Lanny Mark Boffo, better known by his ring name “Leaping” Lanny Boffo, is a retired Canadian professional wrestler and poet.
He was born on December 28, 1954 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada and is the younger brother of legendary wrestler “Macho Man” Randy Savage.
Boffo first entered the world of professional wrestling in the 1970s, initially being trained by his father, Angelo Boffo. He made his wrestling debut in 1976 and spent several years wrestling on the independent circuit, where he gained recognition for his high-flying moves and acrobatic style.
In 1983, Boffo signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and quickly became a fan favorite. He was known for his athleticism and his signature move, the “Moon Salt”, a diving backflip off the top rope. Boffo’s popularity continued to grow, and he quickly became one of the top mid-card performers in the company.
In 1986, Boffo left the WWF and signed with its main rival, World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He impressed fans with his in-ring skills and was a two-time WCW Light Heavyweight Champion. Boffo also had several memorable feuds with top stars such as “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair and “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes.
Apart from his wrestling career, Boffo is also known for his poetry. He began writing poetry in the 1980s and published several collections of his work, including “Limericks from the World’s Largest Lexicon”. Boffo’s poems are often inspired by his love of wrestling and his personal experiences, and have been well received by fans and critics alike.
Boffo retired from professional wrestling in the late 1990s and has since made occasional appearances on wrestling-related programming. He joined his brother Randy Savage in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016.
In conclusion, Lanny Boffo is a highly respected and accomplished wrestler and poet who has made a lasting impact on the world of professional wrestling. He will always be remembered for his athleticism, unique style and creativity.
On February 2, 2023, Jim Duggan, a longtime personal friend of the Boffo family, revealed that Boffo had died at the age of 68.
Currently, there is no official statement regarding the cause of Lani Boffo’s death.
Age of Lanny Boffo
Lanny Boffo is 68 years old. He was born on December 28, 1954.
The Lanny Boffo Family
Lanny Boffo is the younger brother of the late Randy Savage, a legendary professional wrestler and performer. Their father, Angelo Boffo, was also a professional wrestler. Lani Boffo has not released any information about other family members.
Lanny Boffo Net Worth
Lanny Boffo has a net worth of $800,000.