Florian Munteanu’s biography: height, weight, girlfriend, career

Florina Munteanu is a German fitness model, actor, and professional boxer known to his followers as Big Nasty. He is best known for his performance in the critically praised film Creed II as Viktor Drago (2018). Aside from his professional career, Munteanu is well-known for his work as a brand ambassador for the SuperKombat fighting organization.

Florian Munteanu
Florian Munteanu attends the ‘Creed II’ New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square in New York City. Photo: Daniel Zuchnik
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Here is everything you need to know about the boxer.


Profile summary

  • Full name: Florian Munteanu
  • Nickname: Big Nasty
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: October 13 1990
  • Age: 30 years (as of 2021)
  • Current residence: Germany
  • Birthplace: Germany
  • Nationality: German
  • Ethnicity: Romanian-German
  • Profession: Actor, professional boxer, and fitness model
  • Mother: Florica Munteanu
  • Father: Dorin Munteanu
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Height in inches: 6 feet 4 inches
  • Florian Munteanu’s height: 193 cm
  • Weight in pounds: 225 lbs
  • Weight in kilograms: 102 kg
  • Body measurements: 46-32-40 inches (chest, waist, biceps)
  • Eye colour: Hazel
  • Hair colour: Brown
  • Net worth: $1.5 million

Florian “Big Nasty” Munteanu’s biography

Here is a look at the actor’s childhood, sporting background, and boxing and acting career, and net worth.

Childhood and sporting background

Florian Munteanu attends the European Premiere of “Creed II” at BFI IMAX in London, England. Photo: Jeff Spicer
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Munteanu was born in Munich, Germany, on 13th October 1990. He was born to Dorin and Florica Munteanu. His father is a former athlete and professional boxer; attributes that served as an inspiration to a young Florian.

In his early years, Florian tried his hand at different sports, eventually narrowing down to fitness and boxing. The actor’s love for the two aforementioned activities played a great role in his performance in the acting world, more precisely the hugely popular 2018 movie Creed II.

Earning the name ‘Big Nasty’

Growing up, the actor began gaining recognition among his friends for his impressively huge physique and immense strength. These, coupled with his boxing training and workouts, allowed him to sculpt an enviable physique over the years.

As a result, Florian was nicknamed ‘Big Nasty‘ by the people close to him. To date, the boxer still works out immensely every day. His training sessions are split between conditioning and strength training. This has allowed Florian to retain his great physique for boxing and fitness modeling.

Boxing career

After the actor’s role in Creed II, a large section of his fans got interested in his boxing videos. Unknown to some, the actor was a boxer long before his role in the popular film.

An avid movie lover with a keen eye might have noticed the Munteanu’s natural aptitude and movements in the boxing ring were more than mere stunts for a movie.

Florian Munteanu’s acting career

If you are a fan of boxing movies, you have probably wondered, “Who plays Viktor Drago in the film Creed II?” Well, the answer is Florina Munteanu. The film shares similarities with another popular movie, Rocky.

Additionally, the actor was also included in the 2022 film, Borderlands. Florian Munteanu’s Borderlands role is that of Krieg, a muscled protector to another character, Tiny Tina.

Florian Munteanu’s movies and TV shows

Here is a look at other films and television series in which the actor has appeared.

  • Borderlands (2022) as Krieg
  • Violence of Action (2021) as Kaufman
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) as Razor Fist
  • Creed II (2018) as Viktor Drago
  • Bogat (2016) as Razvan
  • The Noite com Danilo Gentili (TV Series) (2018) as Self
  • IMDb on the Scene – Interviews (TV Series) (2018) as Self

Florian Munteanu’s height and weight

How tall is Florian Munteanu? The renowned boxer and actor is 193 centimeters (6 ft 4 in) tall and sports an athletic build. Florian Munteanu’s weight is currently 102 kilograms (225 pounds). However, the actor weighed a bit more prior to his Creed II role.

Who is Florian Munteanu’s girlfriend?

The Viktor Drago actor keeps his personal life a closely guarded secret. While he has walked the red carpet with quite a few women, none of them seem to be involved with him on a personal level.

Florian Munteanu’s net worth

Florian Munteanu attends the European Premiere of ‘Creed II’ at BFI IMAX. Photo: Gary Mitchell
Source: Getty Images

The boxer’s big career breakthrough came when he was cast to play Drago in the 2018 film Creed II. After that, his net worth was estimated to be around $500,000. Since then, Munteanu’s net worth has been said to rise to a whopping $1.5 million.

While most of his fans probably know him for his incredible role in Creed II (2018), Florian Munteanu also has a lot going for him in the worlds of boxing and fitness modeling.


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