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Florian Munteanu’s Biography (aka Viktor Drago in ‘Creed 2’)

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Who is Florian Munteanu?

Florian Munteanu is a Romanian boxer, actor, and fitness model, who attained world fame by starring as Victor Drago in the film “Creed II”, the second film of the “Creed” (2015) series. He is currently signed with the Gersh Agency, based in Los Angeles, and is the ambassador of Super Kombat, which is a fighting organization based in Bucharest, Romania.

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Florian Munteanu Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education

Florian Munteanu was born on the 13th October 1990 in Munich, Germany; of Romanian ancestry and into a Christian family. Her father was a professional athlete and boxer, which had a high influence on Florian, as he started doing strength training and exercises at a young age. As he got older his interest and involvement in sports only increased, and after high school, he enrolled at the University of Munich, where he studied sport, media, and event management.

He obtained his bachelor’s degree in 2014.

Career Beginnings

In his freshman year at the college, Florian received the nickname that has stuck with him his entire career, Big Nasty. This was because of masculinity and his already strong amateur boxing career. However, Florian never became a professional boxer, despite some sources claiming that he is one, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a fitness model.

Florian Munteanu

He started uploading pictures of himself in the gym onto Instagram, which steadily made him more popular. In no time he had a number of offers on the table from various modeling agencies, and eventually signed with the Gersh Agency in Los Angeles, California. Gradually, the number of his followers on Instagram was increasing too, which started him being sought by a number of high profile magazines, which only benefited his popularity.

Rise to Stardom

In addition to his rising modeling career, Florian also started pursuing opportunities as an actor.

He made his debut in 2016 with the short film “Bogat”, in which he portrayed a character named Razvan. He was subsequentlynoticed by none other than Sylvester Stallone, who thought that Florian was perfect for his upcoming film “Creed II”, in the role of Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago. After a couple of Skype interviews and auditions, Florian was named as the star of the film, next to Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, and Tessa Thompson. The film was an overall success, won a few awards, and earned over $200 million at the box office.

The film boosted Florian’s popularity further, and made him not only a star model but also an acting star. Since then, Florian was attained a large following on his official Instagram page, which now boasts over 480,000 followers.

He has collaborated with several high profile brands and in the last couple of years has been focused more on his modeling career, which is rather more consistently profitable than acting.

Florian Munteanu Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance, and Body Measurements

Florian has become a star in many fields since he first appeared in public.

He has accomplished so much as a fitness model and actor already, and his success has added a considerable amount to his wealth. According to sources, Florian’s net worth has been estimated to be over $500,000 as of early 2020.

Known for his impressive height and great physique, Florian stands at 6ft 4ins (1.93m) tall, while he weighs approximately 235lbs (106kgs). His vital statistics are 44-32-35 ins, and his biceps is 16.5ins. He has short black hair and brown eyes.

Florian Munteanu Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend

Florian has built a name for himself and now everybody wants to learn everything about him.

However, unfortunately Florian hasn’t shared much about his personal life, preferring to keep this information hidden from the media. This sparked rumors of him being gay, but some sources state that he was in a relationship with a girl that he met at the gym in 2017. They were together for some time until mid- 2018 but eventually broke up. The most recent reports state that Florian is in a relationship with a popular Instagram model, however, he hasn’t commented on these rumors, so this might also be a hoax.

Florian Munteanu News, Facts, Interests

Recent news states that Florian is set to appear in the new Marvel film “Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, scheduled for release only in 2021.

Florian’s other interests include traveling, and he is currently based in Australia, which his official Instagram page proves. He is also an animal lover, and dogs are his favorite pets – over the years he’s had several.

He is very committed to training and works out two times per day, which includes strength, body, and boxing training. He is also very strict about his diet and nutrition.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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