Jay Cutler (bodybuilder)

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Jay Cutler
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Cutler in October 2014
Personal info
Born (1973-08-03) August 3, 1973 (age 46)
Sterling, Massachusetts, United States
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[1]
WeightContest: 260 lb (118 kg)
Off season: 290 lb (132 kg)[1]
Professional career
Best winIFBB Mr. Olympia 2006–2007, 2009–2010
PredecessorRonnie Coleman
Dexter Jackson
SuccessorDexter Jackson
Phil Heath

Jason Isaac "Jay" Cutler (born August 3, 1973) is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder.[1][2] He is a four-time Mr. Olympia winner (2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010).


Cutler in October 2014

Cutler worked in his brother's concrete construction business, Cutler Bros. Concrete, from the age of 11. He began training when he was 18 years old as a senior at Wachusett Regional High School. He graduated from Quinsigamond Community College in 1993 with a degree in criminal justice, intending to work as a corrections officer for a maximum security prison. He was inspired to enter bodybuilding after meeting personal trainer Marcos Rodriguez. Cutler excelled in bodybuilding, desiring to be one of the largest competitors ever, and took his first overall win in 1993 at the Iron Bodies Invitational. His first contest was the 1992 Gold's Gym Worcester Bodybuilding Championships, at which he took second place. As he established a name for himself in the bodybuilding scene, he often appeared in bodybuilding-related videos including Battle for the Olympia 2001, a pre-contest documentary video directed by Mitsuru Okabe that highlighted many competitors as they prepared for the 2001 Mr. Olympia Competition.[3] He went on to win consecutive Arnold Classic titles in 2002, 2003, and 2004, and placed second to Ronnie Coleman in the Mr. Olympia competition four times before claiming the title again in 2006.[citation needed]

At the 2001 Mr. Olympia, Cutler tested positive for banned diuretics,[4] but sued and had his second-place finish reinstated.[verification needed] Cutler won the Olympia for a second consecutive year in 2007. He became the third Mr. Olympia in history (after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu) to win the title in non-consecutive years after defeating the reigning champion Dexter Jackson in 2009. In 2010, he won his fourth Mr. Olympia title, defeating Phil Heath. In 2011, Cutler was runner-up to Heath at the Mr. Olympia. In 2012, Cutler was unable to compete at the Mr. Olympia due to a biceps injury. Cutler competed in the 2013 Olympia and placed 6th.[citation needed]

Cutler has since focused on his business venture, Cutler Nutrition, which specializes in bodybuilding nutritional supplements, in addition to his social media presence.

Personal life[edit]

Cutler resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been featured on the cover of several fitness magazines such as Muscle and Fitness, Flex, and Muscular Development.


  • Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[1]
  • Off Season Weight: 290 pounds (132 kg)[1]
  • Competition Weight: 260 pounds (118 kg)[1]
  • Upper Arm Size: 22 in (56 cm)[1]
  • Chest Size: 58 in (150 cm)[1]
  • Thigh Size: 30 in (76 cm)[1]
  • Waist Size: 34 in (86 cm)[1]
  • Calf Size: 20 in (51 cm)[1]

Bodybuilding titles[edit]

  • 1993 NPC Iron Bodies Invitational – Teenage & Men's Middleweight
  • 1993 NPC Teen Nationals – Middleweight
  • 1995 NPC U.S. Tournament of Champions – Men's Middleweight and Overall
  • 2000 IFBB Night of Champions
  • 2002 Arnold Classic
  • 2003 Arnold Classic
  • 2003 Ironman Pro Invitational
  • 2003 San Francisco Pro Invitational
  • 2003 Dutch Grand Prix.
  • 2003 British Grand Prix
  • 2004 Arnold Classic
  • 2006 Austrian Grand Prix
  • 2006 Romanian Grand Prix
  • 2006 Dutch Grand Prix
  • 2006 Mr. Olympia
  • 2007 Mr. Olympia
  • 2009 Mr. Olympia
  • 2010 Mr. Olympia

Competitive placings[edit]


  • Jay Cutler – A Cut Above (Filmed in 1999, released in 2002)
  • Jay Cutler – New Improved and Beyond (2004)
  • Jay Cutler – Ripped to Shreds (2005)
  • Jay Cutler – One Step Closer (2006)
  • Jay Cutler – From Jay to Z (2008)
  • Jay Cutler – Undisputed (2010)
  • Jay Cutler – The Ultimate Beef: A Massive Life in Bodybuilding (2010)
  • Jay Cutler – My House (2011)
  • Jay Cutler – Living Large (2013)


  • CEO MUSCLE – Jay Cutler's No Nonsense Guide To Successful Bodybuilding ISBN 978-0-9744572-0-8

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Jay Cutler. bodybuilding.com
  2. ^ Milliard, Trevon. "Bodybuilding changing, but it's still hard work". Retrieved September 18, 2011.
  3. ^ "Rotten Tomatoes".
  4. ^ "NewsPro Archive". Archived from the original on October 25, 2012.

External links[edit]

Mr. Olympia
Preceded by:
Dexter Jackson
Succeeded by:
Phil Heath