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Robert Oberst is a well known strongman, who was born in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Robert Oberst was awarded with the Pro Card at the Dallas Europa Amateur Strongman event in 2012, after just four months of personal training and workouts. He was a finalist in the 2013 and 2018 World's Strongest Man competitions.
Robert Oberst has received many awards and accomplishments throughout his career, and has numerous fans around the world. Robert Oberst is sponsored by the clothing brand, Under Armour Inc.
Keep reading to learn more about the popular Strongman champion, Robert Oberst!
Robert Oberst has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Robert Oberst earns approximately $350,000 per year.
Robert Oberst is 6 ft 7 in (201 cm) tall.
Robert Oberst was born on December 20, 1984. He is currently 37 years old and will celebrate his 38th birthday in December 2022.
Robert Oberst was born on December 20, 1984, in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Oberst was already 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall when he was 12 years old, so was much taller than his friends from a young age. He started American football training while he was in high school.
He went to Aptos High School in Aptos, California, where he played football and competed in track and field. He received training for American football at Aptos High School. He played strong safety and tight end with the Sherman Oaks team of Notre Dame High School.
Robert Oberst also participated in a wrestling competition during that time, but decided that he wanted to pursue a career in American football, hoping to enter the NFL, so he gave up wrestling.
Robert Oberst earned a degree in History from Western Oregon University in 2008. He went on playing football at the college level while at Western Oregon University.
Robert Oberst was born on December 20, 1984, in Santa Cruz, California, to his parents, Jim Oberst and Kathy Oberst. Kathy and Jim Oberst had 10 children together, so Robert Oberst has nine siblings; four brothers and five sisters. Dave, Mike, Sean, and James are his brothers and Wendy, Amanda, Julia, Emily, and Jamie are his sisters.
Robert Oberst married Kristin Oberst in 2012, at Hanford California. The duo have a son named Atlas Bear Oberst, who was born on September 8, 2015. Robert and Kristin Oberst separated, but the details of their separation are unknown, and it is not known if and when they divorced.
Robert Oberst has been with his new girlfriend, Meghan Nasgoda, for a few years. Oberst first met Meghan Nasgoda at a strongman event in 2017. The couple has been in a relationship since then.
After completing college, Robert Oberst tried out for the National Football League (NFL). He did not make the cut, so got into security and bouncing at Esta Noche and El Rio nightclubs. Then, one of his friends introduced him to the world of Strongman competitions and helped him train for the events.
He had officially broken the amateur Log Press world record, after attending his first workout session. The official record at that time was 150 kg (330 lbs). With some more training, he grew up his strength and within four months, he received a Pro-Card.
He is known for saying that people shouldn't deadlift weights, while on Joe Rogan's podcast. He always recommends doing other exercises instead, such as cable lateral raises, dumbbell front raises, and face pulls.
Robert Oberst is a yearly competitor of the World's Strongest Man competition. He made it to the final of the 2013 and 2018 World's Strongest Man competitions. He managed to secure 9th place in 2013 and 8th place in 2018. Oberst stood in 8th position in the 2014 Arnold Strongman Classic competition. He has competed in 15 international competitions.
Robert Oberst represented the United States at the 2019 World's Strongest Man competition at Tachi Palace. He made it to the final in this competition.
Robert Oberst also competed in boxing, judo, and wrestling at various national level competitions during the '70s.
'Under Armour', a clothing brand, sponsor Oberst. This is something in common that he shares with his friend, Jon North.
Robert Oberst along with Eddie Hall participated in the Bench Press REP competition.
Robert Oberst has been featured in 'The Washington Post', 'The Baltimore Sun', and on ESPN.
Robert Oberst's accomplishments include winning first place at San Jose Fit Expo in 2012, first place at Dallas Europa in 2012, third place at America's Strongest Man in 2012, first place at Giants Live Las Vegas in 2013, first place at Odd Haugen's US Open MAS Wrestling Championship in 2013, third place at All-American Strongman Challenge in 2013, sixth place at Giants Live British Open in 2013, and third place at China's Strongest Man in 2013.
Along with this, he also secured ninth place at World's Strongest Man in 2013, second place at America's Strongest Man in 2013, fifth place at MAS-Wrestling World Cup in 2013, eighth place at Arnold Strongman Classic in 2014, second place at America's Strongest Man in 2014, third place at Arnold Strongman Classic Australia in 2015, sixth place at Giants Live North American Open in 2016 and 2017, and eighth place at World's Strongest Man in 2018.
His personal records include Log Lift: 465 lbs (211 kg) and Deadlift: 793 lbs (360 kg), recorded at 2015 Arnold Australia.
Oberst loves to work out at the gym. He is a very devoted father and often posts photos with his son to his Instagram account.
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