Brandon Curry (born October 19, 1982) is a U.S. professional bodybuilder who competes in the heavyweight class.
Curry was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He first became interested in weight training when he received a pair of Hulk Hogan-branded dumbbells for his sixth birthday. Curry would later recall in a magazine interview that he was motivated by superhero action figure G.I. Joe and the Rocky and Rambo films to develop his body to its fullest muscular capacity.
As a child, Curry's parents enrolled him gymnastics classes, but he lost interest in the sport. Curry was involved in wrestling, track and field and football while he was a student at Hunters Lane Comprehensive High School in Nashville.
Curry attended Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where he majored in exercise bnn science. He initially played on the university's football team, but later left the team and switched his athletic focus to bodybuilding-related weight training. Outside of bodybuilding, Curry works as a personal trainer. He divides his residency between Nashville and Oceanside, California.
Initially competing in the light-heavyweight class, Curry won his first bodybuilding competition, the 2003 Supernatural Bodybuilding & On June 17, 2006, he came in second in the light-heavyweight division at the NPC Junior National Championships; the five-foot-seven Curry weighed 189 pounds for that event. The following year, with 28 additional pounds added to his frame, he moved up to the heavyweight division for the NPC USA Championships on July 28, 2007, where he finished second in his division. On November 17, 2007, he came in second in the heavyweight division for that year's NPC National Championships.
His Biggest success is in 2011 MR.olympia competitions where he stands 8th while first time coming to the olympia's Ring just above Roney Rockel and below Tony Freeman. On July 25, 2008, Curry won both the heavyweight division and the overall of the NPC USA Championships, which secured him ranking as a professional bodybuilder.
Pro contest history
- 2003 Supernatural Bodybuilding, 1st
- 2006 NPC Junior National Championships, 2nd
- 2007 NPC USA Championships, 2nd
- 2011 Mr.Olympia, 8th
- 2012 Arnold Classic, 7th
- 2013 Arnold Classic Brasil, 1st