Lee Haney is a professional bodybuilder, as well as one of the world’s fittest men. The American bodybuilder was born in 1959. He now has more than 30 years of experience in nutrition and fitness. Haney has a great number of admirers who look up to him, including renowned athletes. Lee won his first professional bodybuilding competition in 1979. Since then, he has won several others, becoming famous over the years. Respected by people everywhere, Haney has been and still is a role model for athletes. He is known for beating Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s record of 7 consecutive Mr. Olympia awards. His fame has got people wondering what the man’s net worth is. Therefore, let’s dig in and see what we can find out about his net worth.
Lee Haney’s net worth
Early in his career as a professional bodybuilder, Haney generated his net worth through his awards. His first award was Teen Mr. America – AAU, which he earned in 1979. Over the course of the next couple of years, he won several other awards, including the 1982 Junior Nationals and the 1st place at the IFBB World Amateur Championships (heavyweight). He won his first Mr. Olympia title in 1984. Prior to that, he had also placed third in the same competition, in 1983. After his first Olympia award, Lee went on and won the next 7 as well, beating Schwarzenegger’s record. Currently, his net worth is generated by the selling of merchandise, instructional DVDs, and coaching. Lee has been a consultant for some of the world’s best nutritional supplements companies. On top of that, he has trained a great number of celebrities.
Lee’s current net worth is estimated to be about 5 million dollars.
Lee Haney was born on November 11, 1959, in Fairburn, Georgia. He attended the Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg, North Carolina. He graduated with a degree in youth counseling. Haney got into bodybuilding as a teenager and won his first award in 1979, at the age of 20. Former American president Bill Clinton made him chairman of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, a position that was occupied by Schwarzenegger until then. Lee retired in 1991, at the age of 31. He now lives with his wife, Shirley, in Atlanta. They have two children.
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Together, they bought a farm in 1994, which they turned into Haney Harvest House. Haney Harvest House is a non-profit retreat facility for children. Lee also has his own radio show, ‘TotaLee Fit with Lee Haney’, on which he teaches both spiritual and physical growth.