Gene Okerlund

Death of Gene Okerlund

December 19, 1942 - January 2, 2019
| Age 76

Iconic wrestling announcer known as "Mean Gene"


"Mean" Gene Okerlund (1942 – 2019) was the star announcer for professional wrestling for many years. He came to fame as the face of the WWE, moving later to the rival WCW, returning to the WWE for the remainder of his career. He died at the age of 76. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.