Dwayne Johnson is a professional wrestler and now a well-known Hollywood actor. He has made the finest appearance in so many Hollywood films in which he earned a massive success from the movie The Mummy Returns”. In the field of wrestling, he got the nickname of “The Rock” that made him extremely popular in his profession. He calls wrestling his all-time dream and passion. And this passion made him step inside the field of acting through which he earned a paramount reputation. In his so far career as being the actor, he has been honored with so many award appreciations for his strong acting skills. Right here, we will be taking you into the life story of Dwayne Johnson and his journey of a professional career. Check out below:
Childhood Background & Early Life
His real birth name is Dwayne Douglas Johnson. He was born on 2nd May 1972. He was born and raised in Hayward, California, United States. His father’s name is Rocky Johnson, who is also a wrestler by profession. His mother, Ata Maivia, was the daughter of a famous wrestler. He spent his early childhood in New Zealand from where he earned his early education through Richmond Road Primary School. Later on, he moved to the United States with his family and got training from Freedom High School. During the time of his school life, he was so much involved in extracurricular activities and sports. He was part of the football team, as well. In the year 1995, he finished his graduation in a General Studies degree in criminology and also in the subject of physiology.
Professional Career of Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson started his career as a wrestler from WWF by the name of Rocky Maivia in the year 1996. Later on, he changed his name from Rocky to The Rock that becomes a reason for his massive success. He won so many titles in his so-far career of being a wrestler. He had a rugged personality due to which he was immense famous among the female fan following. He then moved to a big screen where he started making appearances in music videos and films.
In the year 2000, he hosted a show, Saturday Night Live. In the year 2001, he made his debut in acting from the film The Mummy Returns. In 2002 he got real fame by appearing in the movie The Scorpion King. In 2007, he featured himself in the film The Game Plan. This film was one of the highest-grossing films of his entire filming career.
In 2011, he was the part of the 5th series of the Hollywood film, The Fast and the Furious series. This film was another of the highest-grossing films of his entire filming career. In the year 2016, he did feature himself out in the action comedy film as Central Intelligence and also gave his voice over for the animated film, ‘Moana.’ He even appeared in the movie like ‘Baywatch,’ ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,’ as well as ‘Rampage’ and infamous ‘Skyscraper.’
Dwayne Johnson got the high recognition for his role as Luke Hobbs inside the famous film, Fast and the Furious series. He gained extreme fame and success for his exceptional acting skills in the series. In the year 2001, he was honored with the award of Teen Choice Awards for his film, “Film – Choice Sleazebag” and also for the film, ‘The Mummy Returns.’ In the year 2012, he was honored with the award of Action Star of the Year Award. In his so far career as being the actor he has been honored with so many award appreciations for his strong acting skills.
Personal Life of Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson got married to his girlfriend named Dany Garcia. He got married on 3rd May 1997. The couple has a daughter, Simone Alexandra. In 2007, the couple got separated. After getting separated, he moved into dating relations with Lauren Hashian. The couple met for the first time in 2006 during the filming of The Game Plan. The couple has two kids named Jasmine Johnson and Tiana Gia. They got married on 18th August 2019 in Hawaii. He is extremely close with his kids which he shared in his so many interviews.