Peter Maivia Rank
About Peter Maivia
Peter Maivia was a Samoan professional wrestler and a wrestling promoter known for being the maternal grandfather of American-Canadian professional wrestler and actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as well as for being a member of the legendary Anoa'i wrestling family. He was nicknamed the "Flying Hawaiian".
He won among other championships the NWA Australasian Heavyweight Championship two times. He was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2016.
He played the role of a driver in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice.
His well-known tribal tattoos from his abdomen to his legs signified his high chief status in his tribe in Samoa.
Peter Maivia Rank
Peter Maivia's Popularity
Peter Maivia was a famous Samoan wrestler, who was born on April 6, 1937. As a person born on this date, Peter Maivia is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (April 6) and the 37th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on April 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Peter Maivia is the 986th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Peter Maivia's birthday, Peter Maivia is the 1st most famous Samoan.
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