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Rich Piana Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Death, Bio

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Professional bobybuilder Rich Piana during the Q&A session at the premiere of 'Generation Iron 2' at National Exhibition Centre on May 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images for The Vladar Company, Vlad Yudin)

Rich Piana was a strong bodybuilder and a well-known businessman, who became an ideal for many of the youngsters. He was the bodybuilder, who lived and died for the sake of bodybuilding.

Rich Piana Net Worth 2020

Rich Piana has the Net Worth of $5 Million when he died. His major source of income was his bodybuilding career and the business of nutrition, which earned him a lot of wealth and fame.

Rich was a kind of extrovert person, who shared his experiences for the benefit of others.

Rich Piana Biography

Full Name Rich Piana
Birthdate 26th September 1970
Died 25th August 2017
Birth Place Glendale, USA
Died Place Clearwater, USA
Nationality American
Aged 46 Years
Height 1.83 m (6 ft)
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Occupation Bodybuilder
Marital Status Married
Wife Sara Heimisdottir
Official Website www.rich-piana.com/

Early and Personal Life

Rich Piana is the popular name of Richard Eugene Piana, who was born on 26th September 1970 in California. He died when he was only 46 years old, due to sudden cardiac arrest.

He was lying in a coma for 2 weeks before he died. Since his body organs started dysfunctioning, as a side effect of the long term consumption of steroids.

Rich got married and divorced later. Then he was into a relationship with another girl, Jansen. Later he got married again, with Sara but accused her of taking advantage of him and divorced again.

Early Start

Rich was quite inspired by the bodybuilding, at the age of 6 years old. He started doing it, while he was only 11 years old. When he reached the age of 15, he entered into real-time competitions.

Rich Piana entered into the business of nutrition products, in the name of Rich Piana: 5% Nutrition.

He has also adopted the most appropriate medium to share his life experiences and the accurate exercises and tips to bodybuilding, through Vlogging on YouTube. He also created videos driven by personal stories and motivational ideas.

Controversies

Rich Piana himself confessed of using drugs and steroids, during his bodybuilding career of 25 years. Since he always wanted to be at the top of his career, participating in the maximum level of competitions.

Though he was aware throughout his career, that the artificial steroids are going to spoil his physical strength and career. Still, he opted for the risk.

He even revealed every detail on his YouTube video, in 2014. That the use of steroids can lead to serious damage of the human body, so it needs to be avoided.

He recorded a video in 2016 and advised the people in the same interest, to not to choose the way of steroids if they can stay natural. Since it would harm their body and physique in the long term.

He also suggested the minimum and appropriate use of the steroids and the drugs, to remain healthy and fit.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Rich Piana has achieved the title of Mr. Teen California in 1989, by the International Federation Of Bodybuilders.
  • He also won Mr. California by the International Federation Of Bodybuilders in 1998. Along with it, he has achieved the titles from National Physique Committee in 2003 and 2009 too.
  • Rich was the cover page celebrity on Ironman Magazine in the 1998 November edition. Also featured on Muscle Sport Magazine in the 2015 Summer edition.

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