Iris Kyle

Nowadays numerous people join the gym. Either they want to burn fat or gain weight. Moreover, they try different workouts to get faster results. Unfortunately, no fine results they get. therefore, They leave the Gym. Have you ever thought about why it’s all not working? Well, fitness demands consistency. Iris Kyle is one of the fitness models and bodybuilder that provide proper guidance. And helps people to achieve fitness.

This article is all about Iris Kyle’s life, fitness journey, social popularity, and much more. If you want to know about her then keep scrolling.

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Iris is the fifth of six children. There is not much information is provided about her family background. Iris Kyle states that there was a reason why she joined bodybuilding. Eventually, When Kyle moved to Orange country, California. She finds herself surrounded by people who admire fitness and love to make their bodies fit and healthy-looking. Therefore, She decided to join a gym. Moreover, Iris took out a membership. Iris added Firstly she started feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the facilities and training equipment varieties. However, She decided to try her best to get a better result.

Fitness Journey

Hard work always pays off, later On, Iris Kyle’s hard work and determination provided her a job in the same gym. Being an employee she got more amazing opportunities for training and building up her muscles. Due to her hard work, she got the title of Iron Man.

Iris harks back to the time when the first time she saw a photoshoot of Lenda Murray in a magazine. Iris cut out that picture of Lenda Murray and pasted it on her refrigerator. That was the moment when she decided for the first time to get an amazing physique like her.

The turning point came in Iris Kyle’s life when Butch Dennies- a local promoter who was in the same gym. One day, He suggested Iris Kyle take part in a competition he was hosting in 10 weeks at Long Beach Muscle Classic. Fortunately, Iris accepted the proposal and started her journey in the fitness industry. Moreover, Patrick Lynn, a professional Bodybuilder advised and provided coaching to iris Kyle. From 1994 to winning her first.


As iris started her journey as a bodybuilder and started playing competitions. A huge fan following was attracted by Iris’s muscular physique. The Women’s Physique, World November / December 1996 is all about pointing out Iris Kyle’s muscular physique. That Photoreport was written by Steve Wennerstrom- IFBB women’s historian. The title was Keep An Eye on Iris Kyle!.

Steve Also added

The 5-7, 144-pound Kyle showed a dazzling level of muscle definition to go with sound structural balance and a stage savvy that puts her physical qualities at the national level right now.

Steve Wennerstrom

Apart from this, the NPC USA Championships of 1996 was the remembering day. Iris Kyle got the second position to Heather Foster in the heavyweight category.

Again after 2 years, In July 1998, Iris Kyle won her IFBB pro card at the age of 22 at the NPC USA Championships in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, University of Nevada. She is the 7th International women bodybuilder. Iris Kyle has more than 70k followers on Instagram.


Iris is a very spiritual person who starts her day with a prayer and reading from the bible. Moreover, She never forgets to visit Chruch on Sunday. Also, Being a Baptist she always thanks god after winning competitions. If we talk about her relationship, the iris was in a relationship with Hidetada Yamagishi, who is a bodybuilder, trainer, and business partner. However, Before him, she was in relation to bodybuilder John J. Sherman. Nowadays she is in relation with a finance executive.

Iris has an amazing grip on German and Spanish. Well! as I mentioned above, Iris Kyle takes a rest on Sunday and spends most of the time at church.

Competitions participated by IRIS KYLE

In 90’s
  • 1994 NPC Long Beach Muscle Classic – 1st
  • 1994 NPC Ironmaiden Championships – 2nd
  • 1996 NPC Orange County Muscle Classic – 1st
  • 1996 NPC California – 1st
  • 1996 NPC USA Championships – 2nd
  • 1997 NPC USA Championships – 3rd
  • 1997 NPC Nationals – 4th
  • 1998 NPC USA Championships – 1st
  • 1999 IFBB Ms. International – 15th
  • 1999 IFBB Pro World Championship – 2nd
  • 1999 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 4th
In 20’s
  • 2000 IFBB Ms. International – 3rd
  • 2000 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 5th
  • 2001 IFBB Ms. International – 2nd
  • 2001 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2002 IFBB Ms. International – 2nd
  • 2002 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 2nd
  • 2002 IFBB GNC Show of Strength – 2nd
  • 2003 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 2nd
  • 2004 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2004 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2005 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 2nd
  • 2006 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2006 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2007 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2007 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2008 IFBB Ms. International – 7th
  • 2008 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2009 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2009 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2010 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2010 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2011 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2011 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2012 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2013 IFBB Ms. International – 1st
  • 2013 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
  • 2014 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st


Model NameIris Kyle
NicknameChocolate Chip
ProfessionFemale bodybuilder
Birthday22 August 1974
HometownBenton Harbor, Michigan
Currently livingLas Vegas Nevada
Physical Apperence
Weight(68–76 kg)
Off-season: (79–82 kg)
Skin ColorDark Brown
Biceps17 inches
Waist24 inches
Calves18 inches
Bench press170 kg
Quadriceps29 inches
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlack
SchoolingBenton Harbor High School
CollegeAlcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi
StreamBusiness and minoring in accounting
Family and Relationship
Martial Statuscommitted
Net Worth And Social Platform
Net Worth$1.2M(Approx)
Income SourceBodybuilding, Social Media, Training Center
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