The Ferrigno Legacy welcomes a host of fitness celebrities. You’ll see bodybuilding legends from the Golden Era like Lou Ferrigno and Tom Platz. From the center of the Olympia stage, we welcome 4x Ms. Fitness Olympia, Oksana Grishina, the first ever Classic Physique Mr. Olympia, Danny Hester, and the first ever Men’s Physique Mr. Olympia Mark Anthony. Your favorite social media stars like Lexy Pantarra, Brad Castleberry, and Tianna Gregory will be joining in the fun. Plus dozens more! Click on your favorite celebrity below and find out where you can catch a glimpse, selfie or an autograph!
Look for These Celebrities at the FLEXPO
Louis Jude Ferrigno (born November 9, 1951) is an American actor, motivational speaker, fitness trainer/consultant, and retired professional bodybuilder. As a bodybuilder, Lou won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles, and appeared in the bodybuilding documentary, Pumping Iron. Lou Ferrigno is the founder and creator of Ferrigno Legacy, the largest bodybuilding competition in California.
You can meet Lou in person when you purchase a VIP Ticket. You can also see him at “Coffee with Lou” where he will be joined by Rich Gaspari at the FLEXPO Seminar Stage on November 18 at 10:30 AM. Also, find Lou at both NPC and IFBB Finals handing out his famous Hulk Trophies to all the champions.
Alexis Liela Afshar better known as Lexy Panterra is an American Twerking (a form of dancing) artist who has become a social media star because of her amazing dancing and singing skills. Twerking has become fashionable and a fitness regime for many thanks to her. Lex TwerkOut, Lexy’s fitness workout program, has over 13 million subscribers and more than 100K followers on her YouTube channel.
Find Lexy at the FLEXPO at booth 682. Also join her for her Twerkout classes at 11:30 on Saturday at the FLEXPO Seminar Stage.
Lou Ferrigno, Jr.
Lou Ferrigno Jr is an American actor, comedian, and “Pop-surreal” fine artist. After beginning his career in entertainment as a fitness model, Ferrigno found his way to roles in commercials, TV, and film most recently on the CBS Drama “SWAT”.
You will see Lou Jr. on stage as NPC & IFBB Finals as your master of Ceremonies.
Oksana Grishina is the premier IFBB Fitness athlete known as the best fitness competitor in the world. She is the current title holder of both Ms. Fitness Olympia and Ms. Fitness International. Oksana is a 4 time Ms. Fitness Olympia champion.
Join Oksana at the “Oksana Grishina Pole Fitness Classic” at 12:00 PM at the Fitness Fashion Stage. On Sunday at 11:00 AM on the Fitness Fashion Stage she offers, “Master Dance Class with Ms. Fitness Olympia Oksana Grishina”. Finally, catch her original, never-before-seen, performance during IFBB Finals.
PJ Braun is a world-known bodybuilder and fitness personality who has appeared in numerous magazines, radio shows, and television shows. He was best known for his nutritional consulting and coaching before becoming President of Blackstone Labs and Prime Nutrition.
Rich Gaspari began competing in 1983, and earned his Pro Card a year later. It wasn’t long until he was placing highly in the Mr. Olympia, and later, successfully becoming a hall of famer and entrepreneur.
Rich will be joining Lou for, “Coffee with Lou” on Saturday at at 10:30 AM at the FLEXPO Seminar stage as well as on the Red Carpert on Saturday night before IFBB Pro Finals. You may also catch him at the Gaspari Nutrtition Booth number 417.
Cedric McMillan (born August 17, 1977) is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder and Army Instructor. His most recent victory was the 2017 Arnold Classic. He is known as one of the most aesthetic and charismatic bodybuilders of today.
Cedric will be competing in the IFBB Ferrigno Legacy Pro Show on Saturday, November 18.
Known as the Golden Eagle, Quad Father, and Quadzilla in the bodybuilding world, Tom Platz is also known for his incredible legs and successful career as a professor and company director. Tom’s dedicated his life to fitness ever since the age of 9 years old. He caught the bug and never looked back. He not only competed for many years, he’s also one of the most sought-after speakers in the bodybuilder industry.
