Married At First Sight's Cameron Dunne is unrecognisable as a bodybuilder

Married At First Sight’s Cameron Dunne looks unrecognisable as a competitive bodybuilder in throwback photos from 2017

He’s the Gold Coast-based crane operator who married Canberra mother-of-two Samantha Jayne during Tuesday’s episode of Married At First Sight.

But long before making his debut in Channel Nine’s social experiment, Cameron Dunne looked incredibly different.

Prior to finding fame, the 32-year-old was a passionate bodybuilder who often tanned up andflexed his muscles on stage in national competitions.

Look what he has been hiding! Married At First Sight starCameron Dunne, 32, looks unrecognisable as a competitive bodybuilder in throwback photos. Pictured in 2019

Look what he has been hiding! Married At First Sight star Cameron Dunne, 32, looks unrecognisable as a competitive bodybuilder in throwback photos. Pictured in 2019 Pictured in 2020

Look what he’s been hiding! Married At First Sight’s Cameron Dunne (right) looks unrecognisable as a competitive bodybuilder in throwback pictures from stage event in 2017

In one throwback image from the IFBB Pro League Championships in 2017, Cameron looked unrecognisable while smothered in fake tan.

Muscles appear more prominent on darker skin than on lighter skin, hence why bodybuilders often apply a heavy tan before competitions and photo shoots.

Cameron’s veins were very prominent as he flaunted his incredibly shredded torso, which had minimum body fat.

Bulging!In one throwback photograph from the IFBB Pro League Championships in 2017, Cameron is completely unrecognisable while smothered in fake tan

Bulging!In one throwback photograph from the IFBB Pro League Championships in 2017, Cameron is completely unrecognisable while smothered in fake tan

Looking for love:Despite shrinking substantially, his gym-honed physique is still apparent, with his bulging biceps helping him impress bride Samantha Jayne so far

Looking for love:Despite shrinking substantially, his gym-honed physique is still apparent, with his bulging biceps helping him impress bride Samantha Jayne so far

Just two months before the event, Cameron had shared a selfie to Instagram in which he showed off his bulging physique.

‘Those flat days someone give me carbs,’ he captioned the post.

Cameron competed in national bodybuilding competitions for more than a decade.

Strong: Just two months before the event, Cameron shared a selfie to his Instagram page, flaunting his bulging physique and natural complexion

Strong: Just two months before the event, Cameron shared a selfie to his Instagram page, flaunting his bulging physique and natural complexion

A year after the 2017 event, he bulked up his body to a staggering 115kg in an attempt to increase his muscle mass.

While he’s no longer bodybuilding, Camera’s gym-honed physique was still apparent when he made his debut on Married At First Sight this week.

Cameron recently told New Idea he was now living with former Married At First Sight star Jessika Power on the Gold Coast.

‘Jess is actually my housemate – we currently live together on the Gold Coast… I’m quite close to her brother, Rhyce, so it kind of just happened from there,’ he said.

Previously based in Victoria, his move to Queensland suggests he’s no longer with ‘wife’ Samantha, who lives in Canberra with her children.

Will they last? Married At First Sight continues Wednesday at 7.30pm on Channel Nine Pictured: Cameron and his 'wife' Samantha Jayne

Will they last? Married At First Sight continues Wednesday at 7.30pm on Channel Nine Pictured: Cameron and his ‘wife’ Samantha Jayne

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