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Robert James Marella is Gorilla Monsoon born and real name.  Robert James Marella date of birth is October 20, 1999 and place of birth is Rochester, New York, U.S. By profession he is an American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker. He is well known by his ring moniker Gorilla Monsoon. He is known by his Ring names as Gino Marella, Gorilla Monsoon. 

Gorilla Monsoon age, wiki, biography

Gorilla Monsoon's birthday is on October 20, 1999 and birth place is Rochester, New York, U.S. He studied at the Jefferson High School in Rochester, New York excelling in football, amateur wrestling, and track and field competitions. His colleagues called him "Tiny" since he weighed over 301 pounds (136.53 kg).

Gorilla Monsoon was married to Maureen for over 40 years and had 3 kids together, namely, Sharon Marella, Joey Marella , Valerie Marella. Sharon Marella

 born in 1960, Joey Marella born in 1963 and passed away in 1994, and Valerie Marella born in the year 1966. Gorilla's obituary also claimed, Vctor Quinones born in 1959 and passed away in 2006, as his son. Joey Gorilla Monsoon, his son, died in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike on July 4, 1994, while coming home from a WWF show in Ocean City, Maryland, when he fell asleep while driving. At the time of the accident, he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Gorilla Monsoon jointly hosted the brief morning variety/game show in early 1994, titled Bingo Break on WBFF in Baltimore, Maryland, which also included fellow WWF on-air celebrity Sean Mooney as the bingo announcer. Because the show did not recognize Gorilla Monsoon's professional wrestling background, he was referred to on-camera as Bob Bob Marella instead of Gorilla Monsoon.

Gorilla Monsoon died date, reason of death and place of death

Gorilla Monsoon passed away at his residence in Willingboro Township, New Jersey, on October 6, 1999, as a result of cardiac arrest caused by problems of diabetes. He was 62 years old at the time of death. His corpse was laid at Lakeview Memorial Park in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, close to his son, Joey Gorilla Monsoon.

Gorilla Monsoon Career

Gorilla Monsoon career as a wicked super-heavyweight primary action star is legendary, and he went on to become the face of professional wrestling for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), throughout the 1980's and 1990's era serving as a pundit and backstage manager. From 1995 to 1997, he also played the character of WWF President on TV. During pro wrestling events, the stage area right behind the entrance drape, a place which Marella created and where he could frequently be spotted during WWF events later in his career, is referred to as the "Gorilla Position" in commemoration of the legendary wrestler. Gorilla Monsoon has gained critical accolades for his wrestling profession, while his work as a sports announcer has elicited both praise and scorn.

During his time at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, after high school, Gorilla Monsoon was an outstanding athlete as well. With his weight having increased to more than 325 pounds, he proceeded to wrestle, finally finishing 2nd at the 1959 NCAA Wrestling Championships. Aside from that, he owned other school sports titles, such as an 18-second wrestling pin and a number of track and field accolades. In 1973, he was made a member of the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame. Summers at Ithaca College were spent working as a construction labourer in Rochester, New York. The Rochester War Memorial Arena was one of the structures on which he had worked. In 2010, he was admitted into the Section V Wrestling Hall of Fame, where he was joined by lifelong boyhood buddy Frank Marotta, who delivered a message on his account.

His size and athleticism caught the eye of a New York promoter named Pedro Martinez, and after he graduated from Ithaca College in 1959, he went to work for Pedro Martinez. In the beginning, Gorilla was 6'7" and weighed about 325 pounds. In his last years, he had gained approximately 350 pounds, though he had weighed up to 400 pounds at other periods during his career.

Gorilla Monsoon made his first appearance in 1955. At first, he was known as Gino Gorilla Monsoon, a confident Italian American innocent face who would sing in Italian before his games. Even after altering his ring name, "Gino" remained as Gorilla Monsoon's nickname among friends and coworkers, notably Jesse Ventura, who would refer to Gorilla Monsoon as "Gino" on air during his television appearances. He would travel to Toronto, Calgary, St. Louis, and Japan for his work. However, Gorilla Monsoon quickly found that audiences were more interested in crazy giant heel gimmicks than he had anticipated, and that this translated into more revenue. With a big beard and the moniker "Gorilla Monsoon," Gorilla Monsoon completely transformed his image, posing as a fearsome monster from Manchuria.

