Mike Thurston is an English YouTuber, Fitness Trainer, entrepreneur, and Body Recomposition Specialist from Leeds, Yorkshire who has a net worth of $8 million US as of 2023. His real name is Michael George Thurston better known by Mike.

He has managed to gain a lot of fan following all around the world for his stunning look and aesthetic physique. He is best known for being one of the prominent YouTubers and earned popularity for sharing lifestyle vlogs, workout videos, nutrition, collaboration videos, as well as travel vlogs, which helped him to receive millions of views on his videos.

The social media influencer Mike Thurston is also known for being the founder of THIRST which is a fitness coaching company. This fitness app provides a unique training program and nutritional plans to its clients.

In addition to this, Mike found himself to be the judge of Bulk’s #30DayChallenge. Let’s talk about the total net worth of Mike Thurston his salary, income details, and a lot more. 

Net Worth 2023

NameMike Thurston
Net Worth$8 Million
Annual Income$470,000
ProfessionFitness Trainer,
Recomposition Specialist
Zodiac SignLeo

Early Life

Michael George Thurston was born on the 9th of September 1990 and was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Mike developed an interest in the field of fitness when he was a child and started going to the gym at the age of 18 in 2007. He also uploaded his transformation video titled My 8-year Transformation from the age of 10 to 26 on his YouTube channel. 

Moving on to education Mike attended Leeds Grammar School in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and then in 2008 he left his hometown to enroll at the University of Newcastle where he earned an Economics and Business Management degree.

From 2008 to 2011 he completed the university to receive a BA (Bachelor of Arts) degree. While studying at the University he was not following a healthy lifestyle, it was the year 2012 Mike decided to pursue his fitness career and quit partying and drinking. 


Throughout 2010, Mike worked as an associate at Brownridge Transport and he was accountable for product handling and rework at the warehouse. At the beginning of his career, he served as the host at parties and has done some photoshoots as well. Shortly after his college graduation, Mike got a chance to work as a manager at Hollister Co. where he lasted for a year until 2013.

Soon after he decided to quit Hollister and in April of 2013 Mike came up with the launch of his health and fitness company called Aurora Athletic with Kyle. At the same time, he created his Instagram account and began posting his work regularly which helped him to gain a lot of followers. Later in October 2016, Mike Thurston expanded his business and started another health and fitness firm named Thirst

Thirst is a brand that offers online training programs as well as sells activewear, shorts, t-shirts, caps, side bags, and more. As a fitness mentor, Thurston also presents 3 packages with the costs of $9.99 monthly, $24.99 per quarter, and $79.99 annually. On top of that, he supplies specialized training programs to his clients as well as trainees (35+) and curated nutritional programs (200+ crafted meals).

Mike created his YouTube channel back on 9 August 2014, however, he uploaded his first video titled  Learn how to engage your lats and grow a bigger back in April 2016. Since then he continued to post more content regularly and some of his most viewed videos are including “Full biceps and triceps workout for bigger arms” which garnered more than 8 million views on YouTube.

His other training video went viral on YouTube titled 5 Chest Exercises You Should Do. His fitness app called Thirst provides a comprehensive training program and diet plans, it is available for both Android and iOS users. 

Mike Thurston Biography, Career, Lifestyle


Full NameMichael George Thurston
NicknameMike, Mikey T
Age31 years old
Date Of BirthAugust 9, 1990
Birth PlaceLeeds, Yorkshire,
England, U.K
HometownLeeds, Yorkshire
Height6 feet (183 cm)
Weight88 kg (205 lbs)
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorBrown
BrotherRich Thurston
ParentsNames Not Known

Mike Thurston Net Worth

As of 2023, Mike Thurston’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $8 million. He has established himself as one of the top fitness trainers in the country and gained a lot of popularity in a short period. The main source of his income comes from the fitness industry as well as his YouTube channel where he garners millions of views.

Most of his training videos amassed over 5 million views so we can imagine how much Mike Thurston is making from YouTube. Mike reportedly earned over $5,000 from the popular one of his popular videos. Mike Thurston’s annual income is over $470,000. 

A hefty amount of his income comes from the THRST online training programs, as well as his activewear shop called THRST and Bulk Powders affiliate profits. A lot of fitness brands want him to become their brand ambassador and Mike is already doing endorsement work for several known brands for which his net worth is growing regularly. 

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What is the age of Mike Thurston?

Michael George Thurston was born on the 9th of September 1990 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, he is 31 years old.

How much does Mike Thurston make?

Mike Thurston is making over $470k in a year.

How much is the net worth of Mike Thurston?

Mike Thurston Net Worth is currently $8 million.

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