Mike O’Hearn is an American born bodybuilder, actor, personal trainer, and fitness model with an extensive career through various avenues. However, the question is, what is Mike O’Hearn’s net worth today? Let’s delve into his past and current career moves and awards to gain more insight into his financial status.
Born on January 26, 1969, in Kirkland, Washington, Mike is one of nine children in a large family household. Known mainly in the fitness world, he was already beginning to train at nine. Undoubtedly the now four-time Mr Natural Universe and Powerlifting champion clearly showed dedication at an early age. From the age of 15, he was already entering competitions in powerlifting, bodybuilding and martial arts, where he won the Teenage Washington State competition in 1984. Evidently, which was the start of his successful, lucrative career.
Mike O’Hearn’s Net Worth – Update
|Mike O’Hearn’s Net Worth 2021||$6,000,000|
|Mike O’Hearn Net Worth 2019||$3,000,000|
|Mike O’Hearn Net Worth 2018||$2,000,000|
In 1989, Mike was involved in the TV show American Gladiators. This aired weekly, where amateur members of the public competed with the Gladiators on a strength and agility test. Being part of the original Gladiator cast and team captain under the name “Thor,” which went on till 1996 and then re-aired in 2008. Mike was to feature under the name ‘Titan’ on his revisit to the show. Mike was to be the only cast member part of all seasons.
It was rumoured that Gladiators received $700 to $1,000 per episode from the beginning, which then increased to $2,000 to $3,000 per episode after the show’s popularity. There were eight seasons filming the show, with guest public appearances and merchandising deals throughout the year that could have earned Mike anything close to $150k – 200k per season.
In 1999, Mike was to appear regularly on the show Battle Dome, under the name Mike O’Dell. Furthermore, Battle Dome was similar to Gladiators, combining similar elements where recurring character-athletes known as Warriors would compete against weekly contestants in wrestling style frenzies. This TV show span 30 episodes, ending in 2001.
Aside from his famous Gladiator and Battle Dome stardom. Mike has also appeared in many TV series and minor movie roles such as:
- Barbarian (2003)
- The Keeper Of Time (2004)
- Days Of Our Lives (2005 – 2008)
- Hulk At The Office (2015)
- Con Man (2018)
- Epic Rap Battles of History (2016)
Mike O’Hearn has an extensive medal collection from his professional achievements and awards throughout his career. Furthermore, here are some of Mike’s past accolades:
- Four-Time California Power Lifting Champion
- Four-Time Mr Natural Universe
- Seven-Time’ Model of the Year’
- 2014 Hall of Fame Martial Arts
- Iron Warrior: Decathlon of Strength Strongman Champion
- Bodybuilding Hall of Fame 2011
It is not documented what Mr Natural Universe competition winners receive in prize money. For example, the Mr Universe winnings are anything from $100,000 to $400,000 for first prize.
Aside from bodybuilding and competitions, Mike O’Hearn has a remarkable modelling history. Second to Arnold Schwarzenegger as the top fitness model to appear on magazine covers. With close to 500 cover features across the globe on magazines such as Muscle & Fitness, Ironman and Muscular Development, to name a few.
Possessing a more natural aesthetic look gained Mike more modelling work in the fitness industry and Romance Novels. He has appeared on more than 300 romance book covers for Topaz throughout his career. Starting from $500 a cover in his early days to making $10,000 on selected modelling shoots.
O’Hearn is unquestionably a qualified fitness expert who has spent his life personal training on and off throughout his career. Looking after high-profile clients. Boasting that he has got so far in life and the fitness world as a natural bodybuilder.
In a recent interview, Mike mentioned that most of his past prize winnings, acting salary and TV contract money he hasn’t touched too much and saved/invested for his future retirement. Whereas, he was mainly living from the money that he makes with personal training. It seems Mike isn’t all brawn and no brains as one would judge.
The 52-year-old Mike O’Hearn has kept up to date with the modern-day world, using the power of online & social media to his advantage, being the founder of Power Bodybuilding fitness and diet programs. Consequently, offering customers subscriptions to his dietary plans and workout courses starting from $249 for selected content packages.
With a vast following of 1.9m followers on Instagram and 1.5m on Facebook. It won’t be hard for Mike to find subscribers to his Power Bodybuilding training program.
Mike is still heavily involved with the fitness industry along with his current business ventures. Keeping up with personal training and mentoring for aspiring bodybuilders. Mike still does guest interviews and public appearances at expo’s and weight lifting competitions.
Throughout Mike O’Hearns career, there has been speculations and doubts regarding his claim of being an all-natural bodybuilder and staying clear of steroids. However, That’s a separate subject.
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However, the “apparently” clean route has definitely been a successful journey—opening doors in other avenues whilst maintaining sponsor deals and TV appearances.
Hats off to Mike O’Hearn! He is a real-life superhero, a true inspiration to many. Similar to Arnold Schwarzenegger. Following in his footsteps with a strong work ethic that paid off for his ever-growing career.
After analysing and researching his career accomplishments and business investments, we believe that Mike O’Hearn’s net worth to be $6 million. Therefore, still earning a steady flow of income going into 2022.