Dwayne Johnson is worth $320 million. He is an American actor, retired professional wrestler and also a producer. Dwayne is well known by many people by his stage name The Rock. The rock struggled in his early life. But currently he is one of highest paid actors globally. He participated in the world wrestling federation (WWF) famous know as (WWE) for a span of eight years before pursuing his career in acting.
Net worth: $320 million
Born: May, 2, 1972
Country of Origin: United States of America
Source of Wealth: Professional Wrestler/ Actor
Early Life Dwayne Johnson
He was born May 2, 1972, in Hayward, in California. His father and mother are also a retired wrestler. When growing up in New Zealand, he used to play rugby. Douglas attended Richmond Road primary school before going back to USA. He also attended the president William McKinley High School in Honolulu. At the age of 17, Dwayne was arrested several for different cases, theft, check fraud and fighting.
Football Career of Dwayne Johnson
Douglas was a football prospect and he has awards in many division in collegiate programs. In the year 1991, he was a member of Miami Hurricans which was a national championship team. After graduating with a banchelor or General studies in Criminology and physiology.
Professional wrestling career
Johnson decided to join wrestling career, where veteran wrestler Pat Patterson allocated Johnson several matches as a tryout with the WWF in 1996. On march, he defeated The Brooklyn Brawler at an indoor show. However, he lost some matches with Chris candido and Owen Hart, in 1996 summer season. Johnson signed a contract with WWF. As a result of a contract, he received an additional training offered by Tom Prichard, together with Achim Albrecht Mark Henry.
Johnson’s first appearance was in the WWF as Rocky Malvin which was a combination of both his father and grandfather’s name they used as ring names. Johnson’s nickname was the blue chipper. This was after continues persuation by Vince McMahon and Jim Ross to take a ring name.
In November, 17, in a match of eight-man elimination, Johnson paved his way and managed to eliminate the last two competitors, Crush and Goldust respectively. On February 13, he also won the intercontinental championship. On April 20, Johnson lost to Savio Vega by countout although he continued to retain the title of In your House 14: Revenge of the Taker.
The Nation of Domination (1997 -1998)
Malvia not only lost international championship to Owen Hart on April 28, 1997 episode of Raw is war. But also suffered a serious knee injuries during the match against Mankind. Malvis refused to claim the Rocky Malvin name, hence he ended up calling himself as Rock.
The rock was among the competitors who were going to participate in the deadly game in search for WWF championship. The finals were held at Survivor Series and Rock out thrown the Vince McMahon’s and won WWF championship. After summer slam, rock started teaming up with his competitor and the two become WWF Tag Team champions after winning over the Undertaker.
Final feuds and first retirement (2003- 2004)
Rock come back on January 30,2003, smackdown episode. The mission was to set up another match with Hulk Hogan in series No way Out and rock emerged the winner.
Malvia also started to act Rock Concerts the segments he used to play guitors to mock WWE performance and fans in his songs. Rock participated in world Heavyweight Championship however, he lost the match. He went ahead to join Stone Cold Steve Austin, and this resulted to a match with WrestleMaina XIX.
Rock holds the record for most of shows such as Raw show, smackDown shows.
In 2013, Johnson was the host and also produce of TNT reality competition series termed as The Hero, the following year he hosted another TNT Series known as Wake up call. Dwayne, opened his youtube channel in 2019, posting his first video termed as The you tube Factory, where he featured some famous personalities like, Lilly Singh among others.
The same year (2019), he announced the launching of his own competitive body building show together with his partner Dany Garcia who happened to be his ex -wife. The show was to debut in October 2020 in Atlanta, however, the plans didn’t come to happen due to the pandemic.
Personal Life of Dwayne Johnson
Johnson married a business woman and a professional body builder. They later on divorced in May 2008. Johnson married Lauren Hashian whom they met in 2006 while Johnson was filming the series, the Game Plan.
The approximate net worth of Dwayne Johnson is about $320 million.