Dorian Yates BioGraphy

Dorian Yates BioGraphy : The full name of Dorian Yates is Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates. He was born on 19 April 1962. He is a well known English retired professional body builder. He has won the title of Mr. Olympia for six consecutive times from 1992 to 1997. And at the same time it is the fifth highest number of victories for Mr. Olympia in history. He is widely regarded as one of the top pro bodybuilders in history. In particular, he was known for his broad and thick back.

Dorian Yates BioGraphy

Dorian’ birthplace is Solihull, Warwickshire, England. He will be 59 years old in 2021. His’ father’s name is Kenneth Yates and mother’s name is Hilma Yates. His father had a heart attack when he was 13 years old, due to which his father died. After that he moved with his mother from Solihull to Birmingham. His birth sign is Aries. He holds British / English citizenship.


He started working in 1983.He includes a record of 15 major competition victories and two second-place finishes in his career. He won each and every one of his competitions from 1992 until his retirement in 1997. His career was largely over due to chronic serious injuries including torn biceps and triceps. His last competition was in 1997, just three weeks before Mr. Olympia, which he won despite injury. When he won, his victory caused controversy among fellow athletes, critics and amateurs. They all thought that the runner-up Nasser El Sonbati deserved to win.

 Personal Life

Yates married Brazilian fitness model Glos “Gal” Ferreira. Ferreira won the IFBB South American Bodyfitness event and was also the IFBB World Bodyfitness Champion in 2007. Dorian and Ferreira met at the 2008 Arnold Classic and now live in Marbella. Dorian Andrew Yates’ son from his ex-wife Deb, Lewis, has also taken up bodybuilding and works closely with his father, Dorian.Dorian does yoga and meditation on a daily basis and he says that yoga and meditation are life-changing experiences. Yates has endorsed the use of certain psychedelic anthogens for religious and spiritual purposes, one of which includes ayahuasca.


Dorian published Blood and Guts salt autobiography in 1993. Yates co-authored A Warriors Story in 1998 in which he described his path to success in bodybuilding..

Dorian Yates BioGraphy
Real Name Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates
Nick name The Chemist
Age 59 Year Year Old
Date Of Birth 19 April 1962
Nationality British / English
Religion Christianity
Pro Debut
  • Night Of Champion’s
  • 1990
Birth Place Walmley, The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Profession English retired professional bodybuilder
Active Year 1984–1997
Predecessor Lee Haney
Best Win
  • Mr. Olympia
  • 1992–1997
Successor Ronnie Coleman
Father Name Kenneth Yates
Mother Name  Hilma Yates
Sibling Name Don’t Know
Children Name Lewis Yates (Son)
Wife  name Gal Ferreira Yates
School Name Don’t Know
University Name
  •  Wilkes University (1964)
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  •  Bachelor of Science (1964)
  • bachelor’s degree in psychology
 Physical Status
Dorian Yates BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 5 ft 10.5 in (179.1 cm)
Off Season Weight 310 pounds (141 kg)
Competition Weight 275 pounds (125 kg)
Thigh Size 79 cm (31 in)
Waist Size 83 cm (33 in)
Chest size 148 cm (58 in)
Hip Size 107 cm (42 in)
Calf  56 cm (22 in)
Upper Arm Size 54 cm (21 in)
Dress Size 4 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
Eye Color Green
Hair color Light Brown
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he gay? No
Ex Wife Name  Debbie
Wife Name Gal Ferreira Yates
Social Network
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Instagram Link
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linkedin Link 


Dorian released a workout video (VHS) in 1996. In which he has shown the weekly weight training routine. Then in 2012 released a Mass Gain Video Trainer also called Blood and Guts in association with Bodybuilding  based on the HIT principle.Yates attended the worldwide premiere of the 2017 London Real feature film, Dorian Yates: Inside the Shadow, held at the BAFTAs in London.

Bodybuilding titles

Bodybuilding titles List Year Wise
1984 Mr Birmingham Novice, 1st
1985 World Games, 7th Heavyweights
1986 British Championships, 1st Heavyweight
1988 British Championships, 1st Heavyweight and overall
1990 Night of Champions, 2nd
  • Night of Champions, 1st
  • Mr. Olympia, 2nd
  • English Grand Prix, 1st
  • Mr. Olympia, 1st
  • English Grand Prix, 1st
1993 Mr. Olympia, 1st
  • Mr. Olympia, 1st
  • Spanish Grand Prix, 1st
  • German Grand Prix, 1st
  • English Grand Prix, 1st
1995 Mr. Olympia, 1st
  • Mr. Olympia, 1st
  • Spanish Grand Prix, 1st
  • German Grand Prix, 1st
  • English Grand Prix, 1st
1997 Mr. Olympia, 1st

 Net Worth

According to a report, it has been revealed that the net worth of Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates is close to $4 million. And with this he is one of the richest bodybuilders in the world.

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Frequently Ask Question

Que :  Is he’s married?
Ans : Gal Ferreira Yates

Que :  How old is he?
Ans : 59 years

Que :  How tall is he?
Ans : 1.78 m

Que : What happened to his arms?
Ans : He had torn his left bicep

Que : What made him so good?
Ans : He was always getting stronger.

Que :  What is his date of birth ?
Ans : 19 April 1962

Que :  What is his weight?
Ans : 121 kg

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