Dwayne Johnson's Father, Professional Wrestler Rocky Johnson, Is Dead at 75

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Dwayne Johnson's Father, Professional Wrestler Rocky Johnson, Is Dead at 75

Dwayne Johnson‘s father, the Canadian professional wrestler Rocky Johnson, is dead. He was 75.

World Wrestling Entertainment confirmed the news on their website, writing, “WWE is saddened to learn that Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles), a WWE Hall of Famer, former World Tag Team Champion, and father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has passed away at age 75.”

A rep for the actor did not immediately respond to People’s request for comment.

Sports journalist and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Dave Meltzer first broke the news on Twitter, writing, “What horrible news, Rocky Johnson passed away,

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Author: Alexia Fernandez