Born in Columbus, Indiana, in 1959, Bob Paris is a former Mr. Universe.
In the July 1989 issue of "Ironman", Bob came out to the media as gay.
He is a model, writer, civil rights activist, and motivational speaker.
He is also an actor and has appeared on Broadway. in movies,
and on TV, most recently in the short-lived "Defying Gravity."
He currently lives near Victoria, BC, with his husband, Brian.