Robert Oberst - Updated Apr 2024

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Robert Oberst


Robert Oberst is an American Strongman who got his pro card in the Dallas Europa Strongman Competition in 2012. Robert is one of the finalists in the World’s Strongest Man Competition 2013.

Early life and childhood

Robert Oberst is one of the strongest men in America. He was born on 20th December 1984 in Santa Cruz, United States and he is currently 39 years old. Their zodiac sign of his is Sagittarius. Similarly, he was born to a Caucasian Family. He is one of the 10 children of father Jim Oberst and mother Lathy.

Similarly, he has 9 siblings, he has four brothers and 5 sisters. Dave, Mike, Sean, and James are their four brothers, and, Wendy, Amanda, Julia, Emily, and Jamie are his five sisters.

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Caption: Robert Oberst with his dad(Source: Instagram)

Talking about their educational background, he finished high school at Aptos High School. Furthermore, he graduated with a Major in History from Western Oregon University in 2008.

Robert Oberst – Professional Life

After graduating from university in 2008, Robert tried for NSL but he could not succeed. After a failure in the NFL, he began his career as a bouncer in a nightclub. One of his coworkers from the nightclub advised him about the World Strongman Competition. In 2012, only after 4 months of training, did he get his Pro-Card. In the same year, he was successful in winning the San Jose Git Expo and Dallas Europa and placed Third place in America’s Strongest Man competition.

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Caption: Robert Oberst weight lifting(source: Instagram)

Similarly, in the following year 2013, he won Odd Haugen’s US Open MAS Wrestling Championship and Giants Live Las Vegas. Since 2013, he has not won any major titles. However, he has been giving hard competition to his competitors in all competitions. He was the runner-up in the 2013 and 2014 America’s Strongest Man competitions. Similarly, he secured 3rd place at the Arnold Strongman Classic Australia in 2015 and 8th place at the World’s Strongest Man competition in 2018.

Robert Oberst – Relationship Status

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Caption: Robert Oberst with his girlfriend(Source: Instagram)

Talking about relationship status Robert Oberst is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Meghan Nesgoda. He met Meghan in a strongman event in 2017 and the couple has been entangled in a romantic relationship since then. Previously, he married Kristin Oberst in 2012 at Hanford, California. The couple welcomed their son Atlas Bear Oberst on 8th September 2015.

Everything between the couple was going well and the couple was living a happy life. However, for some reason, the couple stopped appearing in public together in 2016. He has not announced his divorce from Kristin. However looking at his social media handles, looks like he has moved on with his new girlfriend Meghan.

Body Measurement

Diving into their body measurements of Robert Oberst, he is one of the strongest men in America with a huge muscular body build. He stands tall with a height of 6 feet and 7 inches or 203 cm. Similarly, he has a huge weight of 171 kg or 377 lbs. Furthermore, their exact Chest-waist-hips body figure is 45-44-40 and their shoe size is 12.5. Moreover, he has black eyes and black hair.

Social media

Talking about social media engagement Robert Oberst is pretty active on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. The strongman has earned more than 294 thousand subscribers on his YouTube channel. Similarly, he has earned more than 668 thousand followers on his Instagram account and more than 24 thousand followers on his Twitter account.

Robert Oberst – Net worth 2024

The major source of income for him is a professional Strongman athlete. As of now, he has amassed a huge amount of money but has not revealed his earnings and expenses in public. According to different resources, their net worth is estimated at around $3 million.