Over the years, many people have contacted the Oprah Winfrey Show‘s ‘Fab 5’ makeover team, pleading with them to transform spouses, daughters, sons, brothers, sisters and friends.

Many people have gone on the show over the years, and the results of their makeovers have been stunning.

None more so than in the case of two men called Gerald and Roland. Here is the story of their amazing Fab 5 makeover, plus a few others whose lives and looks have been transformed over the course of the last twenty five years.

Roland The Hippy

In 2003, the Fab 5 team encountered Roland Jones, a long haired, bearded man from Chicago. They thought Roland would be the perfect fit for the Oprah Winfrey Show, so invited him on for a makeover. Roland was at first reluctant, but he eventually agreed.