Yolanda Hughes Wiki
Yolanda Hughes born Yolanda R. Hughes-Heying is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States.
Yolanda Hughes Biography
Yolanda was accepted with a full scholarship at Western Kentucky University in 1981, after graduating from high school, where she continued to pursue both track and gymnastics.
A local bodybuilder and wrestler Hillbillie Jim, best known for his World Federation Wrestling matches, approached her that same year during a gymnastics training session and requested her to participate in a local women’s bodybuilding competition he was promoting.
She was at first hesitant since her first love was track and gymnastics, in the realm of women’s bodybuilding she had not seen herself competing. She soon realized after another conversation with Jim that she had the potential to be on the for.
Yolanda Hughes Professional
Yolanda was ranked 1st in the Ms. International competition in 1997 and 1998. She competed in six contests for Ms. Olympia, placing second at Ms. Olympia in 1998 to Kim Chizevsky-Nicholls. In publications such as Muscle And Fitness, Flex, Female Bodybuilding and Muscular Development, she would be featured in covers and stories
Yolanda Hughes Age
Yolanda was born on October 30, 1963, Murfreesboro, TN.
Yolanda Hughes Family
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Yolanda Hughes Boyfriend
While training at the San Clemente Gym, Yolanda had little time for much else in her life, until she met and eventually married Thomas Heying, who was visiting the United States from Germany. Thomas later would return to Germany followed by her a few months later. She resided with Thomas in Guetersloh, Germany.
She was about the only African American amongst the community. Needless to say she was quick to adapt to the appropriate attire and customs which helped her in being welcomed throughout the community. She brought many contributions to the community including the introduction of aerobics in the gym environment. She earned her pro card by winning the World Amateur championship in 1992.
Yolanda is currently living in Bellingham, Washington, with her boyfriend. She took classes in pole-dancing in Los Angeles, California, in 2001. Hughes trained with a pole-dancing fitness instructor in Vancouver, Washington, who was a champion of Ms. World Pole Fit who won the best category of a contortionist. She opened a special training studio called Fitness Exotica in 2005, where she offers customers training and lessons such as fitness and stripping.
Yolanda Hughes Children
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Yolanda Hughes Height
He stands at a height of 5′ 7″
Yolanda Hughes Salary
Yolanda’s salary is estimated to be between $10k to $50k.
Yolanda Hughes Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $250k.
Yolanda Hughes Retirement
After coming in third place at the 1999 Ms. International, Yolanda retired from bodybuilding.
Yolanda Hughes History
- 1984 NPC Ironmaiden – 2nd (HW)
- 1988 NPC Los Angeles Championship – 2nd (HW)
- 1988 NPC Orange County Classic – 1st (HW & Overall)
- 1988 NPC USA Championship – 6th (HW)
- 1989 NPC USA Championship – 5th (HW)
- 1990 NPC USA Championship – 4th (HW)
- 1990 NPC Nationals – 3rd (HW)
- 1991 NPC USA Championship – 2nd (HW)
- 1991 NPC Nationals – 3rd (HW)
- 1991 IFBB World Amateur – 2nd (HW)
- 1992 IFBB World Amateur – 1st (HW)
- 1992 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 8th
- 1993 Ms. International – 5th
- 1993 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 11th
- 1994 Ms. International – 3rd
- 1994 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 8th
- 1995 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 10th
- 1996 Ms. International – 4th
- 1997 Ms. International – 1st
- 1997 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 3rd
- 1998 Ms. International – 1st
- 1998 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 2nd
- 1999 Ms. International – 3rd
Yolanda Hughes Movie
Yolanda made a cameo in the 2002 film Rollerball