Kali Muscle is a famous American bodybuilder, actor, motivational speaker and philanthropist. He is most renowned for transforming from rags to riches and from criminal to the social reformer in his life. Continue reading to find the net worth of Kali Muscle as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Kali Muscle was born as Chuck Kirkendall on 18th February 1975 in Oakland in California in the US. Kali Muscle was one of three children who was brought up by his mother and step-father. The family lived in a poor neighborhood full of criminals. Kali Muscle had to carry his gun since elementary school. Since his teens, Kali Muscle worked out in the gym for bodybuilding. Also, he was appointed to work in the neighborhood Gym named ‘24 hour fitness’. Kali Muscles faced troubled life at home and outside. His step-father mistreated him.
While in school, Kali Muscle participated in football, track, and wrestling. However, after his elder brother accidentally shot himself, Kali had financial problems. This led him to commit petty crimes such as robbery to earn money. Eventually, Kali Muscle was imprisoned for 11 years. While in prison, Kali Muscle rigorously worked out for developing his muscles that became impressive 230lbs. In 1997, after the prison authorities removed the weights, Kali Muscle lifted his inmates.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 2010, Kali Muscle was released from prison. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career as an actor and bodybuilder. Kali Muscle appeared in Matthew MC McConaughey’s music video for Nashville Icon James Johnson. After that, Kali Muscle appeared in several commercials for branded products including Bell, Comcast, Honda, Snickers, and Taco. Kali Muscle appeared as a traffic-controller in Geico, car Insurance Company’s advertisement. Following this, Kali Muscle appeared in several commercials, television series, and movies.
Kali Muscle commenced his own YouTube channel that had 1 million subscribers by 2013. He uses the channel to inform audiences about nutrition, bodybuilding, general health and fitness topics. Kali Muscle emphasizes taking natural bodybuilding diets such as proteins and fruits. Also, he advises people to drink plenty of water to remain healthy. Kali Muscle does not believe in taking bodybuilding supplements or steroids.
Kali Muscle uses his life example to encourage youngsters to abstain from drug use and petty crimes. He guides people to lead a positive lifestyle accomplishing goals in their life. Kali Muscle delivers inspiring speeches to help young people to be better citizens in the society. Kali Muscle has published a book called ‘X-con to Icon’ in which he discusses messages to young people in his own words.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Kali Muscle is $6.5 million. Most of his fortune comes from his appearance in commercials, television, and movies. Also, his YouTube channels help him earn well. Kali Muscle has depicted that one can rise from rags to riches in one’s life. This is possible when one is ambitious and determined to accomplish his goals.
In 2012, Kali Muscle received the title of Mr. California. As a philanthropist, Kali Muscle works on schemes to keep young people away from drugs, a criminal offense. He encourages them to lead a life pursuing positive goals.