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Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Actor & Former Mr. Universe)
Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Birthdate: July 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thal, Austria

Former professional bodybuilder, actor, and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger, needs no introduction! One of the most popular figures in the entertainment industry in the 20th century, he is a much-admired Hollywood star. Rising to international fame despite hailing from a humble background, he is an epitome the quintessential American dream that many youngsters hold close to their hearts.

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Ronnie Coleman
(Bodybuilder)
Ronnie Coleman
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Birthdate: May 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, USA
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Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
(Australian Bodybuilder, Personal Trainer and Model)
Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
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Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 5, 2011

Aziz Shavershian was a Russian-born Australian personal trainer, bodybuilder, and model. He started posting videos on YouTube in 2007, establishing a cult following. Aziz was the poster boy of aesthetics, a subculture of amateur bodybuilding. Before his death, due to a heart attack, Aziz Shavershian had established a clothing line and his own protein label called Protein of the Gods.

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Lou Ferrigno
(Retired Professional Bodybuilder and Actor Known for his Titular Role in the TV series ‘The Incredible Hulk’)
Lou Ferrigno
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Birthdate: November 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Lou Ferrigno is an American actor and retired professional bodybuilder. Also known as the original hulk, Ferrigno is best known for playing the title role on CBS's television series The Incredible Hulk. After having won Mr. America and Mr. Universe titles, Ferrigno's attempt to beat Schwarzenegger at the Mr. Olympia competition formed the subject of a documentary titled Pumping Iron.

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Jay Cutler
(Bodybuilder)
Jay Cutler
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Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sterling, Massachusetts, United States
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Mickey Hargitay
(Hungarian-American Actor and the 1955 Mr. Universe)
Mickey Hargitay
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Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: September 14, 2006
Former Mr.Universe, Mickey Hargitay made his way into showbiz with Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Husband of actress Jayne Mansfield, he was also a proficient football player. He earned the Joe Weider Lifetime Achievement Award; he was the first one to recieve that honor. During World War II, he was an underground fighter.
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Kai Greene
(Bodybuilder)
Kai Greene
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Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Dexter Jackson
(Bodybuilder)
Dexter Jackson
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Birthdate: November 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Rich Piana
(Bodybuilder)
Rich Piana
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Birthdate: September 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 25, 2017
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Bolo Yeung
(Hong Kong Bodybuilder, Martial Artist and Actor)
Bolo Yeung
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Birthdate: July 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China

Bolo Yeung is a Hong Kong retired competitive bodybuilder and martial arts film actor. He is best known for his performance in popular films like Enter the Dragon and Bloodsport. He has also played lead roles in films like Ironheart, which is regarded as a cult classic. As a bodybuilder, Yeung held the Mr. Hong Kong title for ten years.  

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Gladys Portugues
(Bodybuilder, Actress)
Gladys Portugues
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Birthdate: September 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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Shawn Rhoden
(Bodybuilder)
Shawn Rhoden
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Birthdate: April 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Shawn Rhoden was a Jamaican-American professional bodybuilder best remembered for winning the 2018 Mr. Olympia contest. He defeated the seven-time champion Phil Heath and became the oldest bodybuilder to win the prestigious title at the age of 43. Shawn Rhoden suffered a fatal heart attack in 2021.

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Lee Haney
(Bodybuilder)
Lee Haney
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Birthdate: November 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Carolina, USA
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Sergio Oliva
(Bodybuilder)
Sergio Oliva
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Birthdate: July 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba
Died: November 12, 2012
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Frank Zane
(Professional Bodybuilder and Three-Time Mr. Olympia)
Frank Zane
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Birthdate: June 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States

Three-time Mr. Olympia winner Frank Zane had begun gaining attention with the Mr. Pennsylvania title in 1961.Though inspired to take up bodybuilding after reading Muscle magazine in his teens, he initially taught math and chemistry and also earned advanced degrees in psychology, thus earning the nickname The Chemist.

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Tony Atlas
(American Bodybuilder)
Tony Atlas
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Birthdate: April 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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Richard Sandrak
(American Former Bodybuilder and Martial Artist)
Richard Sandrak
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Birthdate: April 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ukraine

Known as the Little Hercules and the Mini-Schwarzenegger, Ukraine-born Richard Sandrak became a sensation with his unusually muscular body as a child. It is believed he hailed from an abusive family. He later quit bodybuilding to become a Hollywood stuntman. He inspired the documentary The World's Strongest Boy.

