Samir Bannout

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Birthday
7, 1955
Birthplace
Lebanon
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Lebanon

About

Lebanese bodybuilder nicknamed "The Lion of Lebanon" who was named Mr. Olympia in 1983. He went on to win other bodybuilding events, including the WABBA World Championship, and was inducted into the IFBB Hall of Fame in 2002.

Before Fame

He was born in Beirut and was the youngest contestant at the Mr. Universe competition in 1974.

Trivia

He has admitted to using anabolic steroids during his career.

Family Life

He has been married twice and has three children.

Associated With

He and Italy's Franco Columbu are both winners of the Mr. Olympia contest.