Mamdouh Elssbiay aka Big Ramy is a popular name among all bodybuilders. He is the 2020 Mr. Olympia winner. Read about his journey from the sea to the weights.
Name: Mamdouh Mohammed Hassan Elssbiay
Nickname: Big Ramy
Date of Birth: September 16, 1984
Age: 36 years
Place of Birth: Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt
Parents: Not known
Marital Status: Single
Profession: Professional Bodybuilder
Weight: 133.8kg – 140.6kg
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Big Ramy- Early life
Elssbiay was born in the Burullus district of Egypt. He had a difficult childhood and worked as a fisherman. He went to Kuwait for the same, and that is where he developed his passion for bodybuilding.
In Kuwait, he decided to join the “Oxygen Gym” and was addicted to bodybuilding immediately. His friends began to notice his transformation and encouraged him to compete. Elssbiay went for the 2012 Amateur Olympia in Kuwait and won it.
The 2012 Amateur Olympia ensured Big Ramy of his Pro Card. He entered the New York Pro, making it his IFBB Pro debut, and won it. Following this, he competed in 2016 Mr. Olympia, securing 4th place. He also secured 2nd place in the 2016 Arnold Classic Europe. In addition to these, he won the 2017 Arnold Classic Europe.
But the fame came to the bodybuilder in 2020. He won his 2020, Mr. Olympia, making his dream come true.
A list of competitions won by Big Ramy is as follows:
1. 2014 New York Pro Championship – 1st
2. 2015 Arnold Classic Brazil – 1st
3. 2015 EVLS Prague Pro – 2nd
4. 2016 IFBB Kuwait Pro – 1st
5. 2016 EVLS Prague Pro – 2nd
6. 2017 Mr. Olympia – 2nd
7. 2017 Arnold Classic Europe – 1st
8. 2020 Arnold Classic – 3rd
9. 2020 Mr. Olympia – 1st
The Big Ramy is one of the richest bodybuilders and has a net worth of $3.7 Million. His main proceedings are from competitions, bodybuilding, and sponsorships as athletes.