This post is on the Dwayne Johnson Biography. Dwayne Johnson aka “the Rock” is one of the famous celebrities in Hollywood and famous wrestlers in WWE. Dwayne former football player earned his name in WWE followed by working in Hollywood Movies and has also started a charity foundation.
Apart from his career we also saw that Dwayne Johnson is very active on his social media handle and due to his activeness Dwayne Johnson enjoys a massive fan following on his Instagram which is 327 Million followed by Facebook which is 59 Million followed by youtube he has his official channel with over 6.14 Million followed by 16.3 Million. Apart from the above information if you are interested to know more about Dwayne Johnson Scroll ahead to read the Dwayne Johnson biography.
About Dwayne Johnson’s Biography
Full Name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Nickname: The Rock, Rocky Maivia, Flex Kavana, The People’s Champion, The Brahma Bull, The Great One, The Corporate Champion
Profession(s): Actor, Film Producer, Professional Wrestler and a Buisnessman
Date of Birth: 2 May 1972
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
Zodiac sign: Taurus
School: Richmond Road Primary School, New Zealand
President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii
College: University of Miami
Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of General Studies degree in Criminology and Physiology
Wrestling Debut: 1996
Film Debut: 2002
Height: 1.96 Meters or 6 Feet 4 Inches or 196 cm
Family Of Dwayne Johnson
Grandfather: Peter Maivia
Grandmother: Lia Maivia
Father: Rocky Johnson
Mother: Ata Johnson
Brother: Curtis Bowles
Ethnicity: Black Nova Scotian and Samoan
Hobbies: Working out, Listening to Music in my free time.
Favourites Food: Donuts and Pizza
Favourite Actor: Tommy Lee Jones
Favourite Actress: Angela Basset
Favourite Color: Black
Favourite Movie: The Grandfather
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: Dany Garcia (1996-2008)
Lauren Hashian (2007-Present)
First Marriage: May 3, 1997,
Second Marriage: August 18, 2019
Wifes/Spouses of Dwayne Johnson:-
First Wife: Dany Garcia (married: 1997; divorce: 2007)
Second Wife: Lauren Hashian, daughter of Boston drummer Sib Hashian (Married. 2018)
Net Worth of Dwayne Johnson: $ 125 Million
Interesting Facts about Dwayne Johnson
In WWE Dwayne Johnson is also known as “The Rock” but what catches everyone’s attention was when he entered the ring for the first time in the year 1996 as Rocky Maivia (it is a combination of his father’s and his grandfather’s who used to work in WWE) he was reluctant to change his name he came with but after Vince McMohan and Demi Rose convinced Dwayne now he is officially known by the name of “The Rock” as he has been working with WWF (World Wrestling Federation) now WWE (World Wide entertainment).
Rock comes from a family of wrestlers that is his father Rocky Johnson was also a wrestler and his grandfather was also a wrestler. Dwayne’s cousin Savelina Fanene is a wrestler and is currently working in WWE.
Rock is a Canadian American former Business Man, Actor, Producer, and semi-retired WWE Wrestlers which means that he is still in contract with WWE.
As said earlier in this post that Dwayne Johson’s ethnicity is Black Nova Scotian and Samoan.
Dwayne Johnson’s father is a Black Nova Scotian and his mother is Samoan Descent.
When Dwayne Johnson’s Father was a wrestler. Dwayne’s father was the first black tag team which won the world tag team championship in the WWF.
For a short period of time, Dwayne Johnson lived with her grandmother in the Suburb of Grey Lynn in Auckland, New Zealand with his mother’s family. He attended Richmond Road Primary School before returning to the United States with her parents.
Dwayne Johson is an avid football lover as he himself used to play football at Freedom High School (Pennsylvania) in the East Penn Conference. He was also a part of the school’s track and field and wrestling teams. Once upon a time, Dwayne Johnson was a college football player and he played football competition for the University of Miami.
Dwayne also started working in Hollywood and he did his film debut as the lead actor in the superhit movie Scorpion King in 2002 for which he was paid US $ 5.5 Million a world record for an actor in his first starring role after doing scorpion movie he also did a lot of movies which will be discussed later in the post.
