Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller bio

Birth Name: Peter Johann Weissmüller

Occupation: Swimmer

Place Of Birth: Austria

Date Of Birth: June 2, 1904

Date Of Death: January 20, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Johnny Weissmuller was born on the 2nd of June, 1904. He was best known for being a Swimmer. Olympic swimmer and actor who played Tarzan for two different studios. He won five gold medals in two different Olympics.

Johnny Weissmuller was born in Austria. He used his brother’s name because his brother, unlike him, was a US citizen. He was born in Eastern Europe, and emigrated to the U.S. and became an Olympic gold medalist & actor.

Johnny Weissmuller was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Peter Johann Weissmüller is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Johnny Weissmuller’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Johnny Weissmuller’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Johnny Weissmuller kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Johnny Weissmuller was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Peter Johann Weissmüller
NICKNAME: Big John, Johnny, Johann Peter Weißmüller, Peter Johann Weissmüller, Johnny Weissmuller
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Johnny Weissmuller was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Johnny Weissmuller was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Johnny Weissmuller had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Johnny Weissmuller’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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