Derek Lunsford is an American bodybuilder, and he recently won the Mr. Olympia 2023. The 2023 Olympia was hosted from November 2 to November 5 in Orlando, Florida.
Derek Lunsford won against the 2022 Olympian, Hadi Choopan. In 2022, Derek secured the 2nd position, but this year he ended up as the winner against Hadi Choopan.
Derek Lunsford won the prize money of $4,00,000 (Rs. 3.3 crore), and Hadi Choopan secured the second position and was awarded $1,50,000 as a cash prize. Samson Dauda finished in third place and was awarded $1,000,000.
Who is Derek Lunsford?
Derek Lunsford was born on May 14, 1993, in Petersburg, Indiana. He played soccer and wrestling in his high school years, as he was inclined towards exercise since his childhood.
He was a soccer player, and later he started weightlifting and decided to pursue a career in bodybuilding. And at the age of 22, he made his bodybuilding debut. In 2015, he emerged victorious in the NPC Indianapolis Championship in the men’s open welterweight division.
He also won the NPC Junior Nationals in 2015-16. Apart from this, Lunsford is also honored with the People’s Olympia Champ Award in 2023.
Who is Derek Lunsford’s Wife Jhelsin Mabaga?
Derek Lunsford is married to his longtime girlfriend, Jhelsin Mabaga. The couple got married on March 12, 2022. Jhelsin is a professional digital creator. She got a doctorate in physical therapy from Indiana State University.
The couple usually shares photos and videos together on their social media. It is not known if the couple has any children or not. However, more information about his personal life and family is not known. Once, he uploaded a photo on Facebook of his mother, through which his fans learned that his mother is also a bodybuilder.
Derek Lunsford’s Net Worth 2023
Derek Lunsford’s net worth in 2023 could be approximately close to $2 million, although there’s no legitimate source that can claim that. He recently won the Mr. Olympia 2023 and the prize money of $4,00,00. He has 1 million followers on Instagram, and he is also a social media influencer. He has more than 170,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel and has posted around 300 videos.
Derek Lunsford FAQs
A. Derek Lunsford is 30 years old as he was born on 14 May 1993.
A. Derek Lunsford has a 22-inch arm size.
A. Derek Lunsford got married on 22 March 2022 to his girlfriend Jhelsin Mabaga.
A. No, Derek Lunsford does not have a child yet.