Rocky Johnson is a Canadian-American professional wrestler. Among the many National Wrestling League titles, he is Georgia's first black heavyweight champion. He won the World Tag Team Championship in 1983, along with teammate Tony Atlas, becoming the first black champion in WWE history. He is the father of actor and former WWE wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
|Birth name||Wayde Douglas Bowles|
|Born||August 24, 1944, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Died||January 15, 2020, Lutz, Florida, U.S.|
|Children||3, including Dwayne Johnson|
|Ring name(s)||Sweet Ebony Diamond, Drew Glasteau, Rocky Johnson|
|Billed from||Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Washington, D.C, United States|
|Trained by||Peter Maivia, Rocky Bollie, Kurt Von Steiger|
NWA Georgia Champion best known for being the father of wrestler turned actor The Rock.
He first trained to be a boxer, and fought Muhammad Ali before switching over to wrestling.
He joined the WWF in 1983, where he won the Tag Team Championship in his first year.
He was married three times to Una Johnson, Ata Maivia and Dana Martin, whom he married in 2004. In addition to Dwayne, he had two other children, Curtis and Wanda.
His WWF Tag Team partner was Tony Atlas.
Professional wrestlers from Nova Scotia. The Anoa'i family. Black Nova Scotians. Professional wrestlers from Florida. Canadian professional male wrestler. Professional wrestling coach. Alumni of Stampede Wrestling. Black Canadian athlete