Dwayne Johnson has been married twice, first to Dany Garcia and now to Lauren Hashian.
As you will soon see, not all divorces end in an all-out war and sometimes, especially in the case of Dwayne Johnson and his first wife, they become much better friends (and business partners) than when they were husband and wife.
DWAYNE JOHNSON’S FIRST WIFE WAS DANY GARCIA
Dwayne Johnson’s first marriage came early on, all the way back in 1997 when Dany Garcia became Dwayne Johnson’s wife. The two had met while attending the University of Florida and have a daughter together, Simone Johnson (21), though Johnson and Garcia split back in 2007.
The interesting piece of this is that typically with divorces the couples go about their separate ways, sometimes with more than a little ill will. That wasn’t the case with Dwayne Johnson and his first wife Dany Garcia. Far from it. In fact, it’s almost the complete opposite.
That’s because Dany Garcia has helped shape Dwayne Johnson’s career heights almost more than anyone else in the industry besides the Rock himself. Even after their split, Garcia and Dwayne Johnson helped found Seven Bucks Productions, the production company at the heart of many of Dwayne Johnson’s current movies.
Dany Garcia acts as management for Dwayne Johnson and has become something of a media empress. It’s hard to understate just how rare this is, really anywhere. But it’s clear that the relationship between Dwayne Johnson and his first wife Dany Garcia goes much deeper on a professional level.
Of course, we can’t just mention Dwayne Johnson and his first wife Dany Garcia’s only child without mentioning the fact that she has followed in her father’s professional wrestling footsteps and has made history in doing so. Simone, who goes by the wrestling moniker of “Ava Raine,” has become the very first fourth-generation WWE wrestler from the same family. Into the ring she follows her father, The Rock, her grandfather, the Soul Man Rocky Johnson, and her great grandfather, Peter Maivia.
DWAYNE JOHNSON’S WIFE IS LAUREN HASHIAN
Dwayne Johnson is currently married to Lauren Hashian, when she became his second wife back in 2019. The couple has two daughters together, Jasmine (7) and Tiana (4). It’s reported that Dwayne Johnson met his second wife Lauren Hashain back in 2006 while he was filming the movie The Game Plan. This was around the time that he was separating from Garcia. It’s worth noting that Hashain wasn’t actually working on The Game Plan at the time.
It wasn’t long after this that Dwayne Johnson split with his first wife, though remember that he did ask her to be his manager. While Hashian and Dwayne Johnson were together for quite some time, they didn’t officially get married until much, much later. Dwayne Johnson didn’t marry his second wife Lauren Hashian until 2019.
Even before Hashian met up with The Rock and became Dwayne Johnson’s second wife, she was a known commodity in the music industry. In fact, her father is the late John “Sib” Hashian, the drummer for the band Boston from 1975-83. He sadly passed away in 2017. Lauren has followed in her father’s musical footsteps as a singer/songwriter.
DWAYNE JOHNSON HAS A NET WORTH OF ABOUT $600 MILLION MORE THAN VIN DIESEL
Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel are often compared in a lot of ways, seeing as how they’ve been on record as not necessarily getting along while on the sets of the Fast & Furious movies they worked on together.
In fact, it appears Dwayne Johnson is no longer working with the franchise because of a fallout he’s had with Vin Diesel. So, how does Dwayne Johnson’s net worth, at the height of stardom, compare to Vin Diesel’s?
Some baseline numbers have Vin Diesel’s net worth around $225 million. Not exactly something to sniff at compared to, well anyone. But Dwayne Johnson would appear to have bested his former co-star in this respect.
DWAYNE JOHNSON’S NET WORTH IS ESTIMATED TO BE $800 MILLION
If you thought Dwayne Johnson’s height stood well above most others in Hollywood, wait until you get a load of Dwayne Johnson’s net worth. The guy has made absolute bank over the years with movies that have found ways to put up enormous numbers at the box office.
Keep in mind these numbers of net worth tend to be guesses even from the best of sources, and won’t always account for all investments. Some suspect Dwayne Johnson’s net worth is around $800 million in 2023. Although Dwayne Johnson isn’t a billionaire yet, many suspect it won’t be long until that happens.
It’s on the big screen that Dwayne Johnson has had massive success when it comes to the box office and ticket sales. In terms of Dwayne Johnson really starting to build his net worth, this is where things got underway.
The first real big movie for Dwayne Johnson and his net worth was in 2001 with The Mummy Returns, which banked $435 million. While it took some time for Dwayne Johnson to reach these box office heights again, plenty more were coming.
In the early 2000s, Dwayne Johnson made moderately well-received movies (by and large) that had tidy box office performances. And he topped $100 million with flicks like Race to Witch Mountain, Planet 51, and Tooth Fairy (you read that right).
Then we reach 2011 when he enters the Fast & Furious franchise with Fast Five as Luke Hobbs, playing opposite Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto. Rest assured this movie did well for everyone involved.
Fast Five took in more than $626 million at the box office. And Dwayne Johnson followed that movie up with Journey 2: The Mysterious Island which took in $335 million. The next year was G.I. Joe Retaliation with $376 million. It was a great run that really started huge things at the box office.
Fast & Furious 6 took in $789 million and then Furious 7 earned $1.52 billion (yes, billion) in box office receipts. Dwayne Johnson was, by now, a superstar in Hollywood and, at this point, earning less than $200 million at the box office for this guy would be considered a massive disappointment.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Jumanji: The Next Level took in $926 million and $800 million respectively. The Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw made $760 million.
In addition to starring in movies and being a professional wrestler for the WWE, Dwayne Johnson has been involved in other projects that have increased his net worth. For instance, he helped found Teremana Tequila which is among the most popular brands out there. He has also written an autobiography that landed on The New York Times Best Seller list, partnered with Under Armour to release “Project Rock” apparel, and has hosted a few competition reality shows.
