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 1 Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Famous As: Actor & Former Mr. Universe
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.

 2 Ronnie Coleman

Ronnie Coleman
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: May 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, USA

 3 Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 4 Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)

Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
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Famous As: Body Builder, Internet Personality
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.

 5 Mickey Hargitay

Mickey Hargitay
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 6 Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sterling, Massachusetts, United States
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 7 Dana Brooke

Dana Brooke
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seven Hills, Ohio, United States

Gifted with a chiseled body, Ashley Mae Sebera, better known as Dana Brooke, was initially a diver and a gymnast but switched to bodybuilding and fitness championships after repeated injuries. She later gained fame as a WWE wrestler. Equipped with a fashion degree, she also launched a boutique.

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 8 Bolo Yeung

Bolo Yeung
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
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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 9 Dexter Jackson

Dexter Jackson
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: November 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

 10 Kai Greene

Kai Greene
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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 11 Gladys Portugues

Gladys Portugues
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 12 David Prowse

David Prowse
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: July 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK
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 13 Shawn Rhoden

Shawn Rhoden
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: April 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

 14 Austin Theory

Austin Theory
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Famous As: Wrestler, Bodybuilder
Birthdate: August 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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 15 Sergio Oliva

Sergio Oliva
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: July 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba
Died: November 12, 2012

 16 Frank Zane

Frank Zane
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: June 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA

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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 17 Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Model
Birthdate: October 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas

 18 Lee Haney

Lee Haney
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: November 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Carolina, USA
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 19 Lisa Marie Varon

Lisa Marie Varon
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: February 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States

 20 Sting

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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 21 Rich Piana

Rich Piana
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: September 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 25, 2017

 22 Tony Atlas

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

Phil Heath
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: December 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

 24 Richard Sandrak

Richard Sandrak
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Martial Artist, Actor
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.

 25 Flex Wheeler

Flex Wheeler
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: August 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States

 26 Eugen Sandow

Eugen Sandow
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: April 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: October 14, 1925
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 27 Sven-Ole Thorsen

Sven-Ole Thorsen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 28 Magnús Ver Magnússon

Magnús Ver Magnússon
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Famous As: Former powerlifter and strongman
Birthdate: April 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Egilsstaðir, Iceland
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 29 Brandon Curry

Brandon Curry
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

 30 Jon Pall Sigmarsson

Jon Pall Sigmarsson
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Famous As: Strongman
Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Died: January 16, 1993
The first person to win the World’s Strongest Man title four times, Icelandic bodybuilder Jon Pall Sigmarsson is remembered for his Herculean strength and his crowd-pulling aggression. He called himself a Viking and would chant at the audience mid-performance. He died of a heart attack while deadlifting in his gym.
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 31 Calum Von Moger

Calum Von Moger
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: June 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Australia

 32 Aksana

Aksana
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: April 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alytus, Lithuania

 33 Charles Atlas

Charles Atlas
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Acri 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.

 34 Franco Columbu

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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Powerlifter
Birthdate: August 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ollolai, Italy
Died: August 30, 2019
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 35 Betty Bosmer

Betty Bosmer
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States

 36 Nataliya Kuznetsova

Nataliya Kuznetsova
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
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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 37 Larry Scott

Larry Scott
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackfoot, Idaho, United States
Died: March 8, 2014

 38 Brian Cage

Brian Cage
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: February 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chico, California, USA
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 39 Mike Mentzer

Mike Mentzer
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: phrata, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 10, 2001

 40 Markus Ruhl

Markus Ruhl
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: February 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany

 41 Steve Reeves

Steve Reeves
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Famous As: Bodybuilders
Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Montana, USA
Died: May 1, 2000

 42 Nasser El Sonbaty

Nasser El Sonbaty
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: March 20, 2013

 43 Becca Swanson

Becca Swanson
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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Powerlifter
Birthdate: November 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Papillion, Nebraska, United States

 44 Mike O'Hearn

Mike O'Hearn
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Famous As: Actor, Bodybuilder
Birthdate: January 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States

 45 Nicole Bass

Nicole Bass
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: August 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, Middle Village, New York, United States
Died: February 17, 2017

 46 Iris Kyle

Iris Kyle
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States

 47 Corinna Everson

Corinna Everson
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Actress
Birthdate: January 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, United States

 48 Peter Lupus

Peter Lupus
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 49 Patrik Baboumian

Patrik Baboumian
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Famous As: Strongman
Birthdate: July 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abadan, Iran

Known as the world’s strongest vegan, Iranian-born German-Armenian strongman Patrik Baboumian has won many bodybuilding titles, such as that of the Strongest Man of Germany. He is also known for his appearance in the Netflix documentary The Game Changers, which promotes plant-based diets, and has campaigned for PETA.

 50 Kenta Kobashi

Kenta Kobashi
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: March 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan