Robert Oberst

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Robert Oberst Bio, Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Height


Robert Oberst is an American professional strongman and World Record Holder. Since his debut in 2013, he has been a mainstay at the World’s Strongest Man competition, failing to qualify only once in 2017. Besides, he held the American log lift record of 465lb/211kg for four years.

Originally from Santa Cruz, California, Robert Oberst was born on December 20, 1984, under the star sign Sagittarius. The 40-year-old strongman is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. He attended Aptos High School and played collegiate football at Western Oregon University, where he majored in history.

Quick Wikis

Real Name Robert Oberst
Birthday December 20, 1984
Birthplace Santa Cruz, California, United States
Age 40 years old
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Strongman
Dating/Girlfriend Meghan Nesgoda
Married/Wife Kristin Oberst (ex)
Net Worth $1.5 million
Parents Kathy and Jim Oberst
Siblings Nine

Robert Oberst Net Worth and Salary

After graduating from the university in 2008, Oberst gave the NFL a shot but couldn’t cut. He then began working as a bouncer in a nightclub, where one of his coworkers introduced him to the world of Strongman competitions.


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Oberst received his Pro-Card after only four months of training. In 2012, he came out as the winner at the San Jose Git Expo and Dallas Europa. The same year, he finished in the third position at America’s Strongest Man competition. He also had a great year in 2013, winning Odd Haugen’s US Open MAS Wrestling Championship and Giants Live Las Vegas.

Although Oberst hasn’t won any competition since 2013, he was the runner-up at the 2013 and 2014 America’s Strongest Man competition. In 2015, he finished in the third position at Arnold Strongman Classic Australia. Additionally, he ended up in the eighth position at the World’s Strongest Man competition in 2018.

Oberst also represented the USA in the 2019 and 2020 World’s Strongest Man but couldn’t win the title. The American Monster has earned a colossal net worth from his Strongman career. As of 2024, Oberst has reportedly a net worth of around $1.5 million.

Married, Wife, and Children

Oberst is currently in a relationship with Meghan Nesgoda. His girlfriend works as a sales associate for Independence Indoor Shooting.

Oberst met Nesgoda at a Strongman event in 2017. The two instantly hit it off and eventually initiated their relationship. Their love for each other can be seen on their social media handles.

Robert Oberst girlfriend
Robert Oberst is in a relationship with Meghan Nesgoda.

Additionally, Oberst was previously married to Kristin Oberst. He tied the knot with Kristin in 2012 at Hanford, California. The married couple seemed to be inseparable as Oberst always mentioned his wife as the major source of inspiration while giving interviews or winning speeches.

Robert Oberst son
Robert welcomed his son in September 2015.

On 08 September 2015, Oberst and his now ex-wife, Kristin, welcomed their first child, son Atlas Bear Oberst. Everything seemed to be running smoothly until the couple stopped making public appearances in late 2016. Though Oberst hasn’t announced the separation or divorce from Kristin yet, he seems to have moved on with a new girlfriend as seen on his social handles.

Parents, Siblings, and Family

Oberst comes from a huge family. He was born to parents Kathy and Jim Oberst. He was born as the eighth child of ten kids of his parents. His father, who served in the Navy died in December 2020. Meanwhile, his mother is a breast cancer survivor.

Robert Oberst father
Robert lost his father in December 2020.

Oberst has nine siblings, four brothers- Dave, Mike, Sean, and James – and five sisters- Wendy, Amanda, Julia, Emily, and Jamie. At the age of 16, the strongman had to endure the divorce of his parents.

Robert Oberst Height and Weight

The American monster was considerably taller from a young age. On his 12th birthday, he was standing at 6 feet 1 and weighing 99.8 kg. At present, he stands at a height of 6 feet 7 inches and weighs around 410 lbs (186 kg). He has light brown hair and black eyes.

Quick FAQs

How old is Robert Oberst?

Robert Oberst is 40 years old, born December 20, 1984.

What does Robert Oberst do for a living?

Robert is a strongman.

How much is Robert Oberst's net worth?

Robert's net worth as of 2024 is $1.5 million.

Who is Robert Oberst's wife?

Robert is currently in relationship with partner Meghan Nesgoda. Previously, he was married to Kristin Oberst.

How tall is Robert Oberst?

Robert is 6 feet 7 inches tall.

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