Steve Cook
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Name: Steve Cook
Born: December 10, 1984
Birth Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Occupation: Bodybuilder

Steven Cook (born December 10, 1984), known professionally as Steve Cook, is an American professional bodybuilder and two-time Mr. Olympia. He is also known for his work on YouTube. In July 2020, his channel had 1.3 million subscribers.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Cook was born on December 10, 1984. He was raised in Boise, Idaho, where his father worked as a high school athletic director. He grew up doing various sports, including wrestling. Cook attended Dixie State College, where he was a linebacker for the NCAA Division II Dixie State Trailblazers football team. He completed his bachelor of science in Integrated Studies—biology/psychology.

Career[edit | edit source]

After college, Cook worked as a waiter at Texas Roadhouse. He got his start in professional bodybuilding at a Muscle & Fitness event during Mr. Olympia weekend in 2010. After winning the M&F Male Model Search, he soon became a bodybuilding.com and Optimum Nutrition spokesmodel. He took part in the Gold's Classic Treasure Valley Natural Bodybuilding Championship, and won. He has won the Fit Body Competition, which Bodybuilding.com organizes. A year later in 2011, Cook also won the Naturally Bodybuilding Championship hosted by the NPC Iron Man magazine. He has a title from a NPC Junior National Championship. Cook has won the IFBB Houston Pro twice, in 2012 and 2014. He regularly appears on the covers of fitness magazines like “Iron Man” and “Muscle & Fitness”. Cook is a co-owner of the fitness app Fitness Culture and gym of the same name in St. George, Utah. Cook was a coach on season 18 of The Biggest Loser on USA Network.

Competitive history[edit | edit source]

  • 2010 ABFF 5th Annual Golds Classic Treasure Valley Natural Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, and Bikini Championships 1st
  • 2010 ABFF 5th Annual Golds Classic Treasure Valley Natural Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, and Bikini Championships 1st
  • 2010 Bodybuilding.com Fit Body Competition 1st
  • 2011 NPC Iron Man Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Championships 1st
  • 2011 NPC Junior USA Championships 3rd
  • 2011 NPC Junior National Championships 1st
  • 2012 IFBB Houston Pro 1st
  • 2013 IFBB Olympia Weekend 8th
  • 2014 IFBB Dallas Pro 1st
  • 2014 IFBB Olympia Weekend 5th

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Cook got married at 21 and divorced at 23.

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