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Personal trainer Jono Castano is behind Rebel Wilson’s weight loss, Chris Hemsworth’s transformation

Jono Castano is the man celebrities go to when they want to achieve a stunning physical transformation.  

The personal trainer has a host of A-list clients, including former Home and Away star Pia Miller, Bachelor star Matty ‘J’ Johnson, Bachelor winner Laura Byrne, PR Queen Roxy Jacenko, and actors Lincoln Lewis, Jodi Gordon and Luke Cook. 

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Most stunningly, the handsome 29-year-old is behind actress Rebel Wilson’s amazing weight loss, believed to be over 18 kilos. 

The man! Jono Castano (pictured) is the man celebrities go to when they want to achieve a stunning physical transformation

As well as offering a one-on-one service for the elite, the Colombian-born fitness expert owns Acero Gym in Kensington, in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. 

The former soccer player was recruited to join Academia F.C. – a Colombian football (soccer) team, based in the country’s capital Bogotá – at the tender age of 17. 

On his website, Jono describes himself as a natural mentor, who gains immense satisfaction from training others. 

Stars! The personal trainer has a whole host of A-listers for clients, including Home and Away star Pia Miller (left)

Stars! The personal trainer has a whole host of A-listers for clients, including Home and Away star Pia Miller (left) 

A-list: He's also worked with actress Jodi Gordon (left)  and actor Luke Cook (right)

A-list: He’s also worked with actress Jodi Gordon (left)  and actor Luke Cook (right) 

Bachelor babe: Bachelor star Matty 'J' Johnson (left) is another of Jono's clients

 Bachelor babe: Bachelor star Matty ‘J’ Johnson (left) is another of Jono’s clients

Famous face: Jono was recently catapulted into the spotlight after working with Rebel Wilson (right) on her 'year of fitness' and incredible weight loss

Famous face: Jono was recently catapulted into the spotlight after working with Rebel Wilson (right) on her ‘year of fitness’ and incredible weight loss

‘Nearing the end of my football career I began to act as a mentor to younger players. Being able to pass on the knowledge I’d built up over the years gave me a huge amount of satisfaction. I now get that same feeling from training my clients,’ he said. 

He added: ‘Exercise has the ability to be such a powerful tool – not only do I get to help people build strength and become healthier but I get to see the change in them mentally.’  

The personal trainer is well studied, holding diplomas in fitness and nutrition, and is also trained as a boxing instructor.

Gym bunny: As well as offering a one-on-one service for the elite, the Colombian-born fitness expert owns Acero Gym in Kensington, in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs

 Gym bunny: As well as offering a one-on-one service for the elite, the Colombian-born fitness expert owns Acero Gym in Kensington, in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

Sportsman: The former soccer player was recruited to join Academia F.C. - a Colombian football (soccer) team, based in Bogotá - at the tender age of 17

Sportsman: The former soccer player was recruited to join Academia F.C. – a Colombian football (soccer) team, based in Bogotá – at the tender age of 17

Wow! He lives a luxurious lifestyle, often pictured on tropical vacations, sailing on yachts or travelling in style aboard planes, seated in first class

Wow! He lives a luxurious lifestyle, often pictured on tropical vacations, sailing on yachts or travelling in style aboard planes, seated in first class 

He lives a luxurious lifestyle, often pictured on tropical vacations, sailing on yachts or travelling in style aboard planes, seated in first class. 

Jono is also a dedicated husband, having celebrated his second anniversary with influencer Amy Maree Castano just this week. 

The pair each shared a loved-up tribute to one another on Instagram, cuddled up together on a yacht in a set of sweet images. 

Natural: On his website, Jono describes himself as a natural mentor, who gains immense satisfaction from training others

Natural: On his website, Jono describes himself as a natural mentor, who gains immense satisfaction from training others

Fighting fit: 'Nearing the end of my football career I began to act as a mentor to younger players. Being able to pass on the knowledge I'd built up over the years gave me a huge amount of satisfaction. I now get that same feeling from training my clients,' he said

Fighting fit: ‘Nearing the end of my football career I began to act as a mentor to younger players. Being able to pass on the knowledge I’d built up over the years gave me a huge amount of satisfaction. I now get that same feeling from training my clients,’ he said

Amy herself is a popular fitness guru, boasting 475k followers on Instagram and often showcasing her impressive physique.  

The couple first met on MySpace 13 years ago, before running into one another at a nightclub and falling in love.

Jono proposed in Maui, Hawaii, on Amy’s birthday, and she described the proposal as romantic and luxurious. 

He added: 'Exercise has the ability to be such a powerful tool ¿ not only do I get to help people build strength and become healthier but I get to see the change in them mentally'

He added: ‘Exercise has the ability to be such a powerful tool – not only do I get to help people build strength and become healthier but I get to see the change in them mentally’ 

Knows his stuff: The personal trainer is well studied, holding diplomas in fitness and nutrition, and is also trained as a boxing instructor

Knows his stuff: The personal trainer is well studied, holding diplomas in fitness and nutrition, and is also trained as a boxing instructor

She told Husskie magazine: ‘The concierge took me to the beach, the sun was setting, and I walked down these stairs and there was Jono surrounded by candles and rose petals everywhere! 

‘He worked with the chef at Four Seasons Maui and created a menu of all of my favourite foods for the night. It was absolutely magical. 

