Brandon Curry, 36, is the first bodybuilder from Tennessee, United States to win 2019 Men’s Open Bodybuilding Olympia. He bested 15 other qualifiers during the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on September 14, 2019.
In the same competition, Curry finished eighth in 2011 and in 2017. He ranked 16th in 2015.
Born in Nashville, Tennessee on October 19, 1982, Curry attended gymnastic classes when he was a kid. He went to Hunters Lane Comprehensive High School in Nashville where he played football and competed in wrestling and track and field.
Currently earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. On June 17, 2006, he finished first in 2003 Supernatural Bodybuilding, which was his first bodybuilding competition.
Prior to the 2019 Mr. Olympia, Curry won the 2013 Arnold Classic Brasil, the 2017 New Zealand Pro, the 2017 Arnold Classic Aus, the 2017 Ferrigno Legacy and the 2019 Arnold Classic. Here is the complete list of 2019 Men’s Open Bodybuilding Olympia results:
|1||Brandon Curry||United States||14||$400,000|
|4||Dexter Jackson||United States||43||$45,00|
|6||Steve Kuclo||United States||60|
|7||Cedric McMillan||United States||81|
|8||Lukas Osladil||Czech Republic||84|
|9||Akim Williams||United States||86|
|10||Patrick Moore||United States||96|
|11||Luke Sandoe||United Kingdom||104|
|12||Jonathan de la Rosa||United States||120|
|13||Maxx Charles||United States||134|
|14||Juan Morel||United States||136|
|15||Michael Lockett||United States||150|
It was on July 25, 2008 when Curry turned professional after winning both the heavyweight division and the overall of the NPC USA Bodybuilding and Figure Championships. Here is a clip featuring the Nashville native: