The “Stranger Things” King Kai Greene, an actor has a history of showing off his athletic ability and creativity throughout the course of his bodybuilding career.
These days, he’s as much known for his art and acting as for his muscles.
King Kai is famous in the bodybuilding industry and as actor in “stranger things” his appearance in most TV channels and shows has become amazing. People like his aesthetically pleasing body muscles.
Competing at the 2007 Keystone Classic is one of the first routines that garnered him a lot of praise throughout the sport.
Actually, Kai posed to Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana,” which is what the routine came to be known as Greene.
He first got mainstream attention after many saw him in the 2013 film “Generation Iron,” which showed his pursuit to dethrone then Mr. Olympia Phil Heath.
Brief background of Kai Greene In bodybuilding
Kai Greene started becoming popular after winning the 1999 NPC Team Universe title. Greene thereafter won or placed second on a good number of competitions out there.
Kai Greene ranked first at the 2009 Arnold classic, 2010 and 2016 Arnold Classic, and coming second place at 2012, 2013, and 2014 Mr. Olympia competitions.
In 2016, Kai Greene won the Arnold Classic, Arnold Australia, and Arnold South America contests.
However, he walked out of the Mr.Olympia contest after being placed in second place by Phil Health in 2014.
But, does this means Kai Greene stop competing in a bodybuilding contest?
Probably NO, there has been buzz and speculation about him competing in Las Vegas every year, including in 2019.
Actually, He hasn’t formally retired from competing in the Mr. Olympia contest and he may come back to the contest this year.
In addition, we must not forget Kai Greene’s successful Dynamic supplement range.
Kai Greene as an artist and Actor
Many people know Kai Greene as a bodybuilder, right; however, one of Kai Greene’s biggest passions is art.
In arts, Kai Greene’s work revolves around self-portraits, which has inspired most bodybuilders, enabling him to maintain his impressive physique.
2011, Kai was able to host his own exhibition. In an interview, Kai Greene made the following statements:
“As a bodybuilder, I am a master sculptor. The art show made me realize I’ve always been an artist: my medium is the human physique, he stated.
My life is what I make of it, just like the art I’ve produced. This art show makes a statement. I’m celebrating some personal accomplishments and my own artistic expression.” This was awesome.
In 2015, Greene took on his first acting role as a male stripper on the comedy film College Debts.
The experience precisely gave him inspiration for entertainment, and a year later, Kai Greene a bodybuilder turned actor shot the martial arts film Crazy Fist in the Chinese province of Guizhou, I believe you watched that film.
Early 2017, Kai Greene made it clear the acting bug had bitten hard after signing up with The Gersh Agency.
He’s subsequently appeared on the Indian Kannada-language movie Pogaru, and as Funshine on the 2nd season of the Netflix sci-fi hit Stranger Things.
Actually, Kai appears in the television series the well-known ‘Stranger Things’. I hope you have watched it.
In addition, Kai is doing super well in his series of graphic novels called ‘The Chronicles of King Kai’, which is also super amazing.
Furthermore, he has involved in NFL commercials that feature ESPN and is doing well.
Kai Greene’s Documentaries
Despite appearing on TV screens as an actor, Kai Greene has also featured as himself as part of several documentaries.
In 2009, Mike Pulcinella directed document-feature Overkill, followed Greene’s preparation for his appearance at the 2009 Olympia.
This also made Kai Greene work with Pulcinella again on Overkill’s sequel Redemption, a year later.
It provided an insight into the training methods and philosophies the bodybuilder employed during the lead up to the 2010 Arnold Classic.
In 2012, Kai features on Generation Iron, which details the lead up to the 2012 Mr. Olympia competition and Generation Iron 2.
Kai Greene podcast
Did you that Kai hosted his own podcast?
Well, in 2014, Kai Greene took his thoughts to the nation on Generation Iron, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Greene and fitness model Krystal Lavenne.
In fact, the two champs discussed the trials, tribulations, and roadblocks they’d encountered on their way to the top of their respective games, while also inviting questions from fans.
This was an amazing moment for Kai Greene and Krystal Lavenne.
Summing It Up
“The stranger things”, ‘The Chronicles of King Kai’, famous Bodybuilder name them, Kai has made impressions in the fitness industry.
He has acted in many series and appeared on several TV channels due to his impressive physique.
Kai Greene has really inspired most bodybuilders, as we must not forget Kai Greene’s successful Dynamic supplement range.
Kai’s appearance in the television series the well-known ‘Stranger Things’ and his series of graphic novels called ‘The Chronicles of King Kai’, has made him popular on most social media platforms.
Remember all is from Kai Greene’s hard work, determination, consistency, and opportunistic, you too can achieve it.
So, do not play the victim. Don’t feed your mind that non-sensical tagline, (I’m too young, inexperienced, I’m from a poor background, don’t have this or that) — zip it, just get building.