Colette Nelson is one of the most popular names in the field of BodyBuilding. She is an American professional bodybuilder who was born on 5 April, 1974 (age 47 years as of 2021). To know more about her early life, Bio education, career and achievements keep reading this article to the end.
|Real Name||Colette Nelson|
|Profession||Bodybuilder, Social Media Star|
|Date of Birth||5 April, 1974|
|Age (as in 2021)||47 year|
|Birthplace||Michigan, United States|
|Nationality||The United States of America|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5'5"
|Weight||in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||27 inches|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Father name||Not Known|
|Mother name||Not Known|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$4 million USD|
Colette Nelson was born in 1974 in Southfield, but she did not grow up in Royal Oak. From her childhood, she had diabetes. And her doctor told her that she had to take insulin and do lots of exercises to keep her blood pressure under control.
She completed her education at the Clarence M Kimball High School, and in high school, she became obsessed with exercise, teaching up to 20 aerobics classes a week. After completing her schooling, she attended Michigan State University, and from there, she completed her bachelor’s degree in dietetics and a minor in dance.
After completing her graduation, she went to New York University, where she completed her master’s degree in nutrition, and later she became a dietician and a diabetes educator.
When she was in college and just 19 years old, she started to develop her interest in weightlifting. Later she joins the gym, and she is the only woman practicing in that particular gym. She states that aerobics helps her too much; before coming into weight lifting, she taught up to 20 aerobics classes in a week.
After that, she started her training, and after practicing for 6 years, she began to compete in the competition. After some time, she won the middleweight in her first competition.
The year 2000 has become a fairy tale for her, and in that year, she won the heavyweight class championship and Northeastern championship. A few years later, in 2001 and 2002, she held the first position in the heavyweight class at the USA championship.
In 2004 she won the heavyweight class championship at the Team Universe, and in that particular calendar, she also won the IFBB pro card at the North American Championship.
During her long career, she has gained numerous achievements, and after competing in the 2010 IFBB Phoenix pro, she retired from bodybuilding.
From 1999 to 2010, she participated in various competitions, and she won 21 big contests; in most of these contests, she beat her competitors quite comfortably.
Currently, she is single, but previously she was in a relationship. She has been in a relationship with the CEO and founder of RXMuscle Dave Palumbo and IFBB pro and karate master Bryan Paz for three years. But their relationship was broken for some reason, and now she is not in any other relationship.
She is one of the famous bodybuilders from America, and her net worth is approximately around 1 million dollars to 2 million dollars.
Interesting Facts about Colette Nelson
- She was born on 5th April 1974 in Southfield, Michigan, United States of America.
- She is very tall, and her height is around 5ft 5 inches.
- Her body weight is between 65kg to 75 kg.
- She won the IFBB bodybuilding championship in 2004.
- Currently, she is a retired bodybuilder, and she is now mainly focused on her medical career.
- Currently, she is living in NYC.
- Besides the field of bodybuilding, she also achieved a lot of things in the acting department.
- She is also ranked as one of the richest bodybuilders in the United States.
- Her star sign is Aries, and her birth flower is Daisy and Sweet Pea.
- In 2004 and 2006, she won most of the awards, such as in 2004 she won NPC team universe, IFBB North American Championships, IfBB world Amateur championship and in 2006 she won IFBB Europa super show, IFBB Atlantic city and IFBB MS. Olympia.
- She made her pro debut in the IFBB New York Pro championship in the year 2005.