Shannon Ray posing for a photo looking lean and curvy

Shannon Ray

Fitness Model, Internet Personality, Bodybuilding Competitor

Shannon Ray is a fitness model and internet personality from the United States of America. She’s the mother of Sommer Ray, a fitness superstar known for her amazing body.

Although she’s in her 50s, Shannon still works out hard in the gym – looking stronger and leaner than ever. As a former bodybuilding competitor, she’s got all the ‘tips and tricks’ needed to maintain her toned figure.

But above all, Shannon is a dedicated and hardworking individual. Her discipline and consistency are what has allowed her to stay in incredible shape to this day.

With her lifelong passion for bodybuilding and fitness, and her amazing physique, Shannon stands as a testament that age really is just a number.


Shannon Ray standing in her heels looking fit and lean

“You are bigger, better and stronger than anything standing in the way of you becoming a better you! Get your butt in the gym. I’m turning 53 and have 4 kids and a crazy life. The gym keeps me sane… stay fit stay sexy.”

Athlete Statistics

Full Name: Shannon Ray
AgeDate of BirthNationalityProfession
59August 21, 1964AmericanFitness Model, Internet Personality, Bodybuilding Competitor
2010, 2000, 1990
Date of BirthAugust 21, 1964
ProfessionFitness Model, Internet Personality, Bodybuilding Competitor
Era2010, 2000, 1990


Shannon Ray stretching by the edge of a pool looking healthy and fit

“Every day I strive to be stronger, and more focused then I was yesterday. Life can be a battlefield, overcome the obstacles, and enjoy the journey, life is a gift, live it.”


  • Bodybuilding Competitor
  • Fitness Model
  • Internet Influencer


Shannon Ray posing in a photo shoot showcasing her curvy physique


Shannon Ray's transformation in fitness before-after

“Reflecting on your past knowing the future is staring back at you. Happy day to you all! Step out and take a chance on today, and be a better you.”


Shannon Ray works out similarly to her daughter Sommer, focusing on her lower body and abs during her training.

She enjoys training at a higher rep range, somewhere between 12-16. This helps her achieve the muscle pump, along with improving her overall tone.

In regards to cardio, Shannon doesn’t do much of it. Instead, she sticks to a healthy and balanced meal plan which allows her to stay in great shape year-round.


Shannon Ray taking a photo of her lean and fit body


Shannon Ray training triceps with cables in a gym


As a former fitness competitor, Shannon knows the importance of diet in maintaining a lean physique.

During her competitive days, she mainly ate lean proteins, healthy fats, and lots of fruits and vegetables. In regards to carbs, she limited them to a minimum.

Nowadays, however, Shannon’s diet looks a lot different. She still eats mostly healthy and clean foods, but she’s less restrictive with her overall diet.

If she feels a strong craving, Shannon will treat herself to something tasty and will enjoy it without any regret.


posing in a photo looking curvy and fit

“Every once in a while, we bump into a roadblock in life, and we have to decide if we are going to go around it or jump over it or push through it…

Sometimes we sit in front of it for days months or years thinking how to get to the other side. I like to crash through mine spending hours at the gym figuring out the best plan to make it through.”

Idols and Influences

Shannon and her daughter Sommer both influence each other on their fitness journey.

Initially, Shannon introduced her daughter Sommer to the fitness lifestyle – showing her how to train and diet correctly.

Over the years, they both started influencing and motivating each other to become the best they can be.


Shannon Ray sitting with her daughter Sommer Ray enjoying a sunny day

Shannon Ray (right) with her daughter Sommer Ray (left).

What we can learn from Shannon Ray

Shannon Ray has been training hard in the gym for years, and is still going strong. With no signs of stopping, there’s much more to see and hear from Shannon.

Ultimately, she’s shown us that we shouldn’t let age, or anything else for that matter, stop us from achieving what we want in life.

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not real sure how i got here but…… wow.
You both are stunning examples of the female figure.
Vic Ferguson
Director The World Federation for Coral Reef Conservation (

It’s awesome to a middle aged woman with such a great physique and determination! It’s a given that young ladies are usually showcased but you put the trend t an end!

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