DWAYNE JOHNSON’S HEIGHT IS 6’5″ OR SIX FEET, FIVE INCHES TALL
Dwayne Johnson towers over his wife, that much is for sure. Dwayne Johnson’s height is 6’5” (six feet, five inches tall) and he weighs in at a hulking 260 pounds. Does it look like his muscles have muscles? That’s not a coincidence. The dude has worked incredibly hard to craft a physique that looks every bit the action hero. And it’s something that’s helped make him into an on-screen superhero and action star.
Dwayne Johnson came on the entertainment scene all the way back in 1996 when he got his first contract with the WWE. You don’t enter the wrestling world being slight of frame, and Dwayne Johnson was going to use his height from early on.
It wasn’t just wrestling that had him using it either. This was a guy who was a Division I football player at the University of Miami before that. So yeah, Dwayne Johnson’s height played into things from the jump.
He has a huge frame, something that seemed to fill up the wrestling ring during his time with the WWF and WWE. A combination of his size and brawn with a winning personality that he used to play an egotistical heel made it so that he became a fan favorite almost instantaneously.
Dwayne Johnson’s height of fame didn’t come in wrestling but instead would happen later on in the movies. However, his wrestling career is something that’s greatly contributed to his net worth. He’s stood above people for much of his career, both physically and monetarily, and that is especially true in Hollywood.
DWAYNE JOHNSON’S HEIGHT IS ONE FOOT, THREE INCHES TALLER THAN CO-STAR KEVIN HART
Dwayne Johnson’s wife isn’t the only person folks wonder about when it comes to the superstar. So how does Dwayne Johnson’s height compare to some other leading men in Hollywood? A most recent study showed that actors stood, on average, around 5’9” (five feet, nine inches), so in this way, Dwayne Johnson’s height is something of an outlier. And think about how it stands in stark contrast to someone like Kevin Hart, a frequent collaborator, who is one of the shorter guys in the industry.
Kevin Hart is just 5’2”, something the two have definitely played on in their movies together. Check out a picture above from Central Intelligence that mined more than a few laughs out of the differences in Dwayne Johnson’s height and Kevin Hart’s height.
For what it’s worth, though Dwayne Johnson’s height sits well above many other leading men in Hollywood, he isn’t necessarily alone. There are others who can stand somewhat nose-to-nose with him even if he could easily bodyslam them into the ground. Guys like Vince Vaughn, Tyler Perry, Tim Robbins, Joe Manganiello, and Howard Stern all also stand at 6’5”, the same as Dwayne Johnson’s height.
BLACK ADAM WAS A DISAPPOINTMENT FOR DC AND ISN’T PART OF THE FUTURE PLANS
Has Dwayne Johnson’s career reached its peak height? Has Dwayne Johnson seen the top of his net worth? No chance. But was there a bit of a stumble with Black Adam in the DC Cinematic Universe? Most definitely.
Black Adam was released in theaters on October 21, 2022, with considerable hype and fanfare. But there were issues. For starters, the critics failed to get fully on board with the film and the 38 percent Rotten Tomatoes score tells a lot of the story there. Many felt it was an uninspired addition to the comic book movie genre and that it fell flat.
And then there was the box office performance, which might have been even worse. The movie made *just* $393 million on its reported $260 million budget. From a studio perspective, this is a massive disappointment for what was meant to be a tentpole film and franchise.
The after-effects and the fallout of the Black Adam performance were felt at DC and contributed in some part to the rethinking of the franchise as a whole. James Gunn and Peter Safran have stepped in to helm the studio going forward, with a whole new plan around the heroes and stories. Dwayne Johnson and Black Adam are not part of those plans.
But don’t feel sorry for Dwayne Johnson just yet. Most Hollywood careers have their wins and losses and Black Adam just happens to be one of his (albeit a big loss). As for the effect it may have going forward, well, it may only be a speed bump on his way to bigger things.
Dwayne Johnson has a number of huge projects lined up and ready to go. On his “to-do” list is Red One, a Christmas action movie also starring Chris Evans set to come out in the latter part of 2023. After that, Johnson has two films already in production – the sequel to Red Notice and the remake of Big Trouble in Little China.
No, that’s not all. He has a number of films also in development that include The King, a passion project telling the story of King Kamehameha, San Andreas 2, Jungle Cruise 2, and Doc Savage. Johnson remains a very busy actor.
These days, there’s almost no bigger movie celebrity on the planet than Dwayne Johnson. The guy has been cranking out blockbuster after blockbuster with more on the way. And though Black Adam was something of a disappointment and the actor won’t continue on in the DC Cinematic Universe, Johnson is still a megastar. Dwayne Johnson seems to be at the height of his powers in this way, continuing to dominate the big screen in a way we don’t often see in the industry.
MAUI FIRES CONTROVERSY
Dwayne Johnson recently faced controversy over his involvement with The People’s Fund of Maui, aimed at helping those affected by wildfires on the island.
Despite pledging $10 million along with Oprah Winfrey and launching a campaign asking for $1,200 monthly pledges from the global community, Johnson received criticism for not contributing more from his personal fortune, given his considerable wealth.
In response, Johnson acknowledged the criticism, stating that he could have done better and promising improvement in future charitable endeavors. The controversy centered on the perception that individuals with such substantial wealth were seeking financial support from those with tighter budgets.
Despite the backlash, Johnson’s efforts to support Maui residents in need were commendable. He and Oprah Winfrey aimed to create a direct aid channel to those impacted by the wildfires, irrespective of the donation amount.