Phillip Jerrod Heath is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is a seven-time Mr. Olympia winner in a row from 2011 to 2017. His latest victory matched him with Arnold Schwarzenegger for the joint-second number of all-time Mr. Olympia wins, after Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman, who are joint-first with eight wins.
Phil Heath is one of the most famous and most expert bodybuilders of all time. He is counted in the Top 15 bodybuilders of the world. He is also known as ‘The Gift’. However, things were not always accessible for him, as he had to survive a tough childhood. This experience resulted in giving Heath a positive drive for success, which he used in his bodybuilding career.
The Early Life of Phil Heath
Phil Heath was born on December 18, 1979, in Washington. His parents were working hard to provide for their family, so often Heath was left alone at home. So due to this, he was obliged to learn at an early age how to take care of himself. He instantly learned how to cook his meal, while keeping his basketball training. This hard work is what sets him up for a life of victory.
Phil Heath’s Wife
When it gets to Phil’s relationship side of life, He has been married twice thus far. The first time he got married was in June 2007 when he got Jennie Laxson whom he had dated for quite a long time under the way. They lived together for the next 8 years until 2015 when the match ended in a divorce. Next, he got a lover for himself named Shurie Cremona.
Bodybuilding career of Phil Heath
Heath started taking bodybuilding more precariously in 2002, where he took a job at his local gym, whilst learning as much as possible about diet and nutrition, supplementation, and effective training plans.
He believes this time as being the most impressionable years of his career as he read through crates of bodybuilding magazines, which all served Phil to create his awesome physique.
Phil Heath would become part of his first bodybuilding competition, in 2003 at the age of 24. He would go on to win The Rocky Mountain Northern Physique Committee championship at 192lbs, earning his first title of “The Gift.”
In 2005, Heath was contemplating around 215lb and decided to fight for his IFBB Pro-Card. He entered the NPC USA competition, where he was victorious in this effort. At this point, Phil started competing at a pro-level, working with the Colorado Pro where he repeatedly earned first place.
Heath would then jump back from this performance, by winning the IFBB Iron Man contest. After this victory, he would give the Arnold Classic another chance. This try would see Heath take the 2nd place spot, resulting in a rush of motivation, unlike anything he had shown before.
Phil Heath Diet Plan
Phil Heath typically takes eight meals a day, to provide him the power and calories needed for him to train and compete at the highest level. Additionally, he likes two protein shakes, along with a multitude of vitamins and supplements.
Phil Heath’s Net Worth
Phil Heath’s net worth is $8 million, which makes him one of the richest bodybuilders in 2021.
Body size of Phil Heath
|Phil Heath’s height||5 feet and 9 inches|
|Phil Heath’s Weight||109 to 125 kg|
|Phil Heath’s age||40 years|
|Phil Heath’s date of birth||December 18, 1979|
|Phil Heath’s chest size||54 inches|
|Phil Heath’s arm size||23 inches|
|Phil Heath’s waist size||29 inches|
Championships of Phil Heath
- In 2003 Northern Colorado State, Novice, Light-Heavyweight 1st and overall
- In 2003 NPC Colorado State, Light-Heavyweight, 1st
- In 2004 NPC Colorado State, Heavyweight, 1st and Overall
- In 2005 NPC Junior Nationals, Heavyweight, 1st, and Overall
- In 2005 NPC USA Championships, Heavyweight, 1st, and Overall
- In the 2006 Colorado Pro Championships, 1st
- In 2006 New York Pro Championship, 1st
- In 2007 Arnold Classic, 5th
- In 2008 IFBB Iron Man, 1st
- In 2008 Arnold Classic, 2nd
- In 2008 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
- In 2009 Mr. Olympia, 5th
- In 2010 Arnold Classic, 2nd
- In 2010 Mr. Olympia, 2nd
- In 2011 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2011 Sheru Classic, 1st
- In 2012 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2012 Sheru Classic, 1st
- In 2013 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2013 Arnold Classic Europe, 1st
- In 2014 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2015 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2016 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2017 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2018 Mr. Olympia, 2nd
- In 2020 Mr. Olympia, 3rd