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who are the richest bodybuilders in the world? When compared to competitors in other sports, bodybuilders have just as large of a fan base and are just as widely recognized. Bodybuilding is now more than just a hobby; it’s a vocation that can support a family.

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More people are getting into bodybuilding now than ever before because of rising public interest in fitness, the proliferation of gyms and other fitness resources, increased competitiveness, corporate sponsorship, and the availability of online resources. While bodybuilders may not make as much money as other athletes, they have a significant impact on society.

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The 20 Richest Bodybuilders in the world

Here’s a list of the top 20 richest bodybuilders in the world

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Net worth: $300 million

Most people would agree that Arnold Schwarzenegger is the most well-known and respected bodybuilding figure in history. It’s worth noting that bodybuilding did not directly contribute to most of this wealth.

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Arnold has a fortune of $300 million, thanks to his acting roles in blockbuster films including The Terminator, Predator, Commando, Total Recall, and True Lies, among many more.

His net worth has made him the richest bodybuilder in the world.

Rich Gaspari

Net worth: $90 million

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A former professional bodybuilder from the United States, Rich Gaspari is now a legend in the sport and a member of the IFBB Hall of Fame.

Rich is the second-wealthiest bodybuilder in the world and has worked in the fitness sector for more than 30 years.

Rich Gaspari is currently valued at $90 million.

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Jay Cutler

Net worth: $30 million

Jay Cutler is the third on the list of the richest bodybuilders in the world. In terms of wealth, $30 million is his net worth.

Jay Cutler is a former Mr. Olympia and professional bodybuilder from the United States. Cutler has won Mr. Olympic competition four good times.

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With a fortune of $30 million, Jay Cutler ranks third among bodybuilders in terms of wealth.

Ronnie Coleman

Ex-professional bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman is another of the sport’s most well-known figures. He was born in the United States. Coleman was a perfect 8-for-8 at the Mr. Olympia competition.

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Ronnie Coleman, is one of the best bodybuilders of all time, and is worth $10 million. He’s among the richest bodybuilders in the world, but he doesn’t rank high enough.

Gary Strydom

US-born Gary Strydom competed in the IFBB as a professional bodybuilder in the past. 

Strydom participated throughout the 1980s and into the early 1990s, but he stopped competing in bodybuilding after the WBF dissolved.

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His most recent contest came in 2006, which was 10 years after his previous one. The estimated wealth of Gary Strydom is $8 million.

Dexter Jackson

Among IFBB professional bodybuilders, American Dexter Jackson holds the record for most competition victories.

In fact, Jackson’s participation in so many contests is remarkable in and of itself. He entered 8 professional tournaments that year.

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Over the course of his career, he has participated in an astonishing 85 professional competitions.

Currently, Dexter Jackson is worth $7 million making him one of the richest bodybuilders in the world at the moment.

Lou Ferrigno

Actor, fitness instructor, and former bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno hails from the United States. During his career, he won three Mr. titles from the International Federation of Bodybuilders and Fitness (IFBB) contests: Mr. America, and two Mr. Universe championships.

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One of the wealthiest bodybuilders in the world, Ferrigno has a net worth of $6 million.

Lee Haney

Bodybuilding veteran Lee Haney hails from the United States. A member of the bodybuilding hall of fame, he is tied with Ronnie Coleman for the most Mr. Olympia titles ever won.

Among bodybuilders, Lee Haney is one of the richest bodybuilders in the world with a net worth of $5.5 million.

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Phil Heath

American bodybuilder Phil Heath has won as many Mr. Olympia titles as Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Mr. Olympia title is Heath’s seventh victory in his career.

Phil Heath has a net worth of $5 million, which is equal to that of Arnold Schwarzenegger yet may seem little. Nonetheless, he remains one of the wealthiest bodybuilders worldwide.

Dorian Yates

Dorian Yates is a retired English bodybuilding champion. Six times in a row, he took home the Mr. Olympia trophy, putting him in fifth place for all-time Mr. Olympia victories.

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Dorian Yates is one of the richest bodybuilders in the world according to his $4 million net worth.

Hodge Twins

Kevin Hodge and his brother, Keith, are known as the Hodge Twins. They are both qualified trainers by the International Society for Sports Nutrition and Fitness.

At first, they frequented the bodybuilding scene, where they captured the most hilarious banter and anecdotes. Later, their rising success was largely due to the enthusiastic reception they received from audiences. Not only that, but Cheat Sheet ranks their YouTube channel as the number four greatest fitness channel overall.

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Their combined net worth is $3.7 million and they are among the 20 richest bodybuilders in the world.

