Who is Dwayne Johnson ? [Biography]

Dwayne Johnson is an American producer, businessman, and actor. Furthermore, he is a former professional wrestler and American football player. He is also known by his ring name “The Rock“.

Dwayne Johnson was born on May 2, 1972 (age 49) in the state of California, USA.

He was born as the son of Ata Johnson (mother) and Rocky Johnson (father), Dwayne Johnson has 2 sisters, one of whom is a stepsister. There is not much information about his sisters. The Rock is 186 cm tall and weighs 118 kilograms.

Dwayne Johnson was playing the school’s football team in high school and soon became one of the team’s top players. In 1991, he was part of the Miami Hurricane’s team as a defensive player. He won a national championship in 1991. 

Johnson, who also continued his education during his time as an American football player, graduated from the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami in 1995.

In the following years, Dwayne Johnson decided to end his football career and become a professional wrestler just like his father. His father was also a former professional wrestler.

Dwayne Johnson was a professional wrestler before his acting career. He started his wrestling career in 1996 and ended in 2004. The Rock wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE). He became a world-renowned wrestler by wrestling in WWE from 1996 to 2004.

Dwayne Johnson focused on his acting career right after he quit his professional wrestling career.

Dwayne Johnson married “Dany Garcia” in May 1997, and the actor had 3 children from this marriage. The actor ended this marriage, which lasted for 11 years, in 2008.

Then, Dwayne Johnson made his second marriage with “Lauren Hashian” in 2019. This marriage of Dwayne Johnson is still ongoing.

Dwayne Johnson has appeared in dozens of films and productions. Johnson, who quit wrestling and turned to cinema in 2004, earned $4,000,000 from his first movie The Scorpion King, earning the title of the highest-paid actor in his first movie.

In 2011, the actor returned to WWE again and started wrestling and acting at the same time.

Although the actor is known all over the world for his success in wrestling, he also showed his highest success in the movie industry in the “Fast and the Furious” series.

Johnson, who has appeared in many films of the Fast and Furious movie series, portrayed the character of “Hobbs” in this series. The actor, with his performance in the Fast and the Furious series, was highly appreciated by moviegoers.

Movies of The Rock have grossed over 10 billion US dollars worldwide. Dwayne Johnson was named the highest-paid actor of the year by Forbes in 2020.

Some of the productions of Dwayne Johnson:

2019 – Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw
2019 – Jumanji: The Next Level
2018 – Skyscraper
2017 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
2017 – Baywatch
2017 – Fast & Furious 8 
2016 – Moana, 2016 – Central Intelligence 
2015 – San Andreas Fault
2015 – Fast and Furious 7  
2014 – Hercules: Freedom Fighter 
2013 – Pain & Gain
2013 – Fast and Furious 6
2013 – Empire State
2013 – GI Joe: Retaliation  
2011 – Fast and Furious 5: Rio Heist 
2010 – The Other Guys
2010 – Tooth Fairy
2010 – Faster 
2009 – Race to Witch Mountain 
2008 – The 80th, Academy Awards
2008 – Get Smart
2007 – The Game Plan
2006 – Gridiron Gang
2005 – Be Cool
2005 – Doom 
2004 – Walking Tall
2003 – The Rundown 
2002 – The Scorpion King 
1999 – Beyond the Mat

Dwayne Johnson’s Social Media Accounts:

Twitter: @therock

Dwayne Johnson tweets quite often from his official Twitter account. Dwayne Johnson has over 15 million followers on Twitter.

Instagram: @therock

Dwayne Johnson uses Instagram very actively. The famous actor has shared over 5000 posts on this platform so far. The Rock shares both personal and business life on Instagram. Dwayne Johnson has over 270 million followers on Instagram.

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