Father of American actor,Dwayne Johnson ,Rocky Johnson, is dead.a The former professional wrestler died at the aged 75.
His death was confirmed on Wednesday,15,January,2020 in a statement released by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where cause of his death wasn’t disclosed.
Johnson, whose real name was Wayde Douglas Bowles, rose to fame with WWE in the 1980s ,Known as “Soul Man”, he was part of the first black tag team to win a WWE championship.
Following his retirement in 1991, Johnson helped train his son Dwayne who became a WWE wrestling icon in his own right.
Wrestling stars have paid tribute to Johnson, described as a “barrier-breaking performer” by fellow hall of fame member Triple H.