Ata Johnson is popular as the mother of the famous actor and professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson (The Rock). She first came into fame after she was born to a professional wrestler, Peter Maivia, and also after she got married to his former husband, Rocky Johnson.
Table of Biography
Ata Johnson was born on 25th October 1948, in Hawaii, United States. She is 72 years old and her sun sign is Scorpio. Likewise, Ata Johnson holds an American nationality. She was born to her parents, father, Peter Maivia, and mother, Lia Maivia. Atta Johnson’s birth name was Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia. Moreover, she was later adopted by her mother Ofelia ‘Lia’ Fuataga. Ata also has two brothers and they are Toa Maivia and Peter Maivia Jr. It is an interesting thing that Ata Johnson was born in a family of wrestlers and also fell in love with a wrestler.
Ata’s mom was a professional and the first female wrestling promoter who took over ‘Polynesian Pro Wrestling’ (PPW) after her husband’s death in the year 1982. Later, Ofelia Fuataga became a strong-willed businesswoman and also helped several wrestlers to form their careers. On the other hand, Ata’s dad was a professional wrestler and also a promoter of the National Wrestling Alliance’ in Hawai. In the year 2008, he was posthumously persuaded in the ‘WWE Hall of Fame’ by his grandson Dwayne Johnson. On his behalf, Ata received the award.
Career and Professional Life
Ata Johnson first made her TV appearance in the year 1996 when she was present in one of the episodes of ‘WWE Raw’. She was also present in ‘WrestleMania 2000’ which happened at “Honda Center” in Anaheim, California in 2000. Similarly, Ata was present as a guest in the famous TV show “Late Show with David Letterman” showing her presence in the episode publicizing on May 10, 2002. In the year 2004, Ata talked about her son in a television documentary series whose name was “Biography”.
Then, Ata was present in one of the episodes of a TV series which title was “Tagata Pacifika” in the year 2009. She after that went on to show her presence in various ‘WWE’ shows like “Survivor Series”, “WrestleMania XXVIII”, “WrestleMania XXX”, and “WWE SmackDown Live”. In the year 2016, she even did voice acting in a documentary movie whose title was “The Last Matai”. Moreover, she was seen in “WWE: Mae Young Classic Women Tournament” the next year.
Her former husband’s career
Now looking at Ata Johnson’s late ex-husband’s career, Rocky Johnson was a Canadian former professional wrestler. People would recognize him as an excellent superstar in WWE history and others also recognize him as the son-in-law of the popular High Chief Peter Maivia. Moreover, some people also know him as the father of the Rock Dwayne Johnson. Rocky Johnson was the first African-American who won a World Tag Team Championship and an NWA Southern Heavyweight Memphis Champion. Likewise, he also won a National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) Georgia Champion.
Then, he retired from his wrestling career in the year 1991, but also he was not far from wrestling. Also, he started training his son, who is a famous wrestler who keeps his father going. After been hired by World Wrestling Federation (WWF), he took over a fight with other champions such as Mike Sharpe, Don Muraco, Greg Valentine, Buddy Rose, and also Adrian Adonis. He then formed a tag group together with Tony Atlas, and they were the 1st black tag group to take the Tag Team Championship title. In addition, his son introduced him into the 2008 class of the WWE Hall of Fame.
The celebrity mother has a net worth of around $1 million. On the other hand, her most popular son, Dwayne Douglas Johnson has an outstanding net worth of $220 million. His primary source of income is from his career as an actor, producer, and businessman. Also, Dwayne has been earning her net worth after being a professional wrestler and a football player. Ata Johnson is residing in Miami, Florida with a luxurious life.
Ata and Rocky’s wedding was in 1970. The couple got to meet each other for the first time when Rocky was teamed with her father in a match. Peter Maivia, Ata’s father previously was not agreeing with their relationship and the reason was because of Rocky’s career as a wrestler as he knows how hard it is to manage their career and private life. The couple welcomed their son, Dwayne Douglas Johnson on 2nd May 1972. At first, Rocky also did not have any plans to take his son into the wrestling career. Eventually, he later started to train his son on the condition that he was going to be very tough with him. Unfortunately, Ata and Rocky Johnson divorced each other in 2003.
After the broken marriage, Ata Johnson made a decision on staying single. She has been focusing on taking care of her grandkids as of now. Her grandchildren are Simone Alexandra, Tiana Gia, and Jasmine Johnson. Ata Johnson is very close to her son Dwayne Johnson. Before Ata, Rocky Johnson was married to Una in 1962 and also got divorced in 1968. The pair has a son and a daughter. They are Curtis and Wanda. Then his 3rd wife was Dana Martin whom he married on 15th January 2004. Sadly, Rocky Johnson died on 15th January 2020 when he was seventy-five years old in his house in Lutz, Florida.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding Atta Johnson’s physical appearance, she has a good height of 5 feet 8 inches, or 173 cm or else 1.73 m. Atta also has a bodyweight of 72 kg or 154 lbs. Similarly, Ata’s body measurements are 40-33-38 inches and her bra size is 34 B. The celebrity mother wears a shoe size of six and has a medium complexion. Moreover, Ata Johnson has dark brown eyes with dark brown hair. She also has a slightly fat body type and looks very healthy.
We can see Ata Johnson’s images and videos on her son, Dwayne’s Instagram account. However, Ata Johnson herself is not active on any of the social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. In 2018, her son, Dwayne Johnson posted Ata’s images and thanked her for everything she did for him as a mother. Dwayne even uploaded a video of Ata opening a card writing “Bought my mom a new home for Christmas”. Moreover, Ata chooses to keep a low-profile and also loves spending her time together with her grandchildren.