Jay Cutler is unarguably one of the most famous, modern bodybuilders of this era. Though he initially didn’t plan on towing this career path, the well-muscled champion sure surpassed all expectations and is considered a legend in the sport. More than being just another Olympia champ, Cutler is also a true ambassador for the modern bodybuilding. Read on to discover lesser-known facts about the professional American bodybuilder and four-time Mr Olympia winner.
Who Is Jay Cutler The Bodybuilder?
A Bay Stater, Jay Cutler whose real name is Jason Isaac was born on the 3rd of August 1973. While details regarding his parents, family and early life have not been made public, we do know that he has an elder brother who owns a construction company. Growing up, Cutler loved to assist his brother on construction projects and was soon noticed for his incredible work flair and abilities. The nature of job Cutler did at the family business helped frame his good build.
Moreover, Cutler was considered one of the strongest students during his days at Wachusett Regional High School. Jay kicked off his bodybuilding career after high school and at age 18. But that was not to the detriment of his academics as Cutler went on to bag a degree in criminal justice from Quinsigamond Community College.
Though he initially planned to work as a corrections officer for a maximum-security prison, Jay Cutler ventured into bodybuilding instead, a decision inspired by his personal trainer Marcos Rodriguez. It wasn’t long before Cutler established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the bodybuilding world. His debut competition was in 1992 at the Gold’s Gym Worcester Bodybuilding Championships, where he finished off in second place.
He proceeded to bigger contests such as the most prestigious bodybuilding competition in the world, Mr. Olympia for which he won the title four times (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010). Besides the Mr. Olympia competition, Cutler has other titles under his belt such as the IFBB Night of Champions (2000), Arnold Classic (2002 and 2003), Ironman Pro Invitational (2003), and San Francisco Pro Invitational (2003), among others.
Every time Cutler competed, the well-muscled bodybuilder worked to bring a balanced physique and amazing conditioning to the stage. The four-time Mr. Olympian is now retired and no longer in his heydays. Since he left the competitive stage, Cutler who is still in great shape has turned his energy to his business – Cutler Nutrition, which specializes in bodybuilding nutritional supplements.
While Jay Cutler the bodybuilder may possibly be single at the moment, he was once a married man. His former wife is Kerry Cutler, a family nurse in Las Vegas. The former long term partners were high school lovers whose love journey can be traced back to their junior year. After dating for about nine years, the ex-couple decided to take their romance to the next level by tying the knot in the year 1998. Other than that, there are no details about their wedding as well as the eventual date and cause of their split. However, we do know that Jay and Kerry’s union produced no kids.
After his split from Kerry, unconfirmed reports have romantically linked the bodybuilder to a girl named Danielle. Thereafter, the last known person believed to have dated Cutler is a lady named Angie Feliciano. However, details regarding Angie and their love journey are quite uncertain.
An American IFBB professional bodybuilder, and a four-time former Mr. Olympia champion, Jay Cutler has sure earned a sizeable financial portfolio for himself. Though now professionally retired, Cutler remains committed to bodybuilding. Among other ventures, he has a successful company – the Cutler Elite Series which produces sports clothes and food. Cutler’s net worth is estimated at $30 million.
The well-muscled bodybuilder stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and weighs 124 kg (274 pounds). His body measurements are Biceps – 22 inches (57 cm), hip – 30 inches (76 cm), Waist : 36 inches (91 cm), Neckline – 20 inches (50 cm) and Lower thigh – 19 inches (48 cm).
Other Interesting Facts
1. Jay Cutler is also a successful author. He has a book CEO MUSCLE – Jay Cutler’s No-Nonsense Guide to Successful Bodybuilding.
2. Being a famed bodybuilder, Cutler has made it to the cover of several fitness magazines such as Flex, Muscle and Fitness, Muscular Development, and many others.
3. Jay Cutler loves steam baths. For him, it is the best remedy for restoring his strength after hard training. However, his favorite hobby is collecting sports shoes.
4. To stay fit and in shape, the famous bodybuilder maintains a healthy cyclic diet that consists mainly of protein foods and carbohydrates which helps him to maintain a lean muscle mass and burn fat.