Joe Greenstein

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Birthday
2, 1893
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Oct 8, 1977 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1893
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Oct 8, 1977 (84)

About

Legendary strongman commonly known as "The Mighty Atom." His various feats of strength have been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Before Fame

He was a sickly child whom doctors predicted would succumb to tuberculosis as a teenager.

Trivia

He performed as a strongman for nearly his entire adult life, performing for audiences at venues like Madison Square Garden well into his 80's.

Family Life

His son, Mike Greenstein, performed strongman feats on America's Got Talent at 93 years of age. 

Associated With

He and Mariusz Pudzianowski are both former strongmen from Poland.