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Franco Columbu Net Worth

Franco Columbu Net Worth is
$10 Million

Franco Columbu Bio/Wiki 2018

Franco Columbu Net Worth $10 Million

Franco Columbu began his career as a fighter. He progressed to the sport of Olympic Weightlifting, power lifting and bodybuilding. Olympia in 1976 and 1981. In 1977, he competed In 1977, Columbu competed in the first World’s Most Powerful Man competition. He placed fifth in total points throughout the opposition and injured within a piece on the said contest. Columbu additionally did cameo appearance in Conan the Barbarian, The Terminator, The Running Man and starred in his own movies such as Beretta’s Isle. He was also called The Sardinian Strongman.

Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of Birth1941-08-07
Place Of BirthOllolai, Sardinia, Italy
Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
ProfessionActor, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseDeborah Columbu (m. 1990)
NicknamesDr. Franco Columbo , Franco Columbo , The Sardinian Strongman
1Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
2Appeared 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.
3Is in the Guinness Book of World Records for blowing up a hot water bottle by just blowing into it.
4Trained Sylvester Stallone for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985).
5Is a highly respected chiropractor in Southern California.
6During 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.
7Credited as director of movie within a movie in Last Action Hero (1993) starring his friend Schwarzenegger.
8Was best man at Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's wedding in April 1986.
9Arnold Schwarzenegger training Partner.
10Bodybuilding Titles: 1976 Mr. Olympia 1981 Mr. Olympia


One More Round2015Trainer
Dreamland: La terra dei sogni2011Frank Graziani
Ancient Warriors2003Aldo Paccione
Doublecross on Costa's Island1997Enrico Costa
Taken Alive1995Enrico Costa
Desperate Crimes1993Nerescu
Beretta's Island1993Franco Armando Beretta
Tales from the Crypt1990TV SeriesDoctor's Assistant
Big Top Pee-wee1988Otto the Strongman (as Franco Columbo)
Last Man Standing1987Batty
The Running Man1987911 Security Officer #2
The Terminator1984Future Terminator
Conan the Barbarian1982Pictish Scout
The Streets of San Francisco1977TV SeriesSan Francisco Contest Builder #6
Stay Hungry1976Franco Orsini (uncredited)


Ancient Warriors2003producer
Doublecross on Costa's Island1997producer
Taken Alive1995producer
Desperate Crimes1993executive producer
Beretta's Island1993producer
City of Shadows1987executive producer


Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe1990executive in charge of production
Death Before Dishonor1987body building coach
Rambo: First Blood Part II1985body building coach
Getting Physical1984TV Movie technical advisor


End of Days1999utility stunts - as Dr. Franco Columbo
Solomon1997TV Movie stunt coordinator


Taken Alive1995
Beretta's Island1993


Doublecross on Costa's Island1997

Production Manager

Baby on Board1992executive in charge of production


Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron'2002TV Movie documentary special thanks - as Franco Columbo
Iron and Beyond2002Video documentary short special thanks - as Franco Columbo


Rocky IV: le coup de poing américain2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Muscle Beach Then and Now2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Why We Train2008DocumentaryHimself
Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron'2002TV Movie documentaryHimself - Mr. Olympia 1981
Hollywood Salutes Arnold Schwarzenegger: An American Cinematheque Tribute1998TV SpecialHimself
Don Rickles: Rickles on the Loose1986TV MovieHimself
Getting Physical1984TV MovieHimself
The Comeback1980DocumentaryHimself
The Hustler of Muscle Beach1980TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1979TV SeriesHimself - Bodybuilder
Pumping Iron1977DocumentaryHimself
ABC's Wide World of Sports1976TV SeriesHimself - Contestant

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