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Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMiranda KerrModelBorn: 1983Miranda Kerr grew up on a farm in Australia. Her mother was only 18 when she gave birth and had to work so Kerr spent a lot of time with her grandmother. At age 13, a friend entered her in a model competition...

Charles Poliquin

Charles Poliquin

facebooktwitteryoutubeCharles PoliquinStrength CoachBorn: 1961Charles Poliquin aka the ‘Strength Sensei’ was born in the French-speaking part of Ontario, Canada. He was 1 of 8 children in a devout Catholic family. Always disciplined, he did martial arts in his youth,...

Vince Gironda

Vince Gironda

facebookyoutubeVince GirondaProfessional BodybuilderBorn: 1917‘Iron Guru’ Vincent Gironda was born in the Bronx, New York but moved to Los Angeles when he was young because his father, a stuntman, found work in Hollywood. Always athletic, Gironda was also interested...

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKate HudsonActressBorn: 1979Kate Hudson is the daughter of Goldie Hawn and Bill Hudson but her parents divorced before she was 2 years old, and she was raised by her mother and long-time boyfriend Kurt Russell. She was accepted to New...

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDrew BarrymoreActressBorn: 1975Drew Barrymore comes from a long line of actors and began her career before she was a year old. She first became famous in the blockbuster ET. Like many child stars, Barrymore had a difficult childhood that...

Alton Brown

Alton Brown

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAlton BrownTV Personality Born: 1962Alton Brown was born in LA but grew up in Georgia. He studied film at the University of Georgia and was the cinematographer for a variety of music videos, but he is probably best known for creating the...

Shalene Flanagan

Shalene Flanagan

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramShalene FlanaganDistance RunnerBorn: 1981Shalene Flanagan was always an athlete. When she wasn’t running cross country and doing track, she played soccer and swam. Flanagan grew up in Massachusetts and attended the University of North...

Suzanne Somers

Suzanne Somers

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramSuzanne SomersActress Born: 1946Suzanne Somers was born and raised in California. She started college, but then she met and married Bruce Somers, and had a child when she was 19. The marriage did not last. She got small acting roles in...

Kayla Itsines

Kayla Itsines

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKayla ItsinesFitness Trainer Born: 1991Australian Kayla Itsines was always active and played sports such as basketball, but she felt intimidated by working out at the gym until a personal trainer suggested she just dive in. She followed...

Marie Osmond

Marie Osmond

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMarie OsmondEntertainer Born: 1959 Marie Osmond is the 8th of 9 children in the Osmond family and the only girl. From an early, the Osmonds sang and performed, and Marie her first appearance on The Andy Williams Show when she was only 4....

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJane FondaFitness ExpertBorn: 1937Jane Fonda is the daughter of the legendary Henry Fonda, but she initially had little interest in following in her father’s footsteps and worked as a fashion model after college instead. Eventually, she...

Vinnie Tortorich

Vinnie Tortorich

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramrssVinnie TortorichPersonal TrainerBorn: 1962Inspired as a child by Jack Lalanne, Vinnie Tortorich began his career as a fitness trainer after graduating from Tulane University with a degree in Physical Education. He also hosted a...

Rich Froning

Rich Froning

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramrssRich FroningCrossfit AthleteBorn: 1987RichFroning, Jr. was always an athlete and he received a scholarship to play baseball in college. Afterleaving school, he worked as a fireman and also a strength coach at Tennessee Tech.He became...

Ernestine Shepherd

Ernestine Shepherd

facebooktwitteryoutuberssErnestine ShepherdBodyBuilderBorn: 1936Ernestine Shepherd is in the Guinness Book of Records for being the world’s old competitive female bodybuilder. Although she no longer competes, she holds two titles and has completed 9 marathons.Shepherd...

Harley Pasternak

Harley Pasternak

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramrssHarley PasternakPersonal TrainerBorn: 1974Harley Pasternak was born in Canada and holds a degree in exercise physiology and nutritional sciences. He was hired to work to get actors into shape on several Hollywood films, and eventually...

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