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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 6 August 1942Hammond, Indiana, USA
Birth NameJames Harold Fanning
Nickname The Boogie Woogie Man
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jimmy Valiant was born on August 6, 1942 in Hammond, Indiana, USA as James Harold Fanning. He is an actor, known for The Absolute Truth About Pro Wrestling (2006), Starrcade '85: The Gathering (1985) and Starrcade (1983). He has been married to Angel Carolyn Brown since September 11, 1991. He was previously married to Felicia.

Spouse (2)

Angel Carolyn Brown (11 September 1991 - present)
Felicia (1977 - 1990) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (8)

Owns a wrestling school (Boogie's Wrestling Camp) in Shawsville, Virginia.
Jimmy Valiant has competed in the NWA, WWWF/WWF, AWA, and several independent promotions in the Mid-Atlantic area.
His theme song is "The Boy From New York City" by the Manhattan Transfer. He still uses the theme song to this day.
Although he teamed with Johnny Valiant and Jerry Valiant, they were not brothers in real life.
WWE Hall of Famer.
Published author.
Trained Jordan Googe at his school, Boogie's Wrestling Camp, in 2000.
Currently running his wrestling school (Boogie's Wrestling Camp) in Shawsville, Virginia, and he still wrestles occasionally in the Mid-Atlantic area. [January 2003]

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