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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)
(Body Builder, Internet Personality)
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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James Hellwig
(American Professional Wrestler and Bodybuilder)
James Hellwig
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Birthdate: June 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 2014

WWF legend James Hellwig was better known as The Ultimate Warrior and the Dingo Warrior and won the WWF Heavyweight Championship once and the Intercontinental Championship twice. Following his retirement, he became a public speaker. Shortly before his death, he was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame.

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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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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
 10 
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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Dana Brooke
(Professional Wrestler)
Dana Brooke
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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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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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Bolo Yeung
(Bodybuilder)
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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Lee Haney
(Bodybuilder)
Lee Haney
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Birthdate: November 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Carolina, USA
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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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Lisa Marie Varon
(Professional Wrestler)
Lisa Marie Varon
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Birthdate: February 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States
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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
 18 
Kaitlyn
(Bodybuilder, Model)
Kaitlyn
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Birthdate: October 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
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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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Austin Theory
(Wrestler, Bodybuilder)
Austin Theory
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Birthdate: August 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Sting
(Wrestler, Actor)
Sting
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Birthdate: March 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Tony Atlas
(Bodybuilder)
Tony Atlas
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Birthdate: April 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, 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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Jon Pall Sigmarsson
(One of the Greatest Strongmen of All Time)
Jon Pall Sigmarsson
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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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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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David Prowse
(Bodybuilder)
David Prowse
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Birthdate: July 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK
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Franco Columbu
(Bodybuilder, Powerlifter)
Franco Columbu
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Birthdate: August 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ollolai, Italy
Died: August 30, 2019
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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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Calum Von Moger
(Bodybuilder)
Calum Von Moger
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Birthdate: June 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Australia
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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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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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Betty Bosmer
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Birthdate: August 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
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Aksana
(Professional wrestler)
Aksana
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Birthdate: April 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alytus, Lithuania
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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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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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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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Brian Cage
(Wrestler)
Brian Cage
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Birthdate: February 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chico, California, USA
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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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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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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
 44 
Mike O'Hearn
(Actor, Bodybuilder)
Mike O'Hearn
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Birthdate: January 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
 45 
Nicole Bass
(Bodybuilder)
Nicole Bass
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Birthdate: August 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, Middle Village, New York, United States
Died: February 17, 2017
 46 
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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Becca Swanson
(Professional wrestler, Powerlifter)
Becca Swanson
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Birthdate: November 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Papillion, Nebraska, 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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Craig Titus
(Bodybuilder, Convicted murderer)
Craig Titus
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Birthdate: January 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
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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