Top Bodybuilders in The World – 2020 [Updated]

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Introduction

When we look at the bodies of professional bodybuilders, it seems like they are just like a stone sculpture as Michelangelo’s David. The lean muscles A perfect muscle build-up with low-fat makes their body very attractive.

Most people can build a body with effort and perseverance. But going to the gym for getting abs and building a professional body is not the same thing. No one is called a bodybuilder just because he or she has big muscles and triceps-biceps. There are several sporting events to choose the best bodybuilder in the world, such as Mr. Olympic, Arnold Classic, Mr. Hercules, WFF Pro Mr. Universe, etc. 

In this article, we have listed the top bodybuilders in the world. So without further ado let’s have a look at our favourites list. 

Top 20 Best Bodybuilders in The World – 2020

Here we have listed the top 20 best bodybuilders in the world. 

20. Mike Chang

Mike Chang Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 9 in

Weight: 83 kg

Mike Chang is one of the most popular fitness gurus in the world who became famous by promoting his fitness youtube channel. This 36 years fitness freak was born in Taiwan in 1984. Chang grabbed the 20th rank on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world.

19. Christin Guzman

Christin Guzman Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 10 in

Weight: 83 kg

Christin Guzman was born on 20th February 1993. He is an amateur American bodybuilder, YouTube Vlogger, fitness entrepreneur, and also a motivational speaker. Guzman grabbed the 19th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world. He is the founder and CEO of the brand Alphalete Athletics and also one of the 3 founder-owners of 3D drinks.

18. Mike O’Hearn

Mike OHearn Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft 3 in

Weight: 111 kg

Best Win: Washington State Competitions

Mike O’Hearn was born on 26th January 1969 and is an American bodybuilder, trainer, model, and actor. He appeared as Titan on American Gladiator in 2008. Mike appeared on the 7th season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He gets the 18th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world. 

17. Jeff Seid

Jeff Seid Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft

Weight: 95 kg

Jeff Seid was born on 12th June 1994 in Washington, United States. This 24 years old bodybuilder owns SeidWear Fitness Apparel. Seid started practicing bodybuilding when he was only 5 years old. He ranked 2nd on Mr. Olympia 2013, 2014, and 2016, this competition helps him to gain the popularity he deserves. Seid grabbed the 17th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world.

16. Lazar Angelov

Lazar Angelov Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 9 in

Weight: 88 kg

Lazar Angelov was born on 22nd September in the year 1984 in the People’s Republic of Bulgaria. Angelov is a famous bodybuilder and trainer and model. He was a high-level basketball player for 10 years then he had a serious knee injury that ended his career. In 2006 he devoted himself to bodybuilding and started a new career and became a popular figurehead of nutrition and sports products. Angelov got the 16th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world. 

15. Kai Greene

Kai Greene Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 8 in

Weight: 113-129 kg

Best Win: Arnold Classic (2009-2010, 2016)

Leslie Kai Greene is a 45 years old American bodybuilder, trainer, actor, and artist. He grabbed the 15th rank on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world. He ranked second at Mr. Olympia 2012, 2013, and 2014.

14. Calum Von Moger

Calum Von Moger Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft 2 in

Weight: 106 kg

Best Win: WFF Pro Mr. Universe 2015, NPC Irongames Championships, 2016.

Calum Von Moger is an Australian bodybuilder and actor, who was born on 9th June 1990. This 29 years old bodybuilder won the WFF Pro Mr. Universe, 2015. He acted on Generation Iron 2 and Calum Von Moger as himself and as Arnold Schwarzenegger on Bigger. He gets the 14th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world.

13. Steeve Cook

Steeve Cook Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft 1 in

Weight: 93 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (2013-2014)

This American bodybuilder has won Mr. Olympia twice in 2013 and 2014. Steeve Cook is a professional bodybuilder and also an optimum nutrition athlete, spokesmodel. He is a contributing writer for bodybuilding.com, won the site’s Fit Body Competition 2010, and runs a popular YouTube Channel. We have Steeve Cook at 13th on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world

12. Manotosh Roy

Manotosh Roy Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 5 in

Weight: 70 kg

Best Win: Mr. Universe (First Indian)

Manotosh Roy is the first Indian to win the Mr. Universe in 1951. He was born in the Current Dhaka of Bangladesh. He used to practice the combination of Yoga and Bodybuilding. He was crowned the All India Bodybuilding Championship. We have him on the 12th on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world.

11. Mike Rashid

Mike Rashid Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 11 in

Weight: 93 kg

Best Win: National Golden Gloves, 2000, 2010, WBFF Pro Power BodyBuilder

Mike Rashid is an American bodybuilder, author, entrepreneur, boxer, and online fitness guru. He is involved in working out from an early age. Hee became a professional boxer in his teenage and transitioned into fitness and power building. Mike Rashid comes at 11th on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world.

Top 10 Best Bodybuilders in The World – 2020

Top 20 is great for sure, but the top 10 always holds a special solace in our hearts. Let’s check our list of top 10 bodybuilders in the world. 

