Lanny Poffo

  • Born: 12/28/1954 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Birthname: Lanny Mark Poffo
  • Height & Weight: 6'0", 252 Ib
Titles Won:
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Championship – with Randy Savage
  • NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (2 times) – with Angelo Poffo (1) and Chris Colt (1)

“Leaping” Lanny Poffo and The Genius is a Canadian-American professional wrestler, motivational speaker, poet and actor. Poffo was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Angelo Poffo, an Italian American Catholic, and Judy, a Jewish-American. He is also the real-life younger brother of “Macho Man” Randy Savage. Poffo grew up in Downers Grove, Illinois and currently makes his residence in Clearwater, Florida.

Other Notable Achievements: AGPW International Heavyweight Championship, GNW Heavyweight Championship, ICW Southeastern Heavyweight Championship, ICW United States Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with George Weingeroff (3) and Mike Doggendorf (1), ICW Heavyweight Championship (3 times), NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Championship, NWA Mid-America Tag Team Championship – with Bobby Eaton, PWL International Championship