He is also a personal trainer, actor, and bodybuilder.
He was also once a powerlifter. He is also the World Bench Press Champion three times over as well as three times World Strict Curl champ.
CT started life off in a tough neighborhood and his family later moved to Lakewood, CA, because his dad was a pastor and bought a church. C.T. Fletcher sang in the choir.
At 18, he left home to join the U.S. Army, being stationed in Germany.
He had a high school sweetheart and they got married and had children of their own.
Whilst in Germany he became very interested in martial arts and started to take karate.
In 1979 he got his black belt second degree.
Of course, Bruce Lee was his idol!
Then in the early 1980s he become highly fascinated with weightlifting, it became his life!
But his marriage ended and he married a woman he met at the post office where he worked and they went on to have 7 kids.
Plus, he was getting quite a name in powerlifting, although he did not care how he ate. His doctors warned him about his hypertension.
It took a toll on his heart, disabling him at the age of only 42.
In 2005, he underwent open-heart surgery.
In 2016, he opened his own gym, Iron Addicts Gym in Signal Hill, CA.
CT Fletcher’s Workout Plan
Weight: 220 pounds/102 kg.
Birthday: 8 June 1959
Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA
In 1995, he tried lifting 705 pounds at the Baddest Bench Press in America challenge. This was a critical achievement in his life because he tried to do it without the use of any drugs.
In weight-lifting, he won a few names such as World Bench Press Championship, World Bench Championship, and World Strict Curl Championship.
For powerlifting, he achieved six world championships. He also won the Iron Warrior Award which was presented by Ronnie Coleman and Brian Dobson.
He is an actor and entertainer too, acting in movies like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Maxx Yeager: Incursion, and I Accidentally Domed Your Son. He’s even got a movie with his name in it – CT Fletcher: My Magnificent Obsession.
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