Mike Thurston (born August 9, 1990), real name Michael George Thurston, is a THRST (@thrstofficial) Director. He is a Leeds, Yorkshire-based British YouTuber, Fitness Trainer, and Body Recomposition Specialist. He is famous all over the world for his hot appearance, athleticism, and masculinity.
Mike has over 1.38 million followers on YouTube, where he posts travel vlogs, gym videos, nutrition and lifestyle films, and collaboration videos. His mission is to educate, encourage, and assist his audience in improving their body composition in a fun way.
Mike Thurston Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Michael George Thurston|
|Age||32 years (as in 2023)|
|Birth Place||Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom|
|Date of Birth||August 9, 1990|
|Residence||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Mother's Name||Not Known|
|Father's Name||Not Known|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|School||Leeds Grammar School|
|College/University||The University of Newcastle|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||In feet & inches: 6’|
In meters: 1.83 m
In centimeters: 183 cm
|Weight (Approx.)||In kilograms: 88 kg – 93 kg|
In pounds: 205lbs – 215 lbs
|Personal Quote||‘First on Coaching’|
|Body Measurements||Chest-40 inches|
|Shoe Size||7 US|
|Football Player||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Actor||Dwayne The Rock Johnson|
Michael Thurston was born on September 9th to loving parents. His birth year is 1990, making him 32 years old as of 2023. Mike was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, and has been interested in fitness since he was a child. As a Leo, he is self-assured, powerful, beautiful, and a natural leader.
He first entered a gym when he was 18 (in 2007), and he now has more than ten years of gym and muscle training experience. Mike Thurston recounted his transformation story from the age of eight to the age of 26 in one of his YouTube videos titled – My 8-year Transformation, which was released on January 11, 2017.
He attended Leeds Grammar School in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom (from 2000 to 2008). He then attended the University of Newcastle to complete his studies. This fitness expert earned a BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Economics and Business Management (from 2008 to 2011). His Facebook page has almost 887K followers, and his most recent post was on 11 December 2022. He also has accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn, but he is not very active there.
Mike Thurston Parents
Despite posting photos of himself with his grandparents and father, he has never revealed their names. He once shared photos of himself with his grandparents on their anniversary and with his father on Father’s Day. He has a brother called Rich Thurston (@richthurston), who is married to Diane Lyon (@di.lyon), and Rich looks just like Mike.
Mike Thurston has never been in a relationship, and if he has, he has never made it public or disclosed it on his social media account.
Mike Thurston Social Media Accounts
|Social Media Accounts||Handle|
Mike is a part-time associate at Brownridge Transport (from June 2010 to September 2010). He did product handling and rework at the warehouse. He has even done several photoshoots and worked at clubs by throwing events and getting people to enjoy themselves (this was when he was in 3rd year of college).
Mike Thurston joined Hollister Co. as a manager after graduating and stayed for more than a year (Jan 2012 to Mar 2013). After a while, he recognized this was not the work for him because he was exhausted and out of energy, and he left Hollister.
After leaving Hollister Co., this online superstar founded his own firm – Aurora Athletic (health and fitness company) in April 2013 with his business partner Kyle, and began earning renown as people began to admire his work and postings on Instagram. Thurston launched his own health and fitness brand and firm, Thrst, in October 2016, where he teaches individuals and sells t-shirts, sportswear, shorts, and other items such as hats, masks, and side bags.
Michael even provides three distinct packages: $9.99 per month, $24.99 per quarter, and $79.99 per year. In addition, he provides his customers/trainees with specific training programs (35+) with an exclusive video collection and curated nutritional plans (200+ designed meals).
On April 18, 2016, he released his first video titled – Learn how to activate your lats and build a larger back, which has 1.38 M views on his self-named YouTube account. His most famous video, Full biceps and triceps exercise for larger arms have over 8 million views and 80 thousand likes.
Mike Thurston Workout Plan
|Flat barbell bench press||3||6-8|
|Incline dumbbell bench press||3||10|
|Decline dumbbell bench press||3||12|
|Incline hammer press||3||10|
|Seated dumbbell shoulder press||3||8-12|
|Seated dumbbell lateral raise||3||10|
|Standing cable lateral raise||3||10|
|Incline dumbbell rear delt raise||3||10|
|Rear delt fly machine||3||10|
|Bent over barbell row||3||10|
|Wide-grip Lat pulldown||3||10|
|One arm dumbbell row||3||8-12|
|Standing cable Lat pulldown||3||8-12|
|Barbell rack pull||3||10|
|Flat dumbbell skull crusher||4||10|
|Cable press down||4||10|
|Overhead rope extension||4||8-12|
|Feet elevated bench dip||4||10|
|Standing barbell cur||4||10|
|Alternating dumbbell hammer curl||4||8-12|
|Standing EZ bar cable cur||4||8-12|
Mike Thurston Net Worth
Thurston has released his Thrst app, which is accessible for both iOS and Android users. This app provides a comprehensive training program that includes targeted training and workout sessions as well as nutrition and food guidelines.
It appears that he must work on the app in order to improve user experience, earn more ratings, and delight his consumers. Mike Thurston’s net worth is predicted to be at $1 million US dollars as of 2023.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$1 Million|
|Salary Per Year||USD $200-350K|
|Income Source||Personal Trainer|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|House Collection||In Leeds and Dubai|
His early interests included rugby, football, and cricket. Mike has always been interested in fitness and weightlifting since he was a youngster. He began attending the gym when he was 18 years old. Mike Thurston enjoys visiting new areas with his companions. This content creator enjoys nice cuisine.
Mike is a fitness fanatic who enjoys weightlifting. He provides nutrition and diet advice in addition to physical training. Mike had hair transplant surgery in April 2020 and documented the entire operation in his YouTube video My Hair Transplant. Michael enjoys relaxing, drinking, partying, and going on vacation with his buddies; he was a party animal in college.
During his second year of college, he even worked in nightclubs and was even dismissed for becoming intoxicated and dancing in the bar. He built up a little gym in his garage after finishing his freshman year of college and no longer being a member of the gym. Mike’s first picture session was for an underwear brand.
Thurston once competed in the Muscle Model (2014) competition and finished third out of five contestants. He was suspected of using steroids in 2020, but he refuted all claims and rumors about him.
Mike earns money via his YouTube videos and THRST online training programs, as well as from his THRST activewear shop and brand relationships with MyProtein, White Towels, and Bioniq.com.
He is 6′ tall as of 2023.
Whey protein and BCAA powders are two of his favorite supplements.