Dwayne Johnson Bio, Age, Weight, Career, Net worth, Movies, Wife, Awards

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Dwayne Johnson Biography

Dwayne Douglas Johnson is an American actor and a businessman famously known as The Rock. Furthermore, he was a former professional wrestler at WWE before he began his acting career.  Additionally, he wrestled for WWE for eight years and was regarded among the best professional wrestlers of all time.  However, his films have grossed over $3.5 billion in North America and over $10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the world’s highest-grossing and highest-paid actors.

Dwayne Johnson Age

Born in the year 1972 on May 2nd in Hayward, California. Therefore, he is an American citizen by birth. Currently, he is at the age of 49 years as of 2021.

Dwayne Johnson Height

However, he is a man with quite a lengthy. Today, he stands at a height of 6 ft 2.5 in (189 cm) which is the same as 1.96 meters tall.

Dwayne Johnson Weight

Generally, Johnson has an incredible bodyweight with built-up muscles considering he was a former wrestler. The scale lists him at 270 pounds which is equivalent to 118kg as of 2021.

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Dwayne Johnson’s Education

During his primary level of education, he attended several schools. At first, he started with Richmond Road Primary School before returning to the U.S, and then he joined Montclaire Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Later on, he joined Shepherd Glen Elementary School and Hamden Middle School where he spent a couple of years and this was after moving to Hamden, Connecticut.

Likewise to his primary education he attended numerous high schools.  President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii was his first high school before joining Glencliff High School. Afterward, the McGavock High School which both are in  Nashville, Tennessee. Finally, he graduated from Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. So, during his high school, he was a gifted athlete, he played gridiron football,  track, and field, and also joined wrestling teams.

Dwayne Johnson Career

After his football career, Johnson decided to pursue a career as a professional wrestler. Veteran wrestler Pat Patterson got Johnson several tryout matches with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1996. Under his real name, he defeated The Brooklyn Brawler at a house show on March 10 and lost matches to Chris Candido and Owen Hart After wrestling at Jerry Lawler’s United States Wrestling Association as Flex Kavana and winning the USWA World Tag Team Championship twice with Bart Sawyer in the summer of 1996, Johnson signed a WWF contract

Later received additional training from Tom Prichard, alongside Achim Albrecht and Mark Henry. The Rock returned on the January 30, 2003 episode of SmackDown! to set up another match with Hulk Hogan at No Way Out. Because of negative fan reactions during his previous couple of matches as a result of his budding acting career, the Rock turned heel for the first time since 1999. After failing to win a number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship, the Rock went into another program with Stone Cold Steve Austin.

Afterward his first retirement, he made occasional appearances, returning to a face character but in 2004 the Rock aided Mick Foley in his feud against Evolution, leading to a reunion of the Rock ‘n’ Sock Connection. They lost against Ric Flair, Randy Orton, and Batista in a handicap match at WrestleMania XX, when Orton pinned Foley after an RKO. The Rock’s contract with WWE then ended and he started his full-time acting career. He returned to wrestling in 2011 but later he had to quit to continue with his acting career becoming a star initially through his wrestling popularity and noted work ethic. Over his acting career, he became one of the highest-paid and most successful actors in Hollywood.

Dwayne Johnson’s Net worth

Due to his professionalism in his career first, as a wrestler and an actor he has accumulated a lot of fortune. Currently, he is among the world’s highest-grossing and highest-paid actors. Regardless, his net worth in 2021 is a whopping 320 million dollars.

Dwayne Johnson Family

Regardless, he is the son of Rocky Johnson was a former Canadian professional wrestler and was the first black Georgia heavyweight champion. His mother was Ata Johnson Growing up, Johnson lived briefly in Grey Lynn in New Zealand with his mother’s family, where he played rugby.  Before the age of 17, he struggled, being arrested multiple times for fighting, theft, and check fraud. Johnson’s parents were of different origins. His father was  Black Nova Scotian, with a small amount of Irish ancestry while his mother is  Samoan.

Dwayne’s mother is the adopted daughter of Peter Maivia, who was also a pro wrestler Johnson’s maternal grandmother, Maivia’s wife Lia, was the first female pro wrestling promoter, taking over Polynesian Pacific Pro Wrestling after her husband’s death in 1982, and managing it until 1988. Through his grandfather Maivia, Johnson is considered a non-blood relative to the Anoa’i wrestling family

 Wife

Currently, he is in a marriage with his lovely wife Lauren Hashian. However, the couple got into marriage in the year 2019 to date. Even though, he was first in marriage to Dany Garcia who is a professional businesswoman bodybuilder and producer. Apparently, they were together from the year 1997  to the year 2008 and they finally divorced after eleven years.

 Children

Johnson has been a successful actor, wrestler, and businessman who is also a father of 3kids. Simone Alexandra Johnson is the firstborn child of Dwayne Johnson and was born in the year 2001 on 14th august. Simone is an American model. Jasmine Johnson is the second kid of his second marriage together with Tiana Gia johnson as the last born.

 Movies

  • Red notice
  • Jumanji
  • Jouyney2
  • Jungle cruise
  • Black Adam
  • Baywatch
  • The fate of furious
  • Central intelligence
  • Moana
  • Rampage
  • San Andreas
  • Skyscraper
  • The game plan
  • Hercules
  • Furious 7
  • The scorpion king
  • Aquaman
  • Shazam
  • Tooth Fairy
  • Walking Tall
  • Pain & Gain
  • Fast and Furious 6
  • Empire state
  • Get smart
  • The mammy
  • Doom
  • The other guys
  • Tooth fairy 2
  • Planet 51
  • Free guy
  • Fighting with my family
  • Snitch
  • San Andreas 2
  • Fast five
  • The mummy returns
  • Be cool

 Latest movies

However, he was to co-star in a movie namely, The king that was to be produced in the year 2020. Unfortunately, due to the covid, 19 pandemic was postponed. The project will be directed by Robert Zemeckis from a script by Randall Wallace. The movie will be comparable to Braveheart in tone, given Wallace’s work on both films, and will depict the king’s role in resolving the wars among the islands of Hawai.

In the year 2021, his biographical comedy-drama series Young Rock began airing on NBC. A film around Teth-Adam/Black Adam, a part of the DC Extended Universe was announced to be in development in January 2017. Originally cast in the role as early as September 2014 as the antagonist, in the film around the superhero Billy Batson/Shazam his villainous role for Shazam has worked again into two separate films. Although he would not appear in Shazam he had to serve as a producer and his likeness was through special effects in flashback scenes.

Awards

In his acting career he has won the following awards;

  1. Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor(2018)
  2. People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor(2016)
  3. MTV Generation Award(2019)
  4. People’s Choice Award for the Comedy Movie Star
  5. Teen choice award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
  6. Shorty Award for Best Actor(2016)
  7. Teen choice award for film Choice Movie Sleazebag
  8. NAACP Image Award for Entertainer of the Year(2017)
  9. Kids’ Choice Award for favorite male Buttkicker(2013)
  10. Teen choice award for ChoiceMovie Actor: Fantasy
  11. People’s Choice Award for People’s Champion
  12.  Award for favorite premium Cable TV Actor
  13. People’s Choice Award for Favorite Premium Series Actor
  14. Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite BFF’s Best Friends Forever(2017)