Top 10 facts about The Rock
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- Dwayne Douglas Johnson, known as nickname ‘The Rock’, the most popular Hollywood and one of the highest paid actors in the world. He is also the second highest paid actor in U.S. after Daniel Craig, the James Bond in “No Time to Die” actor.Dwayne Douglas Johnson, ‘The Rock’, the most popular Hollywood and one of the highest paid actors in the world. Total collections of his films grossed over $3.5 billion in U.S. and over $ 10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest grossing and highest paid actors of the world of all the time.
- Some of the best films of Dwayne Douglas Johnson are Baywatch, Moana, The fate of the furious. Some of the best upcoming movies of this Hollywood superstar are Rampage, Skyscraper, Shazam, and Fighting with my family. Total collections of his films grossed over $3.5 billion in U.S. and over $ 10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest grossing and highest paid actors of the world of all the time.
- The Rock has a long career in media, has appeared in films (44), television series (18), Hosting (7) and Music videos (6) till now.
- His awards include the Kid’s choice award for The mysterious island journey 2, Teen choice Award for Moana in 2017, NAACP Image Awards for entertainer of the year, and many more.
- Besides these, he was honoured with innumerable awards such as Man of the Century award in 2015 by Muscles & Fitness; Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 2016; 100 Most Influential People in the World inclusion by Time in 2016; 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time in 2019 and many more awards and honors.
- The superstar belongs to a wrestling family. His maternal grandfather High Chief Peter Maivia, was the professional wrestler in the 1960s and ’70s and the Rock’s father Soulman Rocky Johnson was seen in the circuit in 1974.
- Dwayne Douglas Johnson is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all the time, having rare combination of speed, flexibility speed and remarkable microphone skills, made his World Wrestling Federation debut in 1996 as Rocky Maivia, the name that comes both from his grandfather and father. He won the first of several world championship titles in 1998 and pursued wrestling career for eight years. He was the part of most bought professional wrestling pay-per-view (WrestleMania XXVIII) and featured among the most watched episodes of WWE’s series Raw and SmackDown. His professional active years in wrestling were 1996–2004; 2011–2013; 2016. In the wrestling ring, he was known as Dwayne Johnson, Flex Kavana, Rocky Maivia and The Rock.
- The superstar is living in Los Angeles and having a farm in Virginia and second home in Southwest Ranches, Florida. His height is 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) and weight is 260 lb (118kg)
- Johnson first acted in Beyond the Mat (1999) and The Mummy Returns (2001) and first played the lead role in The Scorpion King (2002). After then, the superstar acted in The Rundown (2003), Welcome to the Jungle (2003), Walking Tall (2004), Southland Tales (2007), The Game Plan (2007), Get Smart (2008), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Tooth Fairy (2010), Journey2: The Mysterious Island (2012), G.I. Joe Retaliation (2013), Pain & Gain (2013), Hercules (2014), San Andreas (2015), Central Intelligence (2016), Mona (2016), Rampage (2018), Skyscraper(2018). His most successful films come under the The Fast and the Furious Franchise-Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious (2018) 6(2013), Furious 7 (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017). Jumanji Franchise also led him to make the superstardom, Jumanji Franchise includes the films like Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Jumanj: The Next Level (2019).
- He was born on 2nd May 1972 (age 50) at Hayward, California, U.S. He married to Dany Garcia in 1997 and divorced in 2008. He again married to Lauren Hashisn in 2019. He is having one daughter named Simone (born in 2001) from his first wife and two daughters named Jasmine and Tiana from his second wife.