5. FRANCO COLUMBU
Franco Columbu is known for both his highly developed physique and as a world champion powerlifter possessing incredible strength.
Franco was Arnold Schwarzenegger’s closest training partner. He won 2 Mr. Olympia titles, was an actor and later became a chiropractor.
4. FRANK ZANE
Frank Zane is the king of symmetrical aesthetic physiques. Frank Zane won 3 Mr. Olympia titles and his signature abdominal vacuum pose is something only the rare bodybuilder is able to emulate.
At his light weight of 185 lbs on stage, Frank Zane is also an inspiration to the hardgainers out there that they too can build an incredible aesthetic physique.
3. PHIL HEATH
With 6 Mr. Olympia titles already under his belt, the current reigning champion has the potential to go on to claim the highest number of Olympia titles in history over the next few years. Phil Heath has one of the most incredible genetics in bodybuilding history.
2. RONNIE COLEMAN
Ronnie Coleman won a record 8 straight Mr. Olympia titles and was the most massive and strongest bodybuilder of all time. He both dominated bodybuilding as a top pro bodybuilder and maintained a full-time career as a police officer.
1. Arnold Schwarzenegger
It’s easy to place Arnold Schwarzenegger at number 1. Not only did he win 7 Mr. Olympia titles, he overcame all odds and pioneered bodybuilding as we know it.
Through his incredible mindset and charismatic attitude he achieved success in every industry that he took on, from bodybuilding to business to movies to politics.