|Date of birth||02 May 1972 (age 48)|
|Born in||Hayward, California, USA|
|marital status||married to Lauren Hashian (since 2019)|
|job||Wrestler, actor, American football player, film producer, writer, television producer|
|Full name||Dwayne Douglas Johnson|
|children||3 (Simone Alexandra, Jasmine, Tiana Gia)|
How rich is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson?
Dwayne Douglas Johnson is an American wrestler who has continued to be extremely successful in the showbiz even after his wrestling career. Unfortunately, most WWE wrestlers can’t say that about themselves, and even today, as Dwayne Johnson is often called, the Rock earns millions annually, especially as an actor and producer. In addition to his Afro-American-Samoan descent, Dwayne has his family to thank for his wrestling career.
Because already his father and grandfather were extremely successful as wrestlers so that The Rock is considered one of the first superstars of the third wrestling generation. From former American footballer to a wrestler and then to action hero and actor, Dwayne Johnson has had a steep career and secured a place in Hollywood that nobody can dispute with him anytime soon. The Rock has an estimated net worth of € 290 million.
In 2016, The Rock was the highest-paid actor in the world, with $ 64,500,000 in fees. The roles in Central Intelligence, Fast and Furious 8, and Baywatch contribute in particular. The Rock has already played five times alongside Vin Diesel in the Fast and Furious series. In 2017 he was able to break his previous year’s record with earnings of around $ 125 million. The hit series ” Ballers ” fee makes its contribution, where the superstar already received 700,000 US dollars per episode in the fifth season.
Like many stars before him, The Rock is getting into the alcohol business. He will bring his own tequila on the market and does a little advertising for it in advance.
The life of Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne was born in beautiful California, and his family moved to Hawaii at an early age. Even during his studies, Dwayne ended up in a very sunny place. He studied at the University of Miami in Florida, where he quickly rose to star on the football team. In 1991 The Rock and his team were able to win the NCAA Championship title and thus prove early on what a great athlete he was. However, a knee injury put a spanner in the works, so that he no longer works as an American footballer appeared. Instead, the focus was from now on, primarily on wrestling, with Dwayne making his first major appearance in 1995. Of course, he was trained by none other than his father, who had a lot of experience as a wrestler. In 1996, the WWF took Dwayne under contract only one year later because he was an exceptional talent from the start. Dwayne has been performing under the name “The Rock” since 1997. While he had previously tried other stage names based on his father and grandfather, this was the name that caught on.
The Rock: As a WWE Superstar to a millionaire fortune
As successful as Dwayne was as wrestler The Rock, he wanted more. Dwayne repeatedly took breaks from wrestling, even when he returned to the WWE in the summer of 2002. It wasn’t the first time that Dwayne had won the WWE Champion title. As a wrestler, he had reached the top and was looking for a new challenge that would also turn out to be extremely lucrative. It was not until the fall of 2006 that it was finally clear that The Rock would no longer perform as a wrestler in the future.
After becoming 8 times WWE Champion, 2 times WCW Champion, 2 times WWF Intercontinental Champion, and 5X WWF Tag Team Champion, something new was time. There was always a short return to WWE, where he earned up to $ 3.5 million a year. The last time it was seen so far was 2013. First of all, Dwayne Johnson was not seen on the big screen, but only on TV for the time being. In “The Wild Seventies,” he had the great honor of playing his father. The Rock was also allowed to take part in Star Trek as an extraterrestrial gladiator.
The highest-paid actor in the world
As early as 2001, however, he also appeared in the cinema as an action actor. So “The Mummy Returns” was one of Dwayne’s first big box office hits. However, Dwayne was seen in action-packed roles over the years and acted in 2007, for example, in a Disney film called “Daddy Without a Plan.” Here, too, Dwayne played at least one athlete, namely a football quarterback, who surprisingly learns that he is already a father.
A variety of roles in a few “Fast & Furious” films and the role in “Faster” have clearly established Dwayne as one of Hollywood’s action heroes. The Rock made at least one appearance as a musician, namely in 2000 on Wyclef Jean’s album. Incidentally, considering the many films in which Dwayne The Rock Johnson has appeared, there are now many cinema fans who know nothing or very little about Dwayne’s early career as a wrestler. Above all, you will remember his following cinema appearances much more clearly:
- The Scorpion King – 2002 (Gage: $ 5,500,000)
- Walking Tall – On Your Own – 2004 (Fee: $ 15,000,000)
- Doom – 2005
- Southland Tales – 2006
- Planet 51 – 2009
- Transformers: Prime – 2010
- The slightly different cops – 2010
- Faster – 2010
- Love is on vacation too 2 – 2010
- Fast & Furious Five – 2011
- GI Joe – The Reckoning – 2013
- Snitch – A Risky Deal – 2013
- Pain & Gain – 2013
- Hercules – 2014 (fee: $ 12,000,000)
- Fast & Furious 7- 2015
- San Andreas – 2015
- Central Intelligence – 2016
- Fast & Furious 8 – 2017
- Baywatch – 2017
- Jumanji – 2017 (fee: $ 20,000,000)
- Rampage – 2018
- Skyscraper – 2018 (Fee: $ 20,000,000)
- Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw – 2019 (Gage: $ 20,000,000)
- Jumanji 2: The Next Level – 2019 (Gage: $ 23,500,000