Ata Johnson Wiki
Ata Johnson was born on October 25, 1948, and from the USA. She was the wife of Rocky Johnson who was a Canadian professional wrestler and during his career, he became a National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) Georgia Champion and an NWA Southern Heavyweight Memphis Champion.
He passed away on January 15, 2020, at the age of 75. Many tributed him on social media and WWE wrote on Twitter “WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson has passed away.”
Furthermore, Ata is also best to know as the mother of Dwayne Johnson who is an American actor, producer, investor, and retired professional wrestler. Ata’s Ex-Husband passed away at the age of 75 on January 15, 2020, and they were married together between 1978 to 2003.
Rocky Johnson Career
According to the WWE website, he started his career in the mid-1960s when he made a memorable impression in the National Wrestling Alliance. However, Johnson found his highest levels of success when he began his WWE tenure in 1983.
The physically imposing and wildly charismatic Johnson had several memorable rivalries with the likes of Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Don Muraco and Adrian Adonis. He found his greatest success when he teamed up with Tony Atlas as The Soul Patrol. The two men became the first African-American World Tag Team Champions in WWE history when they defeated The Wild Samoans on Dec. 10, 1983.
In 1991, he retired from the ring but after post-retirement, Johnson had a hand in training his son, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The Rock would become one of the biggest stars in the history of sports-entertainment and carried on his father’s legacy with pride.
In 2008, Johnson achieved the highest honor in sports-entertainment when he was inducted by The Rock into the WWE Hall of Fame where he will be forever enshrined as one of sports-entertainment’s most influential performers.
On December 20, 2019, Johnson joined the Board of Directors of the International Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Ata Johnson Family
How old is Ata Johnson? She was born on October 25, 1948, and from the USA and she is 71 years old as of 2019. However, there is not much information about her mother and siblings, but her father’s name is Peter Fanene Maivia who was also a Professional wrestler.
Earlier, she attempted suicide after the family of three lost their apartment in 1987, and during that time Dwayne Johnson was 15 years old. In an Interview, Dwayne said that after losing the apartment he and his mother were traveling in a car and when they reached on Interstate 65 on Nashville, Ara Johnson got out of her car and walked into the oncoming traffic, he said.
But, luckily Dwayne pulled his mother back and now Ata is leading a happy life. Later, in August 2014, Ata and her son’s cousin met with an accident but both were able to survive the head-collision.
Ata Johnson Husband
She was in the relationship with Rocky Johnson and they first met when Rocky was a tag team partner with her father, Peter Fanene Maivia and since then they began dating and Dwayne Johnson was born in May 1972.
Ata and Rocky married on December 22, 1978, and during that time Rocky was six years old. In 2003, they both got divorced from each other after 25 years of marriage life.
Ata Johnson Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of her is $3.5 Million USD as of 2019. She stands 5 feet 5 Inch tall and weighs around 63KG.