Besides Bodybuilding, 4X Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler Thought of Being a ‘Police Officer’ Like His Rival Ronnie Coleman

Published 10/18/2022, 9:15 PM EDT

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In an interview with Generation Iron Fitness Network, Jay Cutler once revealed his initial career plans. As he went on to be one of the most respected bodybuilders in the community, in his adult era, he was uncertain about his future. In fact, in the interview, Cutler talks about how he wanted to be a police officer like Ronnie Coleman.

Jay Cutler was born in Santa Claus, Indiana in 1983; he is currently a retired professional bodybuilder. Cutler won in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010 as Mr. Olympia and was the guy who dethroned legend Ronnie Coleman from his reign of dominance.


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Jay Cutler once revealed his alternative career choice

Before bodybuilding, Jay Cutler never knew what the future had in store for him. “I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do and thought I want to be a police officer,” Cutler said and continued, “I still was uncertain.” Notably, legend Ronnie Coleman was also a police officer before he entered the world of bodybuilding and took it by storm.


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“I dedicate myself to bodybuilding with the mindset of not necessarily becoming the greatest bodybuilder,” Cutler said. Cutler was soon determined that bodybuilding wase his destiny because he enjoyed the gym and the environment. Cutler said, “I dedicated myself to the gym, and I loved every minute of it.”

While his parents wanted him to go into the concrete business, Cutler wanted to follow his passion. He also liked fictional superheroes like Spiderman and Superman and fancied having a superhero physique.

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The rivalry between Cutler and Ronnie Coleman

At the 2006 Mr. Olympia, Jay Cutler defeated the eight-time Mr. Olympia winner, Ronnie Coleman. Despite the big win, he never bragged about his dominance in the bodybuilding community.


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In fact, after defeating the greatest of all time, Ronnie Coleman, Cutler, felt bad about it. In the documentary, he even said that his win might just give him all-time guilt. This shows the respect Cutler Cutler holds for his fellow bodybuilders.


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Cutler also expressed his admiration for Coleman and for all that he achieved in the sport. If not bodybuilding, do you think Jay Cutler would be a supercop today?


Written by:

Rahul Goutam Hoom


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Melroy Fernandes