Randy Savage

1952 - 2011

Photo of Randy Savage

Icon of person Randy Savage

Randy Mario Poffo (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011), better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler, rapper and professional baseball player. He is best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later WWE) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Savage was described by sportswriter Bill Simmons as "one of the greatest pro wrestlers who ever lived" – a statement echoed by multiple industry performers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Randy Savage has received more than 13,975,405 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Randy Savage is the 35th most popular wrestler (down from 31st in 2019), the 3,839th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,415th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Randy Savages by language

Over the past year Randy Savage has had the most page views in the with 1,772,149 views, followed by German (73,391), and Spanish (60,277). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (201.26%), Azerbaijani (92.11%), and Korean (76.37%)


Among wrestlers, Randy Savage ranks 35 out of 1,027Before him are George Hackenschmidt, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Wim Ruska, Ferenc Seres, The Great Khali, and Jimmy Snuka. After him are Dusty Rhodes, The Iron Sheik, Bret Hart, Ivar Johansson, Eddie Guerrero, and Ibrahim Moustafa.

Most Popular Wrestlers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1952, Randy Savage ranks 195Before him are Grigory Yavlinsky, Ng Man-tat, Renaud, Ralf Edström, Lam Ching-ying, and Johann Schneider-Ammann. After him are Jeff Fahey, Luis Moreno Ocampo, Serhiy Tkach, Rosemarie Ackermann, Francesco Graziani, and Christopher Doyle. Among people deceased in 2011, Randy Savage ranks 160Before him are Bernd Eichinger, Koichi Tohei, Bo Carpelan, Thor Vilhjálmsson, Sena Jurinac, and Leka, Crown Prince of Albania. After him are Mohamed Bouazizi, Ladislav Novák, David Wilkerson, María Mercader, Josefa Iloilo, and Frederick Chiluba.

Others Born in 1952

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2011

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Randy Savage ranks 3,839 out of 20,380Before him are Gloria Foster (1933), Ray Dolby (1933), Jimmy Smith (1925), Chester Barnard (1886), Elizabeth Warren (1949), and Stanley Schachter (1922). After him are Jeffrey Jones (1946), William Cranch Bond (1789), Frank Zamboni (1901), Dusty Rhodes (1945), Jeff Fahey (1952), and Brian Thompson (1959).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Randy Savage ranks 13Before him are Terry Funk (1944), Triple H (1969), Ric Flair (1949), The Miz (1980), Seth Rollins (1986), and Stone Cold Steve Austin (1964). After him are Dusty Rhodes (1945), Eddie Guerrero (1967), Brock Lesnar (1977), Kevin Nash (1959), Bill Goldberg (1966), and Randy Orton (1980).