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Dwayne Johnson, byname the Rock, was born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California, U.S. and got fame in American professional wrestling and acting. Dwayne Johnson belongs to a wrestling family. The Rock got his start in the entertainment industry on World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) from 1996 to 2004. He returned for part-time to wrestling for WWE from 2011-2013. He then became a widely popular actor, starring in such films as Hercules, San Andreas and the Fast and the Furious franchise.
Height / Weight / Age
Dwayne Johnson is 188 cm tall and in feet inches, his height is 6’ 2”. His weight is approximately 119 kg or 262 lbs. His eye colors are dark brown. He was born on 2 May 1972, so his age is 47 years in 2019.
As of 2019, Dwayne Johnson has an estimated net worth of $280 million.
Education / Family
He has joined President William Mckinley High School in grade 10 which is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. At Freedom High School, he began playing football. He joined the University of Miami with a full scholarship. He holds a bachelor degree in physiology and criminology in 1995. Dwayne Johnson’s father, “Soulman” Rocky Johnson, worked in the American regional wrestling circuit and his mother Ata Johnson was a homemaker. He has one brother name Curtis Bowles and has one sister name Wanda Bowles.
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
|Nick Name||The Rock, Rocky Maivia, Flex Kavana, The People’s Champion, The Brahma Bull, The Great One, The Corporate Champion|
|Birth Place||Hayward, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth||2 May 1972|
|Age||47 Years in 2019|
|Height||in centimeters – 188 cm|
in feet inches – 6’ 2”
|Weight||in Kilograms – 119 kg|
in Pounds – 262 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Professional Wrestler|
|School||Richmond Road Primary School, New Zealand|
President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii
|College||University of Miami|
|Debut||Film Debut – 2002|
Wrestling Debut – 1992
|Fathers Name||Rocky Johnso|
|Mothers Name||Ata Johnson|
Career / Fashion And Style
In World of Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), he has won seventeen championship reigns that include 10 World Champion, 2 WWF Intercontinental Championship, and 5 World Tag Team Championship.
He has appeared in many movies that include The Game Plan, The Rundown, Walking Tall, Be Cool, Planet 51, Gridiron Gang, Get Smart, Race to Witch Mountain, Tooth Fairy, Doom, Faster, Jumanji, Jumanji 2, The Other Guys, Fast & Furious 6and Fast Five.
He also played a lead role in The Scorpion King and charged a fee of $5.5 million for this role which was a world record in the first starring role for an actor.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Dany Garcia (1996-2008)|
Lauren Hashian (2007-Present)
|Wife/Spouse||First Wife: Dany Garcia (m. 1997; div. 2007)|
Second Wife: Lauren Hashian, daughter of Boston drummer Sib Hashian (m. 2018)
Daughters– Simone Alexandra Johnson (from Dany García), Jasmine Johnson and Tiana (both from Lauren Hashian)
Here we are providing you the list of his favorite things.
|Favourite Actor||Tommy Lee Jones|
|Favourite Actress||Angela Basset|
|Favourite Food||Donuts, Pizza|
|Favourite Movie||The Godfather|
Some Interesting Facts About Dwayne Johnson
- Dwayne Johnson is known by his ring name “The Rock”.
- He is a Canadian-American semi-retired professional wrestler, actor, producer, and currently signed to WWE.
- Dwayne Johnson’s father Rocky Johnson was a professional wrestler. Peter Maivia, His maternal grandfather, was also a wrestler. His cousin, Savelina Fanene, is also a professional wrestler currently working for WWE.
- His mother is of Samoan descent and His father is a Black Nova Scotian. His father’s black tag team won the World Tag Team Championship in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
- Johnson did his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia in 1996, a combination of his father and grandfather’s ring names, although his real name was accepted by the announcers. Initially, he was opposed to taking this ring name but was convinced by Vince McMahon and Jim Ross. He did wrestling continuously until 2004.
- He is widely received as one of the greatest pro wrestlers of all time. Johnson won the WWF Tag Team Championship five times and the Intercontinental Championship twice.
- Apart From wrestling, he also made his career in the music world. He also appeared in Wyclef jean’s single in 2000 “It Doesn’t Matter” and in its video too. He also recorded for WWF The Music, Vol 5.
- He even hosted Saturday Night Live with fellow wrestlers Mike Foley, Triple H and The Big Show appearing in the show. He attributes the success of this show for him getting offers from the Hollywood studios.
- He set up Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation for the betterment of terminally ill children in the year 2006.
- He along with his ex-wife gave the largest donation to the University of Miami by its former students for the renovation of its football facility in the year 2006.
- In 2000, He published his autobiography “The Rock Says…”, co-written with Joe Layden. It was at No. 1 on The New York Time’s Best Seller list, spent 20 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and sold 720,000 copies in hardcover alone.
- In 2013, Dwayne Johnson is in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities.
- In 2016, He became the world’s highest-paid actor.
- In 2016, Time listed him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
- In 2015, Muscle & Fitness named Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as their “Man of the Century”.