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List of Famous Personal Trainers

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List of famous personal trainers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top personal trainers in the world? This includes the most prominent personal trainers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Fitness fans will also enjoy our lists of celebrities who do P90X and pictures of sexy fitness models. This list of notable personal trainers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic personal trainers 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 personal trainers.

This list below has a variety of notable male and female personal trainers, like Jillian Michaels and Lou Ferrigno, in it, but if you see any famous trainers who are missing feel free to add them below. Featuring celebrity trainers, home workout experts, and popular fitness instructors, this list has them all! 

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

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