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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
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and ...more

John Cena is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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 ...more

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

Chyna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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 ...more

Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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 ...more

Lisa Marie Varon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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 ...more

Nicole Bass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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, ...more

Lou Ferrigno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
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 ...more

Nikki Fuller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Nikki Fuller is an American professional female bodybuilder. At her largest, Fuller weighed 200 lb and her biceps measured 18 in. Some of her best lifts include 275 lb for 10 reps on bench press ...more

Rebekka Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Rebekka Lynn Armstrong is an American HIV/AIDs activist and former model and bodybuilder. She was Playboy Playmate of the Month for September 1986. Eight years later, she was the first Playmate ...more

Marianna Komlos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Marianna Komlos was a Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model and Valet. She is perhaps best known for her stint in World Wrestling Federation in 1999 as Marianna and"Mrs. Cleavage", where ...more

Rasa von Werder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Rasa von Werder is a former stripper, female bodybuilder, and founder of her own church.

Rachel McLish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Rachel Livia Elizondo McLish is an American female bodybuilding champion, actress, and author.

Gladys Portugues is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Gladys Portugues is an American actress and former professional female bodybuilder. She was the wife of Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme. She is of Puerto Rican origin. As a bodybuilder, her ...more

Denise Masino is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Denise Masino is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States.

Lenda Murray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Lenda Murray is an American professional female bodybuilding champion.

Sharon Bruneau is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Sharon Leigh Bruneau is a model and retired professional Canadian female bodybuilder and fitness competitor.

Bob Paris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Bob Paris is an American-Canadian writer, actor, public speaker, civil rights activist and former professional bodybuilder. Paris was the 1983 NPC American National and IFBB World Bodybuilding ...more

Pauline Nordin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders

Cory Everson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Corinna "Cory" Everson née Kneuer, is an American female bodybuilding champion and actress. She won the Ms. Olympia contest six years in a row from 1984 to 1989.

Tony Atlas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Anthony White better known by his ring name Tony Atlas is an American bodybuilder, powerlifter, and professional wrestler who has held multiple titles and championships in each sport. He is also ...more

Tonya Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Tonya Knight is an American professional female bodybuilder.

Shelley Beattie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Shelley Beattie was a professional female bodybuilder and actress. At the peak of her competitive career as a professional bodybuilder, Beattie reached the top three at the Ms. International and ...more

Juliette Bergmann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Juliette Bergmann is a Dutch female bodybuilding champion.

Kaitlyn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Celeste Beryl Braun is an American body builder, model, and retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name Kaitlyn. Braun started her career as a body ...more

Mickey Hargitay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Miklós "Mickey" Hargitay was a Hungarian-American actor and Mr. Universe 1955. Born in Budapest, Hungary, Hargitay moved to the United States in 1947, where he eventually became ...more

Ronnie Coleman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Ronnie Dean Coleman is an American professional bodybuilder who holds eight straight wins as Mr. Olympia and widely regarded as the greatest bodybuilder of all time, a record career total that ...more

Christi Wolf is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Christine Marie "Christi" Wolf is an American bodybuilder, model and former professional wrestler. She is best known for her stint in World Championship Wrestling under the ring name

Jay Cutler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Jason Isaac "Jay" Cutler is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is a four time Mr. Olympia winner.

Art Atwood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Art Atwood was an American IFBB professional heavyweight bodybuilder.

Raye Hollitt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Raye Hollitt is an American actress and female bodybuilder, also known by her stage name Zap, one of the original cast members of American Gladiators. She was born in Wilkes-Barre,

Matthew Ansara is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Matthew Michael Ansara was an American actor and bodybuilder. His parents were actors Michael Ansara and Barbara Eden. Ansara's first acting work was at age 15 in the pilot episode of Harper ...more

Dexter Jackson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Dexter "The Blade" Jackson is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder and the 2008 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding champion. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

Sergio Oliva is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Sergio Oliva was a bodybuilder known as "The Myth". This sobriquet was arguably given to him by bodybuilder/writer Rick Wayne but Oliva himself has doubted this claim. Supposedly Wayne ...more

Joanna Thomas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Joanna Clare Thomas is a British professional female bodybuilder, now living in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She is the youngest female bodybuilder to win her IFBB pro card, at the age of 21.

Louise Wightman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Louise Fitzgerald Wightman, also known as Lucy Wightman, is a former exotic dancer who performed in Boston and Providence the 1970s and 1980s using the stage name Princess Cheyenne. The ...more

Steve Reeves is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Stephen L. Reeves was an American bodybuilder and actor. At the peak of his career, he was the highest-paid actor in Europe.

Frank Zane is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Frank Zane is an American former professional bodybuilder and teacher.

Robert Lee Minor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Robert Lee Minor or Bob Lee Minor is an African-American stunt performer, television and film actor, best known for doubling many celebrities such as: Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Bernie Mac, ...more

Laura Combes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Laura Combes was a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. Born on October 19, 1953, in New York, New York, Combes moved to Tampa, Florida in 1966 at age 13. As a teenager she ...more

Lisa Lyon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Lisa Lyon is a female bodybuilder and photo model from the United States, and is regarded as one of female bodybuilding pioneers.

Melissa Coates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Melissa Coates is a Canadian professional wrestler, bodybuilder, fitness model and actress. She is perhaps best known for appearing in the first two seasons of the Game Show Network show Extreme ...more

Sha-ri Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Sha-ri Pendleton is a former world class hurdler, javelin thrower, and aspiring bodybuilder of the mid, and late 1980s.

Peter Lupus is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Peter Lupus is an American bodybuilder and actor. He attended the Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University, where he also played football and basketball, graduating in 1954. He and his ...more

Franco Columbu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Franco Columbu is an Italian actor, former champion bodybuilder and World's Strongest Man competitor.

Lauren Powers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Lauren Powers whose real name is Laurie MacDonald, born 1961, is an American actress, amateur bodybuilder, and former firefighter and engineer. She graduated valedictorian from Huntington Beach ...more

Candy Csencsits is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Candace Marie "Candy" Csencsits was a professional female bodybuilder and actress in the early 1980s.

Flex Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Kenneth "Flex" Wheeler is a retired American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He won the Arnold Classic a then-record four times and was once described by Arnold Schwarzenegger as one of ...more

Iris Kyle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Iris Floyd Kyle is an American professional female bodybuilding champion. She currently lives in Katy, Texas. Currently, she is the most successful, female or male, professional bodybuilder ...more

Vickie Gates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bodybuilders
Ondrea Victoria Gates is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States.