Mike O’Hearn

Mike O’Hearn, an American bodybuilder, is up next. He’s also an actor, model, and private coach.

In addition, he has graced the covers of 500 publications and won Mr. “Natural” Universe four times, the Fitness Model of the year seven times, and has appeared in over a hundred fitness videos.

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Mike O’Hearn was also named one of the 12 greatest physiques of all time by professionals in the fitness industry.

To add, Mike made his acting debut in the 1992 film Death Become Her. He has been in numerous TV shows, movies, and reality shows at this point.

Mike O’Hearn ranks #12 on the list of the richest bodybuilders in the world with a net worth of $2.5 million.

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Mike Rashid

Bodybuilder and virtual trainer Mike Rashid, hails from the United States. In addition to being an amateur boxer and entrepreneur, Rashid is also an influential figure on social media.

From the time he was 12 years old, Rashid trained as a boxer. Rashid had won two national golden glove titles before he switched to bodybuilding.

He has also found great success as a businessman. Alpha Academy Apparel, Ambrosia Nutraceuticals, and Iron Addicts Gym are just a few of the businesses that Rashid owns.

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On the same note, he has writTen a series of electronic books titled Overtraining. The videos on YouTube have helped him become famous very quickly.

Mike Rashid has a net worth of $2.1 million.

Christian Guzman

Christian Guzman, an amateur bodybuilder from the United States, is currently ranked #14. On top of that, he is a successful businessman and YouTuber.

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So far, he has established Alphalete Athletics, UP energy drinks, and the Alphalete gym. These days, he is steadily rising in fame thanks to his online presence.

The estimated $2 million net worth of Christian Guzman.

Calum Von Moger

Australia’s own Calum Von Moger, has been active in the fitness industry and in the acting world as a bodybuilder and an actor. At first sight, he could pass for an exact copy of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Calum has won the title of Mr. Universe three times. After his first big break in 2017, he has appeared in a number of films. Now, you can train with him and use his gear thanks to his new company, Von Moger.

Moger is number 15 on the list of the richest bodybuilders in the world with a net worth of $2 million.

Lazar Angelov

Originally from Bulgaria, Lazar Angelov now resides in the United States and works as a fitness model, trainer, and businessman. In his own country, the famous model was also a professional basketball player.

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But at the age of 18, Lazar joined the army and began bodybuilding. After some time had passed and he had earned his certification, he began working as a personal trainer.

Lazar is also a social media phenomenon, with millions of followers. His estimated net worth is $2 million.

Mike Chang

Mike Chang is well known for creating and leading the Six-Packs Shortcuts training program. Once upon a time, he was a daily video uploading online fitness guru.

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At a later time, he began working as a personal development coach. Chang has recently launched a new fitness and spirituality brand called Flow tribe Us.

Mike Chang has a $2 million estimated net worth.

Steve Cook

Bodybuilder Steve Cook, has been in the industry for a while now. In 2010, at the Mr. Olympia M&F event, Cook began his career in bodybuilding.

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He currently co-owns a fitness app and gym under the name “Fitness culture.” His most notable achievements include his two first-place finishes at Mr. Olympia and the 2012 and 2014 IFBB Houston Pro victories.

In addition to his fame in the fitness world, Cook has gained notoriety on YouTube for the training videos, vlogs, and challenges he has uploaded there.

Thus, Steve Cook’s net worth is estimated at $1.9 million, placing him in our list of the “richest bodybuilders in the world” 

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Kai Greene

Now we’ll go on to the next person on the list, Kai Greene. Kai is still actively employed as a personal trainer despite his retirement from the bodybuilding industry.

Greene has also appeared in four films. Three times (2009, 2010, and 2016) he took first place at the Arnold Classic.

Greene is well-known even among those who aren’t particularly interested in bodybuilding. Especially because of the training and challenge films he regularly uploads to YouTube and other social media platforms.

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Kai Greene has a net worth of $1.6 million.

Jeff Seid

Olympian bodybuilder Number twenty on the list of the wealthiest bodybuilders is Jeff Seid. He’s also the youngest on the list.

Olympian bodybuilder Number twenty on the list of the wealthiest bodybuilders is Jeff Seid. He’s also the youngest on the list.

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At age 11, Jeff began his effort to better his body. Personal training is one of the services he offers to those eager to see an improvement in their health and appearance. In a similar vein, he often updates his youtube channel with clips of his own transformations.

Jeff Seid is worth $1.5 million. Additionally, he makes $80,000 per year through modeling, sponsorship, and personal training.

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