Quick Facts Brian Shaw

  • NameBrian Shaw
  • Birth Year1982
  • Birth month02
  • Father Jay Shaw
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceFort Lupton, Colorado
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionAmerican professional strongman
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toKeri Jenkins
  • ChildrenBraxton, Kellen
  • DivorceKeri Jenkins
  • MotherBonnie Shaw

Brian Shaw is an American professional strongman competitor and winner of the several World’s Strongest Man competitions. Shaw is also the first man to win the Arnold Strongman Classic and the World’s Strongest man contest in the year.

Brian Shaw has held various world strength records, holding the 825 lbs squat and the 880 lbs deadlift. He is also recognized as a YouTube sensation.

Brian Shaw Net Worth and Salary

As a Strongest Man, Brian Shaw has a heavy diet plan which consists the consumption of 12,000 calories per day. He invests quite an amount for his daily nutrition consumption. Reportedly, he spends around $650 weekly for his protein from meat.

Being known as a strongman, Brian has not only taken part in the various competition but also won. As a result, he earned a good amount of money as a reward and summons his net worth. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Apart from his earning from competition, Brian also runs a Youtube channel by which he inspires peoples from his experience. Uploading fitness tips and ideas to the channel, he has made huge subscribers and gained views in millions from which he earns $2-$5 as revenue per 1000 monetized views.

As of 2018, He also reportedly earns approximately $2 to $3 thousand per post on his Instagram. Further, His spouse, Keri Jenkins also earns a good amount as her salary from her profession. Further, his income is added by numerous health benefit supplements and it’s endorsements. 

Brian Shaw Personal and Married Life

Brian Shaw parents were taller than average, with his father, Jay Shaw standing at 6 feet and 1 inch / 1.85 m and his mother, Bonnie Shaw  5 feet 11 inch / 1.8 m is the reason his gene derived the texture that he has now.

Brian is married to his longtime girlfriend, Keri Jenkins. The duo tied the knot on July 4, 2015, after being introduced by their mutual friend. Keri is a former algebra teacher. She is also a fitness expert and runs a Fit Mommy Academy.

On July 15, 2016, the couple together welcomed their first child, a son, Braxton and again blessed with a second daughter, Kellen. Without any news of divorce and extramarital affairs, Brian shares a strong bond with his wife and currently, he is happily residing in Colorado along with the kids.

There is no given information regarding his past girlfriend and affairs. Shaw has luckily kept himself far from controversies.

Brian Shaw Early Life and Education

Brian Shaw was born on February 26, 1982, in Fort Lupton, Colorado to father, Jay Shaw, and mother, Bonnie Shaw. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnicity. Further, his zodiac sign is Pisces.

Talking about his educational history, he attended Fort Lupton High School where he was excelled in basketball. Shaw then joined Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colorado.

After completing high school, Shaw went to the Black Hills State University on a full athletic scholarship from basketball where he graduated in wellness management.

Brian Shaw Career Highlights

Shaw began his career in October 2005 by entering the Denver Strongest Man and Won the contest without any formal training. In 2009 he entered the Strongest Man on Earth competition which was held in Canada. He became the only person to lift six Atlas stones weighing 300-425 lbs / 136-193 kg and ended third in the competition. He then competed in Romania and Valletta in the World Strongman Series.

CAPTION: Brian Shaw lifting 1073 pound and bleeds.

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After losing several times with a competitor Zydrunas Savickas in final, on December 18, 2010, Shaw finally won the Strongman Super Series Swedish Grand Prix and became the 2010 overall Super Series champion. Again in 2011 Shaw participated in the competition and came over his second victory beating Savickas. Similarly, He also won the title in 2015 and 2016.

In 2011, 2015, and 2017, Shaw competed in Arnold Strongman Classic and won the competition. 

In October 2018, the World’s Strongman Competition that was held in Dubai, Shaw struggled with some of the events including the deadlift but was few points back to the win. Although, in the sixth and final event of the Atlas Stones, Shaw lifted all five stones to Bjornsson’s four, but was still not enough to surpass Bjornsson in the final points tally, left him placing second.