Lauren Powers

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Lauren Powers
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
Born 1956
Los Angeles, California
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Professional career
Best win NPC Jan Tana Classic - 1st Heavyweight * 10 Time Overall Champion, 2014

Lauren Powers whose real name is Laurie MacDonald is an American actress, amateur bodybuilder, and former firefighter and engineer.

Powers is born in 1956 and has achieved an exceptional career in health, fitness, modeling, and body building. As the founder of the Lauren Powers Classic, a highly recognized bodybuilding and fitness competition in Southern California, she designed her namesake competition to be open for people of all ages and in all categories regardless of their experience level. She has appeared on numerous television programs including MSNBC, HBO, Travel Channel, ABC, TLC, Hallmark, WE Channel, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, E! True Hollywood Story, Lady Gaga's Telephone(song) music video and others. She has also been in multiple films and internet productions. Powers competed in amateur bodybuilding contests from 2001 until 2014.

She graduated valedictorian from Huntington Beach High School.[1] She owned and operated a surfing academy on Maui while in college.[2] Powers graduated from the University of Hawaii with a business degree.[2]

Works[edit]

Contest history[edit]

  • 2001 NPC Iron Maiden 4th Heavyweight - 2nd Novice
  • 2002 Orange County Muscle Classic XXV - 1st Heavyweight, 2nd Masters
  • 2002 NPC California State Championships - 1st Novice (HW & Overall)
  • 2002 Muscle Beach Venice Classic - 1st Masters, 1st Heavyweight & Overall
  • 2002 NPC Jan Tana Classic - 1st Heavyweight Women's Open; Overall Champion Women's Open
  • 2003 Emerald Cup - 3rd (HW)
  • 2003 Orange County Classics HW 1st place
  • 2003 California State Championships - 1st (Master Overall Champion), 4th (HW open)
  • 2004 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heavyweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2010 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heavyweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2011 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heavyweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2012 Muscle Beach Classic Memorial Day 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heavyweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2012 Muscle Beach Classic Labor Day 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heavyweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2013 OC FIT EXPO 1st Place and OVERALL Women's Champion
  • 2014 OC FIT EXPO 1st Place and OVERALL Women's Champion

Filmography[edit]

  • "The Interview, Seth Rogen (2014)
  • The Interplanetary Surplus Male and Amazon Women of Outer Space (2003)
  • The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (2004)
  • Close Encounters of the 4th Kind: Infestation from Mars (2004)
  • No Pain, No Gain (2005)
  • Telephone (song) (2010) Lady GAGA
  • " Bigger, Better, Stronger"

Television appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "An Interview with Lauren Powers All-American Wonder Woman". BodyBuilding.com. February 11, 2004. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Lauren Powers". Andy's Muscle Goddesses Lite. June 14, 2006. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  3. ^ "Muscle Worship". Hidden Lives. Channel Five. April 9, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  4. ^ "Secret Lives of Women - Amazon Women – WE tv". Wetv.com. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  5. ^ "Strange Addiction: Female Body Building". Tlc.discovery.com. 2010-12-29. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 

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