Dwayne Johnson is popularly known as The Rock, Rock Maivia, and Flex Kavana. He is widely known for his Acting skills, former professional Wrestling, and being a Businessman. As a wrestler, he was trained by Pat Patterson, Rocky Johnson, and Tom Prichard. He has appeared on the covers of magazines like Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and TV guide. In 2020 he endorsed Joe Biden in the 2020 Presidential election. He has worked with the Make-A-Wish foundation and he is going to portray the lead role of Black Adam in an upcoming DC comics movie in 2022.
Dwayne Johnson was born on 2nd May 1972 in Hayward, California, United States. The names of his parents are Rocky Johnson and Ata Johnson. He has a brother named Curtis and a sister named Wanda Bowles. He lived mostly with his mother’s family in Grey Lynn, New Zealand. Dwayne has completed his Elementary school education at Montclaire Elementary School, Shepherd Glen Elementary School, and Hamden Middle.
Later he completed his high school education at President William McKinley High School, Glencliff High School, McGavock High School, and Freedom High School. He used to struggle as he was arrested multiple times for fighting, theft, and fraud. For his higher and further education, he went to the University of Miami on a Football Scholarship. In 1995 he graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies in Criminology and Physiology.
Dwayne Johnson Career
After completing his education he signed with Calgary Stampeders as a linebacker which is the Canadian Football League. He was assigned to practice as a roster but was cut two months in the season. After his football career, he decided to pursue a career as a professional wrestler. He also signed a WWF contract. In 1996 he made a WWF debut and was seen at Monday Night Raw, Survivor Series, Intercontinental Championship, In Your House 13: Final Tour, Wrestle Mania, IN Your House 14: Revenge of the Taker, and other competitions. From 1997 to 2019 he was focused on his wrestling career and gained a lot of attention. In 1998 his popularity caused him to book a feud with Mark Henry and D’Lo Brown. He competed at Wrestle Mania XIV, King of Ring, and other competitions.
In the finals of Survival Series, he defeated Vince McMahon’s and won his first WWF Championship. He also became the WWF Tag team champions in an episode of Raw is War in 1999. In 2000-2002 he won the WWF Championship for a fifth time at King of Ring teaming up with Kane and played against Shane McMahon, Triple H, and Vince McMahon. He was named the number one contender for WWE undisputed championship at Vengeance. In 2003-2004 his contract with WWE was ended and announced being a full-time actor. Later in 2007-2009 he made non-wrestling appearances and supported the wrestling debut of Sarona Snuka at World Xtreme Wrestling. In 2011 he made a reappearance at WWE and also faced a feud with John Cena.
He has worked and appeared in more than90 films and TV series. Some of his works are Skyscraper, Rampage, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Baywatch, The Fate of the Furious, WWE Raw, Clash Time, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Fast Five, and many more. Due to the covid pandemic some of his projects were postponed which were the DC League of Super-Pets and Black Adam. He has given powerful portrayal in some of the popular movies such as Red One, The King, San Andreas 2, Doc Savage, and Big Trouble in Little China.
Dwayne Johnson Biography
|Real Name||Dwayne Douglas Johnson|
|Birth Date||2 May 1972|
|Age (as of 2022)||49 Years|
|Birth Place||Hayward, California, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 119 kg – in Pounds – 262 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Richmond Road Primary School, President William McKinley High School|
|College||University of Miami|
|Who is his wife?||Lauren Hashian|
|Children||Simone Alexandra Johnson, Jasmine Johnson, Tiana Gia Johnson|
On 3rd May 1997, he was married to Dany Gracia who is a businesswoman, bodybuilder, and producer. Later on, on 14th August 2001, they were blessed with their daughter Simone. On 1st June 2007, they announced parting their ways and in May 2008 their divorce was finalized. On 18th August 2019, he married Lauren Hashian in Hawaii. Lauren is the daughter of Boston Drummer Sib Hashian and they met when he was filming for The Game Plan. On 17th December 2015, they were blessed with Jasmine and on 17th April 2018, they were blessed with their second child Tiana.
Dwayne Johnson Net Worth
Dwayne Johnson is a well-known personality in the world. He is known for his performance in WWE and WWF, along with he has worked in more than 90 projects for his acting career. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $800 million. Some other sources are brand endorsements, income from social media, and attending various events as a guest.
- His father was part of the first black tag team championship in WWE History.
- His mother is the adopted daughter of Peter Maivia who was a pro-wrestler.
- In 2008 his father and grandfather were into the WWE Hall of Fame.
- Before going to the US, he attended Richmond Road Primary School in New Zealand and played Rugby.
- Due to his image at WWF a Magic: The Gathering deck archetype was named after him.
- In 2015 he donated $1,500 to GoFundMe for an abandoned dog’s surgery.
- He went undrafted in the 1995 NFL draft.
- In 2000 he released his autobiography named The Rock Says… which was debuted at No.1 on New York Times Best Seller.
- He partnered with Under Armour to release Project Rock which includes sneakers, headphones, and apparel in 2016.
- In November 2021 he was the fourth most followed in the world on Instagram with more than 280 million followers.
- He had a voice role in Moana of Maui.
- He is the creator of the Tv series The Titan Games.