Christian Heria, known as Chris Heria, is a popular American fitness influencer & trainer, YouTuber, and Entrepreneur. He is famous for his calisthenics and other workouts. It is a strength exercise that involves your large muscles and does not need much GYM equipment.Wikipedia.org
He has more than 4 million subscribers on his YouTube channel as of 2023. And on Instagram, he has 1.5 million plus followers. He is not only a hardcore fitness enthusiast but also a hard-working Entrepreneur; he has his own subscription-based training platform and runs his clothing band. I’ve explained some cool information about Chris Heria in this article, so to know them too, let’s read.
|Real Name||Christian D. Heria|
|Profession||Calisthenics Instructor, Social Influencer, Entrepreneur|
|Date of Birth||21 December, 1991|
|Age (as of 2023)||31 years|
|School||St. Brendan High School|
|College/University||Southwest Miami College|
|Hobbies||Traveling, Playing Games, Hanging Out|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5'11"
|Weight||in kilograms- 74 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Tattoos||He has so many Tattoos all over his Body|
|Awards & Achievements||• Fitness and Wellness Influencer Awards Monaco 2019 (Won),
• Influence Awards Monaco (Nominated)
|Relationships & Affairs|
|EX-Girlfriend||Name Not Known
|Current Girlfriend||Not Known|
|Father name||Not Known [Cuban]|
|Mother name||Not Known [Chinese]|
|Son||Zen Heria [born. 18 September, 2011
|Net Worth (approx.)||$8 millions USD (as of 2022)|
How Chris Heria Started Calisthenics?
Chris Heria started calisthenics in 2012; at that time, he represented the USA in the World Championship and the World Street Workout Calisthenics Federation. This was the second edition of this competition, so he started calisthenics so early. In 2013, he won World Cup in Germany and represented the USA in Super Final in Moscow, Russia. After that, he came back to Miami and opened his Calisthenics gym to focus on training. He met with various people and learned a lot from them. At that time, Calisthenics was not that popular, but soon it became popular worldwide.
He first learned L move; then he began freestyling on the bar. He loved the Back Lever Flutter Kicks move while doing the freestyling. After that, he got comfortable and started 360 muscle up, which was not an easy move, but he mastered it. Then he also trained him for other moves to master in calisthenics.
Next, he learned L Sit To Handstand, which is one of the important exercises in calisthenics. He stated that after learning this move, he was able to unlock various other moves automatically.
Then he got Full Planch Push Ups, and that’s how he started everything off and made himself the master of calisthenics.
- He started working out at a young age; he used to work out in the park of his house.
- 2012: Represented the USA in the World Championship and the World Street Workout Calisthenics Federation.
- 2013: Won World Cup in Germany and represented the USA in Super Final in Russia.
- He started traveling worldwide at a young age, participating in competitions, teaching others, and meeting great people.
- After traveling, he returned to Miami and started his calisthenics gym, Calisthenics Academy, and soon he started positively impacting people’s lives.
- 2013: He started THENX Studio to train people in calisthenics, and people from various places started to join his studio to change their bodies and life. He pushed THENX through websites, and other social media, like YouTube and others. THENX is also an online application where anyone can access his contents to transfer their body step-by-step.
- 2013: He first published a video on the THENX YouTube channel.
- 2016: Hits 100k subscribers on THENX YouTube channel.
- 2017: First YouTube video on his personal channel, “CHRIS HERIA,” on 12 Oct 2017.
- 2018, February: Completed 100k subscribers on CHRIS HERIA YouTube channel.
- In 2018, he released his first music video on YouTube, “On My Mind.” The same year, he again released his second music video, “Feeling Of You.”
- In 2018, he launched his App called “Heria Pro,” which offers customized and scheduled workout sessions and programs. So anyone from any place in the world can join his App to learn calisthenics and change their life.
Currently, he has more than 7.6 million subscribers on the THENX YouTube channel and 4.4 million subscribers on the CHRIS HERIA channel.
