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|— Bodybuilder —|
|Nickname||Maryland Muscle Machine|
July 16, 1965 |
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|Pro-debut||Chicago Pro Invitational, 1992|
|Best win||Grand Prix, Eight times, 1993-1995, 1997, 2001|
Levrone was born to an Italian father and an African American mother on July 16, 1965 in the youngest of six children. Aside from his career as a pro bodybuilder, Levrone has also worked as an actor and musician. Levrone first started training at Metric Fitness in Linthicum, Maryland. He won his first contest at 175 pounds. Over his career Levrone has earned 22 professional IFBB wins. He won the Arnold Classic two times (1994 and 1996), and came second at the Mr. Olympia competition four times over the span of a decade (1992, 1995, 2000 and 2002), often controversially. He has not officially announced his retirement.
Levrone was well known for his powerful physique and unique approach to bodybuilding .Kevin was also known for his style of preparing for a show, in which he would maintain an off-season weight 25-50 pounds lower than his competition weight and would use an increased food and drug intake combined with heavy training and esiclene use to increase weight and mass prior to competition.
Levrone's first film as an actor was Backlash. Later films included Redline and 'I Am'. On March 25, 2009, Levrone launched The Levrone Report, a training/fitness guru blog in which he resumes his training and provides tips and philosophies on a wide range of subjects. In May 2010, Levrone released Levrone Formula Extreme Nitric Pump Blend, a nutritional pre-workout supplement. Other supplements since released include Hyper Response, a post-workout supplement, and Levro Shock, an energy-boosting pre-workout supplement. In September 2013 Levrone has announced his plan to return to competitive bodybuilding in 2014.
- Height: 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
- Off Season Weight: 125 kg (276 lb)
- Competition Weight: 115 kg (254 lb)
- Arm Size: 60 cm (24 in)
- Leg Size: 82 cm (32 in)
- Waist Size: 82 cm (32 in)
- Chest size: 144 cm (57 in)
- Broadcaster: 3.50 cm (1.38 in)