Brandon Blake is an Irish internet celebrity and martial artist. Brandon became famous at the age of eight when a picture showcasing his toned physique went viral on the internet. The picture was shared on Facebook by calisthenics legend Frank Medrano, who was impressed with Brandon’s physique. Brandon, who’s been practicing calisthenics from a young age, went on to train at the famous mixed martial arts academy ‘Straight Blast Gym.’ In December 2018, Brandon Blake won a silver medal at the jiu-jitsu Irish open championship. Brandon’s passion for calisthenics and mixed martial arts has earned him thousands of followers on social media. He also has an online store in association with ‘Big Cartel,’ where he sells clothing and accessories.
Childhood & Early Life
Brandon Blake was born on March 23, 2006, in Ireland. He was introduced to calisthenics at a very young age by his father, Mark, who is a former semi-professional football player. Brandon was seven years old when his father first noticed his muscle definition, which was better than most kids of his age. Brandon was subsequently enrolled at ‘Panthers Gymnastics Academy,’ which helped him improve his physique. Brandon Blake started hogging the limelight in 2014, when one of his Instagram pictures was shared by Frank Medrano. The picture went viral on the internet, which subsequently helped Brandon accumulate an impressive number of followers across various social media platforms.
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Personal Life & Family
Brandon Blake has a younger sister named Sienna. Brandon is close to his sister and has even featured her on his YouTube channel. He is also close to his father, Mark, as he often trains with him. In fact, Brandon helped Mark to shed weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Brandon prefers using the chin-up bar instead of playing games on Xbox. He also loves spending time on the trampoline, which he deems useful to stay in shape. He even follows a strict diet, which consists of meat and vegetables. He is currently learning jiu-jitsu and hopes to represent Ireland at the Olympics in the near future. He is a huge fan of famous mixed martial artist (MMA) and boxer Conor McGregor. In April 2015, he got an opportunity to meet Conor McGregor. Apart from practicing jiu-jitsu and gymnastics, Brandon also plays rugby. He also loves watching football. ‘Liverpool F.C.’ and ‘FC Barcelona’ are his favorite football clubs. He currently lives in Naas, County Kildare, along with his sister and parents.