Una Johnson is famous as the celebrity ex-wife of Rocky Johnson. Una Johnson is a Canadian personality. Her husband is a Canadian-American professional wrestler.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Una Johnson was born in the year 1949 and her age is 71 years old as of 2021. She hails from Cherrybrook, Nova Scotia. This is a predominantly African Canadian rural community. Moreover, her birth name is Una Sparks and she is a devout Jehovah’s Witness. There is no further information regarding her parents, siblings, and other family details. She also has yet to share insights into her educational journey.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Una Johnson is famous as the first wife of Rocky Johnson. Her ex-husband was a prominent professional wrestler. Her ex-husband lived from August 24, 1944, till his demise on January 15, 2020.
Her ex-husband is famous as the first black Georgia Heavyweight Champion. This one is one of Rocky’s many National Wrestling Alliance titles. Likewise, her ex-husband also won the World Tag Team Championship in the year 1983. Rocky shared this victory with his partner Tony Atlas. Together, the pair became the first black champions in WWE history.
Moreover, her ex-husband also gained fame as the father of actor and former WWE wrestler, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Her ex-husband first trained to be a boxer. Rocky then fought Muhammad Ali before switching over to wrestling. Her ex-husband then joined the WWF in the year 1983. There, Rocky won the Tag Team Championship in his first year.
Una Johnson was married to Rocky Johnson until they divorced after several years of marriage. She and Rocky met each other for the first time at a dance. It was when Rocky was training to become a boxer. Her ex-husband, Rocky, recounted this in his autobiography Soulman.
She and Rocky share two children together namely Curtis Bowles-Johnson and Wanda Cunningham (nee Bowles). Rocky actually thanked his children during his 2008 WWE Hall of Fame induction. While still married to her, Rocky became romantically involved with Ata Fitisemanu Maivia. Ata is the daughter of wrestling legend “High Chief” Peter Maivia.
The pair met each other after Ata and Johnson were tag team partners in a match on the independent circuit. Although Ata’s father, Peter Maivia, disapproved of their relationship because Rocky Johnson was a wrestler, the lovers welcomed their son Dwayne on 2 May 1972.
Rocky Johnson has stated that he had to adopt a frugal lifestyle on the road. This was in order to provide for Rocky’s two families. Her ex-husband subsisted on beer, sliced cheese, and bologna. Rocky also revealed that he was not a partier.
Rocky has not revealed if she knew about Ata and Dwayne or not. Nevertheless, she gave Rocky an ultimatum to quit wrestling, or they would have to separate as Jehovah’s Witnesses didn’t believe in blood sport.
As per her ex-husband, she and Rocky parted mutually and remained good friends. The two divorced in Texas. Soon after that, Rocky filed for a marriage license in Florida on 21 December 1978. This was so that Rocky could legally marry Ata.
By marrying her, her ex-husband became a member of the famous Samoan Anoa’i family. Sadly, Rocky and Ata divorced in the year 2003. During Rocky’s wrestling years, he was famous for his extra-marital affairs. Furthermore, Rocky Johnson was married to Sheila Northern when he passed away. Sheila is a speech pathologist.
Una Johnson stands tall at an approximate height of 168cms or 5 feet 6 inches and her body weight is 60kgs or 132lbs. Other than this, there is no further information regarding her chest-waist-hip measures, dress sizes, shoe size, etc. Furthermore, she has dark brown hair and eyes of the same color.
Social Media and Net Worth
There are no personal accounts of Una Johnson on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Tiktok, Facebook, Youtube, etc. Nevertheless, we can find her in her son, Curtis’s Instagram account @curtis_bowles_johnson. Curtis has shared a few old photographs featuring her and her family. Moving on, there is no verified information regarding her net worth and earnings. Talking about her ex-husband, Rocky’s net worth, it was around $280 million US dollars. Her step-son, Dwayne’s net worth is around $320 million US dollars.