Top 20 Richest Bodybuilders in the World
Who are the richest bodybuilders in the world? Have you ever thought about bodybuilding as a career? Because it is. The truth is that bodybuilders don’t get as much credit as they should.
Perhaps, one can say that they don’t also earn as much as they should.Today we are counting down our list for the 20 richest bodybuilders in the world. Any guesses before we go on?
20. Jeff Seid – $1.5 Million Jeff
Seid is a professional IFBB bodybuilder with a large following on YouTube. Currently the youngest bodybuilder on this list, Jeff began working out very early.
In his teens, he already transformed so much. His transformation video has millions of views on YouTube.
19. Kai Greene – $1.6 Million
American IFBB professional bodybuilder Kai Greene is one of the most popular bodybuilders in the world. Greene has won the Arnold Classic multiple times and is also a former contestant for Mr.Olympia.
18. Steve Cook – $1.9 Million
American IFBB professional physique competitor Steve Cook is a multiple-competition winner and the 18th richest bodybuilder on our list. In the past 7 years, Steve has won several NPC and IFBB competitions. Steve has$1.9 million to his name.
17. Mike Chang – $2 Million
Mike Chang is a bodybuilder, entrepreneur, and social media star with a cult-like following. The Taiwanese is the founder of Six Pack Shortcuts and has an amazing fitness story.
He releases fitness advice and workout videos alongside stories about negativities from his past on his platforms.
16. Lazar Angelov – $2 Million
Lazar Angelov is a bodybuilder, personal trainer, and fitness athlete. The Bulgarian model is a social media celebrity, with millions of followers across several platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook.
15. Calum Von Moger – $2 Million
Calum Von Moger is a bodybuilder, actor, and YouTuber from Australia. In 2018, Calum was cast for the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie ‘Bigger.’
He also acted in movies like Unbroken and Generation Iron 2. Calum is currently worth $2 million, but he might be worth more in the coming years.
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14. Christian Guzman – $2 Million
Christian Guzman is an Americana bodybuilder, fitness entrepreneur, and YouTuber. He owns the Alphalete gym in Texas and is also the founder of Alphalete Athletics. Christian is a successful bodybuilder in his own rights.
13. Mike Rashid – $2.1 Million
Mike Rashid is a bodybuilder, boxer, YouTuber, and entrepreneur from America. Rashid has a very popular YouTube channel with millions of viewers. He is also the CEO of IMSOALPHA and owner of the Iron Addicts Gym in Miami.
12. Mike O’Hearn – $2.5
Million Mike O’Hearn is an American bodybuilder, model, personal trainer, and actor. He is the founder and owner of the strength and hypertrophy program, Power Bodybuilding. O’Hearn is the 12th richest bodybuilder in the world and is worth$2.5 million.
11. Hodge Twins – $3.7 Million
The Hodge Twins are bodybuilders and comedians who gained popularity by having the weirdest discussions on bodybuilding on their YouTube channel.
The twin receives emails and questions about several issues ranging from workout and nutrition to life and dating. The Hodge Twins are worth $3.7 million.
10. Dorian Yates – $4 Million
Dorian Yates is a former professional bodybuilder and 6-time Mr. Olympia competition consecutively. The Englishman holds a record with the 5th highest Mr. Olympia wins in history.
9. Phil Heath – $5 Million
American bodybuilder Phil Heath is a multiple Mr. Olymia contest winner, with his 7th and most recent win placing him in a tie with Arnold Schwarzenegger for Mr. Olympia wins. Although Phil Heath’s net worth is nowhere near Arnold Schwarzenegger’s, his $5 million places him 9th on the list.
8. Lee Haney- $5.5 Million
Lee Haney is a former IFBB professional bodybuilder. The American fitness expert holds the record for the most Mr. Olympia wins of all time alongside Ronnie Coleman.
He is also on the bodybuilding hall of fame.
7. Lou Ferrigno – $6 Million
Lou Ferrigno is an American professional bodybuilder, trainer, and actor. He won Mr. America once and Mr. Universe twice, making up his 3 IFBB bodybuilding titles.
6. Dexter Jackson – $7 Million
Dexter Jackson is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder with record-breaking competition wins. Dexter has won the most professional bodybuilding competitions in history, with no rival to his awards. Jackson has entered over 85 professional contests and contested in 8 competitions in 2002.
5. Gary Strydom-$8 Million
Gary Strydom is a retired American IFBB professional bodybuilder. When the WBF was still active, Strydom took part in professional competitions throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. He is the 5th richest bodybuilder with $8 million as his net worth.
4. Ronnie Coleman – $10 Million
Ronnie Coleman is one of the most famous and notorious bodybuilding icons of all time. The former American professional bodybuilder won the Mr. Olympia contest for 8 years straight. Coleman is doubtlessly one of the greatest bodybuilders and has a net worth of $10 million, although we think he is worth so much more.
3. Jay Cutler – $30 Million
American IFBB professional bodybuilder Jay Cutler is a former and 3-time Mr. Olympia winner. Cutler won Mr. Olympia 4 times, which is less than several other persons on this list. However, Jay Cutler is the 3rd richest bodybuilder in the world and is worth $30 million.
2. Rich Gaspari – $90 Million
Rich Gaspari is a retired American professional bodybuilder who spent over 30 years in the fitness industry.
1. Arnold Schwarzenegger – $300 Million
Arnold Schwarzenegger is a legend in bodybuilding and an icon. It is no surprise that Arnold appears first on this list because his name and reputation speak for him.
Although Arnold is a famous bodybuilder, most of his net worth came from a very successful acting career and not bodybuilding. Arnold starred in world-famous movies like Commando, The Terminator, True Lies, Total Recall, and a list of others.