Jimmy Snuka BioGraphy

His’s birth name is James Wiley Smith. He was legally changed his Reiher surname to Snuka. He was born on May 18, 1943. He was a Fijian American professional wrestler. He died of stomach cancer on January 15, 2017. Spears are no longer with us, but they are still known by their ring names Snuka, Jimmy Kealoha, Lani Kealoha, Tami Snuka, The Superfly, Big Snuka and Great Snuka. From 1970 to 2010, he wrestled for several promotions.Jimmy introduced the high-flying genre to the WWF for which he was credited.  He was enshrine into the WWF Hall of Fame in 1996 .His two children Sim Snuka and Tamina Snuka are both professional wrestlers.  Snuka was arrested in September 2015 on charges of involuntary manslaughter and third-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of his girlfriend Nancy Argent.Snuka pleaded not guilty but was found ineligible for trial in June 2016 for suffering from dementia. And his health deteriorated day by day so he dismissed the charges on January 3, 2017.Jimmy  died at the age of 73, twelve days after being released from prison.

Jimmy Snuka BioGraphy

His’s birthplace is the British colony of Fiji. His father’s name is Charles Thomas and his mother’s name is Louisa Smith. His father was married to another woman and his mother was engaged to Bernard Reiher. Louisa Smith was married to Reiher before giving birth to his. When he was young, he lived with his family in the Marshall Islands and then moved to Hawaii. In the 1960s, Jimmy became active in bodybuilding as an amateur. And after that he earned many titles as a professional bodybuilder such as Mr. Waikiki ,Mr. Hawaii, and Mr. North Shore.

 Personal Life

He has written his autobiography which he named Superfly: The   Snuka Story. And this autobiography was released on 1 December 2012. Along with Dan Ackerman and Bruno Sassi, Snuka was part-owner of Body Slam University and Coastal Championship Wrestling in Florida.  Snuka had married thrice in his life. His second marriage was to Sharon in 1964. With whom they had four children named Sarona, James, Jr., Liana, and Ata. And he got divorced from Sharon in 1999. After that he got his third marriage done to Carol on 4 September 2004. Carole already had three children named Bridget, Richard, and Dennis, and Jimmy was her stepfather. After his divorce from Carole, he married Patrice, the mother of wrestler Gino Hernandez.

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Birth Name
  • James Wiley Smith
  • After Change his surname (James Reiher Snuka)
Ring Name
  • Jimmy Snuka
  • Jimmy Kealoha
  • Lani Kealoha
  • Tami Snuka
  • The Superfly
  • Big Snuka
  • Great Snuka
Died January 15, 2017 (aged 73)
Date Of Birth  May 18, 1943
Religion Christianity
Gender Male
Birth Place Suva, Fiji
Profession professional wrestler
Zodiac sign Scorpio
 Net Worth $200 Thousand
Father Charles Thomas
Mother Louisa Smith
Sister Don’t Know
Brother name Don’t Know
Wife name
  • Sharon Snuka
  • Carole Snuka
  • Patrice
Children  Name
  • Tamina Snuka
  • Deuce
  • Ata Snuka
  • Liana Snuka
 School Don’t Know
College Don’t Know
Skill professional wrestler
  Physical Status
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Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Body type Athletic
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color black
Retired 2015
Billed from The Fiji Islands
Trained By Danny Hodge
 Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Ex Girl Friend name No
Wife Name
  • Sharon Snuka
  • Carole Snuka
  • Patrice
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 Illness and death

Snuka was battling cancer and its associated ailments, along with attacks of insanity. He was also acquitted of the charges of murder of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino in 1983 due to insanity. Snuka was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996 and went on to win championships everywhere, including in the NWA Mid-Atlantic Territory. His daughter WWE Superstar Tamina Snuka posted a photo on Instagram. Allegations of Snuka’s involvement in the murder of his girlfriend lasted until 2015 and, considering her health, she was acquitted of these charges this month. He died within two weeks.

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Frequently Ask Question

Que:  What happened to Jimmy ?
Ans: He died on January 15, 2017.

Que:  Is he still alive?
Ans: No

Que:  Is Jimmy related to the rock?
Ans: Yes

Que:  Where is he buried?
Ans: Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend

Que:  Who is Jimmy  daughter?
Ans: Tamina Snuka ,Ata Snuka & Liana Snuka

Que:  How tall is he?
Ans: 1.78 m

Que:  What did his weigh?
Ans: 235 lb (107 kg)

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