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Facts of Dwayne Johnson

  • Birth Date : May 2, 1972
  • Birth Place : Hayward, California
  • Country : USA
  • Gender : Male
  • Marital Status : Married
  • Horoscope : Taurus
  • Net Worth : $280 million
  • Height : 6.5 ft
  • Weight : 119 kg
  • Eye Color : Dark Brown Eyes
  • Father Name : Wayde Douglas Bowles (Rocky Johnson)
  • Mother Name : Ata Johnson

Who is Dwayne Johnson?

Dwayne Johnson is an American actor, producer, singer, and professional wrestler. He is very famous for his nickname ‘The Rock’. Dwayne has mainstream fame in the world of wrestling. He was the major figure in the company’s Attitude Era, Dwayne was also the first third-generation wrestler in the company’s history. He has been listed as one of the all-time greatest professional wrestlers.

Dwayne holds the record for the Raw shows’ main event in a year. His roles are highly appreciated in each movie that he plays including ‘Fast and the Furious Series’.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Dwayne Johnson was born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California, the USA. His nationality is American and ethnicity is African-Canadian and Samoan.

His birth name is Dwayne Douglas Johnson. He is the son of Ata Johnson(mother) and Wayde Douglas Bowles(father) a professional wrestler. His father is also known as Rocky Johnson.

Dwayne belongs to the wrestling family as his grandfather is also a wrestler. His father is a Black Nova Scotian, and his mother is of Samoan heritage. He lived with his mother’s family in Auckland, New Zealand.

Dwayne Johnson: Education History

He started his studies at Richmond Road Primary School. After returning to the USA, Dwayne completed his 10th grade from President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. He began playing football at Freedom High School. Dwayne was a member of the wrestling team in his school.

He was on the Miami Hurricanes’ national championship team after he got a scholarship from the University of Miami. Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies in criminology and physiology.

Dwayne Johnson: Professional Life and Career

Dwayne Johnson became a wrestler debuting in WWF against the Brooklyn Brawler in Texas.His dynamic looks made him popular among his female fans. He famously feuded with wrestler Steve Austin and won the WWF Heavyweight title six times and the WWF Tag Team championships five times.

Apart from Wrestling, Dwayne has a very successful acting career. He has played in a music video and has hosted The Saturday Night Live in 2000. Dwayne has debuted in the movie in 2001, “The Mummy Returns”. In 2002 Dwayne played the role of Mathayus in The Scorpion King. The movie was a huge success and he was paid $5.5 million for the movie.

His next successful movie to be in No. 1 position in box-office was “The Game Plan” which was a family sports comedy. His other successful movie was “Race to Witch Mountain” which was a big hit at box-office securing No. 1 position.

In 2011 Dwayne gave another commercial hit in the sequel of “Fast and the Furious”, “Fast 5”. The movie gained more than $86 million in its first weekend. Another sequel to same series Fast and the Furious 6 was more hit than of Fast 5 which grossed over $780 million worldwide making it No. 50 on the all-time worldwide list of highest-grossing films.

In 2015 the seventh sequel Furious 7 was released which was again a blockbuster hit. Apart from Fast and the Furious series, Dwayne has worked in the movies including Journey 2: The Mystery Island, Snitch, G. I. Joe: Retaliation, Hercules, San Andreas, Central Intelligence.

Some of his movies are yet to be released this year including The Fate of the Furious, Baywatch, Jumanji and Fighting with My Family. Dwayne’s name is also on the list of Guinness World Record for taking 105 selfies in three minutes with his fan during the premiere of San Andreas in London.

Dwayne Johnson: Salary and Net Worth

Dwayne’s total net worth is growing high every year as is fame and his movies, it’s calculated to be $280 million whereas his yearly income keeps fluctuating every year. In 2016 it was calculated around $64.5 million as compared in 2015 it was only $31.5 million.

Dwayne Johnson: Rumors and Controversy

There was once a rumor that he’s considering running for U.S. President in 2020. He said Donald Trump’s improbable election win over Hillary Clinton last week demonstrated that anything is possible in American politics.

Dwayne was in controversy when he spoke about Fast 8, a sequel of The Fast and the Furious, that some of his ‘male co-workers’ on the eighth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise do not conduct themselves as stand-up men and true professionals and ‘are too chicken s**t to do anything about it anyway’ and added ‘Candy asses.’

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Dwayne Johnson has a height of 6 feet 5 inches. His body weighs 119kg. He is bald and his eyes are dark brown in color. Besides these, his chest size is 5o inches, waist size is 35 inches, arm size is 2o inches and legs are 31 inches.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Dwayne Johnson is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has around 152 million followers on Instagram, 57 million followers on Facebook, and 13.7 million followers on Twitter.

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