Randy Savage Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Randy Savage

Biography / Wiki

Professional wrestling has been a staple of modern entertainment for years from Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Undertaker, to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Some of these wrestlers have used the platform to build a global following while some have simply fought and retired as Legends and fan favorites and some, unfortunately, are dead like Randy Mario Poffo, more popularly known as Randy Savage who died at Seminole in 2011 due to heart attack.

He was an American professional wrestler and color commentator who did not become a part of global fame but he had a career that revolutionized wrestling. He won 29 titles, including the WCW World Heavyweight Championship four times and WWF World Heavyweight Championships twice.

He was fondly called by the name of The Macho Man, The Macho King, and Mr. Madness by his fans and followers.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 15 November 1952, Randy Savage was 58 years at the time of his death in 2011. He is towering tall with a height of 188 centimeters and 6’2” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 108 kilograms and 238 lbs in pounds.

He seems younger with his black eyes and dark brown hair. His body measures 44 inches chest, 36 inches waist and 36 inches hips and his biceps size is 17 inches approximately.

Net Worth

He gained popularity and value from the World Wrestling Federation and had a net worth of $8 million at the time of his death.

Education / Family

Randy was born and raised up in Columbus, Ohio, USA, and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his father was Italian and his mother was Jewish. He is born to his father Judy Poffo and his mother Angelo Poffo. He has a brother named Lanny Poffo who is a professional wrestler too.

As per his education, he completed his schooling at Grover Cleveland Middle School and further enrolled at Downers Grove North High School to complete his graduation. After completing his graduation, he moved to Staten Island, New York.


Randy Savage

Nickname The Macho King, The Macho Man, Mr. Madness
Birth Name Randy Mario Poffo
Birth Place Columbus, Ohio, USA
Date Of Birth 15 November 1952
Age 58 years old (at the time of his death)
Height In centimeters – 188 cm

In feet inches – 6’2”

Weight In Kilograms – 108 kg

In Pounds – 238 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Profession Wrestler
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Grover Cleveland Middle School
College Downers Grove North High School
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Columbus, Ohio, USA
Fathers Name Judy Poffo
Mothers Name Angelo Poffo


Randy Savage with his mother & brother
Randy Savage with his mother & brother
Brothers Lanny Poffo
Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

As per his career, he joined Jerry Lawler’s ‘Continental Wrestling Association’ and feuded over the ‘AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship’ title. In a feud, he teamed up with his brother and fought ‘The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express’ and was disqualified for piledriving his opponent through the timekeeper’s table.

He signed up with Vince McMahon in 1985 and appeared on ‘Tuesday Night Titans.’ In 1985, he made his pay-per-view debut at ‘The Wrestling Classic’ event. He had a feud with the ‘Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion’ Tito Santana in 1985. Later, he won the ‘WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship’ title in 1986.

Till 1990, he formed a tag team with Jesse Ventura, also known as “The Body.” He had an ongoing feud with George “The Animal” Steele during this period. At ‘WrestleMania III’ in 1987, he lost his ‘Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion’ title in a match against Ricky Steamboat and this fought was named the “Match of the Year” by ‘Pro Wrestling Illustrated’.

He defeated The Honky Tonk Man, who had declared himself “the greatest Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion of all time and later won the ‘King of the Ring’ tournament. He developed differences with Hogan in 1989 wished to have Miss Elizabeth as his manager. At ‘WrestleMania VII,’ he suffered a defeat against The Warrior.

He married Miss Elizabeth on stage and continued with non-wrestling roles on the show. In 2000, he participated in a ‘WCW’bout and made his final appearance at a ‘Total Nonstop Action Wrestling’. He also appeared in many television shows like Walker, Texas Ranger, and Mad About You. In 2002, he appeared in the film Spider-man as the wrestler.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Reflecting on his personal life, he got married twice in his life and firstly tied the marriage knot with Elizabeth Hulette in 1984 but the couple got separated in 1992. Later, he got married to Barbara Lynn Payne in 2010. He was on friendship with Hulk Hogan and reconciled shortly before his death.

Girlfriends Hulk Hogan
Marital Status Married
Wife Elizabeth Hulette


Randy Savage with his ex-wife Elizabeth
Randy Savage with his ex-wife Elizabeth

Barbara Lynn Payne

Randy Savage with his wife Barbara
Randy Savage with his wife Barbara

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Randy Savage

Some Interesting Facts About Randy Savage

  • He is called by various nicknames such as The Macho King, The Macho Man, and Mr. Madness.
  • He belongs to mixed ethnicity.
  • His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • He joined Continental Wrestling Association with his brother Lanny.
  • After completing his graduation, he went to Staten Island, New York.
  • He hails from a Roman Catholic family.
  • He died from a sudden heart attack at age 68.
  • Before his death, he suffered from atherosclerotic heart disease.
  • His cremation was placed under his favorite tree in Largo, Florida.
  • Savage won 29 titles in his wrestling career.

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