Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) has found fame across WWE and Hollywood over the years. He became the first Hollywood celebrity to cross over from WWE to Hollywood seamlessly. The Rock is famous for his well-toned Physique and muscles He added acting to his already hit list of standout abilities.
Dwayne Johnson has made a lot of money over the years, thanks to many years of hard work and consistency.
Below we are going to explore the not so popular facts on Dwayne Johnson and his career as a Show Biz man and a wrestler.
Dwayne Johnson Family And Early life
Dwayne Johnson was born into a family with a long history of Wrestling. Dwayne Johnson was born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California. Dwayne Johnson’s Grandfather Peter “High Chief” Fanene Maivia, was a wrestler and so was his father Rocky Johnson.
Little Dwayne will always go watch his father perform in the wrestling ring. He didn’t plan on going into wrestling, He dreamt of being an American Footballer and was already enrolled in American High school Football. He started at the University Of Miami
Due to a few injuries, he didn’t follow up on his dreams of being a Pro Footballer.
Wrestling Begins For Dwayne
Dwayne Johnson switched to Wrestling where he continued the Family tradition of Wrestling. He was registered in the WWE under the alias Flex Kavana. He later joined a Wrestling team called the League of Dominations where he changed his name to The rock and went ballistic.
Dwayne Johnson reached peak limelight in the wrestling world winning wrestle mania many times and earning a huge following. He might felt is time for a new challenge so he made a break for Hollywood.
Dwayne Johnson In Hollywood
Dwayne Johnson was very successful in his switch to Hollywood landing big roles in the following blockbuster.
The Mummy Returns
Fast And Furious
Dwayne Johnson’s Net Worth
Dwayne Johnson has made a lot of money from his two careers, especially the latter. According to Forbes, Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid Actor as of 2020 could command 20 million dollars per movie.
He earned a whopping 22.3 million naira check from a single Netflix check.
He earned 87 million dollars in a single year!
Dwayne Johnson’s Marriage And Family
Dwayne Johnson has had two marriages surprisingly, for a guy of his fame and status one would have expected more. He married his childhood sweetheart Danny Garcia in 1997 and they split up after 10 years. Danny remains his manager. Dwayne Johnson tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, singer/music producer Lauren Hashian. The two are parents to daughters Jasmine Lia (b. December 2015) and Tiana Gia (b. April 2018).
Dwayne Johnson is a fan’s favorite. Many of his wrestling fans followed him to Hollywood and that seems to be paying off for both parties.