His App Heria Pro has more than 1 million downloads on Google Play Store. The monthly membership of the Heria Pro app is $9.99, and the yearly membership is $89.99.HeriaPro
He also has his own website where he sells great quality workout products like Weight Vests, Resistant Bands, Clothes, Yoga Mats, Message Guns, Wrist Wraps, Bags, Bottle, Socks, and other items. So it is also another stream of his income. You can purchase his best-selling items from his website – https://chrisheria.com/
6 Facts about Chris Heria
1. Music Artist & Creator
Chris learned Piano, guitar, and other instruments at a young age. He has too much passion for Music. He often writes and creates music and publishes it on YouTube, SoundCloud, and other media.
He even has his music studio in his apartment. For creating various music and sound effects, he uses the software Ableton.
2. His First Passion Was to Become a Rockstar
Before becoming a fitness trainer, his passion was to become a Rockstar. Together with his friends, he made a musical band. He tattooed on so many places on his body. He also had long hair, as we mostly see with other rock stars.
3. He Always Wanted to do Something Different
In many of his YouTube videos, he said he always wanted to do something different and do something by himself. He tattooed himself and did not want to join a 9 to 5 job but rather do something for himself. So he made the tattoo at a very young age and thought he was not gonna hired by anyone for that.
Also, his tattoos remind him to do something big and different from others, so he decided to make these tattoos and do something and challenge himself.
4. Martial Artist
In his school, he also learned Martial Arts. And at 7-8 years old, he already had six packs. He states that Martial Arts helped him learn discipline, which later helped him become a master in Calisthenics and build his brand.
5. Daily Routine
Wake Up > Answer YouTube Questions and Emails > GYM and Training > Shoot for YouTube or App Videos > Meting about Developing the App, Future Programs and Projects, etc.
However, it varies often, but that is the regular routine he follows.
6. Collaboration with Big Brands
He has collaborated with several fitness brands, including Nike, Under Armour, and Reebok.
3 Interesting Tattoo Story of Chris Heria
1. Left-Hand Albert Fish Tattoo
Chris Heria tattooed the portrait of Albert Fish on his left hand. The tattoo was made by Jose Rosado, one of his homie’s best friends who has his tattoo shop in Miami. Now let’s learn the story behind this tattoo:
He has been playing music since he was 12. He started with Piano. His mom got him a few piano lessons when he was just 7 years old. But he fell off and started playing Guitar at 11 or 12. He made a band with some of his friends playing other musical instruments. He made a lot of tracks that are on Soundcloud. When he was 16-17, he wanted to build a big musical band and be a Rockstar.
Before being a Theater of Obsence, they were called Albert Fish, as it was a death metal band. So as his band was his first passion and gave him energy, or we can call it his developing phrase. So he tattooed the Albert Fish portrait to remember those energetic moments of his life. Although he stated, it might look serious and terrible for people, but it is just a reminder for him.
2. Neck Tattoo
He has a couple of tattoos on his neck; on the right side, he has a passion flower; in the middle, he has a flower of life with the dodecahedron; and on the left, he has a rose which is covered up by a rose, he had before. He got his neck tattooed at the age of 16. The reason for this tattoo was to become a Rockstar.
3. Knuckles Tattoos
Chris has tattooed the Knuckles of both of his hands. On his knuckles, written, “Redefine This Mess.” When he was 18, at that time, he was in his band, thinking he would become a Rockstar. And then his girlfriend got pregnant, so he had to redefine everything and make money to fulfill every need. Thus, he has written “Redefine This Mess” over his knuckles.
He also has other tattoos on his body.
Christ Heria Diet & Nutrition
His eating depends on what workout he does on that day. He cycles up crabs intake, meaning one day he takes a good amount of carbs, then the next day he only takes half carbs, and then the next day little to no carbs.
Breakfast: He skips his breakfast to burn out whatever was left the previous day. He states this is a great way to burn fat. But he drinks a lot of water to hydrate his body.
Lunch: Chris takes his lunch at 2 pm, and depending on his workout, he takes food.
Dinner: He takes dinner at 10 pm, which varies according to his exercise. At night he takes Greek yogurt, as it slowly releases protein which is good while sleeping as you can get proteins while sleeping.
