Franco Columbu Net Worth

Franco Columbu Net Worth is
$10 Million

Franco Columbu Biography

It’s been reported that the full total size of the existing Franco Columbu net worthy of gets to 10 million dollars, which he has earned mostly due to his two careers – being truly a bodybuilder and an actor. He’s also an writer. Franco Columbu became even more named a bodybuilder when he competed in World’s Strongest Man competition. He was created in 1941 in Ollolai, Sardinia, Italy. He got thinking about sports activities when he was youthful and initially, he was a boxer. Franco Columbu net worthy of: Franco Columbu can be an Italian bodybuilder, actor, and World’s Strongest Man contestant who includes a net worthy of of $10 million. There, Franco Columbu was named among the strongest guys in the globe. He defended his name in 1981, aswell. Additionally it is known that he’s quite brief in comparison to his other bodybuilding competition, but this didn’t stop him from getting probably the most effective bodybuilders. Columbu includes a background as a bodybuilder, chiropractor, and actor and has generated several fitness workout routines for men along with appeared doing his thing movies alongside Schwarzenegger like the Terminator, Dead Lift, and Last Actions Hero when his name as highlighted in the credits as a commitment. In 1977, he made an appearance in his initial World’s Strongest Guy competition, where he positioned fifth. Nevertheless, after he experienced a leg injury, he previously to avoid competing in this technique. Furthermore to his bodybuilding profession, Franco Columbu can be an actor. Also, Franco Columbu played cameo functions in such productions as “The Terminator”, “Conan the Barbarian” and “The Working Man”. In the 1970s, these were training partners, aswell. In 1986, when Arnold Schwarzenegger got wedded to Maria Shriver, he was his greatest guy. In 1969, both of these moved to america. Olympia. In 1981, nevertheless, he competed for the name again and became successful of it. This profession has served among the main resources of increasing the full total estimate of Franco Columbu net worthy of, aswell. He and Arnold Schwarzenegger made an appearance in the film known as “Pumping Iron”. Franco Columbu can be friends with Arnold Schwarzenegger, with who he also competed in lots of events. Franco Columbu made an appearance as a starring actor in his very own movies, including “Beretta’s Island”. Furthermore, he has made an appearance in various Television commercials and is mainly known for Vitalis. In 1977, Franco Columbu made an appearance in it production called “The Roads of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA”. He was became a member of once more by Arnold Schwarzenegger to surface in “Dead Lift”. In 1988, he made an appearance in “Big Top Pee-wee”, where he played the component of Otto the Strongman. In 1980, he made an appearance in two productions, where he performed himself, known as “The Comeback” and “The Hustler of Muscle Seaside”. In 1995, furthermore, Franco Columbu made an appearance as Enrico Costa in “Taken Alive”. In 1976, Franco Columbu got his 1st acting role, that was uncredited, in the film known as “Stay Hungry”. He performed the function of himself in lots of various other productions, including “Don Rickles: Rickles on the Loose” and “Getting Physical”. After that, in 1997, the actor reprised this function in the production known as “Doublecross on Costa’s Island”. Hence, his acting function has offered as another important way to obtain increasing the quantity of Franco Columbu net worthy of, in addition to producing his name a lot more popular. In 1976, he became successful of the name of Mr. Born in Ollolai, Sardinia, Italy on August 7, 1941, Columbu is way better referred to as “The Sardinian Strongman.” Position at five foot and five in . while weighing 185 pounds, Columbu started as a boxer, which eventually resulted in Olympic weightlifting. Olympia competition and became Arnold Schwarzenegger’s successor. He finished up getting one million dollars as funds and spent time in medical procedures and recovery. In 1981 he produced his comeback in the Mr. In 1977 he placed 5th in the World’s Strongest Guy competition also after dislocating his leg through the refrigerator race. Therefore, this career in addition has increased the full total sum of Franco Columbu net well worth. He’s the Powerlifting Champion of Italy, Germany, and European countries along with the Amateur Boxing Champion of Italy.

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Quick Facts

Full NameFranco Columbu
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 7, 1941
Height1.65 m
ProfessionFilm producer, Bodybuilder, Stunt Performer, Chiropractor
SpouseDeborah Columbu
ParentsMaria Grazia Columbu
MoviesAncient Warriors, Beretta's Island, Mafia Docks, Big Top Pee-wee, The Terminator, Conan the Barbarian, Taken Alive

Interesting Facts

1 Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
2 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.
3 Is in the Guinness Book of World Records for blowing up a hot water bottle by just blowing into it.
4 Trained Sylvester Stallone for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985).
5 Is a highly respected chiropractor in Southern California.
6 During the first ever "worlds strongest man" competition, he dislocated his knee during the refrigerator carring 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.
7 Credited as director of movie within a movie in Last Action Hero (1993) starring his friend Schwarzenegger.
8 Was best man at Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's wedding in April 1986.
9 Arnold Schwarzenegger training Partner.
10 Bodybuilding Titles: 1976 Mr. Olympia 1981 Mr. Olympia




One More Round 2015 Trainer
Dreamland: La terra dei sogni 2011 Frank Graziani
Ancient Warriors 2003 Aldo Paccione
Doublecross on Costa's Island 1997 Enrico Costa
Taken Alive 1995 Enrico Costa
Desperate Crimes 1993 Nerescu
Beretta's Island 1993 Franco Armando Beretta
Tales from the Crypt 1990 TV Series Doctor's Assistant
Big Top Pee-wee 1988 Otto the Strongman (as Franco Columbo)
Last Man Standing 1987 Batty
The Running Man 1987 911 Security Officer #2
The Terminator 1984 Future Terminator
Conan the Barbarian 1982 Pictish Scout
The Streets of San Francisco 1977 TV Series San Francisco Contest Builder #6
Stay Hungry 1976 Franco Orsini (uncredited)


Ancient Warriors 2003 producer
Doublecross on Costa's Island 1997 producer
Taken Alive 1995 producer
Desperate Crimes 1993 executive producer
Beretta's Island 1993 producer
City of Shadows 1987 executive producer


Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe 1990 executive in charge of production
Death Before Dishonor 1987 body building coach
Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 body building coach
Getting Physical 1984 TV Movie technical advisor


End of Days 1999 utility stunts - as Dr. Franco Columbo
Solomon 1997 TV Movie stunt coordinator
Eraser 1996 stunts


Taken Alive 1995
Beretta's Island 1993


Doublecross on Costa's Island 1997

Production Manager

Baby on Board 1992 executive in charge of production


Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' 2002 TV Movie documentary special thanks - as Franco Columbo
Iron and Beyond 2002 Video documentary short special thanks - as Franco Columbo


Rocky IV: le coup de poing américain 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
Muscle Beach Then and Now 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Why We Train 2008 Documentary Himself
Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself - Mr. Olympia 1981
Hollywood Salutes Arnold Schwarzenegger: An American Cinematheque Tribute 1998 TV Special Himself
Don Rickles: Rickles on the Loose 1986 TV Movie Himself
Getting Physical 1984 TV Movie Himself
The Comeback 1980 Documentary Himself
The Hustler of Muscle Beach 1980 TV Movie Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1979 TV Series Himself - Bodybuilder
Pumping Iron 1977 Documentary Himself
ABC's Wide World of Sports 1976 TV Series Himself - Contestant

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