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Heartbreaking: Fans Send Their Condolences To Dwayne Johnson Whose Father Died At 75

Date January 16, 2020

Fans keep sending their prayers to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who mourns the loss of his beloved father. Rocky Johnson died on Wednesday.

Dwayne Johnson’s father died

Rocky Johnson, a professional wrestler and a father of actor Dwayne Johnson, sadly died on Wednesday, January 15. Rocky was 75.

The cause for his demise wasn’t clarified yet. The sad news was confirmed by WWE on their website. They expressed their deepest condolences about the passing of their Hall of Fame legend.

Their statement says:

WWE extends its condolences to Johnson’s family, friends and fans.

Following the tragic news, multiple fans rushed to social media to support the Johnson family amid this devastating period.

Heartbreaking: Fans Send Their Condolences To Dwayne Johnson Whose Father Died At 75Getty Images / Ideal Image

Fans send prayers

Facts to know about Rocky Johnson

  • Rocky Johnson was one of the brightest wrestling stars. His career started in the 1960s.
  • Rocky was honored by the WWE Hall of Fame for his contribution to the wrestling development and entertainment industry.
  • Rocky Johnson’s son Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has followed in his legendary dad’s footsteps and became a great wrestler.

  • Dwayne says he owns his success in sports to his father who retired to train him.
  • After his father underwent hip surgery in 2018, ‘The Rock’ presented his parent with a new car.
  • In his emotional post on Instagram, Dwayne once shared a fundamental lesson he’s learned from his dad:

I understood what it meant to be man and more importantly, a father.

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