Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Childhood, Career, Achievements, Biography & more

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Introduction
Name
Nick Name
Profession
Dwayne Johnson
The Rock
Film Actor, Wrestelor
Physical Stats
Height 6 ft 4 in
196 cm or 1.96 m
Weight118 kg or 260 pounds
Chest50 in or 127 cm
Biceps20 in or 50 cm
Waist35 in or 89 cm
Eye Colour
Hair Colour
Dark Brown
Bald
Personal Life
BirthdateMay 2, 1972
Place of BirthHayward, California
NationalityAmerican
Sun signTaurus
EducationUniversity of Miami
Family
Father
Mother
Wife








Rocky Johnson
Ata Johnson
First wife-Dany Garcia(1997-2007)
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Girlfriend
Children
Lauren Hashian(2008-present)
Simone Alexandra Johnson, Jasmine Johnson
Favorite MusicRap
Favorite MovieThe Godfather
Favorite SportFootball, Wrestling
Favorite FoodDonuts, pizza
Favorite ColorBlack
Wrestling DebutUSWA( The United States Wrestling Association)
1996- Joined WWE
Joined a group named-The Nation of Domination
Debut FilmThe Mummy Returns(2001)

Facts you may not know about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

♦  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson- born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California.

♦  He was born to a family of wrestlers, his maternal grandfather “High Chief” Peter Maivia and father Rocky Johnson were also professional wrestlers.

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♦  In 1995, Dwayne graduated from Miami with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in physiology and criminology.

♦  He joined the Calgary Stampeders club of Canadian Football League in 1995.

♦  Dwayne met his future wife Dany Garcia while pursuing his degree at the University of Miami.

♦  In 1996, he got several tryout matches with the help of Pat Patterson, a veteran wrestler.

♦  He won the Intercontinental Championship from Hunter Hearst Helmsley(Triple H) on Monday Night Raw.

♦  Dwayne had also a guest appearance in Star Trek: Voyager, as an alien wrestler.

♦  He played his debut role of scorpion king in “The Mummy Returns(2001).”

♦  After the success of “The Mummy Returns(2001)”, he got his first leading role in “The Scorpion King(2002).”

♦  He was paid US$5.5million, a world record for an actor in his leading film “The Scorpion King(2002).”

♦  Dwayne also played a famous football player Joe Kingman in the movie “The Game Plan.”

♦  In 2008, he was nominated for the Favorite Actor Award at  Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for his role in “The Game Plan” but lost to Johnny Depp.

♦  The role of Luke Hobbs in “Fast and the Furious Five” was originally written for Tommy Lee Jones.

♦  Vin Diesel convinced the director of fast five to cast Dwayne Johnson instead of Tommy Lee Jones, after receiving fan’s suggestion on Facebook.

♦  In 2006, he founded  Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation for terminally ill children.

♦ On May 21, 2015, he sets a Guinness World Record for 105 selfies in three minutes at “San Andreas” premiere in London.

♦  He was the highest paid actor in 2016.

♦  In 2017, he is at the second place in highest paid actors list, Mark Wahlberg is at first place.


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