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James Hollingshead is a British-born IFBB Pro bodybuilder, entrepreneur, and actor. He started to build his physique at the age of 14. Similarly, at just 19, James began competing in the world of bodybuilding.

It doesn’t end here, in fact, he has competed against many champs like Brandon Curry and Big Ramy. In addition to that, he has also brought happiness to thousands of fans with a Kratos cosplay from God of War at the 2022 MCM London Comic.

Check out the below content to know James Hollingshead’s stats, profile, girlfriend, biography, diet, and workout routine.

James Profile

Full NameJames Hollinghead
Birth Date3/17/1989
Birth PlaceSurrey, England, United Kingdom
ProfessionBody Builder

Height & Weight

Weight 245 lb (111 kg)-255 lb (116 kg)

Early Life & Age

James Hollingshead was born on March 17, 1989, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom. His family details are still unknown at the moment. The 33-year-old bodybuilder is a very private person when it comes to his personal life.

Therefore, James’ educational accomplishments are also missing.

James Hollingshead Short Wiki: His Journey To Body Building

The heavyweight bodybuilder wasn’t just normal since his childhood. He was passionate about extreme sports, something different than the usual Athlete do. In his teenage, Hollingshead even began lifting weights.

He began to only think about building a ripped physique, one to compete for the best in the world. Initially, he started to eat as many calories as possible to gain in size. But, later James learned it’s not about eating more, though it’s about how much one can digest.

James Hollingshead got passionate towards bodybuilding through the six times Mr. Olympia
Dorian Yates has been always James Hollingshead’s inspiration

After a long time of failure, James started to feel some progress in his body. Ever since then, his obsession with bodybuilding grew even deep. Then James decided to move into the open men’s bodybuilding contest. Gradually, at the age of 19, James entered a bodybuilding competition for the first time.

James Hollingshead’s Competition History

Since 2008 James participated in dozens of competitions. Here are some of the Championships in which he stood in the first position.

2009UKBFF Leamington Spa Junior Bodybuilding – 1st Place
2009UKBFF British Championships Junior Bodybuilding – 1st Place
2014UKBFF British Championships Men’s Bodybuilding Over 100 kg – 1st Place
2017UKBFF British Championships Men’s Bodybuilding Over 100 kg – 1st Place PRO CARD OVERALL CHAMPION
2020Europa Pro Bodybuilding Contest – 1st Place

Likewise, here are some more details about James as a competitor.

  • 2012 UKBFF British Championships Junior Bodybuilding – 2nd Place
  • 2013 UKBFF British Championships Men’s Bodybuilding Over 100 kg – 3rd Place
  • 2016 UKBFF British Championships Men’s Bodybuilding Over 100 kg – 5th Place
  • 2018 IFBB Prague Pro Open Bodybuilding – 6th Place
  • 2019 IFBB Bigman Weekend Open Bodybuilding – 3rd Place
  • 2019 IFBB New York Pro Open Bodybuilding – 8th Place
  • 2019 IFBB Toronto Pro Open Bodybuilding – 6th Place

Did you know Hollingshead took part in Mr. Olympia 2021? In fact, on his first try, he came in 12th rank.

Training Regimens

Normally, James does workout for two days and takes rests for one day. He has set up the plan for his training as Quads, Shoulders and Triceps, Hamstring and Biceps, Back and rear delts, Chest, and extra delt focus.

James Hollingshead during the competition
James showing off his body in the competition

During the upper body day, he focuses on his abs, and calves on lower body days. On the upper body day, James also practices his posing for a few rounds.

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Out of all his favorite exercise is barbell squats. He feels like it’s a challenge on his back.

Who is his Coach?

Patrick Tour is the trainer of James Hollingshead who gives him advice for both training and nutrition.

Diet Plan

  • Offseason

James has five to six meals a day. Sometimes he enjoys a meal with friends and social gatherings once in a while.

  • Prep

-Proteins: He eats whole eggs, chicken, salmon, and occasionally steak (up to 350g).

-Carbohydrates: He eats Jasmine rice, oats, ground rice, and a mixture of fruits and berries (500-600g).

-Fats: olive oil, salmon, and eggs (min; 60g – max; 80g).

James Hollingshead Also Makes Money In Many Sector Other Than Bodybuilding

The 33-year-old bodybuilder is also quite into playing and streaming FPS games from his custom-built PC. Additionally, he is also the owner of an online clothing store. There he sells all sorts of branded clothes which are available in sizes Small to 5XL.

In the same way, he also has a YouTube account under the name IFBB PRO JAMES HOLLINGSHEAD with nearly 100k subscribers, and more than 10 million views in total.

James Hollingshead Has Cosplayed as Kratos from God of War

Back on November 5, 2022, James uploaded content on his YouTube channel. The video was about his cosplay of the powerful main character of the God of War series, Kratos.

James Hollingshead cosplayed the character named Kratos
James is a Kratos from God of War.

It was part of a visit to the MCM Comic Con that was held on Oct 28-30, 2022, in London, England. Furthermore, James has also starred in short films like Man up and Pumped Fiction.

Does James Hollingshead Have A Girlfriend/Wife?

It is believed that James isn’t a married guy but has a girlfriend. However, Hollingshead seems to be a very secretive person when it comes to his personal life. Hence, the identity of his lover is yet to be revealed.

There are some online tabloids who claim the woman named Janicke Sophie L.Berg might be the one James is dating. We hope, sooner rather than later he would come with the actual truth.

Net Worth

James Hollingshead is estimated to have a net worth of around $18 million as of 2022. He mainly makes money through his bodybuilding career, YouTube, and his online store.

Social Media Account

The champ is active on every available social media platform. On Instagram, he has two accounts, the main account @hollingshead89, and another @jamestheshedhollingshead which is created for gaming and stuff.

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