Afa Anoa'i
Afa Anoa'i

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Name: Afa Anoa'i
Occupation: Wrestler
Gender: Male
Birth Day: November 21, 1942
Age: 80
Country: Samoa
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Afa Anoa'i

Afa Anoa'i was born on November 21, 1942 in Samoa (80 years old). Afa Anoa'i is a Wrestler, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Find out Afa Anoa'inet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


His signature move was the headbutt and his finishing move was called the Samoan drop.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

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Before Fame

He served in the United States Marine Corps and upon returning he trained in wrestling before performing in his first match in 1971.

Biography Timeline


Upon leaving the Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Anoa'i began training as a wrestler under family friends Rocky Johnson and Peter Maivia. He later received supplementary training from Kurt Von Steiger. He wrestled his first match in 1971 in Phoenix, Arizona. He then trained his brother Sika, and the siblings formed a tag team known best as The Wild Samoans.


Throughout the 1970s, The Wild Samoans wrestled for the Canadian Stampede Wrestling promotion (where they received further training from Stu Hart) and for numerous National Wrestling Alliance affiliates. In 1978, The Wild Samoans traveled to Japan to wrestle for the International Wrestling Alliance, winning the IWA Tag Team Championship.


In 1979, The Wild Samoans joined the World Wrestling Federation, where they were managed by Lou Albano and referred to as "Albano's Wildmen". The "wild" nature of the brothers was conveyed through their unorthodox behavior (which included communicating only in unintelligible grunts and consuming unprepared raw fish, during interviews and while approaching the ring). While in the WWF, The Wild Samoans won the WWF World Tag Team Championship. Both members also challenged Bob Backlund for the WWF Heavyweight Championship on several occasions. They left the promotion in 1980.


The Wild Samoans then wrestled in Mid-South Wrestling and Jim Crockett Promotions, before returning to the WWF (renamed from WWWF in 1979) in 1983 and regaining the WWF World Tag Team Championship. After Sika suffered an injury, the tag team was supplemented by Afa's son Samu (the relationship was not acknowledged on TV). The trio remained in the WWF until 1984. According to Afa, he lost his job because a few days earlier, Afa didn't come to work because he was at the birth of his son. Afa Anoa'i returned to the WWF for a third time in 1992, as the manager and occasional tag partner of The Headshrinkers (Samu and Anoai's nephew, Fatu). He wrestled his final match on May 22, 1994, teaming with The Headshrinkers to defeat The Quebecers and Johnny Polo at the Rosemont Horizon. Anoa'i left the WWF in mid-1995.


In 1999, Afa and Lynn Anoa'i started the Usos Foundation, a non-profit organization aiming to turn youth away from drugs, gangs and poverty by providing scholarships to the Wild Samoans Training Center.


After leaving the WWF, he began training wrestlers at his Wild Samoan Training Facility, along with Sika. On March 31, 2007, the Wild Samoans were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Samu and Sika's son, Matt. He was the wrestling trainer for Darren Aronofsky's 2008 film, The Wrestler.


In 2013 and 2014, Afa came out of retirement to wrestle for his promotion World Xtreme Wrestling at age 71.

Family Life

Afa was part of the tag team known as The Wild Samoans with his brother Leati Anoa'i.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Afa Anoa'i is 80 years, 6 months and 10 days old. Afa Anoa'i will celebrate 81st birthday on a Tuesday 21st of November 2023. Below we countdown to Afa Anoa'i upcoming birthday.


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