Dwayne Johnson, who is famous by his ring name “The Rock”, is an American Actor and professional Wrestler born on 2nd May 1972, In Hayward, California, U.S.
He is the son of Rocky Johnson and his wife Ata Johnson. His father is also a professional wrestler. His father is Canadian of Black Nova Scotian origin and his mother is Samoan Descent. He has two siblings, Curtis Bowles and Wanda Bowles.
He married his longtime girlfriend Dany Garcia on 3rd May 1997. They have one daughter Simone Alexandra. Johnson and Garcia Separated in 2007.
He had started his education at Richmond Road Primary School, Later he attended the Shepherd Glen Elementary School and Hamden Middle School in Hamden, CT. He had passed out the 10th class from President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Johnson played football at the Freedom High School in the East Penn Conference. In 1995, he completed his graduation with Bachelor of General Studies degree in criminology and physiology.
As his father and Grandfather, and other non-blood relatives, He had decided to join wrestling. He received the training from his father. In 1996, He made his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia, and he had won the WWF International Championship. He changed his ring name to “The Rock” and established his images as s successful professional wrestler with several titles. He became the most popular by his rugged and good look. In shorter time he started receiving some offers to work on small and the Big screen. He appeared in a music video, later he had hosted the “Saturday Night Live” in 2000. In 2001, he had made his motion Picture debut from the movie “The Mummy return”, In this, he played a role of the Scorpion King. After the success of this film led its spin-off “The Scorpion King” in 2002, In that, Johnson had played the role of Mathayus. He had also worked in comedy films. In 2007, He had worked in “The Game Plan”, a family sports comedy film. In this film, Johnson played a role of Joe Kingman, a divorced father. This movie was the No1 box-office film and grossed $22,950,971 in its first weekend. After three years, Johnson appeared on WWE show via pre-taped promo shown during Raw. In 2009, He worked in science fiction film “Race to Witch Mountain”, which is based on the Novel ‘Escape to Witch Mountain’. In 2011, He appeared in the Fast and Furious series, “Fast and Furious-5”. In 2013 and 2015, worked in the next series of Fast and Furious 6 and Fast and Furious 7.
- He was footballer during his college time.
- He might run for President.
- He played guitar very well.
- “The Rock”, His third Wrestling Name.
- He is in the Guinness Book of World Records.
- All the movies starring him, in the Frenchies have been super hit.
- In 2016, He slammed his male Fast & Furious 8 co-star in a furious rant on Facebook describing them as “candy asses”.
Award and Achievements:
- In 2001, He received the Teen Choice award.
- In 2013, He won the Favorite Male Buttkicker award.
- In 2016, He received the People’s Choice award.
What can we learn from him??
Like Dwayne Johnson, Never be afraid to make fun of yourself. Be kind to everyone.