Rich Piana


Birthday September 26, 1970

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace California

DEATH DATE Aug 25, 2017 (46)

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Bodybuilder, actor, and YouTube sensation who posts workout videos for more than 1.2 million subscribers. At various points, he won the NPC California Championships, NPC Orange County Championships, NPC Los Angeles Championships, NPC Sacramento Championships, and NPC Border States Classic.  

Before Fame

He began training as a bodybuilder when he was 11 years old.


He worked on television series including NBC's Scrubs and Ripley's Believe It or Not. He played himself in Tim Muriello & Rich Piana Interviews and Mutant: Leaving Humanity Behind. He was very open about his use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs.

Family Life

He was born in Northridge, Los Angeles, California. He married Sara Piana.

Associated With

He was a stunt player in Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes.