King Kong Bundy Biography – King Kong Bundy Wiki
King Kong Bundy born Christopher Alan Pallies, was an American professional wrestler, stand-up comedian and actor.
Bundy started his wrestling career for the World Wrestling Federation in 1981 under the name Chris Canyon, before changing his name to King Kong Buddy.
He dominated the first WrestleMania event at Madison Square Garden in 1985, defeating S.D Jones in just nine seconds, setting a record which remained until 2008.
He also challenged Hulk Hogan for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 2, losing out to his opponent. The event would nevertheless go down as one of wrestling’s most iconic moments.
Pallies went into semi-retirement in 1988, before returning to the WWF in 1994 as part of The Million Dollar Corporation, and facing the Undertaker at WrestleMania XI in 1995.
He eventually retired from the WWF in 1995, starting a second career which included stand-up comedy and appearances in a number of films.
King Kong Bundy Age
He was born on November 7, 1957 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States. He died on March 4, 2019 in Glassboro, New Jersey aged 61.
King Kong Bundy Death
He died on March 4, 2019 in Glassboro, New Jersey. He was 61 years old. King Kong Bundy’s death was confirmed by his long-time friend and wrestling promoter, David Herro. He wrote on Facebook: “Today we lost a Legend and a man I consider family. Rest in Peace Chris. We love you. Thank you for believing in me. #KingKongBundy”
WWE said in a statement published on its website, “WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Legend King Kong Bundy has passed away at age 61.” The statement continued, “WWE extends its condolences to Bundy’s family, friends and fans.”
According to the WWE, Bundy was appropriately called the “walking condominium,” standing at an impressive 6-foot-4 and weighing 458 pounds. He broke into WWE in the 1980s, dominating at the first WrestleMania and memorably challenging Hulk Hogan for the WWE Championship inside a Steel Cage at WrestleMania 2. Bundy left WWE in the late ’80s, he returned in 1994 as part of The Million Dollar Corporation.
King Kong Bundy Cause of Death
King Kong Bundy’s cause of death has not been disclosed.
King Kong Bundy Height
He stood at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).
King Kong Bundy Weight
He is weighed 458 lb (208 kg).
King Kong Bundy Net Worth
He had an estimated net worth of $50, 000.
King Kong Bundy on Married with Children
Bundy had guest appearances on the sitcom “Married…with Children.” His first appearance was in 1987 as Peggy Bundy’s brother, Uncle Irwin, alongside his brother, Uncle Otto, in the episode “All in the Family.” Bundy appeared again in October 1995 in the episode “Flight of the Bumblebee,” as himself.
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Tributes to King Kong Bundy
World Wrestling Entertainment said: “WWE is saddened to learn that King Kong Bundy has passed away.”
WWE is saddened to learn that King Kong Bundy has passed away.https://t.co/SNrSunQYeQ
— WWE (@WWE) March 5, 2019
Hulk Hogan wrote on Twitter: “Overwhelmed by King Kong Bundy’s passing, only great memories. RIP big man, until we meet again.”
Overwhelmed by King Kong Bundy’s passing, only great memories,R.I.P. big man until we meet again. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) March 5, 2019
Semi-retired WWF wrestler Brutus ‘The Barber’ Beefcake said: “Can’t believe my friend Chris Pallies aka King Kong Bundy has passed away. Very sad news, he was a kind soul.”