Ata Johnson’s biography: who is Dwayne The Rock Johnson’s mother?
Popular American boxer, Dwayne Johnson also known as the Rock, is a Hollywood actor, wrestler and an entrepreneur. The Rock has been able to build a name for himself in the entertainment industry and is considered one of the wealthiest entertainers in the US.
The wrestler has shared his celebrity status with his mom, Ata Johnson, who also comes from a family of wrestlers like The Rock’s father, Rocky Johnson.
To know about Ata Johnson, read to the end.
Full name: Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia
Well-known names: Ata Maivia-Johnson/ Ata Johnson/ Ata Maivia
Date of birth: October 25, 1948
Age: 72 years old (as of 2021)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Place of birth: Hawaii, USA
Current residence: Miami, Florida, USA Ethnicity: Samoan
Height in inches: 5’8″
Height in centimetres: 173
Weight in lbs: 159
Weight in kilograms: 72
Body measurements: 40-33-38 inches Shoe size: 6 (UK)
Eye colour: Black
Hair colour: Dark brown
Father: Peter Maivia
Mother: Lia Maivia
Siblings: Toa Maivia and Peter Maivia Jr.
Marital status: Divorced
Ex-husband: Rocky Johnson
Son: Dwayne Johnson
Grandchildren: Simone, Tiana Gia, and Jasmine
Ata Johnson’s Biography
According to the reports, Ata was adopted by Peter and Lia Maivia, who raised her.
Peter Maivia, during his lifetime, was a famed Samoan-American professional wrestler and promoter. His wife, Lia Maivia, also worked as a wrestler promoter.
Ata has two brothers named Toa Maivia and Peter Maivia Jr.
Following the death of their father in 1982, Peter Maivia Jr. became a wrestler.
Ata got married to Rocky Johnson, a professional wrestler, in 1970.
The reports disclosed they met through a wrestling match where Ata’s brother, Peter Maivia Jr., was paired with Rocky to fight a tag team match.
Her father, Peter, however, didn’t agree to their relationship because he knew how busy the schedule of wrestlers is.
She turned deaf ears to her father’s word and went on to marry Rocky Johnson.
Before meeting Ata, Rocky had been married to Una in 1962 but divorced in 1968. Their union was blessed with two children, Curtis and Wanda.
Ata had only one child for Rocky named Dwayne Douglas Johnson, born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California, USA.
They, however, went their separate ways in 2003, but there was no detail on why they divorced.
Rocky Johnson would go ahead to remarry for the third time in 2004 to Dana Martin. Ata, on the other hand, refused to remarry and has focused on her son and her grandchildren.
In 1991, Rocky Johnson retired from professional wrestling; he, however, trains his son, The Rock, who would go ahead to dominate the industry and become one of the best wrestlers of all time.
In January 2020, Rocky died at 75.
Unlike her son, Ata Johnson keeps a very private life, and most of her photos on the internet were shared by her son.
Where are Dwayne Johnson’s parents from? Is Ata Johnson Hawaiian?
She is from Hawaii and comes from a legendary family of wrestlers known as the Anoa’i.
Rikishi, Umanga, Yokozuna, and Roman Reigns are part of the few notable wrestlers from the Anoa’i family.
Rocky Johnson, on the other hand, was from Canada.
Ata Johnson now lives with her son and his family in Miami, Florida.
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