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|— Bodybuilder —|
|Nickname||The Persian Pearl, The Terminator|
March 29, 1972 |
|Best win||1999 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 1st,|
Nicknamed "The Persian Pearl" and "The Terminator", Kamali was born in Iran, and now lives in West New York, New Jersey and New City, New York. Kamali has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from George Mason University The resulting knowledge about human kinesiology and sport nutrition combined with his distinctive posing styles makes Kamali a sought out bodybuilder for seminars and guest appearances. He has been featured in many bodybuilding articles, as well as being on the cover of Muscle Magazine.
- Height: 5 ft 10 in
- Contest Weight: 225 lb.
- Off-Season Weight: 310 lb.
- Arms (contest): 19"
- Waist (contest): 32"
- Chest: 52"
- Thighs: 30"
- 1994 NPC Collegiate Nationals, Light-Heavyweight, 1st and Overall
- 1996 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 10th tied
- 1997 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 7th
- 1998 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 3rd
- 1999 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 1st
- 2001 Arnold Classic, 4th
- 2001 Ironman Pro Invitational, 3rd
- 2001 Mr. Olympia, 10th
- 2002 Mr. Olympia, 17th
- 2002 Show of Strength Pro Championship, 11th
- 2003 Night of Champions, 14th
- 2004 Arnold Classic, 18th
- 2004 Grand Prix Australia, 15th
- 2005 Arnold Classic, 11th
- 2005 Ironman Pro Invitational, 5th
- 2005 San Francisco Pro Invitational, 12th
- 2006 New York Pro Championships, 16th
- 2006 Europa Super Show, 11th
- 2006 Montreal Pro, 14th
- 2006 Atlantic City Pro, 15th
- Arnold Classic
- Ironman Pro Invitational
- List of male professional bodybuilders
- List of female professional bodybuilders
- New York Pro Championship
- Show of Strength Pro Championship
- Wuebben, Joe. "The new king: unassuming? Humble? Quiet? What happened to King Kamali? We spent a couple of days with him to get to know the man who would be king", Muscle & Fitness, July 2004. Accessed October 6, 2008. "At least, that seemed to be the case when I spent a few days hanging out with him at his home in West New York, New Jersey, a few weeks out from the 2004 Arnold Classic."
- Personal & Contests, King Kamali's official site], accessed November 23, 2010.