Dwayne Douglas Johnson (The Rock) was born in a professional wrestling family on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California. His parents are Ata Johnson and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. His father, originally from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is Black (from Nova Scotia) and his mother is from Samoa (his own father was Peter Fanene Maivia, also a professional fighter). Growing up, Dwayne traveled extensively with her parents and watched her father play in the ring. During his studies, Dwayne started playing football and was soon awarded a scholarship from the University of Miami, where he enjoyed great success as a footballer. In 1995, Dwayne suffered a back injury that cost him a place in the NFL. He then signed a three-year contract with the Canadian League but left after a year career in the fight.
Professional wrestler and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Douglas Johnson was born in Hayward, California. The young grandson of professional wrestler Peter “High Chief” Fanene Maivia and son of wrestler Rocky Johnson grew up with his father in the ring. Johnson did not intend to follow in his footsteps, played football at the University of Miami College and promised his size and athletic abilities until an injury was averted With few prospects in professional football, Johnson started fighting and making his WWF debut against Brooklyn Brawler in Texas. After a few more games, including the team’s victory with Bart Sawyer, he signed a contract with WWF called Flex Kavana. A year later, he joined the Nation of Domination, finally taking his leadership and is called
Later, he joined another group of elite fighters known as The Corporation and began a notorious enmity with Steve Austin. Rock, also known as the “People’s Champion,” has won 17 WWF / WWE combined titles during his career.
Family and daughter
Johnson has a daughter, Simone Alexandra, from her first marriage. He and his high school daughter, Dany Garcia, married in 1997 and separated 10 years later, although she is still the manager.
Johnson has a long relationship with the musician Lauren Hashian, with whom he had his daughter Jasmine Lia in December 2015. In April 2018, the couple received their second daughter, Tiana Gia.
Outside of the fight, The Rock had a successful acting career, gave up the stage name and simply went by Dwayne Johnson. He first made a splash in The Mummy Returns in 2001 as a king of scorpions, a supernatural evil. Johnson returned to the position of the scorpion king the following year. He tried comedy and was seen in 2005 on Be Cool with John Travolta and Uma Thurman and in 2007 on The Game Plan.
‘Driver,’ ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise
Johnson’s acting career flourished with appearances in such films as Driver (2010) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013). In 2014, he was the strongman of the title in Hercules. Johnson also returned to the fight occasionally, including in 2014 with Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin at WrestleMania 30.
‘Ballers’ from HBO
In 2015, Johnson dominated the big screen with two big action movies. He appeared in Furious Seven and played in San Andreas. Johnson made his debut the same year with his first dramatic series, in which he played with Spencer Strasmore, a retired footballer and financial planner, at Ballers.
“Central Intelligence”, “Moana”
After joining forces with Kevin Hart for action comedy Central Intelligence Johnson in 2016, the half-god Maui voiced the animated success of Disney Moana. A busy man in 2017, he starred in The Fate of the Furious, a screen adaptation of Baywatch and Jumanji series of 1990’s rescuers: Welcome to the Jungle.
The good mood continued in 2018. Jumanji collected ticket sales en route to the actor’s highest film. He also excelled in the ad campaign that accompanied the Super Bowl in February and debuted with a Skyscraper trailer, in which he participated in death-defying maneuvers with a prosthetic leg. On the same day, Johnson announced that it would present the Titan Games, a no-hassle 10-issue contest, to “create a platform that would allow ordinary people to change their lives and do something extraordinary.”
The next step for the star of the action was Rampage, based on a popular arcade game of the 80s in which giant animals destroy a city. Later that year, discussions about the separation of Fast & Furious became stronger. Vanessa Kirby of The Crown joined the Johnson and Jason Statham duo in Hobbs and Shaw.
Johnson then returned to his roots when he himself appeared in the fight with my family (2019), based on the true story of female wrestling champion Saraya “Paige” Bevis.
Outside the screen
In 2017, the rumor began to surface about Johnson’s alleged project to run for president in 2020. After being shy for most of the year, the actor finally confirmed the rumors in December and said to Ellen DeGeneres: “I’m thinking seriously.
Johnson also talked about some of his early problems, including the expulsion of his family from his native Hawaii when he was only 14 years old. He told the British newspaper The Express that his mother had attempted suicide the following year by entering the market. An incident in which he fought against depression.