|Celebrated Name:||Mark Bell|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Mark Bell|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 December 1976|
|Birth Place:||Poughkeepsie, New York|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Andee Graves Bell (m. 2000)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Is Mark Bell Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in ’2021’:||$5 million|
Mark Bell is a known figure, great American powerlifter, patent holder, owner of Team Super Training Gym, and former professional wrestler. He was at his best in competitions that include a 1,025 lb squat, an 832 lb bench press, and a 738 lb deadlift. His siblings are Mike Bell and Chris Bell (Director of Bigger, Stronger, Faster). Peter Kirkbride and he are both accomplished powerlifters.
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Early Life Biography:
Mark Bell was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. He began lifting weights at the age of 11 and entered his first powerlifting meet when he was 13. When he finished high school, he was regarded as one of the strongest teenage powerlifters in America, holding multiple national and state records. He also trained in boxing and was coached by Kevin Rooney, Mike Tyson‘s former trainer.
His wife Andee Greves Bell and he have two children. Chris Bell, his brother, is also a powerlifter, as was his late brother Mike. His parents are Rosemary and Sheldon Bell.
The rest of his personal life is kept very personal, indeed.
Age, Height, and Weight:
Being born on 10 December 1976, Mark bell is 44 years old as of today’s date 1st August 2021. His height 1.83m tall, and his weight is 110 kg
After high school, Mark Bell totally concentrated on his professional wrestling career. Bell developed his own training routine utilizing various forms of conditioning: hill running, bodyweight circuits, interval-type cardio on treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, and rowers. Bell continued his strength training during his wrestling career. He benched 500 lbs raw at 240 lbs body weight, at the peak of his wrestling career.
He switched to powerlifting after professional wrestling, mainly competing in the United States Powerlifting Federation. He took training with Westside Barbell Team, under the guidance of Louie Simmons for two years before moving to Sacramento. Mark Bell was a two-time Ultimate Pro Wrestling Champion under the ring name of “Smelly.”
Mark Bell is also the inventor of the Slingshot, a device used to assist a lifter in maintaining proper bench press form, while also allowing the lifter to overload either in weight or reps. The Slingshot comes in four different types of variations: the Reactive, the Original, the Full Boar, and the Mad Dog.
Mark Bell and Jim McDonald have been hosting a podcast called the “Powercast.” New episodes are released weekly. He also has a career in music, with a music video “Meathead Millionaire,” a big hit.
But there appears to have been a split between Mark Bell and McDonald. The podcasts page on Instagram changed to “Markbellspowerproject,” and there are now 108 podcasts under that title as of September 2018.
Mark Bell was still wrestling professionally till 2008 but has since retired from the sport.
In March of 2014, Mark Bell announced his retirement from competitive powerlifting on his podcast.
Awards & Achievements:
- ELITE classification in four weight categories (242 lb, 275 lb, 308 lb, SHW)
- 12th highest bench press of all times in 308 lb./140 kg. category (826.7 lb./ 375.0 kg.)
- 19th highest total of all times in 308 lb./140 kg. category (2502.2 lb./ 1135.0 kg.)
- 2010 Ranked #1 Bench Press in entire America in 275 lb. category (771 lb.)
- 2008 Ranked #1 Single Ply Total in America in 308 lb. category (2304 lb.)
- 2008 Ranked #1 Single Ply Bench Press in America in 308 lb. category (805 lb.)
- One of The 30 Best Gyms in America by Men’s Health Magazine
- 2009 Powerlifting Gym of The Year
Net Worth & Salary of Mark Bell in ’2021’
As of August 2021, The net worth of Mark Bell, as estimated, is around $5 million. His salary varies from $1,00,000 to $1 million throughout. The majority of his income comes from the matches and tournaments he participates in. He is also sponsored by various brands and did several endorsement deals.
Mark Bell is a well-known figure to us all, and yet although his professional life is quite out there, there is some serious unknown facts about his personal life. He is an inspiration to all, and his journey is amazing. Surely there is more to his story that is yet to be told.