Dwayne Johnson The Rock Biography, Early Life and Profession

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson also was known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and
 semi-retired professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of
Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team. Wikipedia

Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national

championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team.

After being cut from the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL two months into the 1995 season, he

began training for a career in professional wrestling, following in the footsteps of various

family members, including his grandfather Peter Maivia and his father, Rocky Johnson, from

whom he inherited Canadian citizenship in 2009.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, Johnson gained

mainstream fame in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) from 1996 to 2004 and

was promoted as the first third-generation wrestler in the company’s history.

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He returned to WWE part-time from 2011–13 and continues to make sporadic appearances.

He is an eight-time WWF/WWE Champion, two-time WCW/World Champion, two times

WWF Intercontinental Champion and a five-time WWF Tag Team Champion.

He is the sixth Triple Crown Champion in WWE and won the 2000 Royal Rumble.

His autobiography The Rock Says… debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Best

Seller list in 2000.

Full Name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Born: 2 May 1972 (age 46 years), Hayward, California, United States
Height1.96 m
Partner: Lauren Hashian (2007–)
Upcoming movies: Fighting with My Family, Jungle Cruise, Fast & Furious 10, Hobbs,
And Shaw, Red Notice
Did you know: Dwayne Johnson (@therock) is the fifth-most-followed user on
Instagram (121 million followers).
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