Joe Weider– How Did the Entrepreneur Die?

Joe Weider died at age 92, astounding. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding entrepreneur Joe Weider's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for co-founding the International Federation of BodyBuilders and for establishing the Ms. Olympia and Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competitions, this Canadian bodybuilder and entrepreneur also published such fitness magazines as Shape, Flex, and Men’s Fitness.

Raised in Quebec, Canada, by Polish-Jewish immigrant parents, he started a magazine titled Your Physique when he was just seventeen years old. Decades later, the publication was renamed Muscle & Fitness.

He was investigated, and eventually sued, for several instances of false advertising. In one such case (in the early 1970s), one of his nutritional supplement products falsely claimed to result in a one-pound-per-day weight gain.

How did Joe Weider die?

Joe Weider's death was caused by congestive heart failure.

Weider, also known for starting the Mr Olympia bodybuilding contest in the 1960s and mentoring a young Arnold Schwarzenegger, passed away from heart failure at a Los Angeles area hospital, his longtime publicist Charlotte Parker said.

Information about the death of Joe Weider
Cause of deathCongestive Heart Failure
Age of death92 years
BirthdayNovember 29, 1920
Death dateMarch 23, 2013
Place of deathCedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A