There is hardly any story that sounds better than the one where the main character started from very low levels of his/her life and goes on to make that life enviable. That is the kind of story that is Audrey Murdick’s. Here is an American who got so obese in her teen years that she almost lost all hope of ever having her desired body shape and the confidence that goes with it. But there is one thing she never did and that is to give up. Read her story here below and be certain to take one or two points that will help your own life in a great way.
Who Is Audrey Murdick?
Audrey Murdick is an accomplished certified nutritionist, a competitive bodybuilder, and personal trainer as well as an actress. She is known to many women as an inspiration to those who are out of shape as she was before. This is because her journey to gaining a slim and athletic body motivates many people, especially women who want to lose excess body mass.
Audrey was born to Steve Murdick and Sally Murdick on August 29, 1980, in California, USA. She is of white ethnicity and of course, holds an American nationality being born in Norco, California. She is also famous as the wife of American ventriloquist and comedian, Jeff Dunham.
Audrey Murdick’s Inspiring Journey From Obesity To Fitness Stardom
As a teenager, she was quite obese. Then, she started eating healthy in conjunction with trying different weight loss methods to reduce her weight. She especially took yoga and spin lessons. At age 21, she weighed her heaviest and still no matter how hard she tried, she didn’t see an appreciable improvement in her weight loss efforts. This led her to a more extreme sports – bodybuilding, under a personal trainer. She began to see the results she had always wanted to see and even started enrolling in fitness competitions which she was successful in several of them at that time. This new fulfillment she found in being in charge of her body shape and weight also motivated her in being a nutritionist. Thus, she found her career in getting people into shape.
Her Showbiz Career
Aside from being known in the body fitness and wellness industry, another way Audrey has turned her disadvantage to an advantage is through the showbiz industry. Today, she takes advantage of television programs to mentor and coach people on fitness and adopting a healthy lifestyle. On her website also, she gives healthy and delicious recipes for fat loss, life and sanity, body talk and good eating. She said it excites her to be able to help people achieve a kind of balance in their own lives.
Then, besides talking fitness, Audrey Murdick has also acted in a couple of movies which include The Thieves Guild of 2015, her famous role as Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters in the 2012 movie and Achmed Saves America of 2014.
Her Family Life
Audrey’s husband as earlier stated is Jeff Dunham. He was previously married to Paige Brown with whom he has three daughters (two biological: Kenna and Ashlyn and one adopted: Bree). Their marriage, however, came to a halt when Dunham filed for a divorce in 2008.
By 2009, Dunham got romantically involved with Audrey Murdick. Fast forward to two years, they decided it was best for them to get more serious with each other by getting engaged in December of 2011. On 12th October of 2012, they were announced to a guest of 112 persons as husband and wife in Santa Ynez, California at the Sunstone Vineyards and Winery.
Their marriage went on smoothly for the next three years with the birth of their lovely twin boys on October 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. Jack Steven Dunham and James Jeffrey Dunham were born just two hours apart, a day before their parent’s third wedding anniversary.
The couple still lives together perfectly as what the ideal family should be like. Audrey also plays the role of stepmom to Dunham’s older kids.
Height And Body Stats Of Audrey Murdick
The athlete, actress, nutrition consultant, fitness trainer, wife and mum of twins has a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 143cm and weighing a decent 109 pounds or 49.4kg. Her dark brown hair color and blue eyes are her signature features that you can’t fail to notice whenever you spot her in pictures, videos or in real life.
As already mentioned, in her younger years, Audrey Murdick weighed a lot more than she weighs now. But with sheer determination, hard work, and commitment to living and eating right, she has been able to achieve what now serves as an inspiration for others seeking to burn down excess fat.
Other Facts About Audrey Murdick
- It is interesting to note that Audrey Murdick engaged her then-boyfriend and now husband Jeff Dunham on a strict diet to help him lose excess body fat and become fit.
- She has a net worth of over $60 million which she got from her successful career as a certified nutritionist, competitive bodybuilder, a personal trainer as well as an actress.
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