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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Biggest Loser' Winner Drops 239 Pounds In 7 Months

'Biggest Loser' winner Danny Cahill appeared on the Today show Wednesday morning to talk about his incredible weight loss--239 pounds in less than seven months. Cahill, 40, went from 430 pounds to 191 over the course of the season, dropping 55.58 percent of his original body weight, which was a record for the show.

"When I met my wife, I was 175 pounds," he told Ann Curry. "That was about 18, 19 years ago. And I slowly ballooned up to 430 pounds."

Cahill's wife, Darci, lost 60 pounds at the same time as a show of support. She and their two young children cheered him on when he was announced as the winner on the emotional finale of 'The Biggest Loser' Tuesday night.

"One of my main inspirations for trying out for the show was that I'm a father," he said. "And I want to see my kids grow up. I don't want to leave my wife without a husband."

Cahill won $250,000 and will be featured in a 'Got Milk' ad.

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