We all know we should keep fit and there are thousands of apps, TV shows, youtube videos and even DVD’s to help us. You might even go to a gym every now and then. For most of us, it’s a hobby, but for these 10 people, it made them the richest fitness gurus in the world.
The 10 Richest Fitness Gurus
Shaun Thompson – Net worth – $10 million
First on our list, this fitness trainer and choreographer is known for his ‘Hip-Hop Abs’ and ‘Insanity’ home fitness programs. He was originally a dancer for Mariah Carey, he later studied health and physical fitness, before releasing his home fitness workout videos called ‘Insanity’.
Jackie Warner – Net worth – $10 million
Making her name on the Bravo TV reality show entitled ‘Work Out’, this model and actor owns a gym and spa in Beverly Hill, California, called ‘Sky Sport and Spa’.
Richard Simmons – Net worth – $15 million
Best known for his ‘Sweatin’ to the Oldies’ fitness series, his bubbly personality made him an instant hit in the celebrity world.
Tony Horton – Net worth – $20 million
Best known as the inventor of the ‘P90X’ home fitness program which has sold more than 4 million copies. He also works as an actor and stand-up comedian.
Billy Blanks – Net worth – $30 million
This American martial artist and actor quickly turned his passion to becoming a fitness guru. He invented the ‘Tae Bo’ exercise program which utilizes kickboxing, as well as karate.
Tracy Anderson – Net worth – $110 million
This former dancer soon turned her attention to fitness training, and became the trainer to the stars, with clients including Madonna, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Courteney Cox and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Jane Fonda – Net worth – $120 million
The American actress, fashion model, fitness guru and writer was initially best known for her acting roles in films like ‘Barbarella’. Throughout her career, she won 7 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Academy Awards and an Emmy Award. She then turned her hand to Fitness and Exercise videos, which were an instant success.
Tony Little – Net worth – $200 million
This American TV fitness personality and businessman become popular due to his infectious fitness infomercial products.
Chuck Norris – Net worth – $185 million
American superstar martial artist, fitness guru and actor has amassed a net worth of $185 million. He is best known from acting in dozens of movies and TV series like ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ and ‘Firewalker’. He is the first Westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do to attain the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master.
Arnold Schwarzenegger – Net worth – $300 million
The Austrian-American actor, businessman, film producer and politician is also a former professional bodybuilder and world renowned fitness guru. Over the years he has accumulated an incredible $300 million. Arnie owns a lot of luxury cars, though none of them make the Most Expensive Cars List.