Join Tom and Sergio Olivia Jr. for, “Beyond the Myth with Tom Platz & Sergio Jr” at the FLEXPO Seminar Stage on Sunday, November 19 at 10:00 AM.
Chris “Real Deal” Cormier became an IFBB professional body builder in 1993 after winning the overall title at the NPC USA Championships. Few bodybuilders have had a career as illustrious as Chris, who went on to participate internationally in over seventy professional competitions, taking the overall title in eleven and placing in the top 5 an astounding fifty-two times.
Danny Hester is a professional bodybuilder from California. He’s won a number of competitions, nd has become a classic physique competitor and champion. Danny Hester is the first ever Classic Physique Olympia champion.
Danny will be competing in the IFBB Ferrigno Legacy Pro Show on Saturday, November 18 and provding a free Classic Physique and Bodybuilding seminar at the FLEXPO Seminar Stage Sunday at 9:15 AM.
Tianna Gregory through social media Tianna has become more than just a model, she has taken her career to the next level by becoming a public figure that is dedicated and motivated to giving back. A strict diet and fitness routine has allowed Tianna, not only to better herself, but branch out to work with various companies and gain lead roles.
Visit Tianna at booth 678 on Sunday, November 19 at the FLEXPO.
Shawn Ray AKA the Giant Killer is a former IFBB pro bodybuilder an author, TV host, and a successful entrepreneur. His professional bodybuilding journey started in 1988 with a debut at the IFBB Night of Champions, and since then he became one of the best bodybuilders in history.
You’ll find Shawn Ray Hosting the IFBB Bodybuilding Press Conference, IFBB Pre-Judging, the Celebrity Red Carpet and providing the commentary or the live web stream. You may also catch him at the Generation Iron booth number 614.
Mark Anthony was the “First Ever” Men’s Physique Olympia Champion. His vision is to help athletes in the NPC grow, continually better themselves and to encourage people to always follow their dreams. Mark Anthony currently coaches 3 top-ranked IFBB Pro Men’s Physique athletes on his roster, along with several NPC national level competitors.
Mark will be competing in the IFBB Ferrigno Legacy Pro Show on Saturday, November 18.
Milos “The Mind” Sarcev is known for his articulate communication of bodybuilding theory, a “classic” physique, and an unparalleled work ethic proven by a long and successful contest history as an IFBB Pro Bodybuilder. Born in Serbia he and Bojana Vasiljevic are the only IFBB Pros to have broken the Top 10 at the Olympia.
Catch Milos on the Red Carpet at IFBB Pro Finals on Saturday night.
Tamara Haddad is a Top-rated IFBB Bikini pro who has recently won the IFBB Pro Bikini Division at the IFBB Patriots as well is a 2x Olympia competitor. She is a master bikini posing coach and personal trainer. She also starred in the reality mini-series “Taboo“.
You will see Tamara on the Ferrigno Legacy stage with our stunning IFBB Pro Trophy Crew and join her with Sabrina Martinez for a free bikini posing clinic at the FLEXPO on Sunday at 10:00 AM at the Seminar Stage.
Bojana “The Serbian Princess” Vasiljevic is a Top-rated IFBB Figure pro who has recently won the IFBB Pro Figure Division at the IFBB Losa Anageles as well is a 2x Olympia competitor. She is a master figure posing coach and personal trainer. She also starred in the reality mini-series “Taboo“.
You will see Tamara on the Ferrigno Legacy stage with our stunning IFBB Pro Trophy Crew and join her with Wendy Fortino for a free figure posing clinic at the FLEXPO on Saturday at 1:15 PM at the Seminar Stage.
Sabrina Martinez took home the famous Ferrigno Legacy Hulk trophy in 2015 after her impressive 1st place finish. She is a top-rated IFBB Bikini pro with three 1st place finishes in 2017, most recently winning the IFBB Pro Bikini Division at the IFBB Sacramento. As well, she is a 2x Olympia competitor. She is a master bikini posing coach and personal trainer.
You will see Sabrina on the Ferrigno Legacy stage with our stunning IFBB Pro Trophy Crew and join her with Tamara Haddad for a free bikini posing clinic at the FLEXPO on Sunday at 10:00 AM at the Seminar Stage.