Brenda Raganot

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Brenda Raganot[1]
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
Born (1966-09-08) September 8, 1966 (age 50)[1]
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.[1]
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)[1]
Weight In Season: 135 lb (61 kg)
Off-Season: 150–160 lb (68–73 kg)[1]
Professional career
Pro-debut IFBB Pro Extravanganza[2], 1998[2]
Best win IFBB Ms. International lightweight champion[2], 2000 and 2005[2]
Predecessor None
Dayana Cadeau[2]
Successor Dayana Cadeau
Active Since 1984[1]

Brenda Raganot (born September 8, 1966) is an American professional female bodybuilder.[1]

Bodybuilding career[edit]


In 1984, Raganot began training as a bodybuilder in high school. She was influenced when she saw a film called Pumping Iron 2, which featured bodybuilder Rachel McLish. In 1991, she began training from bodybuilder Debbie Houck. She regards Debbie what brought her from the amateur level to the pro ranks. Brenda earned her pro card in 1998 when she won the middleweight and overall titles at the NPC Nationals.[1]


Raganot alternated between the lightweight and heavyweight classes since weight classes were introduced at the pro level in 2000. She has been one of the top pros in recent years, with her best results being lightweight class wins at the Ms. International in 2000 and 2005.[1][2]

Contest history[edit]

Personal life[edit]

She currently lives in Seattle, Washington. She is married. She is a Christian. She currently works as a US postal clerk.[1][3]

External links[edit]


Ms. International
Preceded by:
First (2000) Succeeded by:
Dayana Cadeau
Preceded by:
Dayana Cadeau
Second (2005) Succeeded by: