Ernestine Shepherd

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Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD

About

Professional weightlifter and personal trainer who set a Guinness record as the oldest competitive female bodybuilder in the world at age 73. She's also finished in 1st place at the Natural East Coast Tournament of Champions contest.

Before Fame

She was a model who didn't begin working out until she was 56 years old.

Trivia

She authored the 2016 book Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined to Be Fit.

Family Life

She and her husband Collin have one son. Her sister Velvet passed away.

Associated With

She was inspired by Sylvester Stallone's performance in Rocky.