Dorian Yates

Dorian Yates has his complete name as Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates. He is a former professional bodybuilder. He is famously known to be one of the high rated bodybuilders all around the world. He possesses an exceptionally well-built and robust body and is liked by everyone. He has earned the title of Mr. Olympia several times, giving him the fifth position for winning the highest number of the title.

Well, how well do you know about Dorian Yates? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dorian Yates’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dorian Yates to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dorian Yates was born on April 19 in 1962. He was born in Warmly, Sutton Coldfield in West Midlands, England. He was born to his father, Kenneth Yates, and mother, Hilma Yates. Dorian’s father was a night maintenance engineer also a car mechanic, and his mother used to give riding training. As siblings, he has two younger sisters; with misfortune, he lost one of his sisters. At the age of 13, he also lost his father due to a heart attack. After that, he moved to Birmingham with his mother.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dorian Yates in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dorian Yates’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 19 April 1962. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 225 lbs in Pound and 102kg in Kilograms.


Dorian Yates was admitted to Wood End School, Wolverhampton, where he took his primary education. After completing that, he went to Kingsbury Middle School for his middle school education. However, at the age of sixteen, he decided to quit his studies and school. Hence he entered for his college education. After leaving his education, he got to meet some group of punks and joined them.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dorian Yates had his first marriage with Debbie Yates in 1991. The couple brought two children, son, Lewis Yates, and daughter, Tahnee Yates. Following Dorian’s depression after his retirement, the couple got separated very soon. After his divorce, Dorian met many women worldwide and dated them for some years. It also came to the news that he started getting indulged in drugs and alcohol until he met Glauce Ferreira. She was a fitness model, and they dated each other for several months. Finally, in 2009, they got married and are living a happy life.

Is Dorian Yates Gay?

No, Dorian Yates is not gay. He got married to Glauce Ferreira in 2009. Before this, he also had a past marriage with Debbie Yates, and they both own two children. He was also seen dating several other women. This says that he is definitely not gay.

Professional Career

Dorian Yates started weight lifting and building his body during his early 20s. He entered the bodybuilding world in 1983 and won several matches that he played. During his initial days, he won almost fifteen games. Dorian used to maintain a high level of training to gain more muscles which helped him win games. He became the title winner of Mr. Olympia, which brought more popularity for him. In the world of bodybuilding, he has been given the name “The Shadow” for his performance and skills. He is also recognized as the first “mass monster” in bodybuilding.

Dorian Yates took his retirement in the year 1998. After that, he started owning temple gyms, and he built four temple gyms in various places. He is also the owner of many gyms. He, along with Kerry Kayes, started a bodybuilding supplement company which later became very famous.


Dorian Yates has achieved several titles and achievements throughout his professional career. He has earned the title of Mr. Olympia almost seven times, making him the fifth most to have the maximum number of Mr. Olympia titles. Apart from this, he has also made it through Spanish, English, and German Grand Prix several times.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dorian Yates in 2021

As of 2021, the net worth of Dorian Yates has an estimation of more than $5 million. He has earned such significant value through his professional bodybuilding career and by competing in some well-known bodybuilding competitions such as Mr. Olympia and Arnold Sports Festival. He is also sponsored by several brands.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Dorian Yates had kept his training and preparation information away from the world. For which he denied many interviews and avoided media publicity.
  • Dorian Yates loves to write. He has co-authored many books and has also published his autobiography.

Dorian Yates is a dedicated bodybuilder who opted and considered hard work over everything. He was very conscious and disciplined during his training which helped him win much name and success. He is a true inspiration for all who have an aspiration for bodybuilding. He is a man with passion and dedication towards his profession.


Facts of Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDorian Andrew Mientjez Yates
  • birthplaceWarmly, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth April 19, 1962
  • Age 60 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityBritish
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionProfessional Bodybuilder
  • weightIn Kilograms – 102 Kg, In Pounds – 225 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 179 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorGreen
  • high schoolWood End School, Kingsbury Middle School

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