Vickie Gates

Bodybuilder, Deceased Person

1962 –


Who is Vickie Gates?

Vickie Gates is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States.

Ondrea Victoria Gates was born on September 25, 1962 in Santa Monica, California, one of six children. She has been married, and at that she used the last name Gates-Lewis. Later, she dated bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman for nearly seven years. She currently lives in Arlington, Texas with her daughter Kindra, and owns a gym called Strictly Fitness.

Vickie started lifting weights in college, and won her first show in 1984. She worked her way up through the amateur ranks, eventually earning her pro card in 1993 by winning the middleweight class at the NPC Nationals. Vickie's long string of high placings as a professional includes three consecutive Ms. International titles from 1999 to 2001. She has also finished second at the Ms. Olympia on three occasions. Gates was inducted into the 2010 IFBB Hall of Fame.

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Sep 25, 1962
Santa Monica
  • African American
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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