Brian Shaw

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Professional Strongman (1982)
Sun Aug 04 2019
By   Sarthak

Who is Brian Shaw?

What would you do if you became the world's strongest man? Would you misuse your title or amass global fame and money? Today we are going to talk about an athlete who is the only American strongman to win World’s Strongest Man, America’s Strongest Man, and the Arnold Strongman. We are talking about the 37-year-old, Brian Shaw, an American professional strongman competitor and winner of the 2011, 2013, 2015, and the 2016 World's Strongest Man competitions.

Brain has amassed an impressive net worth and desirable fame from his career. Similarly, he is also relishing his married life with spouse Keri Jenkins Shaw. The couple are proud parents of two lovely children. So, let's know about his early life, personal relationship, and professional career.

Brian Shaw poses with Arnold Schwarzenegger
Image: Brian Shaw poses with Arnold Schwarzenegger 

Brian Shaw was born on february 26, 1982, in Fort Lupton, Colorado, U.S. He was born to father Jay Shaw and mother Bonnie Shaw. Well, both of his parents were taller than average with his father standing at 6 feet 1 inch and his mother 5 feet 11 inch. Brian attended Lupton High School where he excelled in basketball.

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Then, he attended Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colorado. Later, he went to Black Hills State University where he was on a full basketball scholarship and received a degree in wellness management.

Strongman Brian Shaw
Image: Strongman Brian Shaw

Talking about Brian's career, he has won multiple competitions throughout his career. He began his career as a strongman in 2005 when he entered the Denver Strongest Man contest. Brian won the 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2016 World's Strongest Man competitions. Further, he won the 2011, 2015, 2017, Arnold Strongest Classic contest. Likewise, Shaw has won other contest series such as Strongman Super Series, Giants Live, All-American Strongman Challenge.

Brian Shaw Wedding, Wife, Children

One of the world's powerful men and America's strongman winner Brian Shaw is a married man. He is happily married to his longtime girlfriend Keri Jenkins. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on July 4, 2015, at the Estes Park resort, Colorado, United States. The intimate wedding ceremony was attended by close family and relatives.

Brian Shaw and Keri Jenkins Shaw at their Wedding
Image: Brian Shaw and Keri Jenkins Shaw at their Wedding

Brian and keri their matrimonial ceremony quite simple but added so many valuable moments throughout the day. They watched fireworks alone as a couple after their vows, danced as a local band played and roasted marshmallows at the reception with their guests.

Brian and Keri's wedding ring
Image: Brian and Keri's wedding ring

The couple met through mutual friends as both are very active in the fitness world. They met at an event at Keri's gym around 2014. Just a few months later Brian proposed on a bridge lit by twinkle lights by the Susquehanna River in keri's hometown of harrisburg, pennsylvania. Also, Brian followed it up with a romantic carriage ride throughout the city.

Brian and Keri Jenkins at their wedding
Image: Brian and Keri Jenkins at their wedding 

Keri is an athlete as well and she became a community advocate for Barbells for Boobs, a non profit organization for the early detection of breast cancer with an emphasis on women under 40 and men.

Brian Shaw and His WIfe Keri Shaw Children

They welcomed their first son Braxton on June 15, 2016. Likewise, the couple welcomed their second son named Kellen James Shaw on May 3, 2018. As of now, the couple resides happily in Brighton, Colorado.

Brian Shaw with his wife Keri and children
Image: Brian Shaw with his wife Keri and children

On social media fans can see the couple sharing their love for each other regularly. They never misses any chance to showcase their love for their children as well.

Brian and his wife with their sons
Image: Brian and his wife with their sons

As of August 4, 2019,Brian has over 951k Instagram followers, 25.5k twitter followers, and nearly 166k Facebook followers, respectively. Similarly, he has 916,174 subscribers on his YouTube channel named "SHAWSTRENGTH."

Brian Shaw Net Worth

The multiple winner of World's Strongman title, Brian Shaw has a net worth of $2 million as of 2019. He amassed a giant earnings from his career as a professional strongman. He is the first man to have won the Arnold Strongman Classic and the World's Strongest Man contest. Therefore, every time Brian Shaw wins a Strongman title, he earns a hefty prize money of $72,000.

Brian Shaw has won multiple World's Strongest Champion title
Image: Brian Shaw has won multiple World's Strongest Champion title

Apart from his professional career as a strongman, Brian Shaw earns additional earnings from his YouTube channel. As per socialblade, Brian earns a yearly income upto half a million dollars. Likewise, Brian has several endorsements deals and sponsorships with high profile brands ranging from nutritional supplements provider, vehicle company, to many more.

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Brian is the owner of his merch though which he sells several clothing items. Besides, Brian has a beautiful home in his hometown where he has a personal garage gym set up. Besides, Brain's wife is also an athlete and she owns a gym.

Brian Shaw Diet and Workout

Do you know how much Brian Shaw consumes per day? He revealed that every meal is packed with protein and carbs, resulting in a staggering 12,000 calories per day.

His meal preps include cereal, eight eggs, protein shake, granola bars, ground beef, almond milk, lean ground turkey, potatoes, and many more. To process that much of calories, Brian also does intense workout regime such as Tire Flip, Farmer's Walk, Overhead Press, Sandbag Carry, Atlas Stone and many more.

Brian Shaw Height and Weight

Brian Shaw was heaviest since his young age. He has a massive body weight and a towering height. The World's Strongest Man champion, Brian Shaw stands at the towering height of 2.03m (6 feet 8 inch) and has a body weight of 188 kgs (415 lbs). Similarly, he has a chest size of 60 inch (152.4 cm) and biceps size of 23 inch (58.4 cm).

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