Christian Guzman is a living embodiment of the popular saying; follow your passion and you will never work a day in your life. The Houston, Texas native is an amateur bodybuilder and Youtuber who achieved fame by doing what he loves and then launching businesses that are related to it. Some of these businesses include the founding of a fitness and lifestyle clothing line, a gym, energy drink, among other things.
Christian Guzman Biography
On February 20, 1993, Christian Guzman was welcomed into the world by his parents in Houston, Texas. Details about his family members are not known, however, it is known that he has a younger brother.
As a child, Guzman did not show any signs of being interested in sports. He was instead carried away with music, as he learned how to play the guitar and harbored hopes of making a career out of it. He and some of his friends from school went ahead to form a rock band but the group soon disbanded. He then went on to form another one, and as the story goes, he and his new bandmates agreed to meet three times a week to exercise and get fit, in order to help their eventual claim to fame.
During the course of their fitness training, Christian Guzman fell in love with it and soon began bodybuilding regularly. After a while, the young man who was noted to have been quite skinny began adding muscles as his body began to transform. The visible transformation he saw prompted him to abandon his music ambitions as he started to document and film his workout routine which he began posting on YouTube in 2012 as a freshman at Texas Christian University (TCU).
From 2011 to 2013, Guzman attended TCU where he studied health and fitness management as he developed his own fitness program. The fitness buff did not end up completing the requirements for a degree as demands in his fitness business increased. His YouTube channel grew to unprecedented heights and became somewhat of a reality television channel as he began to document his day-to-day activities and reveal aspects of his personal life.
By 2015, Christian Guzman’s YouTube channel had garnered over 300k subscribers, prompting online retail outlet Bodybuilding.com to run an article about him titled ‘300,000 People Watch Every Time He Trains!’ This article skyrocketed interest in his YouTube channel, making him one of the most widely recognizable fitness Youtube personalities.
Facts To Know About The Fitness YouTuber
1. He owns a Fitness and Lifestyle Apparel Company
Following the huge boost he got in subscribers and followers on YouTube and his other social media accounts which resulted in an increase in his popularity, Christian Guzman opted to capitalize on it by launching a fitness clothing line called Alphalete Athletics. The YouTuber later added a lifestyle apparel brand to the company which he described as “athleisure”. His customers have described the clothing line as affordable and of high quality.
Alphalete Athletics has been featured at international bodybuilding events and is sold worldwide. The success of the company has led him to open a gym in his hometown of Houston called Alphalete Gym.
2. Relationship History
Thanks to his lifestyle, Guzman has been able to date some of the most gorgeous-looking women you have ever seen. His first notable relationship was with model and fellow fitness enthusiast, Nikki Blackketter. The pair began dating in 2014 and co-owned the YouTube channel ‘CG&NIKKIBTV’. The couple appeared to be head over heels in love with each other as they flaunted their relationship on social media and even moved in together. They, however, later parted ways in 2016 and reportedly moved on to other people. By 2017, rumor had it that the two had reignited their love as they were spotted vacationing together in Hawaii. Nikki confirmed the rumors on Twitter but the reignited love soon died off and the pair parted ways for good.
Guzman has since moved on to date fitness model and social media personality Heidi Sommers, who like him, was also reportedly fresh from a break-up.
3. Net Worth
Thanks to the success of all his fitness-related businesses, Christian Guzman has been estimated by numerous wealth calculating platforms to have a net worth of around $2 million. The bulk of his wealth came from the clothing brand Alphalete, which is projected to further do well in the coming years.