Primo Carnera - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Primo Carnera, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Primo Carnera was born in Sequals, Udine, Italy on October 26, 1906.

He died on June 29, 1967 at the age of 60.

He is a Boxing legend.

Primo Carnera was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Primo Carnera
Ring Names
  • Primo Carnera ( September 12, 1928 - October 25, 1963)
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
  • 268 lbs (122 kg)
Born October 26, 1906
Died June 29, 1967 (aged 60)
Birth Place Sequals, Udine, Italy
Billed From
  • Sequals, Italy
Nicknames The Ambling Alp; The Gentle Giant; The Vast Venetian; La montagna che cammina (The Walking Mountain)
Notes He is a Boxing legend.

Career History

  • Wrestler ( August 21, 1946 - July 6, 1962)
Companies / Promotions
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA April 1, 1949 July 6, 1962
Face / Heel Turns
Face August 21, 1946 July 6, 1962
Aug 1946
Aug 1946

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2019, Legacy
Titles Won

NWA Hollywood Wrestling

  • 1 NWA International Television Tag Team Championship (with Bobo Brazil)

NWA San Francisco

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (with Sandor Szabo)
Other Accomplishments
  • 1 IBU Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
  • 1 NBA World Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
  • 1 NYSAC World Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
  • 1 NYSAC World Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
  • Chicago Sports Hall of Fame induction (1977)
  • National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame induction (1977)
  • Rome Walk of Fame of Italian Sport induction (2015)
  • Gold medal for the Athletic value (1933)
  • Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy (1967)
  • Italian Military High Command Solemn praise (1930)
  • Sequals municipality Golden medal (1967)


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