Jeff Cavaliere

Fitness Expert/Trainer (1975)
Tue Sep 22 2020
By   Sarthak

Among the top social media fitness gurus, Jeff Cavaliere is a name we must mention on our list. He is an American fitness expert and personal trainer best known for his YouTube channel, AthleanX. Jeff is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

As of September 2020, Cavaliere's channel has over 10 million subscribers. Also, he is a former head physical therapist for the New York Mets. Fans are curious to know about his personal life, so we present to you some of the lesser-known facts about Jeff.

Jeff Cavaliere Married Life

The 45-year-old fitness coach is happily married to his wife of 12 years. The couple has two adorable twin sons. Jeff is a well known social media personality, but he has kept his personal life extremely private. Cavaliere's wife and kids can be seen on his social media accounts.

Jeff Cavaliere and his wife.
Image: Fitness expert and coach Jeff Cavaliere has been married to his wife since 2008.
Source: Instagram@athleanx 

It seems Jeff and his wife married in 2008. There's rarely any information about their wedding. The former physical therapist hasn't even shared the name of his wife or children. Nevertheless, Jeff is setting an example for his kids.

Maintenance of Privacy

As mentioned, Cavaliere is extremely cautious about revealing his family details in public. However, he shares glimpses of his beautiful wife and two lovely sons. He motivates them to work out and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Jeff is cautious about his family's identity on public.
Image: Jeff Cavaliere and his twin sons.
Source: Instagram@athleanx

On May 11, 2020, Jeff shared a picture of his wife and kids on the occasion of mother's day. Cavaliere often praises his wife for her selfless and unwavering love and support. The family of four reside in New York.

Jeff Cavaliere Net Worth (2020)

The exact net worth of AthleanX's founder is not available. While some sources report his net worth as $2 million, some say Cavaliere might have a fortune of $8 million.  He was a physical therapist and assistant strength coach for a baseball team, New York Mets, from 2006-2009.

Jeff Cavaliere's net worth is at least $7 million.
Image: Jeff Cavaliere, founder of AthleanX, has a net worth of at least $7 million.
Source: Instagram@athleanx

Let's break down his earnings to know how much Jeff's estimated net worth is. Jeff earns a whopping $480,405 a month from his YouTube channel, which has over 10 million subscribers. Additionally, the AtleanX channel has over 1.65 billion views. Looking at his monthly earnings, Cavaliere's annual income is almost $5 million.

Apart from YouTube, Jeff is a personal trainer. He supplies tested supplements and nutrition programs to clients and bodybuilders through his company. Therefore, as of 2020, Jeff Cavaliere's net worth is at least $7 million. He also owns a fantastic gym. Fitness trainers like Kristen Crowley and Brett Hoebel also has a decent wealth.

As an Author

Cavaliere not only shares his fitness knowledge through videos and website, but he is also an accomplished author. The first book he published is titled: 'Major League Insider Training Manual.' The book is about strength and conditioning for professional baseball players and aspiring pros.

The next book is called 'Teen Sports Nutrition Blueprint, ' which explores the worrying state of youth nutrition and childhood obesity. Jeff is a contributing writer for Men's Fitness as well. He began writing fitness columns since 2004.


In our present society, dealing with weight and body issues have been a major threat. The number of deaths due to overweight and obesity are rising day by day. And that's where fitness experts come to our rescue. Jeff Cavaliere is one of those experts who helps millions of people achieve their potential physique.

Jeff Cavaliere as a former New York Mets therapist.
Image: Jeff Cavaliere is a former New York Mets' physical therapist.

The number of Cavaliere's YouTube channel's subscribers indicates that people nowadays are taking fitness seriously. Additionally, with the help of Jeff's nutrition and workout plan, several clients have achieved their "perfect" physique.

Height and Weight

If you have watched Jeff's videos on YouTube, then you have seen his amazingly ripped physique. Even at the age of 45, he has maintained a relatively low body-fat percentage.

Jeff Cavaliere stands at the height of 1.72m or 5 feet 8 inches. Likewise, he maintains his weight between 84-88.5 kgs or 185lbs-195lbs). Besides his rigorous exercise routines, Jeff follows a strict diet plan with high protein and essentials nutrients.

Jeff accused of using Fake Weights

There is no doubt that Youtubers, whether be it a make-up artist, stylist, yoga teacher, or a fitness expert, all like to look good on camera. Hence, they try to manipulate the scenario while making videos. The same happened with Cavaliere.

This is the video of Jeff, where he deadlifts with 495 lbs weight!

Since his youth, Jeff has always been a ripped, muscular man. On his videos, he can be seen lifting heavier weights. But some YouTuber has accused him of using fake weights in his videos. Many YouTubers have accused him since 2014.

A channel named Scott Herman Fitness claimed that Jeff has been using fake weights. On a particular video, Jeff was doing deadlifts with a weight of 495lbs. As per Scott, the weights change, and his form was off. Similarly, another channel, Kenny KO, also made a video accusing Jeff of using prop weights.

Family Background

Jeff was born on June 28, 1975, in Connecticut, the United States. He is 45 years old as of 2020. His mother passed away at 57 due to cancer. Jeff's father encouraged him for physical activities.

In his early years, Jeff was too skinny and was embarrassed to workout at a pubic gym. So, his father set up a mini-workout station in their house's basement. Cavaliere considers actors like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger as his main idols. Mostly, he is fond of Stallone.


Jeff graduated with two degrees from The University of Connecticut. In 1997, he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Physioneurobiology. Likewise, he then received a Master's degree in Physical Therapy in 2000. Further, he also has an NSCA certification.

Jeff and actor, Ryan Reynolds.
Image: Jeff Cavaliere with Ryan Reynolds.
Source: Instagram@athleanx

Jeff was a part of several sports teams in his high school. He played baseball, soccer and was keen on lifting weights. Cavaliere founded the Athlean X program in 2009.

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