But how did he do it?
The TV chef explained he just followed a healthy diet and started exercising.
He reportedly cut back on fats and especially butter to help him slim.
“It’s hard work because I’m a big bloke so I’ve really got to watch what I eat and drink, and make sure I exercise regularly,” he explained.
James incorporated a lot of fruit and vegetables into his diet.
He also started working out in order to lose weight.
James explained he incorporated walking into his fitness routine.
At the beginning of his weight loss journey, he explained: “I looked on social media and every comment was about me being fat.
On a social media post, James wrote: “I lost 14 kilos (two stone 3lb) got to get new clothes.”
After he left Strictly, James promised fans he was going to stay healthy and continue his new meal plan.
The TV chef explained a healthy diet and exercise was mainly what helped him lose weight.