If we look at history, we find few people who came from utter obscurity and then they proved themselves. Eddie Hall is among those people. Eddie is an actor and former professional strongman. His list of awards and distinctions goes long. In 2017, Eddie won the World’s Strongest Man competition. Before that he has won UK’s strongest man and England’s strongest man competitions multiple times.
Up till now, Eddie has led a great career but the interesting thing is that his ambitions are still young and his will to keep going is strong. All of this success wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work and dedication Eddie has shown. Eddie was born on 15th January 1988 in Staffordshire England. The now 33- year- old strongman started in his 20s. It was 2010 when he won his first championship. His biggest achievement came in 2011 when he won the whole UK Strongest Man competition. After this, he was given the title of “The Beast”. In 2012, he went on to compete in his first international championship and finished fourth in it.
World Weightlifting Record
His real fame came when he started breaking world records. He made a world record by lifting 463kg in 2015. In 2016, he smashed it by lifting 500kg. The cherry on top of his career came in 2017 when he won the World’s Strongest man championship. Shortly after that he announced his retirement as owing to the extremity of the sport, he was witnessing health problems.
Eddie was enthusiastic about movies and wanted to be a part of it. He managed to secure a cameo in famous franchise Transformers. He appeared in Transformers- The Last Knight. Eddie is working on some other projects and will appear in some soon. Eddie is still ambitious and is looking to get involved in another sport, boxing. Eddie has started training for it and we will soon see him in the round. He was scheduled to play against his bitter rival Hafþór Björnsson but the fight is on hold. Both are former world’s strongest men and it will be an interesting match.
Eddie Hall Height and Weight
It is imperative to be a strong man if you want to be a Strongman. He looks like a giant thanks to his height and weight. Eddie is 6 foot 3 inches tall and his weight is around 157kg.
Eddie Hall Net-Worth
Eddie earned his name from strongman competitions. His net- worth stands around $4 million. Eddie owes it all to his competitive career. His social media presence also has part in it especially his YouTube channel which has around 2 million subscribers.
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