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Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock | Biography, Career, Movies

Dwayne Johnson is listed as the 100 Most Influential People in the World two times by “the TIMES’. Also known as “The Rock” is a most favorite actor of all age group

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Index

  1. Who is Dwayne Johnson
  2. Dwayne Johnson family background
  3. Personal Life
  4. Dwayne Johnson Career
  5. Movie, Music, Video Game & TV series List
  6. FAQ About Dwayne Johnson

1. Who is Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born on 2 May 1972 in Hayward, California, United State for showing his capability in every field. He is better known by his ring name THE ROCKthan the real one.

He is an American Actor, Producer, former football player, and retired professional wrestler. Johnson ‘ The Rock’ is a well-known personality all over the world and has a huge fan following on Instagram, around 237 million till May 2021.

From, a football player via wrestler to an actor, He gained huge popularity and stardom. Now he is doing very well in Acting. He did lots of movies and still doing new movies. He charges $31 million(197 crores) per movie. His Upcoming movie is a series of fast & furious (Fast & Furious 10 in 2022). He has citizenship in America and Canada.

Birthday:May 02, 1972 
Born In: Hayward, California, USA
Sun Sign:Taurus
Also Known As: The Rock
Famous As: Actor, Wrestler
Height: 1.93 meter
Siblings: Curtis Bowles & Wanda Bowles
Religion:Christianity
Spouse/wife:Dany Garcia (Divorced), Lauren Hashian
Children:Simone Alexandra Johnson, Tiana Gia Johnson, and Jasmine Johnson
Hobbies:Working out, Listening Music, Fishing, Watching Movies
Net Worth:$400 million

2. Dwayne Johnson Family background

Johnson belongs to the background of the Wrestling family. His father Rocky Johnson was a former Pro. wrestler and his mother named Ata Johnson. His grandparents were also wrestlers. Johnson completed his graduation in 1995 with a Bachelor of General Studies in Criminology and physiology from Miami.

3. Personal Life

On 3 May 1997, Johnson married Dany Garcia. She is a businesswoman, IFBB professional bodybuilder, and producer. Together they had a daughter,” Simone”, But their marriage didn’t last long and they divorced each other in May 2008.

On 18  August 2019, he again married his long-time girlfriend Lauren Hashian. They met in 2006. Both blessed with daughters named “Jasmine and Tiana”.

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4. Dwayne Johnson Career

He was part of Football from 1990 to 1995. Johnson was a college football player at the University of Miami, with which he won the National Championship in 1991. He was a promising football prospect and received offers from many Division I, collegiate programs.

4.1 Early Career

After his Football career, he turns himself into Wrestling in 1996. Johnson made his WWE debut as Rocky Maivia, a combination of his father and grandfather’s ring names. His first match was at the survivor series, in an eight-man eliminating tag match, and he was the sole survivor after eliminating the final two-player “Crush and Goldust” of the opposing team. He won his first WWF championship in 1998. The Rock was trained by “Pat Patterson, Rocky Johnson, and Tom Prichard”.

He was active in Wrestling for some time. After starting a career in wrestling he left it to pursue an acting career in 2004. He returned back in 2011 as a part-time performer until 2013.

Active in football1990-1995
active in wrestling1996-2004, 2011-2013
NicknameThe Rock
First WWF championship titlein 1998

4.2 Acting and Movies

Johanson stepped into Hollywood film Industry after getting stardom in wrestling. He became the most popular and famous personality very soon through his acting and early achievement. He also became the highest-paid actor.

The Rock began his acting career on television during his wrestling time. Some of his Superhits movies are Journey 2: The Mysterious land, Hercules, Baywatch, San Andreas (with co-star Alexandra Daddario), Skyscraper, and the Jumanji series(Welcome to the jungle(2017), The next level(2019)).

In 2000, Johnson published his autobiography, titled ‘The Rock Says…,’ which he co-wrote with Joe Layden.

In 2012, Johnson founded his production company “Seven Bucks Production”.

In 2016, Johnson started his YouTube channel. His first video was The YouTube Factory.

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5.1 Movies List

YearMovies Names
1990Beyond The Mat
2001The Mummy Returns, Longshot
2002The Scorpion King
2003The Rundown
2004Walking Tall
2005Be Cool, Doom
2006Southland Tales, Gridiron Gang
2007Reno 911!: Miami, The Game Plan
2008Get Smart
2009Race to Witch Mountain, Planet 51
2010Tooth Fairy,  Why Did I Get Married Too, The Other Guys, You Again, Faster
2011Fast Five
2012Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
2013Snitch, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Pain &Gain, Fast & Furious 6, Empire State
2014Hercules
2015Furious 7, San Andreas
2016Central Intelligence, Moana
2017The Fate of The Furious, Baywatch, Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle
2018Rampage, Skyscraper
2019Fighting With My Family, Shazam!, Hobbs & Shaw, Jumanji: The Next Level
2021Fast & Furious 9

5.2 Music Videos

YearMusic Video Names
2000“Know Your Role”, “It Doesn’t Matter”
2011“Dwayne The Rock Johnson WWE Entrance Video”
2016“You’re Welcome”
2017“Jumanji, Jumanji”
2020“The Man”

5.3 Video Games

“The Mummy Return” Actor has also given his voice to the various video games which became popular of that time.

YearVideo Game Names
2002The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian
2006Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run
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5.4 Television Series

YearTelevision Series Names
1999That ‘70s Show, The Net
2000Star Trek: Voyager
2000-2017Saturday Night Live
2007Cory in the House, Hannah Montana
2009Wizards of Waverly Place, 2009 Kids’ Choice Awards
2010Family Guy, Transformer: Prime
2013The Hero
2014-2015Wake Up Call
2015Lip Sync Battle
2015-2019Ballers
20162016 MTV Movie Awards
2017Lifeline
2019-PresentThe Titan Games
2021-PresentYoung Rock
2021Behind The Attraction

Awards

  • Time(2016,2019) : 100 Most Influential People in the World
  • 2019 : MTV Generation Award
  • CinemaCon2012 : Action Star of the Year and many more.

6. FAQ

If you want to know more about Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: visit Wikipedia.

Image source: Instagram(The rock)

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