Welcome to the Mr. Hollywood magazine family.
1. Let’s start by telling the people a Lil about yourself that they may or may not know about you?
My name is Adriano “Bubba” Almony I’m an award-winning Celebrity Bodyguard who has had the honor of protecting the top names and events in the world! I have been in the security industry for over a decade and have a martial arts background of over 15 years and was a 3-time national champion.
I was born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Ocean City, Maryland. I was honored as the 2020 Best Celebrity Security by The Buzz Magazine in Morocco and 2020 Humanitarian of the Year by LV Magazine! I’m the US Chairman for Bodyguards Against Bullying a global personal safety and anti-bullying organization.
I’m also the Founder of Bubba’s Celebrity Basketball Game that raises proceeds and awareness for cancer and bullying.
2. How did you get your start as a celebrity Body Guard?
I got my start as a Celebrity Bodyguard by bodyguarding Vinny Guadagnino from the hit TV show Jersey Shore on MTV every summer when he would come to Ocean City, Maryland! I was just 19 when I started Bodyguarding and was 17 when I started doing security!
3. Tell us about your organization Body Guards Against Bullying?
Bodyguards Against Bullying is a diverse group of brothers and sisters united against bullies, abuse, harassment, and persecution in all its forms. It was founded by Mason Haynes who is an elite iconic A-List Bodyguard who has traveled all over the world protecting the biggest names!
4A. Can you tell our readers more about The Bubbas Celebrity Basketball Game?
Bubba’s Celebrity Charity Basketball Game will raise awareness and proceeds for cancer and bullying. It will take place on Saturday, August 28th, 2021 in Snow Hill, Maryland at the Worcester County Recreation Center. Some of the top names in the world are set to attend.
Names include iconic superstar Kendra Lust, Drumma Boy Fresh, David Meltzer, Chef Andre Rush, Jacoby Jones, Demarjay Smith, Sisi God, Harlem Globetrotters, Samaya Clark-Gabriel, Tony Sunshine, Officer Norman. Some very special guests will also be announced soon!
4B. Who inspires you as a martial artist?
I have trained in martial arts for over 15 years. I was a 3 time national champion in sparring, weaponry, and forms. I trained American Kenpo, Tae Keon Do, Budo Taijutsu, and numerous other arts! Bruce Lee was an inspiration to me! Also my martial arts instructor Shawn Saunders! He helped me exponentially in my growth in the arts and as a man!
5. If you could have a sitdown conversation with anyone dead or alive who would it be and why?
That’s a great question! So many interesting and knowledgeable people to choose from! I’d say, Barack Obama, Muhammad Ali, and Bodyguard Christopher “Big Black” Boykin. What they meant to their industries, culture, and humanity! Would love to pick their brains and just enjoy the amazing company!
6. As a celebrity bodyguard in Hollywood how do you turn a negative into a positive?
You must delete any negativity from your life and mindset! I only see things as blessings and positives. Sometimes our greatest blessings are what doesn’t happen or what we get saved from! We all have the ability to turn a negative into a positive!
7. What have been the obstacles that you’ve had to face early on as a bodyguard?
I’ve had to face many obstacles and challenges in my over a decade doing security. I’ve been entrusted with keeping the most high-profile and high-risk clients and events in the world safe. I lean fully on my faith. God is my Bodyguard and he is yours too!
8. What kind of advice would you give a newcomer trying to pursue a career in your line of work?
9. Where do you see yourself as a Ceo in 5 years?
I see myself continuing to allow God to lead and guide me and follow his path for my life! When my career is over I want to say I gave it my all every day and every opportunity! I want to leave an impact on my clients, people I came into contact with, and use my platforms for the best!
11. What has been the highest point of your career so far?
I’ve been blessed to have so many high points in my career! I would say a more recent high point was being named the head of security for the greatest boxer Muhammad Ali’s former wife Dr. Khalilah Camacho-Ali!
12. If you could go back in time and speak to a younger you what words of advice would you give yourself?
I would tell myself that your faith is everything and that God will be the reason for all of your accomplishments! When your strength is from God you will never be broken!
13. We would like to thank you for your time and congratulations on being selected on the cover of this month’s Mr.Hollywood Magazine before we let you go is there anything that you would like to tell your fans?
Your welcome anytime! Thank y’all so much for this prestigious honor! I want to thank all of my supporters and family from the bottom of my heart for always supporting me and inspiring me to be the greatest I can be and to leave my mark on the world! Whatever your dream is in life hold onto it protect it and never let it go! God bless you all!
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