Dickerson was born as the youngest of three triplets. Dickerson studied music and is a talented opera singer. His bodybuilding career spanned thirty years. He was known for both his heavily muscled, symmetrical physique and his skills on the posing dais. Dickerson first entered competition in 1965 by taking third place at that year's Mr. Long Beach competition. He was not only the first African-American Mr. America, but also the oldest winner, at age 43, of the IFBB Mr. Olympia contest. Chris Dickerson is one of the world's most titled bodybuilders. He trained for many of his most important competitions in the 1980s with bodybuilding great Bill Pearl. Dickerson was introduced into the IFBB Hall of Fame in 2000. Dickerson is living in Florida where he still trains, conducts seminars, and corresponds with today's athletes. Chris Dickerson has an incredible massive bodybuilder, ripped, cut, massive, big arms, and a huge mass of muscle.