Who is Regan Grimes? Meet the Olympia 2021 competitive bodybuilder

Molly Young October 11, 2021
Who is Regan Grimes? Meet the Olympia 2021 competitive bodybuilder

Meet Regan Grimes, the Olympia 2021 competitive bodybuilder who recently placed 15th in the world at the contest in Orlando, Florida. Explore the athlete’s social media platforms as we unpick his recent Mr Olympia performance.

Who is Regan Grimes?

Regan Grimes is a Canadian IFBB Pro bodybuilder.

Born on 26 June 1993, the athlete is 28 years old and has been training in the gym since he was 17.

Despite starting his journey in Men’s Open Bodybuilding to gain strength for motocross racing, he now takes the sport seriously as a fitness entrepreneur owning a clothing line business as well as a gym.

After making his first bodybuilding appearance onstage aged 18, Grimes won the 2016 Arnold Classic Brazil Overall Men’s and the 2018 IFBB New York Pro. He also finished second in the 2017 IFBB Vancouver Pro.

According to Greatest Physiques, Regan Grimes weighs between 215lb and 225lb (93kg and 102kg), while his height is listed as 5ft 11in (180cm).

Grimes’ Olympia 2021 performance

The North American athlete recently competed in the Mr Olympia contest, the fitness industry’s most prestigious event.

Grimes left the contest on the third call-out and placed 15th in the world.

The event concluded on 9 October with Mamdouh Elssbiay the winner, taking home the Mr Olympia 2021 title and a huge payout of $400,000.

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Although Grimes has posted online since the contest, no content has been uploaded addressing the much-awaited competition results.

When asked in the comments of an Instagram photo why he has not yet shared his placement results, @regangrimes responded by stating a post is coming up.

In 2020’s Mr Olympia, Grimes also placed number 15, Generation Iron reports.

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Meet the bodybuilder on social media

As a verified user, @regangrimes has more than 1.6 million Instagram followers to accompany his current total of more than 4,800 posts that surround his athletic lifestyle.

The sportsman often promotes his clothing line, Grimey Lifestyle, which supplies numerous garments and accessories.

Regan Grimes also has a popular Facebook page along with a TikTok account as @regangrimes_ where the professional bodybuilder also uploads training content.

Although the pair haven’t posted together online in a while, the bodybuilder was most recently linked with his girlfriend Victoria D’Ariano.

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Molly Young is a Journalism with Public Relations student at Leeds Beckett University. Boasting a creative background through her studies and on her personal social media channels, Molly loves creating content and providing entertainment analysis through her writing.