Shawn Rhoden is a Jamaican-American bodybuilder. He became Mr. Olympia in 2018 after defeating seven-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath.
Rhoden who is also known as Flexatron was born on April 2, 1975, in Kingston, Jamaica. He moved to the United States in 1990 and settled in Maryland. He had a difficult time for some year and became alcoholic following his father Lloyd’s death in 2002 but overcame it with help from his friend Lenore Carroll.
Rhoden had an interest in sports from an early age. He used to play soccer most of the time but started bodybuilding in 1992. He won his IFBB Pro card by 2010. He came 11th at the 2011 Mr. Olympia debut, 3rd at the 2012 Mr. Olympia, and 4th at the 2013 Mr. Olympia competition.
He again came 3rd at 2014 Mr. Olympia and 2015 Mr. Olympia but finished one place better at the 2016 Mr. Olympia. In 2018, he became the new Mr. Olympia replacing Phil Heath. He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the Mr. Olympia title.
Recently, news broke that he was accused of an incidence of rape in October 2018. Shortly after the story became public, he was revoked from competing at the 2019 Mr. Olympia and future Mr. Olympia as well.
Shawn Rhoden Height and Weight
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The bodybuilder’s body structure is giant, enormous and muscular. He stands 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm tall while he weighs around 118 kg or 260 pounds.
Shawn Rhode Wife
Till now he is unmarried but he is in a relationship with Instagram Model, Michelle Sugar. We have not much information about his girlfriend as he is a very secretive kind of person when it comes to the topic of his personal life. The couple has a daughter named Cora.
As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be $3 million. Most of his earnings are from his time as a pro bodybuilder. He also collects a hefty amount of money through endorsements and advertisements. According to various sources, he earns more than $150,000 per year.