Phil Heath Biography

Published on : 28 March, 2017

Facts of Phil Heath

Birth Name Phillip Jerrod "Phil" Heath
Famous Name The Gift
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Birth Place/City Seattle
Working For IFBB
Net Worth 5 Millon
Married Yes
Married to Jennie Laxson Heath (m. 2007–2015)
Date of Birth: 1981 December 19
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign:: sagittarius

 

Introduction

Phil Heath is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder and the current Mr. Olympia. Six-Time he became the winner of Mr. Olympia and placed first in the contest every year from 2011 to 2016.

Early Life

Phil Heath born as Phillip “Phil” Heath on December 19, 1981, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. He is American. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His astrological sign is Sagittarius. He was raised in his birthplace and developed an affinity for the basketball game from his childhood. He went to Rainer Beach High School, where he played shooting guard for his school team. Later on, he received a full athletic scholarship from the University of Denver, Colorado. At Denver, he played as a shooting guard for Denver’s Division I basketball team.

Career as a Bodybuilder

Phil Heath landed himself into the world of bodybuilding in 2002. In 2005, he manages to win the overall title at the NPC USA Championships, earning the right to fight as an IFBB Pro. In 2007, he positioned fifth at the Arnold Classic. Furthermore, he also won the 2008 Iron Man show and positioned second to Dexter Jackson at the 2008 Arnold Classic.

Other Ventures

Phil Heath is the owner of fitness apparel company called Gifted Athletics, a name derived from his nickname, “The Gift”. In July 2014, he makes a partnership with Joey Firestone and creates Gifted Nutrition. He is the first professional bodybuilder who runs his own sports nutrition company while still competing. He also showed his excellence in the professional wrestling world.

Personal life & Affair

On June 23, 2007, he married his girlfriend after having a long affair with her. After being husband and a wife, they spent some blissful moments together. However, their relationship did not sustain long. They separated in 2015. He does not have a child from his previous relationship. Currently, he is dating a beautiful girl who is a model by her profession. She is Shurie from Mile High City Arizona. Currently, Phil Heath resides in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

As of now, Phil Heath has been featured in many fitness and magazine articles. Moreover, he also made his appearance on the cover of Flex. He also released DVDs of the building named: The Gift, The Gift Unwrapped, Journey to the Olympia, Becoming the Number 13, and Operation Sandow. His all bodybuilding DVDs directed by the Jonathan McFarlane and released under the Bodybranded Films.  

Interesting FACTS & NET WORTH

Phil Heath is one of the influential names in the world of building. He taught many inspirations things to young people through dedication and devotion towards his work. He has a good height of 5 feet 9 inch, which is around 1.74m. His body weight is around 113 kg. His salary is impressive. He has a whopping net worth of $5 million dollars. Recent updates about him can be seen on Twitter and Instagram. 

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