Dwayne Johnson


Dwayne Johnson
  • Born: May 2, 1972
  • Height: 6’5″
  • Children: 3
  • Status: Married

Dwayne Johnson is the son of Canadian professional wrestler Rocky Johnson and Ata Maivia, the daughter of wrestling legend “High Chief”. His father was black with a mix of Irish ancestry, his mother is Hawaiian and of Samoan origin.

Dwayne’s father Rocky was raised as a devout Jehovah’s Witness and left the religion to become a wrestler. Dwayne Johnson was never indoctrinated into the religion.

Dwayne Johnson’s Early Life

In his early life, Dwayne Johnson struggled to stay on the right side of the law. He was arrested numerous times before the age of 17 for crimes like fighting and theft. It was high school football that eventually turned him around, and Johnson started making plans for the future

On graduation, Dwayne Johnson was ranked as one of the top ten defensive tackles in the nation. He took a full scholarship to the University of Miami.

In 1991 Johnson was a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team that won a national championship. However, he couldn’t keep up with the elite talent on the team and found himself relegated to a backup role.

After graduating from college Johnson joined the Canadian Football League, where he played linebacker. He was cut in 1995 after only two months, ending his football career.

His Wrestling Career

Dwayne Johnson first rose to fame as a wrestler in the WWF. In his 1996 debut, he wrestled under the name Rocky Malvia, a reference and tribute to his father and his maternal grandfather. Later he would take on the name The Rock.

His first-ever movie appearance was in The Mummy Returns. He would quickly rise to prominence in Hollywood becoming the biggest movie star in the world.

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Dwayne Johnson has been part of a number of different, massive franchises. And there could be more on the way for this superstar. He doesn’t seem to make anything that would be considered “small”.

Dwayne Johnson Franchise News

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Several Olympians Go After Dwayne Johnson For Copied Logo

Dwayne Johnson is attempting to relaunch a failed company, but he is now in trouble after being accused of stealing a logo from several Olympians.

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Dwayne Johnson’s Biggest Project Just Rebranded

Dwayne Johnson is also currently starring in and producing his TV show Young Rock and has his major DC Universe debut Black Adam scheduled to come out in 2022. That’s not even looking at the five other movies currently announced on his IMDb.

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Dwayne Johnson Nearly Quit One Of His Worst Movies But One Thing Stopped Him

Dwayne Johson was about to quit one of his best roles because it potrayed him in the worst light, that was before Michael Bay stopped him.

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Ryan Reynolds Just Set A Record Dwayne Johnson Will Find Hard To Beat

Ryan Reynolds, action and comedy star and celebrity spokesman, just set a record that maybe not even Dwayne Johnson can match.

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See Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam With A Changed Costume In First Look

According to Dwayne Johnson, his Black Adam is set to change the hierarchy of power in the DC Cinematic Universe.

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See Dwayne Johnson Face Off Against Spider-Man In First Look

Dwayne Johnson and your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man are teaming up for the first time ever, and we have a first look.

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Dwayne Johnson Warned To Stay Away From A Billion-Dollar Franchise

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been sternly warned to stay away from a certain mega-franchise, but you can’t keep him away for long.

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Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam Under Fire For Controversial Casting Choices

Black Adam, which will star Dwayne Johnson as the titular antihero, is under fire by Marvel director Mohammed Diab, for its Egyptian representation – or rather lack thereof.

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Dwayne Johnson’s Best Franchise Is Getting A Theme Park

Dwayne Johnson is getting a theme park based on one of his most popular franchises, but it is probably not what you’re thinking.

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Dwayne Johnson Explains Why He’ll Never Forgive His NFL Rival

Dwayne Johnson was recently interviewed about Young Rock and how he will never forgive his NFL rival from his time on a CFL team.

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Sean Astin Cast As The Villain In Dwayne Johnson Project

Sean Astin being cast as the fictional Dwayne Johnson’s nemesis will be very fun to see come to life on the screen.

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Dwayne Johnson Has Chosen Who Will Play His Ex-Wife In Young Rock

Dwayne Johnson is a busy man, but thankfully his sitcom Young Rock is continuing on, and now the role of his ex-wife has been cast.

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Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam Just Got Some Depressing News

Dwayne Johnson has some really depressing news about his hotly anticipated new DCEU movie, Black Adam (and some other movies too).

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Dwayne Johnson Was In A Hit Movie You Totally Missed

Dwayne Johnson was hidden in an important scene from one of 2021’s biggest hit movies, and you completely missed him there.

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Dwayne Johnson Once Wrote To Clint Eastwood, See The Letter

Dwayne Johnson once wrote a letter to Clint Eastwood after seeing him at the Academy Awards, and there’s a surprising reason why.

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Dwayne Johnson Is In Star Trek, See Who He Played

Dwayne Johnson brought his cookin’ to the world of Star Trek!

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Joe Rogan Is Making Wildly Inappropriate Claims About Dwayne Johnson

With the recent controversy surrounding Joe Rogan and Dwayne Johnson denouncing the comedian, Rogan doubled down with some inappropriate claims about the actor.

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Dwayne Johnson Reveals A First Look At Young Rock And The Presidential Campaign Ahead

Young Rock has been very well-received and fans have loved getting a glimpse into Dwayne Johnson’s entire life story.

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Dwayne Johnson And John Cena Joining Forces In The DC Universe?

Are Black Adam and Peacemaker teaming up?

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Dwayne Johnson Just Signed A Major Deal With The NFL

Dwayne Johnson just signed a major deal with the NFL and it is looking like he is going to now help the sport innovate and grow.

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See Dwayne Johnson As Black Adam In Stunning New Footage

We get more of Black Adam than ever!

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Trans Comments From Dwayne Johnson Result In Push To Get The Rock Canceled

Dwayne Johnson’s latest negatively perceived situation comes as a result of a series of comments exposing the actor’s alleged mockery of the Trans community.

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Dwayne Johnson Bails On Joe Rogan After New Controversy

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has publicly declared he is no longer in support of controversial podcaster Joe Rogan after the latest reveal on his behavior

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Dwayne Johnson Has A Surprising Reaction To Joe Rogan’s Controversial Apology

Many celebrities have been coming forward to speak out on the issue of Joe Rogan,and surprisingly, Dwayne Johnson is among them.

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Dwayne Johnson Reveals An Upcoming Mystery Project In Recent Post

Dwayne Johnson took to social media to give some hints at a new, mystery project he has coming for a ton of different viewers

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A Terrible Dwayne Johnson Sequel Is Climbing The Charts On Netflix

A pretty bad Dwayne Johnson sequel movie is currently making its way up the Netflix charts. Could this be finding a second life?

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Leonardo DiCaprio Has Failed To Steal Dwayne Johnson’s Record, But It Was Close

Leonardo DiCaprio nearly took a record from Dwayne Johnson, but narrowly missed. It’s impressive he even got that close.

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Exclusive: Dwayne Johnson’s New Video Game Movie Is Call Of Duty

Giant Freakin Robot’s trusted and proven inside source has shared that Dwayne Johnson is currently in talks with studios about making a Call of Duty movie.

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Dwayne Johnson Reveals He Is Working On A Badass Video Game Movie

Dwayne Johnson is starring in another video game flick!

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