Professional body builder Dexter Jackson has an updated net worth of $7 million in 2016. Today his main source of income and salary comes from ads and promotion. More popular by his nickname, ‘The Blade’, Dexter Jackson is one of the popular American IFBB professional bodybuilders of modern times who enjoy thousands of followers on various social media platforms especially the Instagram where he is followed by over 400 thousand followers.
|Name||Dexter The Blade Jackson|
|Net Worth||$7 Million|
|Source of Income||Bodybuilder|
|Birth Date||November 25, 1969|
|Height||1.68 m /5.6 feet|
Born on November 25, 1969, Dexter was attracted to sports from an early age and was passionate about karate and gymnastics. He was even into break dance. His bodybuilding career started in 1992 when he participated in and stood third in the Lightweight category of the NPC Southern States Championship. From there, it took him 7 years to kick start his real professional career. In 1999, he participated in three prestigious contests like the Arnold Classic where he stood 7th; Night of Champions where he ranked 3rd, and Mr. Olympia where he finished 9th. In 2007, he again took part in Mr. Olympia and finished third. The next year was his as he defeated Jay Cutler in the same contest to win Mr. Olympia title. Don’t forget to check out Australian body builder Calum details.
From here, his rise to popularity and fame began. 2008 was a very special year for him in which he won several titles. In 2012, he left everybody stunned by winning the Masters Olympia at the ripe age of 43. In 2015, he won the fifth Arnold Classic title which is a record. He also holds the record for participating for the maximum number of times i.e. 17 in the Mr. Olympia show.
Till August 2016, he had taken part in 78 total body building contests of which he won 25. He has often featured in various articles on bodybuilding and fitness which has kept his fan following increasing. He was even on the cover of the Muscular Development and Flex magazine. He was also seen in some documentaries. On the personal front, he resides in Jacksonville, Florida. He was once married to a girl named Carol for a brief period. However, things didn’t go well between them and they got separated. A satisfied man, he had announced of retiring from his pro-career in 2017.