Dwayne Johnson, also known as “The Rock” is a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. Learn more about his life, career, achievements and family.
Dwayne Johnson Bio
Dwayne Douglas Johnson aka “The Rock” is a popular actor, producer and former professional wrestler. His path to stardom began with football at the University of Miami, followed by a brief stint in the Canadian Football League. He eventually embraced his family’s wrestling legacy as he made his maiden WWE performance as Rocky Maivia in 1996.
He quickly ascended to stardom as he became a beloved figure in World Wrestling Entertainment due to his charisma, athleticism and larger-than-life persona. He later went into acting as he debuted in “The Mummy Returns(2001)” and went on to star in the blockbuster films like the “Fast & Furious” series, “Jumanji”, “Rampage” and “San Andreas”. His on-screen presence and action-packed roles made him one of Hollywood’s most loved stars.
Aside from entertainment, Johnson is known for his philanthropy and motivational speaking. He founded the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation which gears toward supporting causes such as children’s healthcare and education.
Dwayne Johnson’s Age
He was born on the 2nd of May, 1972 in Hayward, California under the star sign, Taurus. As of 2023, he is 51 years old.
Dwayne Johnson’s Height
The Rock stands tall at a height of six feet, mfive inches which is approximately 1.96 metres.
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Dwayne Johnson’s Parents
The legendary WWE wrestler’s parents are Ata Johnson and Rocky Johnson. Rocky Johson, whose real name was Wayde Douglas Bowles, was a professional wrestler and a trailblazer in the industry.
Ata Johnson, whose maiden name is Maivia, is of Samoan descent and has familial connections to the Anoa’i wrestling family. Dwayne has credited his parents for their influence on his career and life.
Dwayne Johnson’s Siblings
The People’s Choice Multiple Award winner has three siblings. His brothers are Curtis Bowles and Wanda Bowles, and his paternal half-brother is Matthew Bowles.
Dwayne Johnson’s Wife
Dwayne, who was honoured as the Action Star of the Decade at CinemaCon in 2019 is married to Lauren Hashian, a singer and songwriter.
It must be known that he was formerly married to the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Garcia Companies, Dany Garcia from 1997 to 2008.
Dwayne Johnson’s Children
Johnson is a father to three beautiful daughters. He had his oldest daughter, Simone on the 14th of August, 2001 with his ex-wife, Dany Garcia. His other two daughters are Jasmine and Tiana Johnson whom he had with his present wife, Lauren.
Dwayne Johnson’s Net worth
Dwayne boasts a net worth of $800 million USD, establishing him as one of the highest-paid celebrities globally. His annual earnings, primarily from film and endorsements, often surpass $100 million. Aside from acting, Johnson is an entrepreneur and has an investment in Teremana Tequila, contributing to its current estimated valuation of $2 billion.