Bob Backlund is a professional American wrestler best known for his tenure with WWE, during which he won multiple WWE World Heavyweight Championships. He is one of the most successful wrestlers in the history of the WWE.
In 1974, he got married to Corrine Gentzkow, with whom he has a child named Carrie.
His numerous accomplishments include winning the PWI Wrestler of the Year award and the PWI Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year award multiple times. He received his induction into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame and the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004 and 2013 respectively.
In 2000, he ran for a Connecticut seat in the United States Congress but was defeated by John B. Larson.
is a famous American wrestler,
who was born on
August 14, 1949. As a person born on this date, Bob Backlund is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 14) and the 74th most popular for the year (1949).
People born on August 14
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Bob Backlund is the 528th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Bob Backlund's birthday, Bob Backlund is the 3410th most famous American.
In general, Bob Backlund ranks as the 6219th
most popular famous person, and the 117th most popular wrestler of all time.
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