Joe Abbenda (born July 4, 1939) is an American former professional bodybuilder during the early to mid-1960s. He competed in the tall man competitions, and as an amateur won the Teen Mr. America in 1959, AAU Mr. America and the amateur Mr. Universe competition in 1962, and the professional winner a year later, in the 1963 NABBA Mr. Universe.
He is of Italian descent, and at the time of competing in championships, was one of only two Italian-Americans to have done so.
- "Joe Abbenda". Muscle Memory. Retrieved 10 October 2011.
- "NABBA International Hall of Fame". World Fitness Federation. Archived from the original on April 3, 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2011.
|This biographical article relating to bodybuilding is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article related to American sports is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|