Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the biggest actors and a former professional wrestler. Before getting famous for his films, he ruled the rink and is regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Now, The Rock has taken over Hollywood and has released several hits.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was a gifted athlete in school and played football in college. After that, Johnson tried to pursue a career in wrestling and that he did. The actor made his wrestling debut as Rocky Maivia and after a long successful journey, he made it to the films. Dwayne began his acting career while he was wrestling. In 1999, he played the role of his father in one of the episodes of That ‘70s Show.
He also appeared in the Star Trek: Voyager episode. The actor made his film debut in The Mummy Returns in 2001. After that, he played the role The Rundown, Walking Tall and a supporting role in Be Cool and an antagonist in Doom. He did all these from 2003 to 2005. In 2006, he appeared in Gang, followed by Southland Tales and Reno 911!: Miami in 2007.
Dwayne Johnson played a role in The Game Plan in the same year. In 2008, he appeared in Get Smart, and Race to Witch Mountain and Planet 51 in 2009. In 2010, he played a role in four films, Tooth Fairy, Why Did I Get Married Too?, The Other Guys, You Again and Faster. All of these films of the actor did mostly moderately well.
In 2011, Dwayne played a role in Fast Five, which was his first box office success. It also became the seventh highest-grossing film of that year. He then played a role in G.I. Joe: Retaliation and reprised his role as Luke Hobbs in Fast & Furious 6 in 2013. In the same year, he starred in Pain & Gain and Empire State.
That same year, Johnson also hosted and produced the TNT reality competition series The Hero. In 2013, it was announced that he will executive produce and star in Ballers. By December of that year, Forbes titled him as the top-grossing actor of 2013 with his films bringing in $1.3 billion worldwide for the year.
In 2014, he played a role in Hercules and reprised his role of Luke Hobbs, once again in Furious 7. He hosted another TNT episode in the same year. In 2016, he starred alongside Kevin Hart, in Central Intelligence. He then voiced the character Maui in Disney’s Moana. He appeared in The Fate of the Furious in 2017.
Later, Dwayne Johnson starred in Baywatch and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, both of these films were blockbusters. In 2018, he appeared in Rampage and Skyscraper. He was about to appear in F9 but he opted out to cast in Hobbs & Shaw. He then appeared in Jumanji: The Next Level.
Dwayne Johnson’s next film was Jungle Cruise, alongside Emily Blunt, which became extremely successful. Currently, the actor is working on several projects, with some more films upcoming this year, like Red Notice.
Date of Birth: 2nd May 1972
Weight: 119 kg
1999: Beyond the Mat
2001: The Mummy Returns, Longshot
2002: The Scorpion King
2003: The Rundown
2004: Walking Tall
2005: Be Cool, Doom
2006: Southland Tales, Gridiron Gang
2007: Reno 911!: Miami, The Game Plan
2008: Get Smart
2009: Race to Witch Mountain, Planet 51
2010: Tooth Fairy, Why Did I Get Married Too?, The Other Guys, You Again, Faster
2011: Fast Five
2012: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
2013: Snitch, G.I. Joe Retaliation, Pain & Gain, Fast & Furious 6, Empire State
2015: Furious 7, San Andreas
2016: Central Intelligence, Moana
2017: The Fate of the Furious, Baywatch, Jumanji: The Next Level
2021: Jungle Cruise, Free Guy
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Q. Does Dwayne Johnson have kids?
A. Yes, the actor has three girls Simone Alexandra Johnson, Jasmine Johnson and Tiana Gia Johnson.
Q. Is Dwayne Johnson married?
A. Yes, he was first married to Dany Gracia from 1997 to 2008. In 2019, he married the singer Lauren Hashian.
Q. What is Dwayne Johnson’s net worth?
A. According the some reports, Dwayne Johnson’s net worth in 2019 was around $280 million.