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Date Of Birth :May 28, 1950
Height :6 feet 7 inches
Weight :172 kg
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James Harris (May 28, 1950 – August 9, 2020) was a professional wrestler from the United States. For much of his career, Harris competed as Kamala, with the gimmick of a “Ugandan Giant.”

Kamala Biography, EarlyLife

Kamala was born in Senatobia, Mississippi, on May 28, 1950. His family ran a fixtures company in Coldwater, Mississippi, where he grew up. He is the youngest of four sisters. His father changed into a shot lifeless in the course of a cube game when he was approximately 4 years old, leaving the family bad. Harris worked as a sharecropper as a baby to help guide his family.

Kamala dropped out of high college in the ninth grade and has become a serial burglar. Local police counseled him to depart the metropolis in 1967. “Back then, in case you did not leave as they stated, you would be observed dead someplace,” Harris explained. He moved to Florida and worked as a truck driving force and fruit picker. He moved to Benton Harbor, Michigan, at the age of 25, where he met wrestler Bobo Brazil. Harris in the end started wrestling schooling with Brazil’s friend, “Tiny” Tim Hampton. He relocated to Arkansas to maintain his education and avoid the snow in Michigan.

Kamala Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Kamala’s Height, And Weight

The Wrestler has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 80 kg.

He also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black. He has a healthy and well-balanced physique.


In July 1986, Kamala returned to the WWF, now controlled by The Wizard and the masked “handler” Kim Chee (often represented by Steve Lombardi).

From November 1986 through February 1987, Kamala faced Hulk Hogan in a series of WWF World Heavyweight Championship battles, which were the zenith of his career.

Kamala joined a tag team with the “Wild Samoan” Sika in February 1987. During the same month, he began a battle with Jake Roberts, who constantly exploited Kamala’s alleged fear of snakes.

Kamala abruptly left the WWF once more in September 1987 because of pay issues.

Several promotions (1988-1992)

He later performed for the Memphis-based United States Wrestling Association, where he feuded with Jerry Lawler and won the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship four times.

Wrestling Federation of the World (1992-1993)

Kamala rejoined the WWF in April 1992, under the control of Kim Chee and Harvey Wippleman. He unsuccessfully challenged Randy Savage for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship in June 1992. Throughout mid-1992, he largely wrestled on house suggests, towards ordinary combatants along with The Undertaker, Bret Hart, The Texas Tornado, and The Ultimate Warrior.

Kamala was disqualified by The Undertaker at SummerSlam in August 1992. Later, Kamala claimed he was paid $13,000 for the fight, while The Undertaker was paid $500,000. This assertion was challenged by professional wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer, who stated, “I’m not saying he’s lying, but that’s hard to believe […] for there to be that big of a disparity wouldn’t make any sense.” In the first-ever televised coffin match, Kamala was defeated by The Undertaker at Survivor Series in November 1992.

In January 1993, Kim Chee and Wippleman began mistreating Kamala, prompting him to leave them and join Reverend Slick. Slick set out to “humanize” Kamala, which resulted in a series of skits in which he exposed him to pastimes like ten-pin bowling. Throughout early 1993, Kamala fought with Kim Chee. He began a run of matches with Bam Bam Bigelow in March 1993. The bout was supposed to take place at WrestleMania IX, but it was canceled due to time limitations.

On an episode of WWF Wrestling Challenge in May 1993, Kamala lost a King of the Ring tournament qualifying match via count-out against Mr. Hughes. He went on to wrestle largely in house shows until he was dismissed by the WWF in July of that year.

Kamala was announced as a competitor in the 1994 Royal Rumble Match in December 1993. During the fight, however, the broadcasters announced that Virgil had replaced him as an alternate combatant.

Kamala’s Net Worth

Kamala has a net well worth of $2 million as a professional wrestler. Kamala, who was born in 1950, is thought for his “wild savage” persona and has won several titles, including 4 instances as the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion and once as the NWA United States Tag Team Champion. He has been a successful wrestler for decades and is still a well-known parent within the wrestling network.

Kamala’s Wife, Marriage, Children

From 1974 through 2005, Harris was married to Sheila Stover. Harris married Melissa Guzman after they divorced. Harris lived in Senatobia, Mississippi, with his niece Ashley until relocating to Oxford, Mississippi.

Harris was summoned away from a WWF tour following an Oakland, California engagement in July 1993 when his youngest sister and her stepdaughter were shot to death. The murderer tried suicide but was scarred in the process. Harris advocated for the man’s arrest and conviction after his WWF release that August. He received a life sentence and died in 2013. Harris went on to assist in the raising of his surviving niece.

He has been creating, performing, and producing his music since 1993. He’s written over a hundred songs. Some comment on his dissatisfaction with the working conditions he encountered in the wrestling industry, particularly the low pay. His debut CD, The Best of Kamala Vol 1, was released through his official website. A ballad devoted to the memory of Stanley “Tookie” Williams appears on the CD.

Harris finished his autobiography in 2015 with the support of one of his wrestling managers, Kenny Casanova, to help him overcome medical expenditures. Kamala Speaks was self-published in December 2014 after being funded on Kickstarter. It describes his life story, his wrestling career, and how diabetes caused him to lose both of his legs.

Kamala Awards

  • Continental Wrestling Association
  • AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Great Lakes Wrestling Association
  • GLWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Tri-State
  • NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Tri-State version) (1 time) – with Oki Shikina
  • Southeastern Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Northern Division) (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
  • PWI ranked him # 144 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the “PWI Years” in 2003.
  • Southeastern Xtreme Wrestling
  • SXW Hardcore Championship (1 time)
  • Texas All-Star Wrestling
  • TAS Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 time)
  • United States Wrestling Association
  • USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship (4 times)


What is the net worth of Kamala?

His net worth is 2 million dollars.

What is the height of Kamala?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

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