Suburban Chicago's Danni Allen Named 'The Biggest Loser'
Wheeling resident Danni Allen was declared the winner of NBC's reality show Monday night.
Wheeling resident Danni Allen shed 121 pounds during her participation on The Biggest Loser, earning her $250,000.
Allen was declared the show's winner during a live finale on NBC. Fans gathered at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire, where Allen tends bar, to cheer her on.
The winner of the show's 14th season, Allen began the contest at 258 pounds. She weighed in Monday night at 137.
"Down to the final round of the show she has inspired thousands, if not millions of people with her life, story, and triumphs on the show," Eric Pelletier wrote Friday on Patch.
Allen, 26, is a graduate of Mundelein High School, according to the Daily Herald. On Tuesday she will appear on NBC's "Today" show, the paper reports.