CJ Cummings Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 08, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Oct 18, 2022
CJ Cummings began competing in the 73 kg category after the change of rules in 2018.
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About CJ Cummings

Clarence Cummings Jr. or, as he is popularly recognized, CJ Cummings, is a Beaufort, South Carolina-born American weightlifter.

CJ Cummings was born on June 6, 2000, and has already established himself as a Pan American champion in weightlifting. CJ Cummings has been regarded as a prodigy since competing in the World Champions at the tender age of 15.

CJ Cummings has won several gold medals already, competing in the World Junior Championships and the Pan American Weightlifting Championships. He was also a part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The South Carolina-born weightlifter made history when he won a US Weightlifting National title in August 2015, when he was merely 15 years old, shattering several records. CJ Cummings currently participates in the 73 kg weight class in International weightlifting. Scroll down to read more about this South Carolina-born weightlifter.

CJ Cummings' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is CJ Cummings' net worth?

CJ Cummings is estimated to have a net worth of around $1.5 million as of 2022.

How much does CJ Cummings earn per year?

CJ Cummings earns around $100,000 annually, primarily as a weightlifter as of 2022.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is CJ Cummings?

CJ Cummings has a height of 5 ft 2 in (157 cm).

How old is CJ Cummings?

CJ Cummings was born on June 6, 2000. The weightlifter turned 22 in June 2022. Born in June, the zodiac sign of CJ Cummings is Gemini.

Childhood And Education

CJ Cummings spent his early days growing up in Beaufort, South Carolina. The American weightlifter began his journey at age 10 and has often been dubbed as the Michael Jordan and LeBron James of weightlifting owing to his exceptional performances. It is believed that CJ Cummings has an older sister who was also a weightlifter by profession, but there is no information about his early family life and educational background.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is CJ Cummings dating?

CJ Cummings isn't believed to be dating anyone at the moment and is entirely focused on his weightlifting journey.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The Beaufort, South Carolina-born weightlifter gained massive fame for his performance as a weightlifter breaking records with extraordinary ease. Born in June 2000, CJ Cummings won a National title at the age of 15 in August 2015, turning heads all across the weightlifting world. In addition to that, CJ Cummings participated in the 2015 and 2017 World Championships of Weightlifting, participating in the 69 kg weight class.

For the first time, a boy as young as 15 had participated in any weight category in the World Championships of Weightlifting. In his second attempt, CJ Cummings participated in the 73 kg weight category in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and was at the 10th rank in the Snatch category after lifting 319 lb (145 kg). While in Clean and Jerk, he lifted 396 lb (180 kg) and earned the eighth rank. He overall achieved the ninth rank in his first-ever Olympics participation.

What awards has CJ Cummings won?

CJ Cummings has won five gold medals and a silver medal as of 2022. CJ Cummings won gold medals at the 2016 Tbilisi, Georgia World Junior Championships, 2017 Tokyo, Japan World Junior Championships, 2018 Tashkent, Uzbekistan World Junior Championships, 2019 Guatemala City, Guatemala Pan American Weightlifting Championships, and 2019 Suva, Fiji World Junior Championships. Moreover, the only silver medal CJ Cummings won as of 2022 was at the 2018 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Pan American Weightlifting Championships.

Other Interesting CJ Cummings Facts And Trivia

  • CJ Cummings achieved his personal best records in 2019 while competing in the Pan American Weightlifting Championships in the 73 kg weight class. In Snatch, he lifted 337.3 lb (153 kg), while in Clean and Jerk, he lifted 421 lb (191 kg), taking his total to 758 lb (344 kg).
  • The 22-year-old wrestling prodigy is believed to be coached by Rayford Jones.
  • His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Clarence Cummings

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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