Rocky Johnson was a Canadian Professional wrestler. He was known well as the father of the actor and former very popular and successful WWE Wrestler Rock Johnson.
He is a descendant of Black Loyalist, immigrated to Nova Scotia, Canada. After the American revolutionary war his parents escaped from the US and immigrated to Canada.
At 16 he moved to Toronto where he started learning Wrestling and started doing jobs of a Truck Driver. Although he was trained to be a boxer but was fascinated by wrestling
Rocky Johnson was born on 24th August 1944 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, and was the fourth son of Lillian Bowles and James Henry Bowles.
His full name was Wayde Douglas Bowles.His height was measured at 6 feet 5 inches.He died on 15th January 2021 at the age of 75 years.
He first married Una Johnson in 1966, they met a dancing event during the 1960's.They had a son Curtis Johnson and daughter Wanda Johnson, and got divorced in 1978.Further, he again got married to Ata Mavia the daughter of his trainer
They had a son Dwayne Johnson also know as Rock Johnson. The got divorced in 2003Moreover he got married the 3rd time to Diana Martin in 2004.