Dwayne Johnson age 49 was born on May 2, 1972, in California, USA. He was born into a family of professional wrestlers. Dwayne Johnson father Rocky Johnson, was a famous Canadian professional wrestler. He was the first black person to win Georgia Heavyweight Championship. His mother was Ata Johnson, and his maternal grandfather, Peter “High Chief” Maivia, was a professional wrestler too. Not just his father and grandfather, his grandmother, Lia Maivia, was one of the pioneers in professional wrestling. She was among the first female wrestling promoters and was a very strong-will business lady.
He spent most of his childhood in Hawaii. He loved wrestling from his childhood as he loved to see his father fighting in the ring. He is a very optimistic person and a good motivational speaker as well.
Dwayne Johnson height is 1.96 m. He graduated from Miami University. He got a degree of Bachelors (General Studies in Criminology and Physiology) in 1995. Dwayne Johnson weight 118 kg.
He loved football but am injury ended his career in college football. He started his wrestling career in WWF (World Wrestling Federation) in 1996, as The Rock and rose to the height of fame. His famous rivalry was with wrestler Steve Austin. He won WWF/WWE Heavyweight title many times. His wrestling fame was really helpful in paving his way in Hollywood. He won 17 WWF/WWE titles in his wrestling career. He officially retired from the WWE in 2019.
His first movie was The Mummy (2001). But in a spin-off named Scorpion King (2002), he played the lead role. He was then starred in many famous movies in lead roles and is now among the top stars of Hollywood. Dwayne Johnson net worth is around $320 million as per Forbes 2020. He is the 10th highest-paid celebrity around the world. His anticipated upcoming movie is Black Adam.
He has won numerous awards including Teen choice award for Mummy Returns (2001), MTV Generation Award (2019), Short Award for Best Actor (2016), People’s Choice Award for Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor (2016, 2017).
Here are some interesting facts you might not know about Dwaye the Rock Johnson.
- His full name is Dwayne Douglas Johnson.
- He is mostly known as Dwayne The Rock Johnson.
- He spent his childhood in a lot of places including California, New Zealand, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nashville, and Pennsylvania.
- He was an awkward curly hair teen.
- His football team used to call him Dewey Johnson.
- He loves fishing.
- He is a big fan of country music.
- His stunt double is his cousin.
- He has a Guinness World Record for the highest-paid debut actor (for The Mummy in 2001). He was paid $5.5 million.
- In “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” He was the first choice for the role of Willy Wonka
- He studied criminology because he wanted to join the FBI.
- His tattoo artist took 60 hours to complete his tattoo which depicts the story of his ancestors as per Samoan culture.
- His rivalry with Steve Austin made WWF fans hate him, they chanted “Rock sucks” whenever he came into the ring.
- Johnson got his first acting role in a Cameo appearance in “That ’70s Show,” in which he played his father Rocky Johnson.
- He has a phobia of spiders.
- He gets nervous on a roller coaster.
- He loves to eat double dough pizza, peanut butter brownies, pancakes French toast, and apple pie.
- He popular phase “lay the smackdown”, made the word it’s way to Merriam Webster dictionary.
- His production company is named Seven Bucks Production, because he had seven bucks in his pocket when he joined WWF.
- At the premiere of his movie “San Andreas,” He Took 105 selfies in 3 minutes and made Guinness World Record.
- In 2017, he did voice-over of ‘Maui’ in Moana. He said the character was inspired more by his grandfather than him.
Top Rated IMDB Movies
Dwayne Johnson top movies as per IMDB rated movies are Polynesian Power (2005, 8.2), Moana (2016, 7.6), Beyond the Mat (1999, 7.6), Fast Five (2011, 7.3), WWE The Rock: The Most Electrifying Man In Sports Entertainment Vol 1 (2011, 7.3), Furious 7 (2015, 7.2), Fighting With My Family (2019, 7.1), Fast & Furious 6 (2013, 7.1), Jumanji: The Next Level (2019, 7.0), Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (2017, 6.9) and Gridiron Gang (2006, 6.9).
Worst Movies as per IMDB rating
The worst IMDB rated movies of Dwayne The Rock Johnson are Tooth Fairy (2010, 5.0), Doom (2005, 5.2), Be Cool (2005, 5.6), Southland Tales (2006, 5.4), G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013, 5.8), The Scorpion King (2002, 5.5), Race to Witch Mountain (2009, 5.7), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012, 5.8), San Andreas (2015, 6.0), Hercules (2014, 6.0), The Game Plan (2007, 6.1), Walking Tall (2004, 6.3).
Top Characters Rated
Some best characters by Dwayne The Rock Johnson are Paul Doyle in Pain & Gain (2013), Luke Hobbs in Fast and Furious franchise (2011-present), Spencer in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Jack Bruno in Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Joe Kingman in The Game Plan (2007), Bob Stone in Central Intelligence (2016), Davis Okoye in Rampage (2018), Raymond Gaines in San Andreas (2015), Michael Buchannon in Baywatch (2017).
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