Famous bodybuilders are often seen by the public as larger-than-life figures who get the respect and Fame no less than a famous actor or an actress. Bodybuilders are mostly idolized by young athletes and gym rats who wish to one day build a huge body like them. 

The physique of these bodybuilders is the result of Sheer dedication and their patience in the last few years. They are frequently admired for their physique but apart from the Physique, these bodybuilders have a great amount of mental strength and follow a lot of discipline in life which starts from maintaining a strict and healthy diet to having rounds of complete dedication in the gym.

This list of most famous bodybuilders of all time are a revered group of athletes whose physiques set them apart from the average man. These men have trained their bodies to perfection, using intense workout regimens and strict diets to achieve their impressive results.

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1. Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is a well-known former bodybuilder who is frequently considered as he most famous bodybuilder of all time and surely one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time who was born in Germany in 1947 and by the time he was 15, he had started to lift weights and had found his calling in bodybuilding.

By the time he was 20 years old, he had won the Mr. Universe title, and the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. In addition to his success as a bodybuilder, Arnold also had a successful career as an actor and had featured in films such as The Terminator, Predator (1987), Twins (1988), Kindergarten Cop (1990), and Total Recall.

In 2003, he was elected governor of California (as a Republican), and he served in that role for two terms. Today, Schwarzenegger remains an influential figure in both the bodybuilding and entertainment worlds and he was the Most famous bodybuilders of all time.

2. Tony Atlas


Antony white who was well known by his ring name Tony Atlas is a well-known famous American bodybuilder, Wrestler, and television actor who was born on 23rd April 1954. Soon before the age of 15, bodybuilding had caught his interest and he had started to go to the gym and lift weights. 

His dedication towards body building was well seen when in 1971, he went on to win his first professional title of Mr. America and 10 years later in 1981, he won the Mr. Universe title. After that he had won several titles in professional wrestling as well as in bodybuilding.

He is also a member of the International Society of Professional Wrestlers and the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. In addition to his bodybuilding and wrestling accomplishments, Atlas has also appeared in many films and television shows, including The Dukes of Hazzard and The A-Team.

3. Bob Paris

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Bob Paris is a well known former body builder, model, actor and writer who comes from America and was born on 14th December 1959 at Columbus, Indiana in the United States of America and with his amazing Features he is considered as one of the most famous bodybuilders of all time.

By the age of 17, bodybuilding had grabbed his attention and he had found his calling. He joined the gym and started to lift weights and in the year 1982, he had won his first professional tournament when he won the Mr. America title. In the next 2 years, he won two consecutive Mr. Universe titles in 1983 and 1984 but took an abrupt retirement form body building in 1985.

In addition to his work in bodybuilding, Paris is also an accomplished writer and actor. He has written several books on fitness and nutrition, and has appeared in numerous films and television shows.

4. Ronnie Coleman

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Ronnie Coleman is a retired professional American bodybuilder who was well known as the most famous as well as one of the greatest body builder of all time. He was well admired for winning the Mr. Olympia title for 8 times in a row, a record which seems impossible to be broken. 

Coleman was born on 13th May 1964, in Bastrop, Louisiana in the United States of America. His father was a truck driver and his mother was a schoolteacher. Ronnie Coleman began lifting weights at the age of 15 and had soon found his calling when he won his first bodybuilding competition at the age of 19. He created history as he went on to win the Mr. Olympia title seven times in a row from 1998 to 2005.

In 2006, he was defeated by Jay Cutler, but he bounced back strong and regained the title in 2007 and held it until he retired in 2010. Coleman is the most influential personality in the bodybuilding world that is always celebrated.

5. Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler is a well known American IFBB professional bodybuilder and is considered as a legend in the line of body building. Jay Cutler started as a young boy with a lot of dreams but today he holds some of the most prestigious body building titles to his name to be the best in the history. 

During his early days, Jay had his sights set on becoming a professional bodybuilder. He worked tirelessly to reach his goal, and his dedication had finally paid off.

In 2006 he went on to win his first Mr. Olympia title, and has won three more since then in 2007,2009 and 2010.  In addition to his titles, Jay has also won numerous other bodybuilding competitions, solidifying his place as one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time.