Tom Prince (bodybuilder)

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Tom Prince (October 26, 1968 – February 5, 2022) was an American professional bodybuilder. Prince won his IFBB pro card by winning the 1997 NPC National Championships (his only overall title) and remained competitive for five years, ending his career in 2002. His highest professional placing was the 2001 Night of Champions, where he finished third. Prince suffered from kidney issues, a rare disease caused by either herediraty causes, obesity or even drug abuse called focal segmental glomerulosclerosis forcing him to end his career relatively early. Tom received a kidney transplant in 2012, however it failed two years later, requiring him to undergo dialysis three times a week, each treatment lasted for 4 hours. After ending his bodybuilding career Tom (together with his wife) ran a successful property management business. He died on February 5, 2022, at the age of 53. Cause of death is still unknown at this time. [1]



Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)

Competition Weight: 230 lbs (104 kg)

Off Season Weight: 300 - 317 lbs (136 – 144 kg)

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  1. Grech, Kevin (6 February 2022). "Professional bodybuilder Tom Prince dies at 52". Evolution of Bodybuilding. Retrieved 7 February 2022.