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List of famous bodybuilders, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top bodybuilders in the world? This includes the most prominent bodybuilders, living and dead, both in America and abroad, including a few who have admitted to buying steroids for sale. This list of notable bodybuilders is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic bodybuilders were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned bodybuilders.

List contains people like Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Incredible Hulk.

From reputable, prominent, and well known bodybuilders to the lesser known bodybuilders of today, these are some of the best professionals in the bodybuilder field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous bodybuilders ever?" and "What are the names of famous bodybuilders?" then you're in the right place. (290 items)

Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. Schwarzenegger ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: Thal, Austria

Profession: Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson, Politician Investor, + more

Credits: The Terminator, Predator, Total Recall, Pumping Iron

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#96 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#3 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

#7 on Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

#31 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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John Cena is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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John Felix Anthony Cena is an American professional wrestler, rapper and actor signed to WWE, where he is the current WWE United States Champion in his fourth reign. Cena is the public face of WWE, and has served as its franchise player since 2005. He is a polarizing figure among pro wrestling fans, ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, West Newbury

Profession: Bodybuilder, Rapper, Wrestler, Musician Actor, + more

Credits: WWF Raw^! The Marine^! 12 Rounds^! Trainwreck

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#17 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#44 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

#74 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

#3 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Triple H is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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Triple H is a actor, wrestler and professional wrestling booker. ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

Profession: Bodybuilder, Businessperson, Wrestler, Actor Professional Wrestling Booker

Credits: WWE Triple H: The Game, Blade: Trinity, The Chaperone, Inside Out

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#27 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#16 on The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

#29 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

#57 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

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Chyna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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Chyna is an American former professional wrestler, actress, bodybuilder, and pornographic film actress. Laurer first rose to prominence in the professional wrestling promotion the World Wrestling Federation in 1997, where she performed under the ring name Chyna and was billed as the "Ninth Wonder of ...more

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Age: 45

Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States of America

Profession: Bodybuilder, Pornographic actor, Wrestler, Actor Singer

Credits: WWF Raw, Beyond the Mat, Cougar Club, Illegal Aliens

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#95 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#49 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

#43 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepmom

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Dave Batista is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. is an American actor, former professional mixed martial artist, and former professional wrestler best known for his time in the WWE under the ring name Batista. He is a six-time world champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Washington^! D.C., USA

Profession: Bodybuilder, Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist, Lifeguard Actor

Credits: Guardians of the Galaxy^! Spectre^! WWE Smackdown!^! Riddick

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#39 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#57 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

#51 on The Best WWE Heels Ever

#9 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Lisa Marie Varon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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Lisa Marie Varon is an American professional wrestler, former bodybuilder and fitness competitor. Varon is best known for her time with World Wrestling Entertainment under the ringname Victoria where she is a former two-time WWE Women's Champion and in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States of America

Profession: Bodybuilder, Wrestler

Credits: WWF Raw, WWE Smackdown!, Tarafied, WWE Divas Do New York

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#48 on The Best TNA Wrestlers of All Time

#54 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Nicole Bass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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Nicole Bass-Fuchs is an American bodybuilder, actress, professional wrestler and valet previously working for companies such as Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, XPW, and the National Wrestling Alliance. Bass has also made numerous appearances as a guest on The Howard Stern ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Middle Village, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Bodybuilder, Wrestler, Actor

Credits: Private Parts, Howard Stern on Demand, Xtreme Pro Wrestling, WWE Heat XPW Wrestling

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#20 on The Funniest Howard Stern Wack Packers

#36 on The Most Essential Howard Stern Show Cast Members

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Lou Ferrigno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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Louis Jude "Lou" Ferrigno is an American actor, fitness trainer/consultant, and retired professional bodybuilder. As a bodybuilder, Ferrigno won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles, and appeared in the bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron. As an actor, he is best ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Bodybuilder, Actor, Personal trainer, Voice acting

Credits: The Incredible Hulk, The Incredible Hulk, Hulk, Pumping Iron

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#8 on The Best Actors in Live-Action Comic Book TV Shows

#4 on The Best Former Athletes Turned Actors

#32 on If You Fought To The Death, Who Would You Want By Your Side?

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