Former EastEnders actor Riley Carter Millington shed the pounds during the lockdown, this afternoon taking to social media to showcase his dramatic transformation. Former EastEnders actor Riley Carter Millington underwent a dramatic transformation, sharing his weight loss journey with his fans. The Mancunian star, who played Kyle Slater on the BBC One soap, proved his hard work has paid off by posting a before-and-after snap on Twitter.
Posing in the “after” photo in his garden, Riley was showing off his muscles in a loose-fitting top and shorts vest.
He wrote in his caption: “Don’t say you can’t change it because you can. It can take time, but you’re going to get there. “I’m still on my journey, but I love more every day. # Happy # Love yourself # weightloss transformation.”
Fans of EastEnders flooded the comment section below with congratulatory words, praising Riley’s hard work and determination to transform his lifestyle. One highlighted his “incredible journey,” while another added: “You are such an inspiration for what a transformation.”
A third chimed: “You know what man, you look so good! Hopefully, we will see you in one-day @bbceastenders one day!” Joining the cast the EastEnders in 2015, Riley made history as the first transgender actor to play the trans character of a British soap opera. Playing half-brother to Stacey Slater Kyle left Walford to take up a new job in Marseille, France the following year. Back in February, Riley gave another update on his lifestyle transformation, saying, “Muscle gain and definition is my next long-term goal.
“Hard work ahead again, but it will be worth it. If I can get right from the left picture, then I can do the next one. Riley kicked off his weight loss journey three years ago, appearing on Celebrity Fat Fighter, a three-part TLC series. Riley was joined on the show by TV stars such as TOWIE’s Diags, Gogglebox’s Sandi Bogle, Brookside actress Jennifer Ellison and X Factor star Stevi Ritchie, taking part in a rigorous boot camp program. Russian fitness coach Galia Grainger instructed the celebs to stick to a strict 400 calorie diet, take part in grueling workout regimens to get in shape.