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Who is Nelson from The Challenge? Height, age and career of star revealed!

As Nelson takes on MTV’s The Challenge, viewers are starting to question his height – is he taller or shorter than co-star Fessy?

Contestants from a range of reality shows, such as Geordie Shore and Ex On The Beach, are seen competing for the grand prize of $1 million.

Nelson is amongst the Double Agents who take on a number of challenges, including the Hall Brawl, where he went head-to-head with Fessy.

So how tall is Nelson? Is he the same height as on-screen co-star Fessy?

Screenshot: Nelson, Fessy vs. Nelson’s DIRTY Hall Brawl Elimination | The Challenge: Double Agents, MTV’s The Challenge Youtube

Who is Nelson?

Nelson is a 32-year-old reality star from San Marcos, Texas.

Viewers might recognise him from Ex On The Beach, when he appeared on the show as Nurys Mateo’s ex-boyfriend.

Nelson has been in several of The Challenge shows, including Are You the One? 3, Invasion of the Champions, Rivals III, XXX: Dirty 30, Vendettas, Final Reckoning, and Total Madness.

How tall is Nelson from The Challenge?

  • 5 ft 8

There’s no surprise that fans were comparing his and co-star Fessy’s height during their Hall Brawl, as Nelson was being towered over.

Fessy is significantly taller than Nelson, at a height of 6 ft 5.

Nelson is also reportedly 180 lbs, while Fessy is 245 lbs in weight.

What does Nelson Thomas do for a living?

  • Nelson is a personal trainer

Aside from fitness, he also works in film and commercial shows.

He was previously a strip club manager, and has a reported net worth of $10,000. Back in 2018, his net worth was reportedly $150,000.

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Celine is a journalist with over five years of experience in the media industry and the chief staff writer on Reality Titbit. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Journalism she became a radio newsreader and reporter, before moving into her current role as a reality TV writer.