Chris Bumstead is a professional Canadian bodybuilder and fitness model. He first gained recognition for his impressive physique and dedication to the sport of bodybuilding, which ultimately led to his breakout role as a Mr. Olympia competitor.
Bumstead’s impressive career began in 2016, when he placed third at the Canadian Nationals, which led to his qualification for the IFBB Amateur World Championships. From there, he went on to win the overall title at the North American Championships in 2017, and later that year he won his first professional competition at the Vancouver Pro.
However, it was in 2017 that Bumstead achieved a major milestone in his career, as he was crowned the champion of the Classic Physique division at the Mr. Olympia competition. This was a significant accomplishment, as it marked the first time the Classic Physique division had been featured at the prestigious competition. Bumstead went on to defend his title in 2018 and 2019, solidifying his place as one of the top bodybuilders in the world.
In addition to his impressive bodybuilding accomplishments, Bumstead has also worked with a number of notable celebrities and influencers throughout his career. He has collaborated with popular fitness YouTubers such as Bradley Martyn and Jeff Nippard, and has also been featured in magazines such as Muscle & Fitness and Men’s Health.
Beyond his work in bodybuilding and advocacy for animal welfare, Bumstead has also explored other creative pursuits throughout his career. He has dabbled in music production and has even released his own original tracks. In addition, he has made appearances in television shows and movies, including a brief role in the 2019 film “Joker.”
Bumstead’s collaborations with other celebrities and influencers have also helped to boost his visibility and reach a wider audience. He has worked with fitness icons such as Jay Cutler and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as social media influencers such as Sommer Ray and Steve Cook.