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‘You'll Be Home for Christmas’: Why is Albie Mushaney called Big Bad Santa? A look at Mrs Claus and their family

Did you know Albie Mushaney is called the Big Bad Santa? The real estate agent not only takes clients on house tours but also takes part in bodybuilding competitions
UPDATED DEC 19, 2020
Albie Mushaney and his wife Jesse (Instagram)
Albie Mushaney and his wife Jesse (Instagram)

Christmas bells are ringing! HGTV's ‘You'll Be Home for Christmas’ spreads the holiday cheer with Albie Mushaney and his wife, Jesse. The summary of the special episode reads: “As the countdown to Christmas ticks down, Albie Mushaney, world-famous strongman and Salem, Oregon-based real estate agent who moonlights as a Santa impersonator, will help his clients find their forever home in time for the holidays. Alongside his festive family, Albie also will make the houses extra ho-ho-home-y by adding special seasonal touches like a fully decorated tree and holiday décor.”

Did you know Albie Mushaney is called the Big Bad Santa? The real estate agent not only takes clients on house tours but is also seen in bodybuilding competitions and that is precisely how he got that nickname. In a teaser for the show, Albie said, “When my youngest was born, I realized, at 400 pounds, I need to make some changes... So, I started working out. Five years ago, I began competing at Strongman. Now, I'm the world's strongest Santa.”


On Instagram, he introduced himself and said, “I am an actual property agent. Now, being within the Strongman group has been an unbelievable blessing. It is numerous work; the athletes do some unbelievable feats of power means past the human creativeness ought to enable. So many of those big feats of power go unnoticed by most of the people, however, followers of Strongman are a few of the most loyal followers there are,” he shared. “Individuals who simply eat, drink, sleep, Strongman. I have been blessed to achieve such a following — numerous occasions it is the beard.” 

He also said, “Some individuals seen me and thought that I would be good for a tv present — from being in actual property, and being a Santa and a Strongman. It was only a pure match to place me in entrance of the digicam and get a few households into a house earlier than Christmas, and to present them some wonderful items and switch their lives round…” he stated. “I simply smiled for the digicam, and I used to be me.” 


According to RexWeyler, he was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. A father of five — four sons and one daughter, Hope, along with his wife, Jesse — who is known as Mrs Claus, he is quite a sensation on HGTV shows.

The report also says, “Jesse typically clothes as Mrs. Claus alongside Albie. Whereas some individuals who gown up as Santa put on a faux beard, Albie’s facial hair is all pure — which means, he simply wants the Santa go well with to tug the entire look collectively. Although he’s now fortunately married, Albie went via a making an attempt divorce within the ’90s that left him homeless. Throughout this time, he first grew to become keen about health, however, he later took a 15-year hiatus from coaching as soon as he started having children.”

Here's a glimpse of his family: 




‘You'll Be Home for Christmas’ premiered on Friday, December 18, at 10 pm ET/PT on HGTV.