Dexter Jackson
Dexter Jackson
Celebrated Name: Dexter Jackson
Real Name/Full Name: Dexter “The Blade” Jackson
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 25 November 1969
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.71 m
Weight: 98 kg (when in contest); 104-107 kg (off-season)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Gale Elie
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Myah Jackson)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dexter Jackson Gay?: No
Profession: Professional Bodybuilder
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Dexter Jackson is also known as The Blade from his time as a bodybuilder. Though now retired from being a professional IFBB bodybuilder, he likes to keep himself fit in these years of his life. He has achieved a lot of wins with the help of his talent. He was and will always be very passionate about his work. Moreover, after he retired at the age of 50, following the 2020 Mr. Olympia, he did not stop.

Dexter extended his career as a businessman and created his own bodybuilding competition known as The Dexter Classic. He is also working hard now, just as he worked hard in the past.

Maybe you know about Dexter Jackson very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Dexter Jackson’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dexter was born to his parents on 25th November 1969. There is not much known about his family, but he was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. Though there is no information about his mother, William Jackson is his father. He graduated from the Edward H. White High School. From his childhood, he was very focused on keeping himself fit and then turned into his passion for being a bodybuilder.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 25 November 1969, Dexter Jackson is 54 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.71 m tall, and weight is 98 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Dexter Jackson, or DJ, previously had a relationship with Carol after meeting during a bodybuilding event. They fell in love and also got married to each other. But after some years, due to some unavoidable circumstances that are not known to the public, they parted their ways.

Afterward, Elie entered his life. Gale Elie and Jackson got married to each other. They also have a daughter together named Myah Elie. Altogether, he is spending a happy married life with his beloved wife and beautiful daughter.


Dexter started his career by competing in the NPC Southern States Championship in 1992 and acquired 3rd place. He started competing professionally in 1999 and has won many titles since then. Except for winning, debutant, and final competition for Mr. Olympia, he has also acquired 3rd place, 4th place, and 2nd place in 2007, 2012, and 2015.

Throughout his bodybuilding career, he has won a record of five Arnold Classic titles in 2005, 2006, 2006, 2013, and 2015. He also shot his new documentary with Alex Ardenti of Ardenti Films, 2009 release DVD titled Dexter Jackson: Unbreakable. After retirement, he created his own bodybuilding competition – The Dexter Classic. He will also launch a supplements line of products.

Awards & Achievements

Though Jackson’s first competition was the National Physique Committee Southern States Championship of 1992, where he took 3rd place, his first professional win was becoming 7th in 1999 Arnold Classic.

Then he took 3rd and 9th place in Night of Championships and Mr. Olympia contests respectively. He also shut down all the critics by becoming the 12th man to win the title of Mr. Olympia, the second one to win it, and the title of Arnold Classic in the same year, who expected less of him.

In 2008, he won other titles like New Zealand Grand Prix, Russian Grand Prix, and the Australian Pro Grand Prix VIII. At 43, he won Masters Olympia and his fourth Arnold Classic title. Even two years later, he also took second place in Mr. Olympia. His final competition before retirement was Mr. Olympia 2020, where he took 9th place, the same placing that he has got while debuting in Olympia in 1999.

With 29 wins, Jackson has the 2nd highest professional bodybuilding titles after Ashley Kaltwasser. Jackson was pictured on the cover of magazines like Muscular Development and Flex.

Net Worth & Salary of Dexter Jackson in 2024

Dexter Jackson Net Worth
Dexter Jackson Net Worth

Dexter has most of his savings from his IFBB professional bodybuilding career. Moreover, he has won a lot throughout his career. Also, he has been featured in many fitness and bodybuilding articles.

After retirement, he is launching a supplements line of his product and has already created his competition, The Dexter Classics. These are some of his massive sources of income, and his estimated net worth is $3 Million as of June 2024. These include his income, assets, and all other earnings.

Dexter Jackson, who is nicknamed The Blade and DJ, is a unique and competitive personality in bodybuilding. He always loved to take challenges and fight them. He has also taught that an end in one career is starting a new one. He has won the Arnold Classic championship five times, which is a record.


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