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Johnny Weissmuller net worth and salary: Johnny Weissmuller was an Austro-Hungarian-American competitive swimmer and actor who had a net worth equal to $2 million at the time of his death in 1984 (after adjusting for inflation). Johnny Weissmuller was born in Szabadfalva, Austria-Hungary in June 1904 and passed away in January 1984. He was best known for starring as Tarzan in a series of films in the 1930s and 40s.
How did Johnny Weissmuller die?
Johnny Weissmuller's death was caused by Pulmonary Edema.
On January 20, 1984, Weissmuller died from pulmonary edema at the age of 79. He was buried just outside Acapulco, Valle de La Luz at the Valley of the Light Cemetery. As his coffin was lowered into the ground, a recording of the Tarzan yell he invented was played three times, at his request.
|Cause of death||Pulmonary Edema|
|Age of death||79 years|
|Birthday||June 2, 1904|
|Death date||January 20, 1984|
|Place of death||Acapulco, Mexico|
|Place of burial||Valley of the Light Cemetery, Acapulco, Mexico|
"Treat your body well, and it'll see you through for many years."Johnny Weissmuller
"We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves."Johnny Weissmuller
"I need freedom to be happy."Johnny Weissmuller
"I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars."Johnny Weissmuller
"When people don't know me any more or want my autograph, then I'll think about retiring."Johnny Weissmuller