C.T. Fletcher Biography
C.T. Fletcher is an American powerlifter , media personality, vlogger, actor, personal trainer, and former bodybuilder. He is a three-time World Bench Press Champion and three-time World Strict Curl Champion. Additionally, he is the owner of the Iron Addicts Gym.
C.T. Fletcher Age| Birthday| How old is Fletcher?
C.T. Fletcher was born on June 8, 1959 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
The powerlifer is buffed up, standing at a height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) and weighs an overall weight of 225 lb (102 kg)
C.T. Fletcher Family| Parents
He was born to Mr. Walter Fletcher and Mrs. Ogie Rea Fletcher. Fletcher was a field worker and his mother was a housewife at the time of his birth .C. T has an older brother, Walt. Mr. Approximately one year after his birth, he and his family moved to Watts, California and later to Compton, California, where he resided during his youth. C.T. Fletcher grew up with an abusive father who at the time was preaching in a four-car garage. When he began junior high, they relocated to Lakewood, California where his preacher father started his own ministry.
C.T. Fletcher Young
Fletcher acquired a job at a gas station while he was 12 years old. In 1977,he joined the U.S. Army while he was 18 years old and would later be stationed in Germany. In 1979, he started to take Karate classes and earned a second degree black belt.
C. T Fletcher Photo
In 1980, he began weightlifting and bodybuilding considering it as a career path to follow. At first he was interested in bodybuilding, but then power lifting caught his interest. In 2013, he began vlogging on YouTube. In 2016, he opened his first gym, Iron Addicts Gym in Signal Hill, California, where he resides.
In 2001, Fletcher received a phone call from his doctor regarding his hypertension and how it could be life-threatening. His body had taken a major hit and he was disabled at age 42. In 2004, his mother passed away from congestive heart failure. The following year, he was admitted to a hospital in Long Beach, CA; from there, he was transported to UCI Medical Centerfor open heart surgery.
Fletcher inherited from his mother’s side of the family a heart condition that has heavily impacted his life. His mother and all nine of her siblings died from heart problems.
C.T. Fletcher Heart Transplant
In 2005, he underwent life-saving open heart surgery. On The Joe Rogan Experience hosted by Joe Rogan, Fletcher talked about how he had another heart attack in June 2017 and is currently hoping to get on the waiting list for a heart transplant. On May 5, 2018, Fletcher announced via Twitter that a heart had been found for him. He underwent an 11+ hour heart transplant surgery on May 6, 2018. Fletcher returned to discuss his life after the transplant on the Joe Rogan Experience on May 7, 2019, breaking down his new take on life.
C.T. Fletcher Influences
The body builder practiced Karate during his tenure in the army. It was during this time he started idolizing Bruce Lee and Muhammad Ali. However, it was Fletcher himself who was his own inspiration – his strong mindset allowed him to survive through the worst adversities, and come back stronger, and more successful than ever.
C.T. Fletcher Networth
The professional bodybuilder and entrepreneur is estimated to have a net worth of $400 thousand with his income streaming majorly from his gym premises and endorsements.
C.T. Fletcher Wife| Kids
Fletcher has been in two marriages. In his first marriage, he married his high school sweetheart with whom he has children, but their marriage ended in the 1990s in divorce. The body builder later married a woman he met while working at the postal service and they have seven children together. The couple have 7 children and 1 grandbaby.
C.T. Fletcher Books
His publication is titled ”CT Fletcher: My Magnificent Obsession.” The book explores the pain, struggle, and hardships that he has endured throughout the life of famed power lifter CT Fletcher. Leaving an abusive childhood home, the film dives further into Fletcher’s personal and professional life – demonstrating the power motivation can have on the human spirit and perseverance in order to achieve ones goals.
C.T. Fletcher Workout | Training routine
Here is a list of what the body builder’s workout entails:
Barbell Bench, Flat
Dumbbell Bench, Flat
Barbell Pyramid Bench, Flat
Incline Barbell Bench
Single Arm Dumbbell Preacher Curls
EZ Bar Preacher Curls
Incline Bench Hammer Curls
Concentration or Cable Curls
Incline Bench Hammer Curls
Dumbbell Preacher Curls
EZ Curl Bar Preacher Curls
Barbell Preacher Curls
Straight Bar Cable Curls
W Bar Tricep Extensions
Straight Bar Tricep Extensions
Seated Dumbbell Overhead Press
Standing Barbell Lateral Raise
Seated Smith Overhead Press
Lying Machine Rows
C.T. Fletcher Meal Plan
Egg Whites: 12 (Made Into An Omelet)
Vegetables: 1 Handful
Turkey Or Chicken Breast: 1-2 Servings
Protein Shake: 1
Large Salad: 1 Serving
Albacore Tuna: 1 Can
Ground Turkey: Desired Amount
White Rice: 2 Cups
Chicken Breast: 8 Oz.
White Rice: 2 Cups
C.T. Fletcher Quotes | 10 Commandments
”Train Your Mind Harder Than Your Body”
”Never Accept Someone Else’s Limitations”
”Pain Is Essential”
”Listen To Your Body”
”Visualize The Body You Want”
”Don’t Let Your Body Adapt”
”Multiple Angles Are Essential To Growth”
”Learn The Meaning Of “Overload”
”Never Become Satisfied”
C.T. Fletcher Movie Appearances
- 2002 — Gangster Party as Sam
- 2004 — I Accidentally Domed Your Son as Ray Ray
- 2004 — Bank Brothers as Clarence’s Father
- 2007 — The Hit as Big G Rock
- 2013 — Just Kidding Films as CT
- 2015 — CT Fletcher: My Magnificent Obsession as CT Fletcher
- 2016 — Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Inmate Thug
- 2017 — Maxx Yeager: Black Ops as Big Rich
C. T. Fletcher Awards & Achievements
3-time World Bench Press Champion
3-time World Strict Curl Champion