Curtis Bowles Johnson is the oldest son of the late wrestler Rocky Johnson and brother of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Although he isn’t as famous as his famous father and brother, he leads a content life.
Curtis’s brother Dwayne is one of the most prolific actors around and naturally his fans are eager to know about his half-brother. The Rock has rarely talked about his family because of which there exist a lot of curiosities.
Well, today we’re going to find out about The Rock’s older half-brother Curtis Bowles Johnson. In this article, we’re gonna take a look at what is he doing nowadays and more!
Curtis Bowles Johnson is the oldest son of Rocky Johnson
Born on June 1st, 1965, Curtis is the only son between late Canadian wrestler, Rocky Johnson and his first wife, Una Johnson. His father was born Wayde Douglas Bowles on August 24th, 1944 in Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Besides, Curtis belongs to the African-Canadian ethnicity and has Canadian nationality. Curtis grew up alongside his younger sister in Canada. After their parents divorced, Curtis and his sister used to travel back and forth from Florida to Canada to stay with both of their parents.
There’s not much info about his early education.
Curtis Bowles Siblings: Has one sister and one half-brother
Growing up in the Bowles household, Curtis wasn’t the only kid. His mom and dad were also parents to one daughter, Wanda Bowles. Curtis is the older son between Rocky and Una and Wanda is the youngest.
As for what she is doing nowadays, well, similar to her older bro Curtis, she also leads a relatively private life. Still, Wanda often attends several family events together with Curtis and her half-brother, Dwayne. Safe to say, all three of them are quite close to one another.
Curtis often shares pictures with his sister on days such as national siblings day or during her birthday. Moreover, he also shares a lot of pictures from their childhood.
Apart from his sister, Curtis also has one half-brother named Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock from his father’s marriage to Ata Maivia. His brother Dwayne is one of the prolific actors of the current generation. Initially, he also started out as a wrestler and later transitioned towards the acting field.
What is Curtis Bowles doing nowadays?
As Curtis rarely ever comes out in the public it’s quite difficult to find what he is doing nowadays. That being said, these days Curtis has been living in Hamilton, Ontario. It is the same city where his dad first got his start in the world of professional wrestling.
Speaking in an interview with CBC Canada, he talked about how his father used to drive a fish truck in Toronto whilst simultaneously training in Jack Wentworth’s training school in Hamilton. Curtis also mentioned that his father was in love with the city of Hamilton. He said,
“He told me how much he enjoyed the training with the guys and how much he learned and how much he loved the city of Hamilton.”
Meanwhile, Curtis also tried to follow in his father’s footsteps. In fact, he even tried out wrestling in small events before eventually, he found out it’s just not for him. As for what he is doing these days, well, he has written on his Facebook that he runs a business so he must be doing that.
Curtis Bowles Johnson has a big family: About his children
Curtis is a father of five children, three boys, Tristan, Katriel, and Curtis, and two girls, Chantelle and Tiffany. All three of his kids are high school graduates and are doing great in their respective fields.
His son Tristan is a college-level athlete and played college football and Curtis has tried his hands in MMA, just like his grandfather. In addition, his youngest son Katriel is a married guy.
Moreover, Curtis’s son Tristan has also made him a grandfather after he welcomed a baby boy with his partner in April 2020. As for the mother of his kids, well, there’s no info on that. We do know that he was once in a relationship with Shaun Johnson so she might be the mother.
Curtis’s father Rocky passed away in 2020
It was a devastating blow for the wrestling community when Rocky Johnson passed away in 2020. He died at the age of 75 due to pulmonary embolism on January 15th, 2020 at his residence in Lutz, Florida.
After his passing, Curtis shared a beautiful post on his Facebook account paying tribute to his father. Moreover, in an interview with CBC Canada, he talked about continuing his father’s legacy. He also stated how his dad broke all the racial prejudice that they faced back in the day and become the man he was.
Bowles said, “He shattered a lot of barriers, racial barriers.”