The Rock biography: Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) is an actor best known as a professional wrestler, named in the fantasy adventure film ‘The Mummy Returns’. A highly successful professional wrestler before making his debut in films, Johnson is also known by his ring name ‘The Rock’. Born into a family of wrestlers, it is no surprise that he has also made a name for himself in the sport.
Athletic and inclined towards sports from a young age, he used to participate in many sports activities as a school student. He played football for his high school and was also a member of the school’s track and field and wrestling teams. He was a promising football player and received a full scholarship from the University of Miami to play defensive tackle. The injury gave him the hope of becoming a professional football player to fulfill his football ambitions.
The Rock Date Of Birth: American professional wrestler ‘The Rock’ was born on May 2, 1972 in California. Very few people know that The Rock, the owner of the tall physique who has beaten the dreaded wrestlers like John Cena, Undertaker in the ring in one go, is scared in his real life. Yes, they are afraid of spiders. He recently revealed this during a TV show. The reason for this he told the horror that happened to him. However, he did not mention that incident. Apart from wrestling, Dwayne Johnson, known as ‘The Rock’ among fans, is also an actor. He has done more than 100 Hollywood movies.
The Rock College: The Rock was a college football player. In 1991, he was a part of the University of Miami’s national championship DIM. He later played in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders but was banned for two months in 1995. As a result, he decided to become a wrestler like his grandfather Peter Maivia and father Rocky Johnson. He gained popularity from World Entertainment Wrestling (WWE), which was then known as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Johnson was soon introduced as a good character under the name “Rocky Maivia” and later renamed “The Rock”. Two years after joining the WWF, he won the WWF Championship and became the most popular wrestler in the company’s history.
Johnson is considered one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He has won a total of 16 tournaments, including nine World Heavyweight Championships, two WWF Interregional Championships, and five WWF Tag Team Championships.
Johnson’s autobiography The Rock Says… which he co-wrote with John Layden was published in 2000. The book remained on New York’s best-selling books list for several weeks. Johnson had a leading role as an actor in the 2002 film The Scorpion King. For this role, he received the highest amount ever paid to a new actor, $55 million.
Johnson had become very famous even before he stepped into Hollywood. And this fame was because of WWE. He made his acting debut in television in his early days. He played the role of his father in the television show Tetris Ling in 1999. Played a role as a foreign wrestler in an English American television show “Sunkatse”.
After that, he was seen playing the role of Villain in the film “The Mummy Returns” in the year 2001, after that he never looked back and with successive films, he also made a mark in Hollywood and Indian Hindi version. In 2002, Scorpion King was released in Hindi and many other languages. It is counted among the successful films. In which Dwayne Johnson was as the lead hero. After that, he became famous not only in Hollywood but in the world by giving films called Run-Down in 2003, Walking Tall in 2004, “Be Cool” in 2005.
Johnson was most famous for one of the franchises of Fast & Furious. He played the character of Luke Hobbs in this film. Which was very much liked. Apart from this, Johnson also worked in other superhit films. Like Baywatch, in which he was also accompanied by Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. Was seen as the lead hero in the adventure based Jumanji. Recently, a film by Johnson was very much discussed. Which was released in 2021, “The Jungle Cruise”, in which adventure as well as amazing things are enjoyed.
Similarly, Johnson continued to get opportunities to act in films and Dwayne proved that he is a good wrestler as well as an actor by acting continuously. This is the reason that these days he is the highest paid actor in Bollywood.
The Rock Family
1 – Dani Garcia from 1996 to 2008
When Johnson was in his wrestling days. Then he fell in love with a woman named Danny Garcia. And after being in a living relationship for a few days, they got married in 1997. Their relationship lasted for 11 years and they officially separated in the year 2008. A daughter Simone Alexandra Johnson was born to these two couples. Which is still nurtured by both the couples together.
2 – Lauren Hashian
After Johnson got divorced, he started having an affair with Lauren Hashian. After 9 years of their living relationship, Johnson officially married Lauren Hashian. After that their two daughters Jasmine and Tiana were born. Currently Johnson is very happy and lives with his family.
The Rock net worth
According to a 2021 report by Forbes, Johnson is at number one among the highest paid actors. They are given the highest salary. If we talk about his net worth, then he has a net worth of $ 400 million. Which will be 3000 crores in Indian Rupees. Although he has also earned this wealth as an actor. And he has also been a wrestler. Currently running a production house. You also earn from different types of ad promotions. He is very fond of cars and has luxury works like Lamborghini, Ford Edge, Rolls Royal Plymouth Prowler etc.
The Rock wrestling career
Johnson got the inspiration to become a wrestler from his own family members. So in 1996 he played the first match against the fluid Brooklyn Bowls and he won them. But he had to face defeat badly in the very next match with “Kis Candito”. After that he doubled his preparation in the world of wrestling. Then he became a part of WWF. Now he had become an integral part of WWF.
Before Dwayne made his move to the WWF, he changed names and introduced himself as Rocky Malvia in relation to his grandfather’s and father’s name. At the same time, the WWF season of his grandfather and his father began to appear, and the third generation began with him in the ring. Due to which the speaking of the contestants stopped.
Johnson then made his debut with Johnson on “Monday Night Raw” (Let us tell you that Malviya was a straight and clean image wrestling, in which one had to push each other to win the competition) They played the first WrestleMania match on November. In which he was seen competing with 13 persons and finally hoisted the pillar of victory. And managed to win the World Heavyweight Championship.
In 1997, during a match against Mankind, he was able to win this match due to a knee injury. He then returned again in the August season and fought a match against Mankind. in which he has been successful. People and fans were very happy with his success. Because of which he started calling him “The Rock”. So Dwayne Johnson’s name was “The Rock” and this name became famous in the world in no time.