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Rocky Johnson

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
Family Anoa'i
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
Debut 1964
Retired 1991

About Rocky Johnson

NWA Georgia Champion best known for being the father of wrestler turned actor The Rock.

Rocky Johnson before fame

He first trained to be a boxer, and fought Muhammad Ali before switching over to wrestling.

Achievement of Rocky Johnson

He joined the WWF in 1983, where he won the Tag Team Championship in his first year.

Rocky Johnson family life

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.

Associations of Rocky Johnson

His WWF Tag Team partner was Tony Atlas.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Rocky Johnson

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

Latest information about Rocky Johnson updated on July 25 2021.