Dwayne Johnson, known by his ring name The Rock, is a former professional wrestler and actor from the United States. (1)
Facts About Dwayne Johnson
|Estimate Net Worth||$800 million|
|Birthday||May 2, 1972|
Dwayne Johnson's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Dwayne Johnson's Net Worth
Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, is a multi-millionaire American actor, former professional wrestler, and entrepreneur. This net worth includes what we believe is The Rock’s 30-40% stake in Teremana Tequila and a current $2 billion conservative estimate of the brand’s valuation. The Rock could make more than $1 billion from the tequila company. That would be more than he has ever created in his entire career in show business. Aside from tequila, The Rock is among the world’s highest-paid entertainers. He earns at least $100 million annually from various film and acknowledgment projects. More information on The Rock’s earnings, assets, investments, and real estate will be provided later in this article. (2)
Dwayne Johnson's Early Life
Dwayne Johnson was born in California on May 2, 1972, the son of Ata Johnson and former professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. Johnson grew up in Grey Lynn, Auckland, with his mother’s family, where he played sports and attended Richmond Road Primary School before returning to the United States. Dwayne’s father was a Black Nova Scotian with some Irish ancestors. Dwayne’s mother is from Samoa. Dwayne’s father and tag team partner Tony Atlas became the first black tag team champions in WWE history, and Dwayne’s mother is the adopted daughter of Peter Maivia, a former professional wrestler too. Lia Johnson, Dwayne’s maternal grandmother, was the first female pro wrestling promoter, taking over Polynesian Pacific Pro Wrestling after her husband died and running it until 1988. Dwayne is a non-blood relative of the Anoa’i wrestling family through his maternal grandfather Maivia. Dwayne inducted his father and grandfather into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008. (3)
Dwayne Johnson's Education
Johnson began his education at Montclaire Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina, before moving to Hamden, Connecticut, where he decided to attend Shepherd Glen Elementary School and then Hamden Middle School. Dwayne attended President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, then Glencliff High School and McGavock High School in Nashville, before transferring to Freedom High School in Bethlehem Township, Lehigh Valley, where he graduated in 1990. At first, Johnson struggled at Freedom High School in the Lehigh Valley and was drawn into a culture of conflict and petty crime. He was arrested several times before age 17 for fighting, theft, and check fraud, and he was suspended for two weeks for fighting.
Dwayne Johnson's Wife and Family Life
Dwayne first met fellow University of Miami student Dany Garcia in the early 1990s as a college student and football player. On May 3, 1997, the couple married. She is an entrepreneur, IFBB pro bodybuilder, and producer. Their daughter, Simone, was born in 2001. Johnson and Garcia announced their amicable divorce on June 1, 2007, and their divorce was finalized in May 2008. After that, Johnson began dating Lauren Hashian, the daughter of Boston drummer Sib Hashian. They first met while Johnson was filming The Game Plan in 2006. They married in Hawaii on August 18, 2019. Jasmine and Tiana are the couple’s two daughters..
Dwayne Johnson's Career
Dwayne made a name for himself in Hollywood and the film industry, first as a wrestler with a strong work ethic. Throughout his acting career, he rose to become one of Hollywood’s highest-paid and most successful actors. While wrestling, Dwayne began his acting career on television. In his first television role, he played his own father in an episode of That ’70s Show titled “That Wrestling Show” in 1999. Nearly a year later, he appeared as an alien wrestler in the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Tsunkatse” against popular character Seven of Nine. Despite Johnson’s absence from WWE, the company continued to sell “The Rock” merchandise and featured him prominently in the opening montages of their television shows.
Dwayne Johnson’s first major box office success came in 2011 when he starred as Luke Hobbs in Fast Five, which became the seventh highest-grossing film of the year. After playing Marvin F. Hinton / Roadblock in G.I. Joe, he became known for revitalizing film franchises. Joe: Retaliation and Fast & Furious 6 as Luke Hobbs, while also appearing in true-life films Pain & Gain and Empire State. That same year, he hosted and produced TNT’s reality competition series The Hero, and he was named Favorite Male Buttkicker at the 2013 Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards. It was announced in May 2013 that he would executive produce and star in Ballers, an HBO comedy-drama series about NFL players in Miami.
Hobbs & Shaw, a film co-starring Johnson and Jason Statham, continued Johnson’s role in The Fast and the Furious franchise. The film was directed by David Leitch from a script co-written by franchise writers Chris Morgan and Drew Pearce. The film’s principal photography began in September 2018 and will be released on July 26, 2019. Johnson, who was initially thought to be a part of F9, did not appear in the film; instead, he chose to begin work on a Hobbs & Shaw sequel. In Jumanji: The Next Level, Johnson reprised his role as Bravestone. With the critical and financial success of Welcome to the Jungle, production began in early 2019, and the film was released on December 13, 2019. (4)
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