As you can see, he takes his dinner at 10 pm, and the first meal in the day is 2 pm, almost 15-16 hours later. It is intermittent fasting for him that has a lot of benefits and helps him to burn fat from his body.
Eating Items or Nutrients Sources, He Mostly Takes
- Protein: Ground Turkey, Chicken Breast, Shrimp, Salmon, Turkey Bacon, Eggs [free-range].
- Carbs: Broccoli, Asparagus, Onions, Quinoa, Spinach, Beans – Black Beans, and Garbanzo Beans.
- Snacks: Greek Yogurt, Jello, Bananas, Grapes, Raspberry. He takes his snacks in moderation.
Nutrients Depending on Workout Days
|Heavy Lifting Day||A lot of Carbs for energy with few proteins|
|Fat Burning Day||Light to no carbs and mainly protein.|
|Regular Workout Days||Half Carbs|
He mainly uses Salt and Pepper for seasoning; he tries to skip different sauces as they may have lots of calories and high sugar. Also, he does not eat much oil and mostly uses vegetable oils.YouTube
Favorite Dishes for Gains
Two favorite dishes of Chris Heria for gaining are 1) Tilapia and Broccoli with Garlic and Onion; 2) Ground Turkey Breast with Broccoli.
10 Favorite Healthy Snacks of Chris Heria
- Greek Yogurt & Blue Berries
- Celery & Hummus
- Fruits: Apple, Banana, Raspberry
- Deviled Eggs
- Green Juice: Made with Kale, Ginger, Cucumber, Celery Sticks, Green Apple, Lemon
- Tuna Sandwich
- Protein Shake
- Jello [Sugar-Free]YouTube
House of Chris Heria
Chris lives in a Condo worth $4 million in Miami near Key Biscayne Bridge. Before that, he used to live in a nearby building that was not the tallest, but he dreamt of living in the tallest building in this area and finally made that.
Main Places in his House: Entrance, Living Room, Guest Bathroom, A Small Bar, TV Room, Dining Room, Balcony, Kitchen, Washing Place, Service Elevator, Maid Room [He uses this place often for working out, making music, and others], His Brother’s Room, His Son’s Room, His Room – Bathroom, Balcony, and other rooms and bathrooms.
Amenities of the Building he Lives: Spa, GYM, Tennis Court, Mansion for Parties, Dock, Racquetball Room, Garden, Playground Area.
Chris Heria’s Car
He owns a Mercedes S-Class 450. He likes this car as it is long and he can get messages while driving. Before that, he had Mercedes-AMG.
Chris Heria Quotes
“The best opportunities lie in your hardest time!”
“Don’t think how everything could go wrong, just think about how everything could go right.”
Chris Heria FAQS
Why is Chris Heria so famous?
Chris Heria is famous because of his calisthenics. He learned calisthenics at a young age and master it with time. Then he started teaching people calisthenics and positively impacting their lives. Impacting people’s lives positively is a huge achievement which he does, and it made him famous.
How long has Chris Heria done calisthenics?
Chris Heria has been in calisthenics since 2011. He represented the USA in World Championship and the World Street Workout Calisthenics Federation in 2012. At that time, calisthenics was not a popular term, but it became popular later.
How many hours a day does Chris Heria train?
Heria trains for 2 o 3 hours every day. After drinking lots of water and skipping breakfast, he starts his training.
Is Chris Heria married?
No, Chris Heria is not married; he was in a relationship with his girlfriend, and his girlfriend got pregnant and gave birth to a boy. But they are no longer in a relationship. Chris Heria’s boy Zen Heria stays with him, they both have a sweet father and son relationship, and often Zen Heria comes in his YouTube videos.
Is Chris Heria Asian?
His father is Cuban, and his mother is Chinese.
Is Chris Heria Vegan?
No, Chris Heria is not a Vegan. He eats chicken and other meats as a source of protein.
Does Chris Heria Drink Alcohol?
Chris Heria does not drink alcohol. He has a wine stored as a gift that his relatives gifted.
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