Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels Is A Proud Mom To Daughter Lukensia, Adopted From Haiti, And A Son, Phoenix With Partner Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michael Is A Mother of two

Jillian Michaels is a Los Angeles, California native and a well known personal trainer, businesswoman, author, and an American Entertainment personality. She gained fame after appearing in NBC’s reality show The Biggest Loser. Since then, Michaels appeared in several other TV shows, including The Doctors, Sweat, INC, and Just Jillian. She also has a fitness app on her name, which is the world’s one of the top fitness apps. It has received numerous awards from both Google and Apple for the best fitness and health app category.

The LGBTQ member, Jillian Michaels, is a proud mom to two adorable kids, Lukensia Michaels Rhoades and Phoenix Michaels Rhoades, with her ex-partner, Heidi Rhoades. Here, know some facts you need to know about the mother of two, Jillian Michael, including her personal life and professional achievements.

Michaels Adopted Lukensia Some Days After Phoenix’s Birth

Almost every fan of the Fitness Guru, Jillian Michaels, might be familiar with the fact that she began dating yoga instructor Heidi Rhoades in 2009. At first, she was not sure about having kids. However, her then-partner, Heidi, always longed to have one. So, Jillian and Heidi decided to adopt a kid after visiting an orphanage to donate stationery materials.

Jillian Michaels' children, Lukensia Michaels Rhoades, Phoenix Michaels Rhoades
Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades co-parent a daughter and a son. Image Source: Jillian Michael’s Facebook.

However, it took two years for Jillian and Heidi to research and extra more time for the process of adoption from Haiti. So, Jillian Michael’s ex-fiancee, Heidi, made up her mind to conceive a baby. The former LGBTQ couple welcomed their first child, a son, Phoenix Michaels Rhoades, on 3 May 2012 in Los Angeles. However, the method used by them is still a mystery.

The same week Jillian Michaels’s son with Heidi Rhoades, arrived, Jillian got a letter from Haiti regarding adopting a baby. Immediately, Jillian and Heidi adopted a two-year-old girl and named her Lukensia Michaels Rhoades. Both of Jillian Michaels’ children have Instagram accounts on their name operated by their parents.

Both Jillian Michaels’ daughter and son are very close to her. They spend most of their time with Jillian. Also, whenever Jillian is busy with her works, they often visit her at her workplace. Moreover, Jillian even takes her kids on vacation to various destinations.

Jillian Michaels Got Engaged With Heidi Rhoades In 2016

Aforementioned, the fitness trainer Jillian Michaels met her love, Heidi Rhoades, in 2009 through mutual friends. Some years after their two kids’ arrival, Jillian popped up the question to Heidi with a diamond engagement ring in late 2015. The breathtaking moment of Jillian proposing to Heidi was aired on the show Just Jillian‘s season finale. Jillian, Michael’s children, seemed to be very happy for their parents.

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Every fan of the beautiful couple, Jillian and Heidi, were eagerly waiting for their wedding day. But, unfortunately, they split up after two years of their engagement and almost nine years of living together. Jillian announced their separation via a post on her Instagram page on 15 June 2016.


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The US Weekly magazine noted that it was not just working between the parents of two kids. They made an effort to make it work for a long time. However, both Jillian and Heidi decided it was too late. Though they are no more together, they co-parent their kids together, who are their main priority at the moment.

Former The Biggest Loser Star Jillian Is A Multi-Millionaire

Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels is a multi-millionaire. She amassed such a huge amount on her total assets from her career as a personal trainer, various business ventures, and her endorsement deals. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Jillian Michael’s net worth is $18 million, which also includes her nearly $6 million property on Las Flores Beach in Malibu.

Some part of Jillian Michaels’ net worth also came from her lawsuit with Lionsgate in 2017. The court ordered Lionsgate Films to pay Jillian a $5.8 million settlement for publishing her workout videos on their YouTube Channel, BeFit, for free. Moreover, Jillian also earns some dollars from her YouTube channel, which has over 252K subscribers as of January 2021.

Nevertheless, the happy mother of two, Jillian Michaels, earns more than enough to give her children a luxurious life. She even has enough money to pay her ex-fiancee, Heidi Rhoades, $2K per month as child support after paying $2.4 million in advance.

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