Dwayne Johnson is an American actor, producer, and professional wrestler. He is known to most people by his amazing stage name, “The Rock”. Dwayne struggled early on in life but was recently named one of the highest-paid actors in the world by Forbes.
Dwayne Johnson Career
Johnson was born on the 2nd of May 1972, in Hayward, California. His family was indeed a wrestling family, with both his father and grandfather had once been professional wrestlers. Even his grandmother was a female wrestling promoter.
When he was young, Dwayne lived in New Zealand with his mother’s family for a very short period. He went to Richmond Road Primary School in Auckland, but then moved back to the US and spent 10th grade at a high school in Hawaii.
The next year, the family had to relocate to Pennsylvania, and this is where Johnson start to take up an interest in football. He was offered a football scholarship by the University of Miami and took it. He was on the national championship team at Miami but was replaced due to being out because of an injury.
While at Uni, Dwayne met his future wife, Dany Garcia, who is the founder of a wealth management firm in Miami. After graduating, Dwayne moved to Canada to join the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL.
In 1996, Dwayne had several wrestling try-outs at the WWF; in which he won a single match and lost two more. Later that year, he was offered a contract by the WWF, with which he signed.
Johnson made his WWE debut in 1996 as Rocky Maivia. He debuted on Monday Night Raw as a member of Marc Mero’s entourage on November 4, 1996, and had his first match at Survivor Series on November 17, in an eight-man elimination tag match.
In 2002, he was named ‘The People’s Champion’, and since then has won multiple competitions and titles in the WWE. His first major acting role was in The Scorpion King, and he’s now become one of the biggest actors worldwide.
Dwayne Johnson Property
Dwayne resides in the small Georgian town of power springs which is 45 minutes north of Atlanta. The mansion is worth rupees sixty-eight crore approximately. The house has 8 bedrooms, a pool house, a riding arena with a viewing deck, and a farmhouse built for the caretakers. It is an incredible 46-acre estate.
He also owns various properties in Florida and Hawaii. His Florida mansion is worth 5 million US dollars (INR 377675000) which is thirty-seven crores seventy-six lacs and seventy thousand rupees.
Dwayne Johnson Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dwayne Johnson’s net worth amounts to $400 million & it will keep on Increasing in the near future. Dwayne Johnson has earned a major part of his earnings from his acting career. He is currently semi-retired as far as the wrestling front is concerned, and focuses a great deal on his career in Hollywood.
Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson, topped the list of highest-paid actors, he earned $89.4 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019. He collects 15% of the pool from his mega-franchise movies, like Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which collected $962.1 million worldwide. He was also paid $20 million for his role in Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw.
The Rock is also paid $700,000 per episode for his appearance on HBO’s Ballers. He also earns around Seven Figures in royalties for his line of Clothing, his shoe line, and the headphones deal with Under Armour. He will also collect an upfront salary of $23.5 million, his highest ever, for the upcoming movie Jumanji: The Next Level.