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Dwayne Johnson Biography, Family, Wife, Movies, Children, Awards and Worth

Dwayne Johnson Biography

Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), an American actor, producer and professional wrestler was born Dwayne Douglas Johnson on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California.He is the  son of former wrestler Rocky Johnson and Ata Johnson.

Dwayne Johnson Movie Career

Johnson played college football at the University of Miami where he had great success but later he turned to wrestling, debuting in the WWF against the Brooklyn Brawler in Texas. After a couple more matches, including a tag team win with Bart Sawyer, the WWF signed him under the name Flex Kavana. A year later, he joined The Nation of Domination, eventually taking over its leadership and calling himself The Rock.

Outside the ring, The Rock launched a successful acting career where he dropped the stage name and simply went by Dwayne Johnson. He first made a big splash as the Scorpion King, a supernatural bad guy, in 2001’s The Mummy Returns.

Later he starred in the film The Scorpion King. The film, which was released in 2002, is an action-adventure movie set in ancient Egypt. Johnson plays Mathayus, a desert warrior who is determined to save his people from an evil conqueror named Memnon.

The Rock continued to thrive through his appearances in such films as Driver and Fast & Furious 6 . In 2014, he starred as the most famous strong men of all time in Hercules and in the year 2015 Dwayne Johnson dominated the big screen with two big action films, Furious Seven and starred in San Andreas.

In early 2017 he starred in the film fast and furious 8 which won numerous awards.Johnson’s upcoming production schedule was announced that filming for Rampage had begun and that Jungle Cruise will begin filming in early 2018.

Dwayne Johnson Wife

The Rock married his high school sweetheart, Dany Garciain the year 1997 but the couple split up a ten years later.

Dwayne Johnson Children

The Rock has a daughter, Simone Alexandra, from his first marriage that is with his high school sweetheart, Dany Garciain and also a daughter, Jasmine who was born in 2015, with his partner, singer and songwriter Lauren Hashian.

Dwayne Johnson Awards

The talented actor and wrestler has won numerous awards which include: Teen Choice Awards – Choice Movie Villain, Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, CinemaCon Action Star of the Year, Kids Choice Awards – Favorite Male Butt Kicker and several others.

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