football coach Charlie Weis underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2002. After the procedure, Weis fell into coma with complications threatening his life and later sued his surgeons.
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey
Wrestling hypeman William Moody, aka Paul Bearer, underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2003. He lost over 200 pounds as a result of the procedure. He later died of a heart attack.
Age: Died at 58 (1954-2013)
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama