Top 10 Most Successful and Accomplished Female Fitness Models
surprisingly, men ogle at women who flaunt their gorgeous bodies and
lovely faces be it in the modeling, sports or fitness arena. Female
models like Kate Upton
ramp up the scene with their figures. Likewise, for female fitness
models, their fit and trim bodies can certainly make men admire their
physique and women yearn to have bodies like theirs.
models are not simply around to show their beautiful bodies. They have
taken the industry by storm with amazing things. They globally inspire
other women in what they do. They rouse the interest of many and bring
out the advantages of getting fit and maintaining that for a healthier
life. And because of these accomplishments, it is worthy to list who
these top 10 most successful and accomplished fitness models are. Being
accomplished also means these women earn a lot in the fitness industry.
10. Jelena Abbou
on tenth place is Serbian figure competitor and trainer Jelena Abbou.
She joined many competitions where she won the 2003 INBF Natural Monster
Mash, 2004 WNBF World Pro Natural Figure in New York, 2004 Natural
Atlantic Coast INBF Pro Figure, Ms. Photogenic and first runner-up for
the 2004 Northeast Classic Pro Figure, and 2005 Ms. Buffalo Figure
9. Kiana Tom
the ninth spot is Kiana Tom who was a former cheerleader for the
Oakland Raiders in the NFL. This Hawaiian beauty had her own high rating
show about health, lifestyle and fitness entitled “Kiana’s Flex
Appeal”, which was aired by ESPN. Due to the show’s success, ESPN
created more shows called “Kiana’s Too Fit 2 Quit,” “Hot Summer Nights
with Kiana” and “Summer Sizzle with Kiana”. She was casted to star in a
movie along with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
8. Mindi Smith
eighth place is Mindi Smith. This 34-24-34 hot babe is a fitness expert
based in New York City. Under her belt, she won different fitness and
figure competitions which include the 2009 NPC Nationals, 2010 IFBB
Phoenix Pro, and the 2010 IFBB Figure International. Smith appeared in
different fitness magazines like, Oxygen, Muscular Development, and
Muscle & Fitness Hers. She was featured in the Ultimate Workout DVD and appeared on the commercial ads of AXE Body Spray as a model. She was also invited to guest in sitcoms like Entourage and Manswers.
7. Marzia Prince
the seventh spot is Hispanic beauty Marzia Prince. She has earned
certifications in biomechanics of resistance training, general physical
fitness, pre and post-natal fitness, and dietary guidance. With all
these qualifications, she works as a fitness expert who provides
guidance in healthy behaviors on a one-on-one basis in her private gym.
As part of her other accomplishments, this 5’9’’ tall and 36-26-36
figure fitness model has won several bikini competitions which include
the 2007 Ms. Bikini Universe, 2008 FAME Bikini Championship, 2009 Junior
National Bikini Championship, and 2009 Europa Super Show Bikini
Championship. She was featured on the covers of fitness publications
like Iron Man, Natural Muscle, and Planet Muscle.
6. Kim Dolan Leto
Dolan Leto takes the sixth spot. She’s a fitness model who graced quite
a lot of magazines locally and internationally. She may be in her early
40′s but there is no denying that she is still a real beauty. She
amazingly juggles her role as a wife, fulltime mother, and business
owner. This accomplished fitness model has landed on more than 11
fitness magazines in her comeback in 2011. She has proven that women can
have a taste of success in the fitness industry even if they are
already over 40 years old. Leto writes for Yummy Mommy Fitness Oxygen
magazine blog which reaches out to mothers who want to stay fit and
healthy. In spite of her busy schedule, she was able to take up her
Master’s degree in business.
5. Natalia Muntean
fifth place is Natalia Muntean. Even though she has successfully landed
on 17 covers in the past two years, she is far from being just the
fitness model who graced so many publications. Muntean is one of the
most marketable fitness models and to prove that, she holds endorsement
contracts and made history when she signed to be the fitness model for
Muscle-Pharm. With her expertise, she is a columnist for more than seven
different magazines globally. Her consistency made her self-made. She
started her career in the fashion modeling industry before switching to
fitness modeling in 2008.
4. Ava Cowan
fourth spot goes to global fitness icon Ava Cowan. She is sponsored by
Gaspari Nutrition. Her popularity can be measured on how many fitness
covers she has been published on since 2005. She remarkably landed on
the covers of twenty fitness magazines. This is quite a huge
accomplishment for any fitness model. In addition to that, she has over
67,000 Facebook friends on her fan page. She also writes articles to
help both men and women keep fit and healthy. Undeniably, Cowan is a
true fitness model in the industry with lots of women looking up to her
as an inspiration.
3. Jamie Eason
third place is Jamie Eason. She doesn’t only pose for fitness
magazines, she also writes. In fact, she is one of the columnists for
Oxygen and a writer for the website bodybuilding.com. Having 85,000
Facebook friends clearly shows just how popular Eason is. Millions of
women are motivated to stay in shape because of her articles. Many
companies endorse her because of her popularity and thanks to her name,
she gets to be frequently flown internationally for paid appearances.
2. Jennifer Nicole Lee
Nicole Lee gets the second spot as the most successful and accomplished
female fitness model. Many national talk shows like Oprah,
CBS Early Morning Show, and Inside Edition got her story featured.
Since 2005, Jennifer or JNL has successfully landed over 30 fitness
covers, which proves that she is one of the most sought-after fitness
models in the industry. She has endorsement contracts with different
companies and fitness modeling is not just her cup of tea as she has her
own business as well.
1. Alicia Marie
the number one spot goes to African-American Alicia Marie. She is
considered to be the Jackie Robinson of the fitness industry. Marie
successfully broke the color barrier when she got featured more than 30
times on different fitness covers and 10 times in Oxygen. This helped
pave the way for other women and inspired them that they, too can land
on a fitness cover whatever their color is. BSN sponsors her as a
fitness model. Alicia Marie hit it big and has become one of the biggest
global fitness icons in history.
Edited by Alias_Avi - Oct 22 2013 at 5:36pm