How Gorilla Monsoon Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Gorilla Monsoon reached the respectable age of 62 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Wrestler.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Popular in the super heavyweight main event scene, also well known for being one of the most recognizable voices of the WWF; signature finishing move was the airplane spin.

He was second in the 1959 NCAA wrestling championships while playing at Ithaca College, which led to his being discovered by promoter Pedro Martinez.

In one of WWF’s iconic moments, he sparred with Muhammad Ali in a spur-of-the-moment fight.

He was married to Maureen Marella until his death, and he had three children with her: Joey, Sharon, and Valerie.

During his career he was good friends with WWF/WWE founder Vince McMahon.

How did Gorilla Monsoon die?

Information about the death of Gorilla Monsoon
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death62 years
ProfessionWrestler
BirthdayN/A
Death dateOctober 6, 1999
Place of deathWillingboro, New Jersey, United States
Place of burialN/A