‘I was so surprised! Jono and I discuss everything, but he designed my ring and organised all of this without me knowing’. 

Loved up! Jono is also a dedicated husband, having celebrated his second anniversary with influencer Amy Maree Castano (left) just this week

Loved up! Jono is also a dedicated husband, having celebrated his second anniversary with influencer Amy Maree Castano (left) just this week

Sweet: The pair each shared a loved-up tribute to one another on Instagram, cuddled up together on a yacht in a set of sweet images

Sweet: The pair each shared a loved-up tribute to one another on Instagram, cuddled up together on a yacht in a set of sweet images

Insta-famous: Amy herself is a popular fitness guru, boasting 475k followers on Instagram and often showcasing her impressive physique

Insta-famous: Amy herself is a popular fitness guru, boasting 475k followers on Instagram and often showcasing her impressive physique

Longterm: The couple first met on MySpace 13 years ago, before running into one another at a nightclub and falling in love

Longterm: The couple first met on MySpace 13 years ago, before running into one another at a nightclub and falling in love

Loved up: Jono proposed in Maui, Hawaii, on Amy's birthday, and she described the proposal as romantic and luxurious. Amy says Jono is very hardworking, revealing: 'He works 7 days a week and is an extremely confident and strong-minded person'

Loved up: Jono proposed in Maui, Hawaii, on Amy’s birthday, and she described the proposal as romantic and luxurious. Amy says Jono is very hardworking, revealing: ‘He works 7 days a week and is an extremely confident and strong-minded person’ 

Amy also describes Jono as very hardworking, telling the magazine: ‘Jono is one of the hardest working people I know! He works 7 days a week and is an extremely confident and strong-minded person.’ 

The pair enjoy ‘good food, travelling the world and fitness’ and even, ‘get facials, our brows, and hair done together’.

Jono was recently catapulted into the spotlight after working with Rebel Wilson on her ‘year of fitness’ and incredible weight loss. 

Changes: Jono has worked closely with Rebel Wilson to achieve her new look

 Changes: Jono has worked closely with Rebel Wilson to achieve her new look 

Blue beauty! In August, Rebel showed off her slimmed-down physique in a tight blue wrap dress on Instagram (pictured)

Before: Rebel is pictured in May 2019

Wow! In January, Rebel declared 2020 her ‘Year of Health’. In August, she showed off her slimmer physique in a tight blue wrap dress on Instagram (left). Pictured right in May 2019  

The PT said on Sunrise last week that he doesn’t use the word ‘diet’ to describe Rebel’s health and fitness overhaul, saying it’s more about finding ‘balance’.   

‘Exercise is just about getting the body moving,’ he said, adding that he combines ‘resistance and cardio’ when training with Rebel. 

He recommended 45 minutes of exercise five days a week, combined with a healthy diet, in order to achieve weight loss.

Tips and tricks! The PT said on Sunrise last week that he doesn't use the word 'diet' to describe Rebel's health and fitness overhaul, saying it's more about finding 'balance'

Tips and tricks! The PT said on Sunrise last week that he doesn’t use the word ‘diet’ to describe Rebel’s health and fitness overhaul, saying it’s more about finding ‘balance’

Fancy: Jono and Rebel have become good friends, with the personal trainer and his wife Amy hosting an early 40th birthday dinner for Rebel in Los Angeles in February

Fancy: Jono and Rebel have become good friends, with the personal trainer and his wife Amy hosting an early 40th birthday dinner for Rebel in Los Angeles in February

The segment came after Rebel revealed she was just 6.5lbs or three kilograms away from reaching her goal weight of 165lbs / 75kg (11.8st).  

Jono and Rebel have become good friends, with the personal trainer and his wife Amy hosting an early 40th birthday dinner for Rebel in Los Angeles in February.   

Lincoln Lewis has also worked with Jono – he showed off his impressive physique on the cover of Men’s Health after shedding an impressive 12kg in 12 weeks last year.   

Looking good: Jono also trained Lincoln Lewis (pictured), who showed off his impressive physique on the cover of Men's Health after shedding 12kg in 12 weeks last year

 Looking good: Jono also trained Lincoln Lewis (pictured), who showed off his impressive physique on the cover of Men’s Health after shedding 12kg in 12 weeks last year

New look: The former Home and Away star explained to Yahoo Australia that a lull in his acting career and mental health problems forced him to rely on 'sh**** foods'. With the help of the personal trainer, Lincoln began his jaw-dropping transformation

 New look: The former Home and Away star explained to Yahoo Australia that a lull in his acting career and mental health problems forced him to rely on ‘sh**** foods’. With the help of the personal trainer, Lincoln began his jaw-dropping transformation

The former Home and Away star explained to Yahoo Australia that a lull in his acting career and mental health problems forced him to rely on ‘sh**** foods’.  

With the help of the dedicated personal trainer, Lincoln began his jaw-dropping transformation.   

For Jono, the goal is always to make sure his clients achieve the fitness they dreamed of – and he’s immensely happy to be part of the process. 

Jono says on his website: ‘Knowing I’ve been a part of their journey every step of the way is the most rewarding part.’ 

Jono says on his website: 'Knowing I've been a part of their journey every step of the way is the most rewarding part'

Jono says on his website: ‘Knowing I’ve been a part of their journey every step of the way is the most rewarding part’ 

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