Know About King Kong Bundy; 2018, Age, Height, Death, Net Worth

Published Date: 06 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 06 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Legendary Wrestling Figure King Kong Bundy dies at age 61. One of his close friends confirmed his death news through a heartfelt social media post.

Born as Christopher Alan Pallies, the late wrestler is remembered by his ring name, King Kong Bundy. He was mostly involved in multiple matches under World Wrestling Federation now World Wrestling Entertainment between the 1980s and 1990s.

King Kong Bundy Bio & Family

The 61-year-old wrestler was born on 7 November 1957 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His parents, Donald and Margaret (McCarthy) Pallies raised him and his sisters, Noreen and Kate Pallies. His dad job was of a railroad freight agent while his mom was a part-time department store employee. He went to Washington Township High School in Sewell, New Jersey to complete his graduation in 1973. He used to stand at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall with around 208 kg body weight.

Career & Net Worth

Christopher made the prominent part of his net worth of $50,000 from wrestling between 1981 to 2007. The World Wrestling Federation (WWF) signed him with his debut ring name Chris Canyon on 7 March 1981.

Apart from wrestling, his other career switch was in acting. Some of his acting credits are Moving (1988) and Boys Meets World (1993).

What Is The Actual Reason Of His Death?

Christopher’s death news was made public by his longtime friend, David Herro on 4 March 2019. The late performer demised in his residence in Glassboro, New Jersey at the age of 61. The WWE posted a statement regarding the death of Christopher which states,

WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Legend King Kong Bundy has passed away at age 61.

Similarly, the legendary wrestler such as Terry Gene Bollea a.k.a Hulk Hogan posted an emotional, social media sharing on Christopher’s demise.

King Kong Bundy remembered by Hulk Hogan on 5 March 2019 (Picture: Hulk’s Twitter)

However, the actual reason for Christopher’s death is still unknown, and the family members or any close associate of the former is yet to give any statement.

King Kong Bundy’s appearance In Married…with Children

The former was a part of 1987 Fox sitcom TV series, Married… with Children. The makers created the starring characters as Bundy to honor the wrestler.


King Kong Bundy in Married…with Children in 1987 (Picture: Zimbio)

Talking about his personal life, he was married once. However, just like his death, the information regarding his significant other remains unknown.

Some Interesting Facts About King Kong Bundy

  • The wrestler got defeated with The Undertaker during the Wrestlemania 21 match in 2005.
  • Besides wrestling, he was a part of a Norwegian TV show called Golden GOAL! In 2008.
  • In July 2016, Christopher was a part of a lawsuit against WWE of “long term neurological injuries” and “routinely failed to care” for them. However, the case got disclosed in September 2018.

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