Hans Hartleben was born in Waupaca Wisconsin in 1975. His early childhood consisted of country living growing up in Scandinavia WI, a town of 209 people. He has two younger sisters Brit and Allie. Hans would pick berries with his family and build military forts in the woods just HOPING "the Russians" would be invading. Hans to took sports early on and that passion carried through into high-school and college. He played guard in basketball, was the starting quarterback and earned all-conference as a pitcher. Hans has always been fascinated by comedy and entertainment. His mother Kim recalls acts of the young child wearing various costumes while taking to the floor in attempts to entertain their guests. One that particularly sticks out most in her mind was his version of the "Unknown Comic" from the hit series The Gong Show. Hans has been involved in numerous large-scale television and film productions including C.S.I. Crime Scene Investigation, Dr. Phil, What Happens in Vegas but is mostly known for his appearance as a contestant on the hit game show Deal or No Deal (NBC) where he won $44,000 and a pony for his daughter.
One of Hans' most interesting ventures consisted of being the personal bodyguard to Henry Hill, the infamous mobster and the real-life character who was played by Ray Liotta in the film Goodfellas. (photo below)
In late 2013 Hans founded F.I.R.E. Fitness Camp® and currently acts as CEO of the rapidly growing company. Hans has been studying with the American College of Sports Medicine for many years and is a Group Personal Training Specialist with National Academy of Sports Medicine. (NASM) He also offers his own elite personal training services to highly qualified clients.
Hans started his own podcast the "Mr. 715 Show", in 2017 which can be downloaded for free on iTunes, Sound Cloud and AppleCore Media.
One of Hans' favorite things to do to this day is enjoy a grueling workout with his daughter Savannah.
Something you wouldn't know about Hans: He absolutely loves animals and has donated thousands of dollars to their good causes.