Billy Blanks

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Birthday
1, 1955
Birthplace
Erie, PA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Erie, PA

About

Fitness guru who was the inventor of the Tae Bo exercise craze.

Before Fame

He was bullied as a child, but his body began to transform after he started to study karate and Taekwondo at age 11.

Trivia

He had early 1990s film roles in The King of the Kickboxers, The Last Boy Scout, and Talons of the Eagle. He was Catherine Bach's bodyguard for a time.

Family Life

He and his former interpreter Tomoko were married on June 20, 2009. The couple had a daughter named Angelika.

Associated With

He was inspired to study martial arts while watching Bruce Lee on TV as a child.