Dwayne Douglas Johnson is an American actor, producer, singer, and semi-retired professional wrestler popularly known by his ring name, The Rock. Further, he has a successful career in acting. He is the world's second-highest-earning actor and fifth-highest-paid celebrity as of 2018.
As an actor, Dwayne Douglas Johnson reportedly earns around $124 million as his yearly salary. Further, Dwayne Douglas Johnson has an estimated over $400 million net worth. As a part-time fighter in WWE, The Rock used to earn $3,500,000 as an annual salary and an additional amount from Merchandise and PPV sales.
Johnson has an estimated net worth of over $400 million. The Rock occasionally appears in WWE shows as a part-time fighter. In 2017, his annual salary from WWE was reported to be $3,500,000 plus some amount from Merchandise and PPV sales. He used to earn $2.9 Million yearly in 2015.
|$3,500,000 + Merchandise and PPV
Dwayne Johnson is listed as the world's second-highest-earning actor and fifth-highest-paid celebrity. As of the time between June 2017 and June 2018, he earned about $124 million.
Kept aside Dwayne Douglas Johnson's financial earnings, his personal assets include a Home in Southwest Ranches, Florida.
Dwayne Johnson's Movies' Box Office Collection:
|Box Office Collection
|Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
|The Mummy Returns
|Fast and Furious 6
|The Fate of the Furious
He is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time, with a box office collection of around $3.5 million from his 29 movies.
Dwayne Johnson Earnings by Movies:
|G.I. Joe Retaliation
|The Rundown: Rumble in the Jungle
|The Fate of the Furious
|$10 million-plus back-end payments
|Fast & Furious 6
Besides being a successful wrestler and actor, Dwayne Johnson is pretty famous on social media and has more than 357 million followers on Instagram.
Dwayne Johnson, popular as The Rock, is the greatest wrestler and the youngest wrestler of his time to win various titles throughout his career. He then met Dany Garcia while attending the University of Miami and later became a member of its Board of Trustees.
The Rock married Dany Garcia on May 3, 1997, after having an affair for several years. Dany gave birth to their daughter, Simone Alexandra Johnson, on August 14, 2001. After several years of relationship, on June 1, 2007, the couple ended their relationship and intended to remain friends.
He began dating Lauren Hashian, the daughter of Boston drummer Sib Hashian, soon after the divorce from Dany. They first met each other while he was filming The Game Plan in 2006. There was a rumor that he left his first wife for Hashian during that time. The couple has two daughters named Jasmine Johnson and Tiana Gia Johnson. Finally, on August 18, 2019, they tied the knot in Hawaii.
The WWE legend Hulk Hogan praised him as the biggest superstar in the business, and John Cena, 15-time World Champion, has described him as the biggest superstar in the history of WWE. He set a Guinness World Record for most selfies in three minutes when he has taken 105 selfies with fans during the premiere of San Andreas in London.
Dwayne Johnson is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual. He stands 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 260 pounds (118 kg).
Dwayne Johnson was born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California, the U.S. As per nationality, he holds American and Canadian citizenship and belongs to Black Nova Scotian and Samoan ethnicity. He is the son of Ata Johnson (mother) and Wayde Douglas Bowles (his father), a former professional wrestler popularly known by his ring name Rocky Johnson.
Johnson has a brother named Curtis Bowles and a sister named Wanda Bowles. His maternal grandfather, Peter Maivia, was also a professional wrestler, and his maternal grandmother was a Samoan (American) veteran wrestling promoter.
He was born in California and grew up in New Zealand and the U.S. states of Hawaii and Pennsylvania. He was a college footballer for the University of Miami and won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes football team. Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in criminology and physiology from Miami in 1995. He joined the Calgary Stampeders and played with them in the Canadian Football League in 1995.
Dwayne Johnson's family is from a wrestling background which might have been the main reason for his professional wrestling career. Several of his other relatives are professional wrestlers, including his uncles, Afa and Sika Anoa'i (The Wild Samoans), and his cousins, Rodney (Yokozuna), Solofa (Rikishi), Matt (Rosey), and Eddie (Umaga).
His father initially resisted but then agreed to train him as he declared his goal to be a wrestler. He was then led to several tryout matches with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1996 by Veteran wrestler Pat Patterson.
Johnson won the USWA World Tag Team Championship twice with Bart Sawyer in the summer of 1996, wrestling at Jerry Lawler's United States Wrestling Association as "Flex Kavana." He then signed a WWF contract and started his additional training with the professional wrestler Tom Prichard along with Achim Albrecht and Mark Henry.
Johnson made his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia, a combination of his father's and grandfather's ring names. He was initially cautious about taking this ring name but was motivated by Vince McMahon and Jim Ross. He performed as a member of Marc Mero's entourage on November 4, 1996, an episode of Monday Night Raw. He had his first match at Survivor Series in an eight-man elimination tag match on November 17, where he was the sole survivor eliminating Crush and Gold Dust single-handedly.
Maivia defeated Salvatore Sincere in his first singles match at the "In Your House 12: It's Time" pay-per-view event. He won the Intercontinental Championship for the first time in a match against Hearst Helmsley on Monday Night Raw. The Rock is among the greatest superstars of all time and has won various matches, including many titles. He has won various titles, including Intercontinental Championship, WWF/WWE Championship, and WCW Championship. He is the first-ever wrestler to win the WWF/WWE Championship title and is the longest Intercontinental title reign of the modern era, as his Intercontinental Championship reign lasted 265 days.
The Rock has headlined five Wrestle Manias (XV, 2000, XVII, XXVIII, and WrestleMania 29) and became the first wrestler to host a WrestleMania (WrestleMania XXVII). He is counted as one of the three wrestlers, including Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker, to the main event of WrestleMania in three decades. He also holds the record for performing the most episodes of the Raw shows main event in a year (38 in 2000) and most SmackDown shows main event in one (36 in 2000). He was on the cover of the first three video games of the WWE games series, the best-selling combat sports game on a single format with 3.2 million copies sold.
Behind his wrestling career, he is also active in acting and acts on television while wrestling. He played his own father in his first television acting job in an episode of That '70s Show called "That Wrestling Show." He later appeared in various TV shows and broke into mainstream roles in blockbuster action films, including The Mummy Returns, The Scorpion King, The Rundown, and the remake of Walking Tall. He also appeared in the movies such as Fast Five and The Fast and the Furious 5.
Some of his popular movies are: