Randy Savage Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Randy Savage Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 108 kg
Date of Birth November 15, 1952
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Blue

Randy Savage also known as “Macho Man” was a legendary American former professional wrestler and wrestling promoter who was considered to be one of the best wrestlers of all time. The highlight of his career came during his time with the World Wrestling Federation and the World Championship Wrestling. Aside from that, Randy was also a commentator, actor, rapper, and professional baseball player.

Born Name

Randy Mario Poffo

Nick Name

Randy Savage, The Spider, The Big Geno, Bonesaw, Mr. Madness, Destroyer, Executioner

'Macho Man' Randy Savage in the summer of 1986
‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage in the summer of 1986 (Rob DiCaterino / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Age

He was born on November 15, 1952.

Died

Randy died on May 20, 2011, at the age of 58, in Seminole, Florida, United States due to cardiovascular disease.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Randy attended the Grover Cleveland Middle School and later, completed his schooling from Downers Grove North High School in Downers Grove, Illinois.

He is also an alumnus of the Carbondale’s Southern Illinois University.

Randy was trained by his father Angelo John Poffo who was also a professional wrestler.

Occupation

Former Professional Wrestler, Wrestling Promoter

Family

  • Father – Angelo Poffo (Former Professional Wrestler, Wrestling Promoter)
  • Mother – Judy Poffo
  • Siblings – Lanny Mark Poffo (Younger Brother) (Professional Wrestler, Motivational Speaker, Poet, Actor)

Genre

Rap, Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Big 3 Records

Build

Muscular

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

108 kg or 238 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Randy has dated –

  1. Miss Elizabeth (1984-1992)
  2. Barbara Lynn Payne (2010-2011)
Randy Savage (Right) facing of aginst former wrestler Roberto Soto in a match that was held in Macon, GA
Randy Savage (Right) facing off against former wrestler Roberto Soto in a match that was held in Macon, GA (Steve Burns / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Italian-American ancestry on his father’s side and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He would wear a pair of black and white lined ski goggles.
  • His large muscular physique
  • Deep husky voice

Brand Endorsements

Randy was featured in the commercials for various brands such as Slim Jim.

Professional wrestler Randy 'Macho Man' Savage, wearing the WWF Championship and running to the ring
Professional wrestler Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage, wearing the WWF Championship and running to the ring(John McKeon / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Randy Savage Facts

  1. Savage was raised as a Roman Catholic.
  2. In the past, Randy lived in Zanesville, Ohio. Later, he relocated to Staten Island, New York, and then moved to Lexington, Kentucky.
  3. Right after Randy graduated from high school, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as a catcher. He was only 18 years old when he started his major league baseball career.
  4. During his baseball career, Randy learned to pitch with both of his arms as he had injured his right shoulder during a match, hence learning to throw with his left arm.
  5. He started his career as a wrestler in 1973 and signed as the character of “The Spider” which he derived after the comic character of Spider-Man.
  6. It was his trainer Terry and wrestler Ole Anderson who suggested he adopt the name of Randy Savage due to wild wrestling ways.
  7. As an actor, Savage has appeared in several shows and films including Walker, Texas Ranger, and Mad About You.
  8. In the past, he lent his vocals to the character of Rasslor in the animated series of Dexter’s Laboratory.
  9. Randy was once featured for his ability to do 1970 sit-ups in a stretch on the popular show Ripley’s Believe It or Not!.
  10. In the year 2002, Randy was featured as the character of Bonesaw McGraw in Spider-Man.
  11. On October 7, 2003, Randy released his debut rap album titled Be a Man. A few of the most popular songs from it were I’m Back, RU Ready, Macho Thang, and My Perfect Friend.
  12. Randy passed away on May 20, 2011, due to a sudden heart attack while he was behind the wheel of his Jeep Wrangler with his wife in Seminole, Florida. Amidst the heart attack, he crashed his car into a tree.

Featured Image By John McKeon / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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