Top 10 Bodybuilders in the World 2018 (Every Serious Lifter MUST SEE!)

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Who are the Top Bodybuilders of all-time? 

Top Bodybuilders, no doubt, are known for their powerful and stylish personality across the world. They become inspiration for all those youngsters who want to gain perfect physique.

There are several bodybuilders who have achieved amazing physiques and massive amounts of muscle through their hard work and dedication.

Here are what we believe (or dare say) are the top 10 most aesthetically sound and impressive bodybuilders of all time.

First of all, let me introduce you the complete list of top 10 bodybuilders as well as all time famous celebrities in the world.

  1. Ronnie Coleman
  2. Lee Haney
  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  4. Dorian yates
  5. Phil Heath
  6. Jay Cutler
  7. Frank Zane
  8. Sergio Oliva
  9. Franco Columbu
  10. Larry Scott

Now guys, let’s move to get a detailed review about each bodybuilders are set forth below:

  1. Ronnie Coleman

Ronnie Coleman, the best builders shocked the complete bodybuilding world after achieving the first Mr. Olympia title in the year 1998. This only because of his huge achievement in Mr. Olympia, as he achieved this title after defeating 6 times Mr. Olympia Winner Dorian Yates.

Coleman had impressive and huge body figure during beginning of his career. But, the much impressive is his back. And, today’s Mr. Olympia winner, Phil Health failed to match the Coleman’s muscles size and symmetry.

Top bodybuilder #1: Ronnie Coleman

Here’s the brief info related to Ronnie Coleman’s physique:

Full NameRonnie Dean Coleman
Nick NameThe Big Ron
Date of Birth13th May, 1964
Place of BirthMonroe, Louisiana, United States
Height 5’ 11’’
Competition Weight 297 lbs
Off Season Weight330 lbs
Arms Size24 inches
Thighs Size36 inches
Chest Size58 inches
Calves Size22 inches
Waist Size36    nches

 

 

  1. Lee Haney

Lee Haney brought both the terms together in the muscular world that is size as well as conditioning. As before there was either size or conditioning but not the both. Haney has a huge muscle mass along with stellar shape muscularity. Lee were bigger in age than all other competitors.

However instead of it, he walked on the stage with 8 pack and razors sharp cut and make each one stunned with his amazing physique. Many has tried to achieve the lee’s size and vascularity but eventually, they fails to match him.

Top bodybuilder #2: Lee Haney

Here’s the brief info related to Lee Haney’s physique:

Full NameLee Haney
Nick NameTotal-Lee Awesome
Date of Birth11th Nov, 1959
Place of Birth Fairburn, Georgia, United States
Height5’11’’
Competition Weight245 lbs
Off Season Weight265 lbs

 

 

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold amazed everyone after winning his first Mr. Olympia title and also get succeed in winning the hearts of the nation through his amazing physique. Due to the perfect combination of muscularity and personality, Arnold rolled out as a famous action movie star as well as governor of California.

Although, Arnold could not compete today times as a physical point of view. However, Arnold’s personality makes him the greatest bodybuilders not for now only but of all time.

Top bodybuilder #3: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Here’s the brief info related to Arnold’s physique listed below:

Full NameArnold Alois Schwarzenegger
Nick NameThe Austrian Oak
Date of Birth30th July, 1947
Place of BirthThal, Austria
Height6’2’’
Competition Weight235 lbs
Off Season Weight260 lbs
Waist Size33 inches
Thigh Size28.5 inches
Calves Size20  inches
Chest Size57 inches

 

  1. Dorian yates

Dorian Yates, became the famous bodybuilder of all time after achieving Mr. Olympia title for 6 consecutive years i.e. 1992 to 1997. Yates was not only famous for his physique but also for his unique training style.

However, several bodybuilders undergo training for 6 days in a week, whereas Dorian performed high intensity training for only 4 days in a week. Yates was famous for developing “high intensity training” which helps him in gaining maximum muscles with low intense workouts.

Top bodybuilder #4 :Dorian yates

Here’s the brief info related to Dorian Yates’s physique listed below:

Full Name Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates
Nick NameThe Shadow
Date of Birth19th April, 1962
Place of BirthRoyal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK
Height 5’10’’
Competition Weight268 lbs
Off Season Weight 308 lbs
Chest Size57 inches
Waist Size34 inches
Calves Size21 inches
Arms Size21 inches
Thighs Size32 inches

 

  1. Phil Heath

Phil Heath, knows as a winner of Mr. Olympia titles for the consecutive 5 years i.e. from 2011 to 2015. And, due to his perfect body structure such as huge delts and chiseled midsection, he will appear in the top rankings of the best bodybuilders for next several years.

Phil’s full dedication and hard workouts shows his passion to gain such an amazing body structure which is not going to end in the near future.

Top bodybuilder #5: Phil Heath

Here’s the brief info related to Phil Heath’s physique listed below:

Full NamePhillip heath
Nick NameThe Gift
Date of Birth 18th December, 1979
Place of Birth Seattle, Washington, US
Height5’9’’
Competition Weight240 lbs
Off- Season Weight290 lbs
Chest Size 54 inches
Waist Size30 inches
Arms Size22.5 inches
Calves Size20 inches
Thighs Size 30 inches

 

  1. Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler, an IFBB professional bodybuilder and a trainer at his gym. His former name was Jason Isaac Cutler, which he changed to Jay cutler when he entered in the world of bodybuilding. Jay has won the Mr. Olympia championship for the 4 years including 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010.

