Famous American Weightlifters

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 1 Mark Henry

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Famous As: Weightlifter, Powerlifter, Wrestler
Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

 2 Hodgetwins

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Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: September 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Martinsville, Virginia, United States

 3 Paul Anderson

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Famous As: Weightlifter, Powerlifter
Birthdate: October 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toccoa, Georgia, United States
Died: August 15, 1994

 4 Tony Atlas

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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: April 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, United States

 5 Dot Jones

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Turlock, California, United States

Best known for her roles in Lizzie McGuire and Material Girls, arm-wrestler-cum-actress Dot-Marie Jones never aspired to become an actress. Instead she competed in shot put and power lifting, eventually becoming 15-time world arm wrestling champion. Discovered at a body-building tournament by Shirley Eson, she debuted on screen with Knights and Warriors, thereafter appearing in numerous films and television productions

 6 Harold Sakata

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Famous As: Weightlifter, Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holualoa, Hawaii, United States
Died: July 29, 1982

 7 Ken Patera

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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Weightlifter, Strongman
Birthdate: November 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
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 8 Jeremy Buendia

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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roseville, California, United States

 9 Tommy Kono

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: April 24, 2016

 10 April Hunter

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, United States

 11 Ed Corney

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Famous As: Model, Bodybuilder
Birthdate: November 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hawaii
Died: January 1, 2019

 12 Vince Gironda

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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Writer
Birthdate: November 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 1999

 13 Ric Drasin

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Famous As: Actor, Wrestler
Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: August 30, 2020

 14 Bruce Wilhelm

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: July 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sunnyvale, California, United States

 15 Holley Mangold

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: December 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, United States

 16 Sarah Robles

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 17 Mattie Rogers

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Apopka, Florida, United States

 18 John Grimek

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Famous As: Weightlifter, Bodybuilder
Birthdate: June 17, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 20, 1998

 19 Don Reinhoudt

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Famous As: Powerlifter, Weightlifter
Birthdate: March 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brocton, New York, United States

 20 Karyn Marshall

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: April 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 21 Kendrick Farris

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

 22 Lamar Gant

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Famous As: Powerlifter, Weightlifter
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

 23 Katherine Nye

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: January 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bowlegs, Oklahoma, United States

 24 Walt Barnes

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Famous As: Actor, Football player
Birthdate: January 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 6, 1998

 25 Margie Marvelous

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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: February 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

 26 Terry Todd

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Famous As: Powerlifter, Weightlifter
Birthdate: January 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: July 7, 2018

 27 Clarence Cummings

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United States

 28 Jill Mills

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Famous As: Powerlifter
Birthdate: March 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indiana, United States

 29 Annie Rivieccio

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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Weightlifter
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Georgia, United States

 30 Jon Cole

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Famous As: Strongman , Powerlifter
Birthdate: April 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 10, 2013

 31 Norbert Schemansky

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: September 7, 2016

 32 E. J. Nduka

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

 33 Charles Vinci

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: February 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 13, 2018

 34 Bob Hoffman

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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Weightlifter
Birthdate: November 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tifton, Georgia, United States
Died: July 18, 1985