Where Is Ata Johnson After Divorce With Rockey Johnson? 2018 Bio
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1948-10-25
- Age 70 Years 10 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Hawaii, United States
- Profession Family Member
- Birth Name Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia
- Zodiac Sign Scorpio
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Peter Maivia
- Mother Lia Maivia
- Son/s Dwayne Johnson
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Ex-Husband Rocky Johnson (m. 1978–2003)
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Height/ How Tall? N\A
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Dark Brown
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Lesbian No
Ata Johnson, better known for being the mother of American actor Dwayne Johnson, ended her longtime relationship with her husband, Rocky Johnson. She made a suicide attempt when her son Dwayne, who is also a wrestler, was young.
If you crave to know the matter in detail, then stay until the end as we will be exploring the life of The Rock's mother, including her past relationship and her suicide attempt as well!
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Feagaimaleta Fitisemanu Maiva a.k.a. Ata Johnson was born on 25 October 1948 in Hawaii, USA. Besides, Ata remains confidential regarding other details including her height and education.
She possesses wrestling in her blood as she hails family of wrestlers. She was born to Peter Mavia, a Hall-of-Famer father in wrestling and Lia Mavia, a professional Samoan-American wrestling promoter mother. Fans across the US knew her family as the Anoa'l wrestling family.
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However, she got interested in modeling while growing up. Whenever it came to outfits, she turned to her cool avatar. Her excellent sense of fashion also made her choosy in costumes. At the same time, Ata also developed a passion for singing, but she never thought that she would take it up as a career.
In 1982, Ata had to go through a tragedy after she lost her 45-year-old father, Peter, due to cancer. She faced a similar kind of disaster for the second time on 19 October 2008 following her mom's death. She lost her mother at the age of 81 because of a heart attack.
Ata Johnson's Married Life - Divorce After 25 Years
Falling for a wrestler was natural for Ata as her family had a strong tie with wrestling.
Well, she started dating a professional wrestler Wayde Douglas, who is better known as Rocky Johnson. The two first crossed paths when her father and Rocky were tag team partners in the ring.
But her wrestler father did not approve their relationship because he knew that the life of a wrestler's wife was not glamorous and did not want to happen it to her daughter.
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Ata got together with Wayde and traveled together, despite father's denial. Ata later exchanged marriage vows with her then-boyfriend on 22 December 1978.
Ata and Rocky with their son Dwayne at an event (Photo: freenet.com)
They share their only child, Dwayne Johnson who was born on 2 May 1972 in Hayward, California. The married couple ended their relationship later in 2003.
Ata Johnson's Suicide Attempt; Nationality Revealed
In April 2018, Ata's son Dwayne came with a shocking revelation that his mother tried to commit suicide in front of him when he was just 15 years old. Sharing an Instagram image, the wrestler revealed that he was in the car with Ata when she attempted suicide. He stated,
"My mom tried to check out when I was 15. She got outta the car on Interstate 65 in Nashville and walked into oncoming traffic. Big rigs and cars [were] swerving outta the way not to hit her. I grabbed her and pulled her back on the gravel shoulder of the road."
The 45-year-old also added that Ata had no memory of her attempt saying,
"What’s crazy about that suicide attempt is to this day, she has no recollection of it whatsoever. Probably best she doesn’t."
That was in the past; as of now, Ata, who possess American nationality, is enjoying her singlehood after her divorce with Rocky.
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Ata's tumultuous history with her ex-husband Rocky is likely to hit the big screen real soon.
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In September 2018, filmmakers Jonathan and Justin Gajewski announced that they were working on Rocky's biopic titled Ring King. Besides their relationship, the film will also look into the legendary wrestler ascendancy to the wrestling supremacy "amid the prejudices of the civil rights era."
In three months since the announcement, Ata's happiness increased in two-fold when her son Dwayne gifted the house of her picking on Christmas Day. Taking to Instagram, The Rock summed up his feeling by writing:-
"This One Felt Good... "
Ata Johnson breaks down after learning about her son's Christmas gift (Photo:- Dwayne Johnson's Instagram)
The video accompanying the caption featured a tearful Ata communicating to her granddaughter Jasmine about getting a brand new house.
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Earlier that year, her son Dwayne had presented her ex-spouse a new Cadillac and her nephew Tanoai Reed a pickup truck.