Kali Muscle: Net Worth, Heart Attack, Age, Career and Full Bio

Kali Muscle is a very popular bodybuilder, actor, author, and social media influencer who is mainly popular by the nickname “Mister Muscle”.

Kali Muscle

Kali Muscle’s real name is Chuck Krikendal who has a huge body and massive shape which have landed various roles in different commercials.

Kali has appeared in various commercials such as Taco Bell, Snickers, Comcast, and others.

Despite improving his life later down the years, Kali grew up around gangs and violent criminals which led him to go to prison when he was a teenager.
However, he decided to change his life for the better after coming out of prison and made himself very popular in the TV industry.

So if you are also a fan of Kali Muscle and want to know about his life and career you have come to the right place.

In this article, you will learn about Kali Muscle’s early life, career, net worth, scandals, and more so let’s begin without delay.

Kali Muscle Wiki

Name Chuck Kirkendall
Real Name Kali Muscle
Age 48 years old
Birthplace Oakland California
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Father Name N/A
Mother Name N/A
Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Spouse Helena Vlad
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Height 6 ft 2 inches
Weight 118 kg and 23o lbs
Net Worth $5 Million
Profiles Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube

Early Life

Where was Kali Muscle born?

Kali Muscle was born in Oakland California on 18th February 1975 which means he is currently 48 years old.

Muscle was born around his mother, stepfather, and his siblings but there is no information on what happened to his biological father.

Kali got into tragedy very early year of his life when his oldest siblings committed suicide from a gun which made him even more angry and violent.

To this day Kali is against gun violence and often talks about gun rules and policies on his YouTube channel.

In terms of education, Kali went to a local private school however he was not good at his studies instead he was mixed with the wrong crowd.

Kirkendall then went to Castlemont High School however he got dropped out of high school and started doing some minor crimes.

Chuck was very passionate about health, physique, and bodybuilding from a very young age so he decided to join a local gym where he used to spend hours bodybuilding.

However in his earlier days since he was mixed with so many bad crowds, and gangs so he often went to prison for burglary, drug possession, and even in an assault.

When he was in prison, Kali developed a habit of bodybuilding as he made unique custom weights to build his body. Despite not having a decent diet he still managed to build amazing muscle.

But Chuck was determined to change his way and turn his life around after escaping prison, which became real when he started offers in TV commercials and TV shows.

Now, let’s take a look atĀ  X’s career:



Kali decided to move to Los Angeles after releasing from prison where he started bodybuilding in Gym. He also became an occasional gym trainer where he started to make a decent amount for his living.

Muscle was then approached by Geico company to appear in their ad as a bodybuilder driving traffic which he accepted. Not only he got decent payment from the gig but it opened whole new opportunities.

After that Kali started getting lots of new opportunities regarding TV commercials where he got offers from Sneakers, Taco Bell, Comcast, and more.

Another way Kali was determined to stay away from negativity was to talk about his struggle and share his expertise on YouTube so he created his own YouTube channel.


Chuck created his own YouTube channel named “Kali Muscle” in 2008 where he started uploading videos regarding workouts that can be done in any place at any time.

After the experience, he had in prison when he did not have any weights he made custom weights that he shared on his YouTube video.

When Kali started getting tons of views and subscribers he decide to expand and decided to make review videos on different foods, diets, and protein products.

The main specialty of Kali Muscle’s YouTube videos is his amazing, deep motivational tone to encourage people to not be lazy and start working out.

People from all over the world instantly liked his YouTube channel, demeanor, and encouragement as millions of people commented that they felt rejuvenated after subscribing to his YouTube channel.

Most Popular Videos

After 14 years in Kali Muscle Youtube career, he has given some of the very popular videos. Here are some of the most popular videos of Kali Muscle are listed below:

  • Kali Muscle Chest Workout w/ 200lb Dumbbell Press with 21 million views.
  • Cooking a High-Calorie Meal with over 20 million views.
  • Why Would Someone Do This to Me with 13 million views?
  • The Art of Getting Big Biceps with 11 million views.
  • Kali Muscle with Future Pete and Big J with 10 million views.

