Bill Kazmaier


Birthday December 30, 1953

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Wisconsin

Age 69 years old

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He won the World's Strongest Man title three consecutive times from 1980 to 1982 and went on to broadcast the competition for ESPN.

Before Fame

He played football for two years at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


He was a two-time IPF World Powerlifting Champion, winning in 1979 at 110 kilograms and in 1983 at 125 kilograms.

Family Life

He was raised with a brother, two sisters, and a half-brother.

Associated With

Jim Thorpe's success at multiple sports inspired him to wrestle in the WCW and try out for the Green Bay Packers in 1981.