British bodybuilder and actor Martyn Ford came to media attention for his remarkable transformation from just 11 stones in his teens to a formidable 23-stone hunk of a man. He was heading to a career in cricketing when a serious injury halted him in his tracks and upon his recovery from the inherent depression, he made the conscious decision to build an alternative career as a bodybuilder. Martyn’s popularity as a nightmare and a real life hulk earned him a good number of roles in movies, his movie credits include Boyka: Undisputed (2016), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Accident Man and Redcon-1, both in 2018. He is set to appear in some up-coming productions like Robin Hood the Rebellion, Final Score, as well as Kill Ben Lyk. He was recently cast in the role of an Orc in the Shadow of War official TV spot Not Today, Brian.
In addition to acting and bodybuilding, Martyn Ford is a popular influencer on social media. He participated as an athlete in the May 2018 10th year anniversary of Bodypower Expo in Birmingham his home town. The bodybuilder, fitness model, actor and social media sensation also has a good head for business because he has gone ahead to acquire his own gym which he personally manages.
Martyn Ford – Bio
He was born in Minworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, on the 26th of May 1982 under the star sign of the heavenly twins Gemini. His nationality is obviously British but his ethnicity is not known. There is absolutely no information on the identity of his parents and siblings but we have it from the records that he was born into a Christian home and is a Christian till date.
There is no sufficient information on his academic background but as gathered, he is a high school graduate and studied Sports Science at the university. Martyn started out as a cricketer in his youth but suffered a severe case of glandular fever from a serious injury which sidelined him for a whole year, spelling doom for his proposed career. Consequently, he had to make a U-turn and face another career in bodybuilding and since then, he has not looked back.
Facts To Know About Martyn Ford
Martyn Ford is one of the tallest men in the bodybuilding profession, standing at a massive height of 6 feet 8 inches which approximates 2.04 M. His body weight was last listed as 145 kg or 320 pound which is completely a good match for his great height. His general body measurements are just as great, summarized as 52-39-35; the breakdown of which is 52 for chest, 39 for waist and 35 for hips. His bicep is measured at 22.5. The colour of his hair is not known as he sports a bald head but his eyes are hazel in colour.
Martyn has only ever been involved in a single marriage in his life, the name of his life partner is Sacha Stacey. They tied the connubial knot in a private wedding ceremony in Birmingham in 2009 and their union has endured for almost a decade. Sacha is younger than Martyn by seven years and stands at 5 feet 7 inches in contrast to his 6 feet 8 inches.
Their marriage is blessed with the birth of their kids – a couple of daughters named Imogen who came into the world in 2012 and their second daughter named Wynter who joined the fold five years later in 2017. Presently, he is enjoying family life and is seen as a dedicated parent to his daughters, often dropping Imogen off to school whenever possible.
There are two variations of net worth for the famed bodybuilder, a source pegged his wealth at $4.5 million while a second one took it higher to $5 million. It is believed that a lion’s share of his fortune came from his bodybuilding and acting career with his other interests taking the credit for a digit or two.
What makes him special?
With the formidable physique he has built from hard work and dedication to his training sessions, Martyn Ford is capable of deadlifting the weight of the fattest woman in Britain who weighs 350kg and he also has the capability to leg press around the mass of a smart car. According to the fitness model cum bodybuilder, he had to work relentlessly for three to four years to be able to get to his present size and for more than a decade, it has been a real challenge to maintain the status quo.
In fact, it has become necessary for him to consume a lot of food by the hour – mainly chicken, oats, potatoes, egg white, fish, lots of water as well as loads of vegetables, costing a total of $250 on his weekly feeding. He is not a drinker and thus, makes the conscious effort to avoid parties but he attends dinner with family and friends. His workout routine is four times per week coupled with MMA training two times per week. It would appear that Martyn Ford didn’t stop at building a formidable physique, he returned to the university to study Sports Science including nutrition, as well personal training and presently, he owns and runs his personal gym known as Beta Bodyz in Minworth.