10. Flex Wheeler

Flex Wheeler Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 9.5 in

Weight: 109 kg

Best Win: Arnold Classic (4 times), 1993. 1997, 1998, and 2000

Kenneth Flex Wheeler was born on 23 August 1965 in America. He is a professional bodybuilder who won the Arnold Classic four times. Flex is described as one of the greatest bodybuilders he has ever seen by Arnold Schwarzenegger. We have him at 9th on our list of top 10 bodybuilders in the world.

9. Gary Strydom

Gary Strydom Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft 2 in

Weight: 128 kg

Best Win: IFBB Night of Champions, 1987

Gary Strydom was born in Durban, South Africa in 1960. Thus professional bodybuilder is most popular as he is the only person to win Vince McMohan’s World Bodybuilding Federation. He is on the 6th on our list of top 10 bodybuilders in the world

8. Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno 2 Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft 4 in

Weight: 129 kg

Best Win: Mr. Universe 1973, 1974 and Mr. America

Louis Jude Ferrigno was born on 9th November 1951 in America. Ferrigno was a professional bodybuilder, actor, fitness trainer, and consultant. He won the Mr. America and Mr. Universe title twice. Ferrigno acted on the television series The Incredible Hulk as the title role and vocally reprised the role in its subsequent animated incarnations. We have Ferrigno 8th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world. 

7. Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 9 in

Weight: 118 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (4 Times), 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010

Jason Isaac Cutler was born on 13th August 1973. He is an American professional bodybuilder. He began training for bodybuilding when he was 18 years old and won the NPC Teen nationals in 1993. Cutler won the Arnold Classic for three consecutive years, 2002, 2003, and 2004. He grabbed the 7th position on our list of top 20 bodybuilders in the world.

6. Dorian Yates

Dorian Yates Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 10.5 in

Weight: 125 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (6 times) 1992-1997

Dorian Yeates is one of the top bodybuilders in modern history who was born on 19th April 1962. He is an English professional bodybuilder who won the Mr. Olympia six times. The debut of this 49 years old champion was the Colorado Pro Championship in 2006. He grabbed the 9th position on our list of top 10 bodybuilders in the world.      

5. Phil Heath

Phil Heath Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 9 in

Weight: 109 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (7 times), 2011-2017

Phillip Jerrod Heath has won the title Mr. Olympia seven times from 2011 to 2017. His most achieved win was the joint second with Arnold Schwarzenegger of all time of Mr. Olympia. Heath was born in Washington and Seattle on 18th December 1979. He scores the 5th rank on our list of top 10 bodybuilders in the world. 

4. Lee Haney

Lee Haney Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 11 in

Weight: 112 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (Eight times), 1984-1991

This 60 years old professional bodybuilder was born in America. He won the title of Mr. Olympia eight times and made a world record. He is the chairman of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. He has his own program called “TotaLee Fit with Lee Haney”. He grabbed the 4th rank on our list of 10 bodybuilders in the world.

3. Ronnie Coleman

Ronnie Coleman Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 11 in

Weight: 130 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (eight times), 1998-2009

Ronnie Dean Coleman ranked 3rd on our list of top bodybuilders in the world. He is an American bodybuilder who won the Mr. Olympia title for eight consecutive years from 1998 to 2009. Coleman held the world record of winning 26 IFBB professional titles. He has worked as Ronnie Coleman in films like The First Training  Video, The Unbelievable, The Cost of Redemption, Relentless, and others.

2. Dexter Jackson

Dexter Jackson Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 5 ft 6 in

Weight: 98 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia, 1999.

Dexter Jackson was born on 25th November 1969 in Jacksonville, Florida. He holds the record of winning more professional records than any other person. He is popular with his nickname ‘The Blade’. The Blade won the ‘Arnold Classic’ five times in 2005, 2006, 2008. 2013 and 2015 and made a record. We have him on 2nd on our list of top 10 bodybuilders in the world. 

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 6 ft 2 in

Weight: 107 kg

Best Win: Mr. Olympia (Seven times), Mr. Universe (Four times)

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is at the 1st position on our list of top bodybuilders in the world. This Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, producer, businessman, author, politician, and professional bodybuilder was born on 30th July 1947. He began weight lifting at the age of 15 and won Mr. Universe (four times) and Mr. Olympia (seven times). Arnold has written many books and articles on sports and bodybuilding. The world’s second most important bodybuilding event (after Mr. Olympia), Arnold’s Sports Festival is named after him. Arnold is the best bodybuilder of all time and the most famous and charismatic ambassador of sports.

Special Mention: Manohar Aich

Manohar Aich Top Bodybuilders in The World - 2020 [Updated]

Height: 4 ft 11 in

Weight: 63 kg

Best Win: Mr. Universe, 1952, Mr. Hercules, 1951. 

Manotosh Aich was a top Indian Bodybuilder born on 17th March 1912. He is popularly known as Pocket Hercules and lived for 104 years. Aich joined the Royal Air Force in 1942 and began his pursuit of bodybuilding. At the age of 38, he won the title of Mr. Hercules and in 1952 he won Mr. Universe. We have Manohar Aich as a special mention on our list of top bodybuilders in the world. 

Conclusion

Bodybuilding is a part of art and top bodybuilders are great artists. We have made this list depending on their net worth, physiques, masculinity, and their level of competition.

Do you agree with our list of the top bodybuilders in the world? Who is your favourite from the above list?

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