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Flex Wheeler
(Bodybuilder)
Flex Wheeler
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Birthdate: August 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
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Magnús Ver Magnússon
(Retired Icelandic Powerlifter Who Is a 4-Time World’s Strongest Man Contest Winner)
Magnús Ver Magnússon
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Birthdate: April 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Egilsstaðir, Iceland

Retired Icelandic powerlifter Magnús Ver Magnússon not only won the World’s Strongest Man contest 4 times but has also been Europe's Strongest Man twice and Iceland's Strongest Man 8 times. He owns a gym, has launched a strongman competition, and judges powerlifting and strongman contests, too.

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Franco Columbu
(Italian Bodybuilder and Actor)
Franco Columbu
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Birthdate: August 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ollolai, Italy
Died: August 30, 2019
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Eugen Sandow
(Bodybuilder)
Eugen Sandow
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Birthdate: April 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: October 14, 1925
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Betty Bosmer
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Birthdate: August 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
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Phil Heath
(Bodybuilder)
Phil Heath
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Birthdate: December 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
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Brandon Curry
(Bodybuilder)
Brandon Curry
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Birthdate: October 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Sven-Ole Thorsen
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Birthdate: September 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Mike Mentzer
(Bodybuilder)
Mike Mentzer
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Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: phrata, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 10, 2001
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Larry Scott
(Bodybuilder)
Larry Scott
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Birthdate: October 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackfoot, Idaho, United States
Died: March 8, 2014
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Calum Von Moger
(Bodybuilder)
Calum Von Moger
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Birthdate: June 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Australia
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Nataliya Kuznetsova
(Russian Professional Female Bodybuilder )
Nataliya Kuznetsova
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Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chita, Russia

Russian powerlifter Nataliya Kuznetsova was introduced to bodybuilding at 14, when she had started visiting the gym on the persistence of her father, who wished to boost her self-confidence. The world bench press, armlifting, and deadlift title holder is openly bisexual but also flaunts her love for her husband

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Andrew Bryniarski
(Actor & Bodybuilder)
Andrew Bryniarski
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Birthdate: February 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Steve Reeves
(Bodybuilders)
Steve Reeves
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Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Montana, USA
Died: May 1, 2000
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Markus Ruhl
(Bodybuilder)
Markus Ruhl
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Birthdate: February 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
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Mike O'Hearn
(Actor, Bodybuilder)
Mike O'Hearn
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Birthdate: January 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
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Kevin Levrone
(Bodybuilder)
Kevin Levrone
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Birthdate: July 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Peter Lupus
(Bodybuilder, Actor)
Peter Lupus
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Birthdate: June 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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Corinna Everson
(Bodybuilder, Actress)
Corinna Everson
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Birthdate: January 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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Lee Priest
(Bodybuilder)
Lee Priest
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Birthdate: July 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
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Serge Nubret
(Former bodybuilder who became the first person ever to win six world titles with four separate federations)
Serge Nubret
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Birthdate: October 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe
Died: April 19, 2011
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John Brown
(Bodybuilder)
John Brown
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Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
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Nasser El Sonbaty
(Bodybuilder)
Nasser El Sonbaty
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Birthdate: October 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: March 20, 2013
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Warren Cuccurullo
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Birthdate: December 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn
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Iris Kyle
(Bodybuilder, Actress)
Iris Kyle
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Birthdate: August 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
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Tom Platz
(Bodybuilder)
Tom Platz
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Birthdate: June 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA
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Cedric McMillan
(Bodybuilder)
Cedric McMillan
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Birthdate: August 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
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Shawn Ray
(Bodybuilder)
Shawn Ray
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Birthdate: September 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States
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Rachel McLish
(Bodybuilder, Actress)
Rachel McLish
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Birthdate: June 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harlingen, Texas, United States
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Dennis Wolf
(Bodybuilder)
Dennis Wolf
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Birthdate: October 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan
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Charles Atlas
(American Bodybuilder Best Remembered as the Developer of a Bodybuilding Method and Its Associated Exercise Program)
Charles Atlas
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Birthdate: October 30, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Acri, Cosenza, Italy
Died: December 24, 1972

Italian-American bodybuilder Charles Atlas was known for co-creating a popular mail-order bodybuilding course. Beaten up and bullied as a skinny kid, he later used the Dynamic-Tension method to build his muscles. He then participated in vaudeville and later won titles such as the World’s Most Handsome Man.

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Jayne Trcka
(Bodybuilder, Actress)
Jayne Trcka
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Birthdate: February 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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Mike Katz
(Bodybuilder)
Mike Katz
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Birthdate: November 14, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States