Brandi Mallory, a participant in ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss, has passed away at the age of 40. People magazine initially reported her death, confirming the information with the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. The reality TV personality, residing in Stone Mountain, Georgia, breathed her last on November 9.
The sad news was further corroborated by Mallory’s family through an obituary posted on Legacy.com. A memorial service is scheduled to honor her on November 19.
Kim Williams Maxile, a fellow contestant and friend from Extreme Weight Loss, expressed her grief over Mallory’s demise. In an Instagram post, Maxile fondly remembered Mallory, recounting their shared experiences on the show and the bond they formed. She highlighted Mallory’s positive impact on the world through her enthusiasm for body positivity.
Mallory gained recognition during season 4 of Extreme Weight Loss in 2014, where she showcased her determination by completing a Half Ironman—biking, swimming, and running a remarkable 70.3 miles in under eight hours. Post the show, Mallory pursued a career as a makeup artist and dance fitness instructor, leaving a lasting mark on those who knew her.