Dwayne Johnson, more commonly known by his ring name, The Rock was a wrestler and is now an actor. He was a champion in the ring and is now among the big names in Hollywood. Also a businessman, the wrestler turned actor was born on August 8, 1972.
The Rock had made his name in the world of sports not just in wrestling but also in football, he played for his school and college teams and made a great name for himself in the same. He is a ten-time winner of the World Champion title and is one of the highest-paid actors of the time. He was even named one of the most influential people by Time in 2019.
Dwayne Johnson Net Worth 2022
Being one of the highest-paid and highest-grossing actors in Hollywood, according to Forbes, The Rock is number 4 currently among the highest-paid entertainers of 2022 with an earning of $270M. His net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth is $800 Million.
Dwayne Johnson Business
The actor also owns a business. Being one of the most influential celebrities out there, he has built a business for himself. His ex-wife, Dany Garcia, and he started the 7 Bucks Productions in 2012, which even fueled his acting career. It is a production company that creates original content for film, TV, and digital platforms.
In March 2020, the actor also launched a tequila line, Teramana. It sold over 300,000 9-liter cases in the first six months. He also has an energy drink, ZOA Energy, which is said to be free of artificial preservatives and is made of natural ingredients.
Dwayne Johnson Endorsements
Being a popular face, with a huge fan following, the companies would love to seek him to be the face of their brand. The actor saved the Got Milk’s sale by appearing in the Super Bowl Commercial for the milk brand, almost 10 years ago. He also teamed up with NASCAR to promote his film Skyscrapper back which turned out to be highly successful.
VOSS water brand is also a part of some major brands the celebrity has endorsed. He is a fan brand and in 2019, he became a strategic advisor of the company as well. In 2017, Apple launched a commercial titled, The Rock X Siri: Dominate The Day, made in a complete movie style. He has also served as Ford Ambassador of Service; it is estimated he earns $15 million from the deal.
The sports side of the celeb has always been a hit. In 2016, he started a partnership with Under Armour to release a new line of products called “Project Rock,” the line was immensely successful and has seen huge sales soon after its announcement.
Dwayne Johnson’s WWE Career
In 1996, Dwayne Johnson began his career in WWE as Rocky Maivia, then WWF, with the assistance of his father Rocky, and maternal grandfather, Peter Maivia. The two had a successful wrestling career themselves, so somewhat the star had it in his genes. He soon became famous globally and was aided by a gimmick, who assisted him with the trash talk. This was during the Attitude Era that helped the rise of the wrestling league.
He left wrestling in 2004 and later came back in 2011 as a part-timer up to 2013, and made special appearances till 2019, before retiring.
The Rock is a 10-time world champion, including WWE’s first African-American champion, as well as a two-time Intercontinental Champion, a five-time Tag Team Champion, the winner of the 2000 Royale Rumble, and the sixth Triple Crown Champion of WWE. He also headlined the most-watched episodes of Raw and SmackDown, which both are a part of WWE’s flagship television series, WrestleMania XXVIII, and were among the most bought pay-per-views worldwide.
Dwayne Johnson Wife
The celebrity is married to Lauren Hashian. The two began dating back in 2006 after they met on the set of The Game Plan and got married on August 18, 2019, in Hawaii. She is the daughter of the Boston drummer, Sib Hashian. Lauren Hashian is a music composer, producer, and performer.
But Dwayne Johnson has been married before, he was previously married to Dany Garcia, who is still his business partner. The two got married on May 3, 1997. But separated in June 2001, and their divorce was finalized in 2008.
Dwayne Johnson Kids
The Rock is a proud father of 3 daughters – Simone, Tiana, and Jasmine. With his first wife, Dany Garcia the wrestler had his first daughter, Simone on August 14, 2001.
Tiana and Jasmine were born when the celebrity was still dating his now-wife Lauren Hashian. Jasmine was born on December 17, 2015, and Tiana was born on April 17, 2018. Simone will soon be making her debut in the rings as Ava Raine.
Dwayne Johnson’s Major Movies
The Rock started his acting career with an appearance he made in The Mummy Returns in 2001. Then moved on to do the first titular role in The Scorpion King just the next year. After that, the actor starred in several films like – The Game Plan (2007), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Tooth Fairy (2010), Jungle Cruise (2021), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Hercules (2014), Skyscraper (2018), San Andreas (2015) Rampage (2018), Get Smart (2008), Central Intelligence (2016), Baywatch (2017), and Red Notice (2021).
He even became a part of major franchises like Fast & Furious and Jumanji. Also has voiced characters in animated movies like Moana (2016) and recently in DC League of Super-Pets. His Black Adam is soon set to release in October, this year.
Dwayne Johnson Box Office Records
The Rock has been a part of many hit movies throughout his acting career. His films have grossed over $3.5 Billion domestically and $10.5 Billion globally, making him one of the highest-grossing and highest-paid actors in Hollywood.
Some of his major box office hits, according to Box Office Mojo, include – San Andreas – $474 Million, Fast Five – 626.1 million, Moana — $643.7 Million, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw — $759 Million, Fast & Furious 6 — $788.7 Million, Jumanji: The Next Level — $800 Million, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle — $962.5 Million, The Fate Of The Furious — $1.2 Billion, Furious 7 — $1.5 Billion.
Dwayne Johnson Major Awards
Being the big name that he is, The Rock has won quite a few awards throughout his acting career as well. The wrestler-turned-actor has won many accolades for his acting and action. He has been honored with multiple titles along the way too.
He has won several Teen Choice and Kids Choice Awards throughout his career, as a number of his movies are family-friendly. Apart from that, he shares the BFF Kids Choice Award with Kevin Hart. His name is also on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and also won the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Premium Series Actor. Also, the actor won NAACP Image Awards for Entertainer of the Year. He even has a Razzie to his name for The Razzie Nominee So Rotten You Loved It, for Baywatch. He was honored by MTV Movie & TV Awards with the MTV Generation Award.
Dwayne Johnson Charity
Dwayne Johnson’s scary persona is limited to the rings and his action movies because, in reality, he is one of the nicest celebrities out there. He is always involved in charity and philanthropy. In 2006, he started Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation with his ex-wife, Dany Garcia, to help at-risk and terminally ill children.
In 2007, he and Garcia also donated $1 Million to the football facility of the University of Miami, they changed the name of the Hurricanes’ locker room in his honor. In 2015, he donated $1,500 on GoFundMe for an abandoned dog’s surgery. In 2017, he donated $25,000 to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. He also donated a gym to a military base in Oahu, Hawaii back in 2018. The same year, he worked with an NGO Malama Kauai, to support the victims of the Hawaii floods. He has also worked with Make A Wish Foundation on several occasions.
Table of Information
August 8, 1972
Married (Lauren Hashian – 2018-Present)
Endorsement company names
Apple, Ford, Under Armour, Got Milk, VOSS, NASCAR
Jungle Cruise, Fast & Furious Franchise, Moana, Jumanji Franchise, Black Adam
MTV Generations Award, Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor, People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor, NAACP Image Award for Entertainer of the Year, People’s Choice Award for the Comedy Movie Star