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Franco Columbu Net Worth


Famous bodybuilder, actor and strongman contestant Franco Columbu had a net worth of $10 million at the time of his death in 2019. Columbu had an extensive history as a bodybuilder and actor and also received the Amateur Boxing and Powerlifting Champion titles of Italy, Europe, and Germany.

Key facts:

  • Franco Columbu was known as 'The Sardinian Strongman.'
  • He placed fifth in the World's Strongest Man competition in 1977, even after dislocating his leg during a refrigerator race.
  • Columbu made his comeback in the Mr. Olympia competition in 1981 and became Arnold Schwarzenegger's successor.
  • Franco had a successful acting career, appearing in movies such as The Terminator and Big Top Pee-wee.
  • He was a champion powerlifter in Italy, Germany, and Europe as well as an amateur boxing champion in Italy.

Basic Information About Franco Columbu

Full NameFranco Columbu
CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsBodybuilder, Chiropractor, Actor, Film Producer, Stunt Performer
Net worth$10,000,000
Date of birth1941-08-07 (82 years old)
Place of birthOllolai
NationalityUnited States of America
EducationCleveland Chiropractic College
Height5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Instagram β†—οΈŽ Facebook β†—οΈŽ Imdb

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Franco Columbu roles

Movie / Series Role
The Running Man911 Security Officer #2
The TerminatorFuture Terminator
PredatorMedic (uncredited)
Conan the BarbarianPictish Scout
The DoorsMan backstage in Miami (uncredited)
Pumping IronSelf
Stay HungryFranco Orsini (uncredited)
Tales from the CryptDoctor's Assistant (uncredited) unknown episodes
The Streets of San FranciscoSan Francisco Contest Builder #6 (uncredited) unknown episodes

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Interesting Facts about Franco Columbu

  1. Bodybuilding Titles: 1976 Mr. Olympia 1981 Mr. Olympia
  2. Arnold Schwarzenegger training Partner.
  3. Was best man at Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's wedding in April 1986.
  4. Credited as director of movie within a movie in Last Action Hero (1993) starring his friend Schwarzenegger.
  5. During the first ever "worlds strongest man" competition, he dislocated his knee during the refrigerator carrying race. The scene was not edited for CBS and was shown and even instant replayed. During an interview immediately following the race (while lying on a stretcher) he claimed that they told him it was broken but he said being a chiropractor he knew it was just dislocated.
  6. Trained Sylvester Stallone for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985).
  7. Is in the Guinness Book of World Records for blowing up a hot water bottle by just blowing into it.
  8. Appeared on the sleeve of Grand Funk Railroad's 1974 album "All the Girls in the World Beware!!!" with fellow-bodybuilders Arnold Schwarzenegger and Frank Zane. Band member faces were cleverly superimposed on their muscle-bound bodies.
  9. Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

Additional information of Franco Columbu

Lucky Number3
Lucky StoneRuby
Lucky ColorGold
Best Match for MarriageSagittarius, Gemini, Aries
DivorceAnita Sanangelo
Deborah Columbu
Eye Colorblack eyes
Hair Colorblack hair
Body Size42-33-35

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