Sam Bakhtiar

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Sam Bakhtiar
Born(1973-05-01)1 May 1973
Tehran, Iran
Died23 December 2020(2020-12-23) (aged 47)
OccupationFitness entrepreneur
Years active1973–2020

Sam Bakhtiar was a Persian American fitness entrepreneur and author.[1][2]

Life and career[]

Sam was born in Tehran. At the age of 11, he and his mother left Iran as refugees to the USA. Upon leaving Iran, he moved to the United States.[3] He held a bachelor's degree of sports science and life science from the Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.[4] He was the Co-founder of The Camp Fitness Franchise. He was one of the finalists of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2017.[5]


Sam died on 23 December 2020 at the age of 47. His death according to a comment made by his official YouTube channel in response to a question about his cause of death was: "Heart problems".


  • Total Body Transformation Secrets: Fitness Concepts Formula ISBN 978-1-4528947-5-1[6]
  • Becoming a One-Percenter ISBN 978-0-9998316-0-1[7]


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