Ronnie Coleman – professional bodybuilder
In Monroe Louisiana on May 13, 1964, professional bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman was born Ronald Dean Coleman. In 1982, he graduated from high school and attended Grambling University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1986. During his college years, he played football for Grambling State University under the guidance of renowned coach Eddie Robinson.
After college, Coleman became a police officer with the Arlington Police Department. Today, Coleman works as a reserve for the same police department. His passion is bodybuilding, where he holds the record for winning Mr. Olympia eight years in a row. He also holds the IFBB record for most wins, which stands at 26 to date.
Ronnie Coleman was first introduced to bodybuilding competition by Brain Dobson, who owns Metro Flex Gym in Arlington, Texas. Mr. Texas was Coleman’s debut bodybuilding competition in 1990. He won the overall heavyweight title.
He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs between 230 and 300 depending on the season. He weighs more in the off-season. The most notable features of Coleman’s body are his legs, which measure 36 inches around, his chest, which measures 60 inches, and his arms, which measure 24 inches around.
Coleman supports the Inner City Games, which was co-founded in 1991 by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He also continues to enter and win bodybuilding competitions around the world. In 2001, Coleman won the Admiral’s Award in the Texas Navy for his remarkable achievements in bodybuilding.
Coleman married Ruaida Christine Achkar in 2007. He has two daughters.
Ronnie Coleman is a bodybuilding icon and is one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. He announced his plans to compete in the 2010 Mr. Olympia competition.
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