Dwayne Johnson

dwayne johnson

Popular professional semi-retired wrestler and highest-paid actors in the world Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born on 2 May 1972, in Hayward California. He is popularly known as The Rock (his ring name). American-Canadian actor was a professional wrestler for more than eight years in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF or WWE) prior to pursuing an acting career.

Dwayne Johnson’s father Rocky Johnson, was a professional wrestler while Ata Maivia, his mother was the daughter of a wrestler. His father Rocky belongs to Black Nova Scotian origin while his mother belongs to Samoan heritage.

Before starting a wrestling career, Johnson aspired for a professional career in football, and He also won the national championship in 1991 when he played for the University of Miami. He then joined with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 1995, but in the middle of the first session, he was cut from the team, and shortly after, he began training as a professional wrestler. He also signed a secured contract with the WWF in 1996.

Johnson’s charismatic persona of a boastful trash-talking wrestler made him won the title of The Rock. He left WWE to start his acting career in 2004, but then also he is known as one of the greatest professional wrestlers and biggest draws of his time. Johnson made a debut with the film “The Mummy Returns” (2001) and later played a first lead role in “The Scorpion King” (2002). His outstanding acting skills made him famous and since he starred in numerous other films like The Rundown (2003), Walking Tall (2004), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Pain & Gain (2013), and many others.

Johnson was also starred in the HBO series “Ballers” (2015). The show successfully completed it’s five seasons and ranked high as one of the most-watched comedy show in six years. He also begged success as an author and producer. He also released an autobiography named “The Rock Says”. An entertainment production company called “Seven Bucks Productions” was founded by him in 2012. Johnson is the world’s highest-paid actors and made his place in the Time 100: Most Influential People in the World list during 2016 and 2019.

Championships Won by Dwayne Johnson During Wrestling Career

Rock was known for doing most professional wrestling pay-per-view event. The events and episodes in which he was featured were considered to be most-watched one which includes WrestleMania XXVIII, WWE Raw, and WWE SmackDown, he also won many championships at the events and shows, the list includes:

  • Intercontinental Championship.
  • World championship.
  • Triple Crown championship.

Dwayne Johnson Some Successful Box Office Movie List

Johnson’s appeared in most successful box office movies and won many awards. His acting made him favorite for all the franchises, including Fast & Furious and Jumanji. Explore the list of blockbuster films of the actor.

  • Fast Five (2011).
  • Fast & Furious 6 (2013).
  • Furious 7 (2015).
  • Hobbs & Shaw (2019).
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
  • Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).
  • Hercules (2014).
  • San Andreas (2015).
  • Central Intelligence (2016).
  • Moana (2016).
  • Rampage (2018).

Dwayne Johnson Biography

Real Name
Dwayne Johnson
Nickname
The Rock, Flex Kavana, Rocky Maivia, The People’s Champion, The Great One
Profession
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Producer

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)
in centimeters - 195 cm
in meters - 1.95 m
in feet and inches - 6' 5"
Weight (approx.)
in kilograms- 119 kgs
in pounds- 262 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest: 50 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 23 Inches
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Hair Color
N/A (Bald)

Career

Debut
In Wrestling: 1995 (Calgary Stampeders)
In Television: That Wrestling Show
In Movie: The Mummy Returns (2001)
Awards/Honours
2001:
Teen Choice Award for Film - Choice Sleazebag

2017:
Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite BFF’s (Best Friends Forever)
NAACP Image Award for Entertainer of the Year
People's Choice Award for Favorite Premium Series Actor

2018:
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)

2013:
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Buttkicker (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island)

Note: Besides the Above-Discussed Awards, the Actor Has Bagged Many Other Awards for His Amazing Performance in the Movie.

Personal Life

Date of Birth
May 2, 1972
Age(as in 2019)
47 years
Birthplace
Hayward, California, U.S.
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign
Taurus
Nationality
American, Canadian
Hometown
California
College/University
School: Richmond Road Primary School, New Zealand.
President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii.
College: University of Miami
Religion
Christian
Hobbies
Listening Music, Fishing, Watching Movies, Workout at Gym.
Controversies
Due to one of the Instagram posts, Dwayne Johnson faced huge controversy. And due to that controversial post, most of the fans unfollowed him on Instagram.

In August 2016, Dwayne Johnson caught into controversy when he slammed his male Fast & Furious 8 co-stars. He rants on Facebook Describing the co-stars as "Candy Asses".

Relationships & More

Marital Status
Married
Affairs/Girlfriends
Dany Garcia, Lauren Hashian, Irina Shayk.

Family

Parents
Mother: Ata Maivia
Father: Rocky Johnson
Wife
Dany Garcia, Lauren Hashian.
Children
Daughter: Jasmine Johnson, Simone Alexandra Johnson, Tiana Gia Johnson

Style Quotient

Car Collection
- Chevrolet Chevelle SS(1971)
- Ferrari
- Ford F-150 Custom
- Hennessey VelociRaptor V8
- Pagani Huayra
- Rolls Royce Wraith
Bike
The Triumph Rocket III Roadster

Upcoming Movie List/Project

Movies
Jungle Cruise (2020)
Red Notice (2020)
Black Adam (2021)
Fast and Furious 10 (2021)

Money Factor

Net Worth
$320 Million Approx. (2019)
House
Los Angeles House ($4 million)
Florida Mansion
Miami Manson

Favorite Things

Favorite Food
Donuts, Pizza
Favorite Actor
Tommy Lee Jones
Favorite Actress
Angela Bassett
Favorite Music
Rap
Favorite Color
Black, Purple
Favorite Movie
The Godfather
Favorite Wrestler
Ric Flair

Social Media Handles

Social Media
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
IMDb

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