Shahriar Kamali, known as King Kamali, is an Iranian-American bodybuilder and was born in March 29, 1972 in Tehran, Iran. He is a retired IFBB professional bodybuilder. Nicknamed, famous as “The Persian Pearl” and “The Terminator”, Kamali, now lives in New Jersey and New York City. Kamali has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from George Mason University. The resulting knowledge about human kinesiology and sport nutrition combined with his distinctive posing styles makes Kamali a sought out bodybuilder for seminars and guest appearances. He has been featured in many bodybuilding articles, as well as being on the cover of Muscle Magazine.