Kevin Zahri is a multi-award-winning US-certified personal trainer and nutritionist who is renowned for his work in the field of weight loss. With over 18 years of experience, he’s passionate about helping people to pursue their wellness goals.
A social influencer and digital entrepreneur, Kevin has over 1 million followers on all of his social media combined. Affectionately known as Cikgu Fitness Malaysia, Kevin’s mission is to empower people with knowledge and tools to achieve their fitness goals.
Appearing on various Malaysian TV shows, news programs, and magazines, Kevin is a well-known public figure who uses his platform to inspire and motivate others to live a healthier lifestyle.
He is the founder of Malaysia’s largest weight loss movement, Bukan Soal Kurus (formerly known as Jom Kurus 1 Malaysia or JK1M), which has touched over 1,000,000 Malaysians since 2013 and has offered amazing transformations for clients. Bukan Soal Kurus offers nationwide obesity intervention campaigns that are fun, engaging, and empowering.
In addition to his work as a weight-loss guru, Kevin’s also a bestselling author, motivational speaker, TedX speaker, and corporate wellness coach. He is a highly sought-after keynote speaker for corporate events and is known for his practical approach to fitness and offers simple, effective, and sustainable workout and nutrition programs. He actively consults on healthcare initiatives for combating obesity and works as an advisor for many universities and tertiary organizations that are developing their obesity management programs.
Kevin’s the founder of non-profit organizations Malaysian Adult and Childhood Obesity Prevention Organization (MACOPO) and Malaysia’s National Recreational Sports Society. These organizations are dedicated to combatting the rising obesity epidemic in Malaysia through creative healthcare education and community sports initiatives.
An active committee member of multiple governmental movements, Kevin’s committed to helping develop a healthier Malaysia. He is passionately involved in government initiatives including childhood obesity intervention, grassroots sports development, women in sports, and Malaysia sports vision 2030.
He is a certified personal trainer, nutritionist, fitness influencer, and entrepreneur. Kevin graduated Mech Engineering and Economics from Northwestern University with honors but decided to pursue “body engineering” instead. Kevin is a proud member of Mensa, Malaysia’s largest high IQ society, which he has been a member of since 2018. Kevin has also recently been awarded the top 5 wellness company in Malaysia, which is a testament to his dedication to helping people live healthier lives.
- SEBA Award – Health & Fitness Personality
- Top 100 Young CEOs in Malaysia
- NiagaTimes – Business Influencer Award
- Influence Asia Award – Fitness Influencer of the Year – Malaysia
- Malaysian Book of Records
- British Encyclopaedia for Influential People in Malaysia