Founder and CEO, Champion of Choices; Former WWE Wrestler Superstar
Marc experienced his first crisis at age eight, when his parents divorced. He grew up in a single-family home in a poor section of New York, but he wrote down his dreams and goals, setting his sights on athletics. He worked hard to achieve success in hockey, football, boxing, and professional wrestling. After reaching the pinnacle of sports entertainment as a WCW and WWE wrestling champion, Marc suffered enormous loss and learned that money and fame can’t buy happiness. He believes that it’s not what’s in your pocket; it’s what’s in your heart that truly matters!
Today, Marc selflessly gives of his time and talent to impact young lives with amazing results. Through the nonprofit organization he founded in 2007 called Champion of Choices, this self-proclaimed “Happiest Person on the Planet” shares his powerful story of tragedy and triumph, speaking candidly about where his good and bad choices took him. His anti-bullying, substance-abuse-prevention, and suicide-prevention message reaches students at a heart level during his dynamic stage productions. Lives are saved and changed by Marc’s honest portrayal and courage to stand up, step up, and speak up.
Marc lives with his dog, Rocco, in Orlando, Florida.