Mike Mentzer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 15, 1951

Death Date

Jun 10, 2001

Age of Death

49 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Rolling Hills, California, United States

Profession

Bodybuilder

The bodybuilder Mike Mentzer died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Professional bodybuilder, author, entrepreneur, and philosopher. He published numerous fitness-themed books, including Heavy Duty Nutrition and High-Intensity Training the Mike Mentzer Way.

He began his bodybuilding career after winning the Mr. Universe title in 1978.

He was a follower of author Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism: he believed that mind and body are one and the same.

He was the brother of fellow bodybuilder Ray Mentzer. A native of Germantown, Pennsylvania, he died of heart failure in Rolling Hills, California at the age of forty-nine.

He was defeated by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1980 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition.