Who is Lee Haney and what is his net worth 2018? Lee Haney is a former IFBB professional bodybuilder of America. He is one of the supreme bodybuilders. He won eight consecutive Mr. Olympia titles in his 25 years of career in bodybuilding. He is famous for his name as Mr. Olympia. After getting retired from his bodybuilding career, he is working as a trainer and educator with many world athletes. From 1998, he also started serving on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
Lee Haney was born on 11th November 1959, in Georgia, USA. Lee Haney grew up in the Spartanburg, South Carolina. He has the nationality of American. He completed his graduation in youth counselings from the Spartanburg Methodist College. From his childhood, he had an attraction towards bodybuilding. He brought magazines from any shop and covered all the walls of his bedroom with the bodybuilder posters. He wanted a body like a Black Prince, Robby Robinson. When he was 12 years old, he requested weights as his Christmas gift. He got weights with a Charles Atlas training guide. He was very happy and it became his source of knowledge in fitness.
He has a very good athletic body. He has a good height of 5 feet and 11 inches. His body weight is around 112kg. After his first weight lifting, he joined the YMCA. There Danny Rogers, noticed him and impressed by his potential. Danny Rogers trained him for next 4 years. He teaches him, how to lift weights. He has almost developed his physique by 1973. Many times, he was invited to participate in various sports like football, basketball, and athletics.
He uses 3 day training method and he trained multiple muscle groups per session.
He uses following workout routines
Day 1 – Chest and Arms
Day 2 – Legs
Day 3 – Back and Shoulders
Day 4 – Rest
He takes 5 meals per day. For him meals are the fuel that is necessary for the body. His diet consists of lean proteins, complex carbs, green vegetables and fruits.
Lee Haney married to his girlfriend, Shirley. Both are happy with their relationship. Currently, he is residing in Atlanta, Georgia with his family. They have two children also. He has a son, Joshua and a daughter, Olympia. Her daughter is a volleyball star. She can jump to 10 feet and 5 inches.
Lee Haney Net Worth
Lee Haney’s estimated Net worth is around $5.5 million. He earned such a huge worth from his bodybuilding career. He won many medals during his career. He also won 8 times Mr. Olympia medal. This is also a reason behind his huge Net worth. He also earned some worth from sponsored ads. He also has supplement business. He was also a former gym trainer. All these are the factors behind his huge Net worth.
He loves luxury goods. He is one of the best bodybuilder in the world. He loves cars and has 3 of his own. He owns a Mercedes-Benz S550, 2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT and also has 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports. Now he is thinking to buy his fourth car.
Lee Haney was the chairman of the President Council on Fitness and Sports. He has more than 30 years of experience in fitness and sports. Professional athletes are trained by him. He also offers hand on exercises and workshops.
In 1992, Lee Haney with his wife also started a nonprofit program, Haney’s Harvest House that aims to provide a mentoring program for boys. Lee Haney is the owner of two fitness centers in the Atlanta. He has a line of supplement that aims to lose weight, age management and fat burning. He provides a challenge of 30-days transformation. He is also serving as a consultant for many of the nutritional supplement companies in the world. He also ran his own Total Lee Fit with Lee Haney, program on the Trinity Broadcasting Network. He is the host of the show.
When Lee Haney was 16 years old, he took part in a competition, the 1975 Mr. South Carolina show. He has no idea of preparing it and just walked on the stage in a pair of underwear. He loved that competition and chooses to pursue his career in bodybuilding. In 1977, he built a frightening figure. At the age of 18, he started earning through a scholarship. He left college and started to focus only on his dream. He wanted to become a professional body builder. At the age of 19, he was ready to compete in any event.
In 1979, he took part in a show Teen Mr. America and won the game. After this, he again took small time and developed his figure by training and dieting. After 3 years, he came back. In 1982, he won the World Amateur Championships, in the junior Nationals in the heavyweight division. He earned a pro card after winning this competition. In 1983, he took part in 7 contests. He didn’t win any of them. At the end of the year, he had gained such a greatest physique in the world.
In 1984, he took part in the contest of the most celebrated show at the world the Mr. Olympia. He won this competition for the next 7 years. He broke the record of his fellow icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 1991, he became one of the greatest bodybuilder in the sports history.
In 1979, he won 1st place as a Teen Mr. America Tall. In 1982, he won by 1st place in the Junior Nationals Heavyweight and Overall. In the same year, he also won 1st place in the World Amateur Championships Heavyweight.
In 1983, he won 2nd place in the Grand Prix of England and 1st place in the Grand Prix of Las Vegas. He won 2nd place in the Grand Prix of Sweden and 3rd place in the Grand Prix Switzerland. In the same year, he won 1st place in the Night of Champions, 3rd place in the World Pro Championships.
In 1987, he won 1st place in the Grand Prix in the Germany. He also won 8 times Mr. Olympia.
Lee Haney worked very hard to achieve everything from his bodybuilding career. He is a good looking man and have a million dollar smile. He has an unknown number of fans. He taught us from his career, to never be afraid of anything. He is one of the best bodybuilder in the history of sports.