Samoan Dynasty 3 Rocky Johnson
The Samoan Dynasty branches out in all directions Soulman Rocky Johnson is part of the Samoan Dynasty by marriage he was married to Lia Maivia ("High Chief" Peter Maivia's daughter). His son is also WWE Superstar The Rock!
Rocky was born in Nova Scotia Canada but he was raised in Toronto, Canada. His real name is Wayde Bowles. Rocky started wrestling when he was a teenager. He was also a truck driver at the time. He made his wrestling debut at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1966. He was a regular there until February 1967.
At this time he went to the west cost and won his first title in April 1967. Rocky went on to win more titles such as holding the NWA Tag Team Title 3 times with Pat Patterson. His most know title win was when he was with the WWF. Rocky and Tony Atlas beat the Wild Samoans for the WWF Tag Team Titles in 1983. Rocky also wrestled in from 1980 - 1982 has masked wrestler "Sweet Ebony Diamond".
Rocky was tag team partners with "High Chief" Peter Maivia when he met Lia. They fell in love and ran off to get married. Since Peter didn't approve because Rocky was a wrestler. He didn't want that life for his daughter. But the marriage was soon excepted and Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) was born.
After 30 years in the business Rocky is now giving back to the sport that he spent so much time in. He is working as the boss at the WWE Finishing School in Davie, Florida. This is not a training school for beginners, it is more of a school to polish already skilled wrestlers! He also ran a weightlifting gym for 18 years!