Cutler is also famous as a modern mass builders when he lifted the 275 heavy weight on the stage. Jay Cutler started his training in the gym at the age of 18, and that is why he know the value of hard work.

Top bodybuilder #6: Jay Cutler

Here’s the brief info related to Jay Cutler’s physique listed below:

Full Name Jason Isaac Cutler
Nick NameCutler
Date of Birth 3rd of August, 1973
Place of Birth Sterling, Massachusetts, US
Height5’9’’
Competition Weight 274 lbs
Off Season Weight 310 lbs
Chest Size59 inches
Waist Size34 inches
Arms Size22 inches
Calves Size20 inches
Thighs Size33 inches
Neck Size19.5 inches

 

  1. Frank Zane

Frank Zane, known as a famous bodybuilder for his unbelievable physique among the top bodybuilders in the world. Frank has not only become the IFBB Mr. Universe in the year 1968 but also won the Mr. Olympia titles for 3 consecutive years (1977- 1979).

Frank has won the IFBB Mr. Universe title by defeating the Arnold Schwarzenegger in the competition. Zane is mostly famous for having wide shoulders and v- Taper waist. That is why, every single bodybuilder dreams of having a body like Frank Zane.

Top bodybuilder #7: Frank Zane

Here’s the brief info related to Frank Zane’s physique listed below:

Full NameFrank Zane
Nick NameThe Chemist
Date of Birth28th June, 1942
Place of Birth Kingston, Pennsylvania, US
Height5’9’’
Competition Weight185 lbs
Off Season weight 200 lbs
Chest Size51 inches
Waist Size29 inches
Arms Size18 inches

 

  1. Sergio Oliva

Sergio Oliva, has won 4 times Mr. Olympia titles in the year 1966, 1968, 1969 and 1977. In 1977, Sergio has won the both IFBB Mr. Universe as well as Mr. Olympia. Sergio has defeated the Arnold in the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding championship and became a famous bodybuilder.

Sergio has brought it possible only through his hard work and struggle. As before, he has started his career by joining army and suddenly passion for weightlifting developed inside him and he left his job.

Top bodybuilder #8: Sergio Oliva

Here’s the brief info related to Sergio Oliva’s physique listed below:

Full Name Sergio Oliva
Nick NameThe Myth
Date of Birth 4th July, 1941
Place of Birth Havana, Cuba
Height5’11’’
Competition Weight240 lbs
Off Season Weight 290 lbs
Chest Size54 inches
Waist Size30 inches
Arms Size22.5 inches

 

  1. Franco Columbu

Franco Columbu, has won the Mr. Olympia titles in year 1967 and 1981. Franco was also known as Arnold’s training partner. Along with Arnold’s training partner, Franco was a famous power lifter in the world championship.

And later he get succeed as an actor through the movie Terminator which has made Arnold famous in the Hollywood. Instead of having serious knee injury in the year, he lifted the heavy refrigerator on his back and became the world’s strongest man in the year 1977.

Top bodybuilder #9: Franco Columbu

Here’s the brief info related to Franco Columbu’s physique listed below:

Full NameFranco Columbu
Nick NameThe Sardinian Samson
Date of Birth 7th August, 1941
Place of Birth Ollolai, Italy
Height5’5’’
Competition Weight 185 lbs
Off Season Weight185 lbs
Chest Size52 inches
Waist Size30 inches
Arms Size19 inches

 

 

  1. Larry Scott

Larry Scott, a famous bodybuilder who has won the 1st and 2nd Mr. Olympia titles. And has inspired many of the Youngers as well as teens including Arnold Schwarzenegger. Scott has also won the Mr. Universe as well as Mr. America title in the year 1964 and 162 respectively.

When many of the bodybuilders asked him to share his secret behind gaining amazing physique then he used to reply its Vitamin P i.e. Patience. It clearly mean that Patience along with hard work ultimately give effective and desired result.

Top bodybuilder #10 : Larry Scott

Here’s the brief info related to Larry Scott’s physique listed below:

Full NameLarry Dee Scott
Nick NameThe Legend, The Golden Boy
Date of Birth 12th October, 1938
Place of Birth Blackfoot, Idaho, US
Height5’7’’
Competition weight205 lbs
Off Season Weight 215 lbs
Chest Size52 inches
Waist Size 29 inches
Arms size 20 inches

So, there you have it, the list of top 10 biggest and largest bodybuilders in all over the world. The portrait you have gone through contains the real facts and stories related to the top famous bodybuilders.

Hope, you are now acquainted with it and have got all necessary information related to each bodybuilders. Also, you got motivated after reading their success stories.

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1 Comment

  1. Matthew says:

    My favourite one is…Jay Cutler. 44 Years Young IFBB PRO 4X Mr. Olympia JAY CUTLER still has massive Arms & Quads. He’s the greatest… Of course after Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has an amazing photoshoot in all his glory!
    He is the most decorated bodybuilders of all-time, placing and winning many competitions…
    That’s why I’ve been buying jay cutler megafit meals of for almost a year now. This is my #1 staple! Nice and appetizing!

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