We all are aware that bodybuilders don’t get so much credit as actors, singers, and popular athletes. However, they are the ones who inspire us to be fit every day and spend at least 15-30 minutes in exercise. Nevertheless, do you know who the world’s richest bodybuilders are? We have compiled the list of the world’s richest bodybuilders in this article. Read!
Are you a fitness freak too? Who is your ideal bodybuilder? Can you guess what rank your favorite bodybuilder is? Let us know in the comment!
Top 20 Richest Bodybuilders in the World
Following is the list of the world’s richest bodybuilders as of 2021. The following list is based on our several researched sources. In 2021, these are the top 20 richest bodybuilders in the world.
20. Jeff Seid
With a net worth of $1.5 million, one of the youngest bodybuilders, Jeff Seid Seid, ranks 20th on the list.
He is an American proficient IFBB bodybuilder. He started his career at a very young age, though you might be surprised by knowing that he is 23 at present.
19. Kai Greene
With a net worth of $1.6 million, an American IFBB professional bodybuilder Greene ranks 19th on the list.
You must be surprised by knowing that he has won the Arnold Classic several times. However, he is a retired Mr. Olympia contestant.
18. Steve Cook
With a net worth of $1.9 million, an American IFBB professional bodybuilder Cook ranks 18th on the list.
In the past seven years, Steve has won several IFBB and NPC competitions. He is also popular for his work on YouTube. He has more than 1.3 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
17. Mike Chang
With a net worth of $2 million, Mike Chang ranks 17th on the list of the top 20 richest bodybuilders in the world.
He is the founder of ‘Six Pack Shortcuts.’ You can know more about him via his YouTube channel, which has a very large number of subscribers.
16. Lazar Angelov
With a net worth of $2 million, Bulgarian bodybuilder Angelov ranks 16th on the list.
Apart from bodybuilding, he is also a fitness athlete and personal trainer. He has, also a large fan following on social media. Do you know that prior to his bodybuilding career, he used to play basketball? At the age of 18, he started his journey as a bodybuilder.
15. Calum Von Moger
With a net worth of $2 million, Australian bodybuilder Calum Von Moger ranks 15th on the list.
Do you know, he was selected to play Arnold Schwarzenegger in the film BIGGER. The movie was focused on the founders of the Mr. Olympia contest. In October this year, he moved back to Australia and opened his gym.
14. Christian Guzman
With a net worth of $2 million, an American bodybuilder Guzman ranks 14th on the list.
Apart from bodybuilding, he is also a fitness entrepreneur and YouTuber. Do you know, he is the inventor of Alphalete Athletics, UP energy drinks, and also the owner of the Alphalete gym in Texas?
13. Mike Rashid
With a net worth of $2.1 million, an American bodybuilder Rashid ranks 13th on the list.
He is the owner of Iron Addicts Gym in Miami and the CEO of IMSOALPHA. He has a large number of subscribers on his YouTube channel. Apart from bodybuilding, he is also an author entrepreneur, former boxer, and online fitness guru. He also has his supplement and clothing line.
12. Mike O’Hearn
With a net worth of $2.5 million, an American bodybuilder, actor, model, and personal trainer O’Hearn ranks 12th on the list.
Mike is the founder of Power Bodybuilding, a strength and hypertrophy training program. Do you know that he has been featured on more than 500 magazine covers? He was 7 times Fitness Model of the Year and 4 times Mr. Natural Universe.
11. Hodge Twins
With a net worth of $3.7 million, comedian-bodybuilder Hodge Twins’ brother ranks 11th on the list.
They are famous for workouts, nutrition, supplements, dating, and their fans always ask questions in these areas frequently. You must check their YouTube channel! You will love it!!
10. Dorian Yates
With a net worth of $4 million, 6-time Olympic winner Yates ranks 10th on the list of the top 20 richest bodybuilders in the world.
Yates ranks 5th on the highest number of Mr. Olympia wins of all time. From 1992 to 1997 he won the Mr. Olympia title in a row. He started his career as a bodybuilder in 1983 and got retired in 1997.
9. Phil Heath
With a net worth of $5 million, an American bodybuilder Phil Heath ranks 9th on the list.
He has won seven times the Mr. Oympia competition in his career. From 2011 to 2017, he won Mr. Olympia every year. In 2002, he started his career in bodybuilding.
8. Lee Haney
With a net worth of $5.5 million, an American former IFBB professional bodybuilder Lee Haney ranks 8th on the list.
He won the title of Mr. Olympia 8 times with Ronnie Coleman. He has two kids. He was appointed as Chairman of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports by President Bill Clinton.
7. Lou Ferrigno
With a net worth of $6 million, an American actor, trainer, and former professional bodybuilder ranks 7th on the list.
In his entire career, he has won 3 IFBB bodybuilding titles, Mr. America, and 2 times Mr. Universe competition.
6. Dexter Jackson
With a net worth of $7 million, an American IFBB professional bodybuilder Jackson ranks 6th on the list.
You must be surprised by knowing that in his entire career he has competed in more than 85 professional contests.
5. Gary Strydom
Net Worth : $8 Million
With a net worth of $8 million, an American former IFBB professional bodybuilder ranks 5th on the list.
After ten years he performed in the last competition of his life in 2006. He is the only one to win a Championship title under Vince McMahon’s.
4. Ronnie Coleman
Net worth of $10 million,
an American former professional bodybuilder Coleman ranks 4th on the list.
He won the Mr. Olympia contest 8 years in a row. He is known as one of the grandest bodybuilders of all time. Before Dexter Jackson, he held the record for most wins as an IFBB professional with 26 titles. During his graduation time, he used to play football as a middle line-backer.
3. Jay Cutler
Net Worth : $30 Million
With a net worth of $30 million, an American IFBB professional bodybuilder and Olympia winner Cutler ranks 3rd on the world’s richest bodybuilder list.
He has won Mr. Olympia 4 times in his career. At the age of 11 years, he worked in his brother’s concrete construction business ‘Cutler Bros.’ He started his career in bodybuilding at the age of 18.
2. Rich Gaspari
Net Worth : $90 Million
With a net worth of $90 million, an American former professional bodybuilder Gaspari ranks 2nd on the list.
He has completed 30 years in the fitness industry. He got second place at the Mr. Oympia competition in 1986, 1987, and 1988. In 1984, he became a professional bodybuilder and won the IFBB Night of Champions in 1985.
1. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Net Worth : $400 Million
Arnold Schwarzenegger is the richest bodybuilder in the world. At present, his net worth is $400 million.
Apart from bodybuilding, he has also a successful acting career. He is also a producer, businessman, and retired politician. As an actor, he has many popular films like The Terminator in 1984, Terminator 2 in 1991, Terminator 3 in 2003, and all the parts of Terminator. He has also been the lead role on Commando, The Running Man, Predator, Total Recall, and True Lies, and many more.
So these are the top 20 richest bodybuilders in the world. How many you guessed right? Is there anyone who is your all-time favorite? Let us know in the comment section.
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