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Jack LaLanne Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1914
Place of Birth San Francisco, California
Death day January 23, 2011 (96 years old)
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Jack LaLanne

François Henri "Jack" LaLanne is an American expert in nutrition and fitness and motivational speaker. He described himself as a "sugar addict" and a "junk food fanatic" until the age of 15. pioneer Paul Bragg. During his career, he believed that the overall health of the country depended on the health of its people and regarded physical and nutritional culture as "America's salvation". Decades before health and fitness began to be promoted by celebrities like Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons, LaLanne was widely credited with publicly preaching the health benefits of exercise. He has published numerous fitness books and hosted the fitness television show The Jack LaLanne Show from 1951 to 1985.

BornFrancois Henri LaLanne, September 26, 1914, San Francisco, California, U.S.
DiedJanuary 23, 2011, Morro Bay, California, U.S.
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, U.S.
OccupationFitness expert, television host, inventor, entrepreneur, motivational speaker
Years active1936–2009
TelevisionThe Jack LaLanne Show
Website[ Official site]
IMDbJack LaLanne's IMDb

About Jack LaLanne

Fitness guru's exercise, nutrition and a positive attitude. He has been called the godfather of fitness and is the first fitness superhero.

Jack LaLanne before fame

He loved sugar and junk food and developed an eating disorder at the age of 15. He heard a talk from nutrition speaker Paul Bragg that changed his life.

Achievement of Jack LaLanne

He hosted a fitness television show from 1953 to 1985 and opened one of the nation's first gymnasiums in Oakland, California, in 1936 when he was 21 years old.

Jack LaLanne family life

He was married to Elaine Rorem Doyle from September 1959 until his death. He has two daughters, Janet and Yvonne, and two sons, Daniel and Jon.

Associations of Jack LaLanne

He was appointed by Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Board of Governors on Fitness.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Jack LaLanne

  • American fitness and bodybuilding exercise writer
  • American chiropractor
  • Alumni of Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California)
  • American fitness coach
  • American Nutritionists
  • Healthy Eating Advocates
  • American bodybuilders
  • American writers on health and wellness
  • The San Francisco Writers
  • Inhumations au Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)

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