Dwayne Johnson 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 to him getting offers from the Hollywood studios.
Dwayne Johnson in the year 2006 set up the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation for the betterment of ill children.
Dwayne Johnson is along with his ex-wife donated a million dollars to the University of Miami for the renovation of its football facility. It is said that the donation made by Dwayne Johnson is the biggest donation in the history of the university. The donation was done to renovate the football ground on the university campus.
Dwayne Johnson’s autobiography “The Rock says…..”, co-written with Joe Layden was published in 2000. The book published was ranked number one on the Newyork Best Seller list. The new york times best seller list and sold over 7,20,000 copies in hardcover alone.
Dwane Johnson came out with his own products ZOA+ Pre Workout Energy
Accomplishments by Dwayne Johnson a.k.a The Rock
Forbes named Dwayne Johnson in the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities in 2013.
He became the world’s highest-paid actor in the year 2016.
As per the famous magazine Times 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.
Famous Brand Muscle and Fitness named Dwayne Johnson “The Rock” as their man of the century in 2015.
List of Movies By Dwayne Johnson
|DC League of Super-Pets||2022||Adventure/Action|
|G.I. Joe: Ever Vigilant||2020||Unknown|
|Fast & Furious presents: Hobbs & Shaw||2019||Action/Buddy cop|
|Jumanji: The Next Level||2019||Adventure/Comedy|
|Fighting with My Family||2019||Drama/Comedy|
|Mickey’s 90th Spectacular||2018||Unknown|
|Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle||2017||Adventure/Comedy|
|The Fate of the Furious||2017||Action/ Adventure|
|A Trip to Unicorn Island||2016||Documentary|
|San Andreas||2015||Action/ Thriller|
|Fast & Furious: Supercharged||2015||Action|
|Jem & the Holograms||2015||Musical/Drama|
|Lennon or McCartney||2014||Short Movie|
|Pain & Gain||2013||Action/Crime|
|G.I. Joe: Retaliation||2013||Action/Adventure|
|Journey 2: The Mysterious Island||2012||Adventure/Fantasy|
|The Other Guys||2010||Comedy/Action|
|Fast & Furious 4||2009||Action/Thriller|
|Race to Witch Mountain||2009||Sci-fi|
|The Game Plan||2007||Comedy/Family|
|Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?||2007||Comedy/Drama|
|The Scorpion King||2002||Action/Adventure|
|The Mummy returns||2001||Action/Adventure|
|Beyond the Mat||1999||Documentary/Sport|
Awards and Accolades won by Dwayne Johnson a.k.a “The Rock”
|1991||NCAAF National Championship||Miami Hurricanes|
|2001||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Villain||The Mummy Returns|
|2012||CinemaCon||Action Star of the Year|
|2013||Kids Choice Awards||Favorite Male Buttkicker||Journey 2: The Mysterious Island|
|2015||Muscle & Fitness||Man of the Century|
|2016||Mr Olympia||Icon Award|
|People’s Choice Awards||Favourite Premium Cable TV Actor|
|People Magazine||Sexiest Man Alive|
|Shorty Awards||Best Actor|
|Time||100 Most Influential People in the World inclusion|
|2017||Hollywood Walk of Fame||Motion pictures star|
|People’s Choice Awards||Favourite Premium Series Actor|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||BFF’s (shared with Kevin Hart)||Central Intelligence|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Fantasy Movie Actor||Moana|
|NAACP Image Awards||Entertainer of the Year|
|2018||Kids’ Choice Awards||Favourite Movie Actor|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Comedy Movie Actor|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||The Razzie Nominee So Rotten You Loved It||Baywatch|
|2019||honoured||The United States 1st Armored Division|
|Time||100 Most Influential People in the World|
|MTV Movie & TV Awards||MTV Generation Award|
Controversies of Dwayne Johnson
In August 2016, Dwayne Johnson slammed his male Fast & Furious 8 co-stars in a furious rant on Facebook describing them as “candy asses”.