Julius Naranjo Bio, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Age, Height, Career

Julius Naranjo

Facts About Julius Naranjo

Celebrated Name Julius Naranjo
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Julius
Birth Name Julius Irvin Hikaru T. Naranjo
Birth Date 1991-06-14
Gender Male
Profession Weightlifter , Coach , Filmmaker
Place Of Birth Tamuning, Guam
Birth Nation United States
Nationality Filipino, American, Guamanian
Famous For Husband of Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz
Father Filipino
Mother Japanese
Siblings 3
Ethnicity Asian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces
School Father Duenas Memorial School
University University of Guam
Education Bachelor of Sciences in Exercise Science & Health Promotions with a minor in Nutrition
Position Weightlifting coach, strength & conditioning coach as well as team manager for Team HD
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 70 kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Hidilyn Diaz
Married Date 2022-07-26
Source of Wealth Weightlifting coaching, team managing, filmmaking
Net Worth $1 million
Links Instagram

Julius Naranjo is a Guamanian weightlifter, coach, and filmmaker. A record holder in the 69 kg weight category, he represented Guam's National Weightlifting Team at various events. However, he retired from the sport due to a career-ending back injury. He is currently a weightlifting coach and coaches the Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz whom he married in July 2022. 

What is Julius Naranjo Famous For?

  • Former competitive Guamanian weightlifter. 
  • Husband of Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz. 

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Where is Julius Naranjo From?

Julius Naranjo was born on 14 June 1991. His full name is Julius Irvin Hikaru T. Naranjo. He was born in Tamuning, Guam in the United States. He holds dual nationalities, Amerian, and Filipino. He belongs to the Asian ethnicity. His father is Filipino and his mother is Japanese. He has 3 younger siblings. He follows Christianity and his star sign is Pisces.

Regarding his educational background, he attended Father Duenas Memorial School. After completing high school, he attended the University of Guam. He graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences in Exercise Science & Health Promotions with a minor in Nutrition in 2013. 

Julius Naranjo Career

  • Julius Naranjo previously represented Guam's National Weightlifting Team. He is a record holder in the old 69 kg weight category. He represented  Guam at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games where he competed in the 62 kg weight category. However, he was forced to retire from his weightlifting career after he sustained a serious back injury. 
  • While pursuing a competitive career, he was also managing a functional fitness facility and physical therapy clinic for various clinics including Guam national athletes. After retirement, he turned to coaching. He is currently the weightlifting coach, strength & conditioning coach as well as team manager for Team HD, the Olympic Core team for Hidilyn Diaz.
  • Aside from coaching jobs, he is also a filmmaker. He previously worked as a production artist. With the telecommunications company, Docomo Pacific, he worked as a Director of Photography for a number of productions. He collaborated with Malaysian/Filipino singer Yazmin Aziz as a filmmaker for her news segment on TFC News Asia and aided with a number of projects for her music. 
  • He co-founded the Collective Culture and promotes the sport of weightlifting on social media. He and Hidilyn have collaborated through Collective Culture to help spread awareness advocacy of weightlifting by creating documentaries such as Move to Inspire and Lifters for Lifters. 


Who is Julius Naranjo Wife?

Julius Naranjo is a married man. He is married to Hidilyn Diaz. She is a Filipina weightlifter and airwoman who is the first Filipino to ever win an Olympic gold medal for the Philippines. She holds an Olympic weightlifting record in the women's 55 kg category. They first met at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games where weightlifter Naranjo was competing. He later became Hidilyn's coach. The couple got married on 26 July 2022. 

What is Julius Naranjo Height?

Julius Naranjo stands around the height of 5 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 70 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is black. 

His sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Julius Naranjo Net Worth?

A former competitive weightlifter, he holds a record in the 69 weight category. After a career-ending back injury, he became a weightlifting coach. He earns from his coaching career and serves as weightlifting coach, strength & conditioning coach, and team manager for Team HD, the Olympic Core team for Hidilyn Diaz. He is also a filmmaker and works in film productions mostly related to weightlifting. At present, his net worth is estimated at $1 million.

Did You Know?

  • He holds IWF Advanced Coaching Certificate.
  • He is ASCA Level 1 certified.