Andre the Giant’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 19, 1946

Death Date

January 27, 1993

Age of Death

46 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure



The wrestler Andre the died at the age of 46. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Wrestling icon who stood 7’4″ and weighed in at 525 lbs, and was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame. He was a WWF Champion and a WWF World Tag Team Champion, and due to his stature, people regarded him as The Eighth Wonder of the World.

His daughter, Robin Christensen Roussimoff, was born in 1979.



“I’d love to wrestle a Bruiser Brody or Andre the Giant from the past.” (Bill Goldberg)


“Rob Gronkowski cost me the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, and I haven’t forgot that.” (Jinder Mahal)


“My inspirations were ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage and Andre the Giant. It was easy to understand their character.” (Shinsuke Nakamura)


“Hulk Hogan slamming Andre the Giant. I remember watching WrestleMania with my family and friends on TV… 93,000 people in the Silverdome. When Hogan picked up Andre, I got goosebumps.” (John Cena)


“I’m for big challenges and can face anybody, but I know they have legends in ‘WWE ’12,’ so I’d love to see myself against Andre the Giant.” (Alberto Del Rio)