One of the greatest individuals I've ever known," McMahon said of Gorilla Monsoon in a homage that televised on an episode of WWF SmackDown! on October 7, 1999. On the October 11, 1999, broadcast of WCW Monday Nitro, WCW announcer Tony Schiavone addressed Gorilla Monsoon's demise. In spite of the fact that Gorilla Monsoon never worked for WCW, Bobby Heenan persisted on doing a homage to the legendary wrestler. On the broadcast, Heenan stated “: "Gorilla will be missed very much. Now he was a big, tough guy. He was a good and honest person. And we'll all miss him a lot. And do you know the pearly gates in heaven? It's now going to be referred to as "the Gorilla pose." When Heenan was admitted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004, he concluded his speech by saying, "Only one thing's lacking: I wish Monsoon was here.

He is famous for his run as a super-heavyweight main eventer, voice of the World Wrestling Federation, as commentator and backstage manager during the 1980s and 1990s. McMahon described Robert James Marella as "one of the greatest men I have ever known." in a tribute which was aired on October 11, 1999 on an episode of Raw Is War from the Georgia Dome. Gorilla Monsoon was Trained by Stu Hart.

Short Bio of Gorilla Monsoon

Robert James Marella is his born and real name. His date of birth is 4 June 1937 and birthplace is Rochester, New York U.S.. He is 62 years of age as he died on October 6, 1999. By profession he is a American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker.

He Died on October 6, 1999. His age at death was 62 years. Place of death was Willingboro Township, New Jersey, United States. Cause and reason of death was of heart failure brought by complications of diabetes. Gorilla Monsoon was an American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker. In his Professional wrestling career

His wife / Spouse name is Maureen Marella. He got married with his wife in 1959. He has 4 children/ kids. His children names are Sharon Marella (daughter), Valerie Marella (daughter) and Joey (adopted), Victor Marella (son). Gorilla Monsoon is a retired wwe wrestler who was one of the most popular wrestler of his time. He was inducted in the WWE hall of fame in 1994. Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan were a popular pair of ring commentators in the WWE.


WWE Gorilla Monsoon Wiki
Real Name Robert James Marella
Age 62 Years (1999)
Height 6 feet 6 inches
Weight 180 kgs
Death Date October 6, 1999


 

    Gorilla Monsoon Age and Height


    Gorilla Monsoon Age and Height
    Name Robert James Marella
    Age

    62 Years

    Height 6 Feet 7 Inches


    Gorilla Monsoon Wiki and Biography

    Gorilla Monsoon Wiki and Biography
    Born and Real Name Robert James Marella 
    Nickname Gino Marella, Gorilla Monsoon, Bob Marella, Manchuria Giant
    Birthday 4 June 1937
    Age

    62 Years

    Profession American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker
    Birthplace Rochester, New York U.S.
    Sun sign Gemini
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Not Known
    Religion Not Known
    Caste Not Known


    Gorilla Monsoon Height, Weight and Body Measurements

    Gorilla Monsoon Height, Weight and Body Measurements
    Height 6 Feet 7 Inches
    Weight 182 Kg
    Body Measurements Not Known
    Eye Color Black
    Hair Color Black


    Gorilla Monsoon Net Worth and Salary

    Gorilla Monsoon Net Worth and Salary
    Net Worth $5 Millions
    Salary Not Known


    Gorilla Monsoon Education Qualifications, School and College

    Gorilla Monsoon Education Qualifications, School and College
    Educational Qualifications Not Known
    School Thomas Jefferson High School Rochester, New York
    College Ithaca College, New York


    Gorilla Monsoon Professional Life

    Gorilla Monsoon Professional Life
    Profession American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker
    Debut 1955 
    Famous and well known Wrestler


    Gorilla Monsoon Family Details/ parents/ family background?

    Gorilla Monsoon Family Details/ parents/ family background?
    Parents /Father Not Known
    Parents /Mother Connie Marella
    Siblings/ Brothers Name Not Known
    Siblings/ Sisters Name Not Known
    Wife Maureen Marella
    Children/Son's Name Joey Marella, Victor Quiñones, Victor Marella
    Children/Daughter's Name Valerie Marella, Sharon Marella


    Gorilla Monsoon Girlfriend/Wife/dating/Affairs?

    Gorilla Monsoon Girlfriend/Wife/dating/Affairs?
    Wife/Spouse Name Maureen Marella
    Dating /Girlfriend Name/Affairs Maureen Marella


    Gorilla Monsoon Marriage Details

    Gorilla Monsoon Marriage Details
    Marital Status Married
    Wife/Spouse Name Maureen Marella
    Wedding dates/ Marriage date 1959


    Gorilla Monsoon Home Address and Residence

    Gorilla Monsoon Home Address and Residence
    Home town United states of America
    House address United states of America


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