Who are Andy Haman's wife and children? Iowa bodybuilder called himself 'Mr Incredible' before tragic death at 54

Andy was born in Iowa on August 16, 1966, and attended the University of Iowa, where he was a member of the school’s wrestling team and studied health


                            Who are Andy Haman's wife and children? Iowa bodybuilder called himself 'Mr Incredible' before tragic death at 54
Andy Haman is survived by his wife, Michelle Haman, and their four children, Sam Haman, Daisy Haman, Ruby Haman and Lucy Love Haman (Instagram)
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Andy Haman, an American professional bodybuilder and college wrestler from Iowa, died on March 20 at the age of 54. His elder son, Samuel Haman, announced the news of his death. 

Andy died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he and his family had lived for several years. His cause of death has not been made public. “RIP: Anthony Joesph Haman/Dad/Mr.Incredible. We love you so much and you will be in our thoughts forever! No one was as strong, kind, silly, goofball wonderful person as you," Samuel Haman wrote in an Instagram post. “Don’t worry about mom and the girls I’ll take care of them, just the way you did and taught me. #crazyfunalways.” 

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Andy Haman's family

 



 

 

Andy is survived by his wife, Michelle Haman, and their four children, Sam Haman, Daisy Haman, Ruby Haman and Lucy Love Haman. The family famously put on costumes for conventions, children’s hospitals, and charity events. Together they dressed up as characters from the movies like 'The Incredibles.'

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Andy loved to play up his “superhero persona” and would call himself “Mr. Incredible,” according to his social media posts. In 2015, Haman posted photos from a visit to a hospital where he appeared in his “Mr. Incredible” costume. He captioned the pictures, “Giving away toys, smiles and hugs – Columbia hospital’ Got back in return Laughs, kisses and love.”

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Many of his kids took after his footsteps. For example, his son, Sam, followed in his footsteps and won the classic physique division competition at the 2018 Teen Nationals, according to Barbend.com. Ruby Haman also took after her father and competed in Olympic-level weightlifting.

Who was Andy Haman? 


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Andy was born in Iowa City, Iowa, on August 16, 1966, graduating from Iowa City High School in 1984. He attended the University of Iowa, where he was a member of the school’s wrestling team and studied health. After finishing college, Andy went onto become a physical education teacher and wrestling coach in his hometown for a year. He was a fitness director at YMCA in Lexington, Kentucky, for two years.

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He relocated to Colorado Springs in 1994. He was a health and physical education teacher, head wrestling coach and assistant football coach at Thomas Doherty High School from 1994 to 2005, before he became a professional bodybuilder. According to the district’s website, Andy later returned to working with kids as a teacher at Inspiration View Elementary School in Colorado Springs. 

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Andy's favorite quotes were, “Be the reason someone smiles today,” and “Money is important, but not as important as time.” He explained, “I have money, but no time left with my father. (I’d give up money for that.)”

Andy Haman's achievements


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The school’s website says, “Before he was a bodybuilder, Andy was a standout high school wrestler in the state of Iowa where he compiled 210 victories and a state championship. He went on to wrestle at the University of Iowa under collegiate and Olympic wrestling legend Dan Gable. While there, he was a National freestyle champion, Olympic sport Festival Champion and World runner-up in wrestling as a Varsity team member of 4 National Championship Wrestling Teams.”

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According to Barbend, Andy won the super-heavyweight division of the Colorado State Bodybuilding Championships in 2006. He became an IFBB Professional League competitor a year later and won super-heavyweight and overall victories at the 2007 NPC Masters Nationals competition. The obituary for Andy, on the website, read, “His highest placing as an Open competitor came at the 2009 Orlando Pro where he placed 13th. His last appearance on stage came at the 2010 Phoenix Pro, where he finished tied for 16th. He retired after that season to focus on raising his family and his career away from the stage.”

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