Richard Sandrak Biography

Richard Sandrak nick named as Little Hercules or The World’s Strongest Boy is the famed Ukraine born martial artist body builder and actor of American nationality. Born on 15th April 1992 in Ukraine, it was in his toddler age of two, when his parents shifted to USA settling in Pennsylvania. After a year, he began to train in bodybuilding and martial arts. He is widely famous for the muscular physique at an exceptionally juvenile age, also for his manifestation in The World’s Strongest Boy which was the documentary. The son of Pavel Sandrak and Lena Sandrak, he belonged to working class family of Ukraine where his father was world champion of martial arts and his mother was a competitor of aerobics.

With the hope to find a better life as well as better opportunity, Sandrak family once migrated to USA, the same family in 1999with the intention of breaking into show industry shifted to California. It was when he met his future trainer Frank Giardina who helped him to acquire publicity in the days to come. However Frank quit after he learned Pavel’s parenting was unlawful as well as he was threatened by Pavel to death. Prior to that Richard was popular, traveling around the country participating in contest, photo shots for magazine as well as for the endorsement of nutrition food. Taking about his childhood, he was placed in the stringent seclusion. As he had to give most of his time on training this wonder boy never got time to play with friends neither felt the typical childhood. Beside that after being well known in the States he made appearance in radio and TV shows like Howard Stern Show. As the Richard got older his career gradually faded. However he made his first Hollywood foray in 2009 with the film Little Hercules.

Richard who was able to bench press over than 4times his weight by the age of six, got name and fame at the very young age however those were on the cost of his normal childhood that every children got to experience. He got his special supplementary diet from his father which was believed by the many people that as the powder form of anabolic steroid. With his father in his life, he never got chance to enjoy the taste of candy, play video games as well as playing with other friends. As his father is serving imprisonment for now he has started to live normal life like playing with friends, eating pizza as well as he has fallen in love with video games. Even though his mother still maintains him on strict diet it is nothing in front of his father schedule.

Currently he is busy with the training video for children, as well as co-authoring a cookbook for healthy eating. As he has appeared in the commercial of several brands some of his notable appearance includes 20/20, Fox Sports News, The Howard Stern program and Today Tonight. His movie is also set to release this year. He is in 21 years of his age for now with the height of 5ft 9 inch. Till today he has experienced highs of Hollywood as well as the lows of child exploitation. Despite he was been accused of taking steroids and giving wrong information related his age, he got the title of World’s Strongest Boy. The more and additional information about him can be obtained from his personal and official sites. His biography is also available on Wiki.

By: Dana Luica | Famous People >> Actor | Dec 2 2013


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