Many people wonder if the fitness model David Laid is Russian. Learn more about his nationality and his personal life details including his girlfriend. Scroll below for more.
David Laid started his fitness journey as a "90 pounds frail, lanky, near emaciated teen", according to his website. At the time, he was trying to build confidence and be comfortable in his own skin.
At the present time, he is a social media personality, sponsored athlete, and fitness model. He had overcome his teenage issues with his fitness journey as he was struggling to cope with his everyday life.
Since his childhood, self-confidence became one of the issues of his life. As David suffered bullying brought him down the line. Meanwhile, at the age of 14, he was diagnosed with scoliosis. It is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine which is often diagnosed in childhood or early adolescence.
Is David Laid Russian? Nationality And Ethnicity Explored
Though many have been assuming David Laid belongs to Russian nationality, he was born in Estonia. Meanwhile, the details of his ethnicity are yet to be explored.
He was just two when he lost his father in a tragic accident. He sadly slipped off the side of a docked ship and sustained fatal injuries which took his life.
Laid's mother was devastated by the loss. After his dad's demise, she made the decision to leave the country and move to the US for their betterment. Laid including his mother and two younger brothers settled in New Jersey.
He also had to deal with the tragedy after being diagnosed with scoliosis. Doctors advised him to begin weight training in order to gain muscle mass.
During this time, he resolved to make a positive change in his life by focusing on fitness training.
Meet David Laid's Girlfriend Julia Jackson
As per the reports, the fitness model David Laid has a girlfriend named Julia Jackson. Jackson is a dancer who has preferred to stay far from the limelight.
Both David and Julia are very low-key about their relationship. In addition, they have yet to make their relationship official on Instagram.
Though being an Internet personality, David has maintained to keep his dating life details a mystery. Furthermore, neither of them has ever talked about how they met or when they started dating each other.
Laid is active on Instagram with 2.2 million followers and 614 posts, at the time of this writing. He also shared workout and pre-workout planners with his followers.
In addition, he also has a YouTube channel where he shares videos related to fitness in his channel.
David Laid Is A Well-Known Body Builder
On December 13, 2013, David Laid became an internet sensation after sharing his physical transformation on YouTube in the video titled 'David Laid 18 Month Transformation 14-15-Year-Old.'
He later posted an updated video of his transformation titled 'David Laid 3 Year Natural Transformation 14-17,' which was uploaded on August 14, 2015.
In addition, he garnered 26 million views. The channel has steadily grown over the last six years and now has 620k subscribers. He is also rapidly approaching the million-follower mark on Instagram.
Laid faced major criticism for allegedly using supplements and steroids. It all started after he released a transformation video on the Internet. Laid was 5ft7 and 98 lbs in the beginning and later transformed to 6ft2 and 190lbs.
It's worth noting that his mother specifically stated in an interview with 'MEL Magazine' that she doesn't want him to get into steroids.