Movies and TV Shows

Kali Muscle has also appeared in various popular movies and TV shows such as Wonder Woman, The Liasion, White T, and Applebaum.

Muscle started his first TV show appearance in 2011 with Mr. Sunshine, Wilfred, and Road to Natesville.

Kali has also appeared in various ads, commercials, and music videos mainly in the music by Jamey Johnson.


Steroids Use

One of the major controversies that Kali Muscle was involved in was when he openly criticized the use of steroids.

He has blasted actors, wrestlers, and athletes who use steroids to look amazing in movies, or combat sports.

However many people trolled and abused him claiming he was also taking steroids and nobody would look like him if they are not taking steroids.

Kali later cleared that he used to take Steroids but it impacted his health and life. He also stated the heart attack he suffered was from the damage his body took after constant use of steroids.

Kali urged his fellow bodybuilders to not take any steroids as many trainers are either dying or being hospitalized for taking irregular steroids.

Kali Muscle is still voting for his opinion regarding steroid use and bodybuilding and his fans always support him it.

Heart Attack

Kali Muscle suffered a massive heart attack on November 7, 2021, which led him to be hospitalized for several weeks.

Chuck clarified that he was suffering from chest pains which became unbearable each moment so his girlfriend took him to the hospital. The doctor diagnosed a heart attack and even claimed his artery was 100% clogged according to Kali on his YouTube channel.

Kali claimed it was one of the scariest moments of his life and he felt helpless and powerless at that moment.

After getting out of danger and gaining consciousness, Kali went on to his official YouTube channel to claim he was fine and was recovering.

He stated his fans to take care of themselves all the time and also stated strongly that “Life does not give you second chance”.

After the incident, Kali has maintained healthy life and learned from his past carelessness in his health.


Who is Kali Muscle dating?

Kali Muscle is currently married to a very popular singerĀ  Dvyne Beverley. The couple first met in 2006 and fell in love eventually marrying after some years later.

Kali Muscle

However, after almost ten years of marriage, Kali decided to divorce his wife without any significant reason. However, his wife has refused to divorce him.

In the meantime, Kali Muscle started dating a model named Helena Vlad. The couple met at some convention and when Helena recognized Kali for his videos they started talking and eventually dating each other.

Despite not being divorced Kali lives with his girlfriend and has appeared on YouTube together. Helena was also the person who took Kali to the hospital and saved his life.

In terms of children, Kali Muscle has two twin daughters whose names are Kali Muscle Kirkendall II and Brooke Taylor Kirkendall.

Currently, Kali, Helena, and their two children live together in Florida and are very happy and peaceful.


What is Kali Muscle’s height & weight?

Kali Muscle stands at the height of 6 ft 2 inches or 178 cm and weighs around 110 kg or 230 lbs. Chuck’s hair color is black whereas his eye color is also black.

There is not much information on Kali’s body measurements however he likes to wear size 10 US shoes. Kali’s zodiac sign is Aquarius which explains his personality to be very strong, rebellious, charismatic, and unique.

In terms of nationality, Kali Muscle is American whereas his ethnicity is mixed. He follows Christianity as his religion. Bodybuilding and gym were always a passion for Kali along with movies and music.

Kali has managed to live his life and passion and is very happy with his life.

Net Worth

What is Kali Muscle’s net worth?

Kali Muscle has developed to become a very popular gym trainer bodybuilder and YouTuber with YouTube being his primary source of income.

Furthermore, Kali has also earned it from various movies, commercials, and TV shows he has appeared in.

Kali Muscle

Kali himself has not revealed how much he makes as his income but he is living a very wealthy life. As of 2022, Kali Muscle has a net worth of approximately $5 million.


  • Kali Muscle’s real name is Chuck “Kali Muscle” Kirkendall.
  • He is currently dating Helena Vlad and has two twin girls.
  • Muscle visited a prison for various crimes during his younger years.


Here are a few frequently asked questions about Kali Muscle:

Q: Why was Kali Muscle in the hospital?

A: Kali Muscle suffered from a heart attack which is why he had to remain in the hospital for several weeks.

Q: Is Kali Muscle the author?

A: Kali Muscle is also an author who has released several ebooks regarding gym, fitness, and bodybuilding.


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