Shawn Rhoden ( Bodybuilder ) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Shawn Rhoden was a Jamaican-American IFBB professional bodybuilder and former Mr. Olympia know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Shawn Rhoden ( Bodybuilder ) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
Shawn Rhoden Bodybuilder
  Bio
Name Shawn Rhoden
Birthdate ( Age)  2 April 1975
Place of Birth Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Michelle Sugar
Children yes
Parents Name not Known
Best Win Mr. Olympia; 2018
Profession American bodybuilder
Movies Generation Iron, Flexatron: Becoming Shawn Rhoden
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Last Update Nonember 2021

Shawn Rhoden  was a Jamaican-American IFBB professional bodybuilder and former Mr. Olympia. He won the 2018 Mr. Olympia contest by defeating seven-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath. He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the Mr. Olympia title, at the age of 43 years and five months.

On July 12, 2019, a TMZ story said that he was accused of a rape in October 2018. The article also revealed that an arrest warrant was issued and bail was set for $750,000.Shortly after the story surfaced, he was banned from competing at the 2019 Mr. Olympia and future Mr. Olympia competitions.

Early Life and Family

Shawn Rhoden was Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Rhoden migrated to the United States in 1990 and settled in Maryland.He went through a period of alcohol addiction following the death of his father, Lloyd, in 2002 but overcame it with help from his friend Lenore Carroll.

Shawn Rhoden Wife

Shawn Rhoden was married to his wife Michelle Sugar in 2018.However, due to some personal issues and cheating allegations, they got divorced. There have been no rumors of Shawn dating anyone since his divorce from Michelle. Since then, he’s been single.

Shawn Rhoden Net Worth

Shawn Rhoden  was a Jamaican-American IFBB professional bodybuilder and former Mr. Olympia has an estimated Net Worth around $1.5 Million.

Professional Career

An aspiring soccer player in his early teens, Rhoden started bodybuilding in 1992[5] with inspiration from former a Mr. Universe, Yohnnie Shambourger, and, after an amateur career ruptured with several injuries and alcohol dependence,won his IFBB Pro card by 2010.He was the 11th at the 2011 Mr. Olympia (Mr. Olympia debut), 3rd at the 2012 Mr. Olympia and 4th at the 2013 Mr. Olympia competition. In 2014, Rhoden was third at the 2014 Mr. Olympia competition and third again at the 2015 Mr. Olympia. In 2016, he was second. In 2018, Rhoden became the new Mr. Olympia replacing Phil Heath. 

Controversy

Rhoden was accused of sexually assaulting a female protege while he was visiting Salt Lake City, Utah, in October 2018, shortly after his Mr. Olympia win. In July 2019, he was formally charged in the state of Utah with rape, object rape and sexual abuse.It was alleged that Rhoden invited a married woman who he had been mentoring to his hotel room in Salt Lake, where the reported actions took place.

The American Media LLC company, which is the organizing body for the Mr. Olympia contest, released a statement in July 2019 that Rhoden was banned from competing at the 2019 Mr. Olympia contest, as well as future competitions.The governing body of the sport of bodybuilding and fitness the IFBB, released a statement in July 2019 through representative Jim Manion, that no actions would be taken against Rhoden until further information was gathered.

Cause of Death

The publication reported Rhoden’s trainer, Chris Aceto, also confirmed the bodybuilder's death to close friends.Posts on social media from fellow athletes, experts and fans also began pouring in for the late star on Saturday morning.He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the title, at the age of 43 years, 5 months.