Name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Born place: Hayward, California, USA
Born date: May 2, 1972
Parents: Rocky Johnson and Ata Johnson. Samoan
Ethnicity: Samoan and African Canadian
Wife: Dany Garcia
Daughter: Simone Alexandra Johnson
Studies: University of Miami
Biography and Career:
Dwayne Johnson is a famous actor. He was born on May 2, 1972. Dwayne is also known by his former ring name The Rock. He is an American actor as well as a former wrestler.
In college Johnson was a football player. In 1991, he was part of the University of Miami's national championship team. Later he decided to join wrestling and become a wrestler like his grandfather, Peter Maivia and his father Rocky Johnson.
Dwayne was a nine-time World Heavyweight
Champion in his career, a seven-time WWE Champion and two-time WCW Champion; his last achievement was as WWE Undisputed Champion in 2002. He also won the WWF Intercontinental Championship twice and is a former five-time WWE Tag Team Champion.Dwayne also was the winner of the 2000 Royal Rumble.
Why is he famous?
Dwayne shot to fame as a wrestler in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), then known as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), from 1996 to 2004, and was the first third-generation superstar in wrestling history. He was known first as "Rocky Maivia", and then as "The Rock", a member of the Nation of Domination. Two years after he joined the WWE, Johnson won the WWF Championship, and became one of the most popular wrestlers within the company for his engaging interviews and promos. Since 2001, he has focused on an acting career, though he still makes occasional WWE appearances for promotional purposes.
As an actor, Dwayne gained fame after his first leading role in 2001, in The Scorpion King. He has since appeared in movies such as The Rundown, Be Cool, The Game Plan, Gridiron Gang, Doom, Race to Witch Mountain and Get Smart.
Beyond the Mat(1999)
That '70s Show (TV series)(1999)
The Net (TV series)(1999)
Star Trek: Voyager (TV series)(2000)
The Mummy Returns(2001)
The Scorpion King(2002)
The Rundown (Known as 'Welcome to the Jungle' Outside US)(2003)
Reno 911!: Miami(2007)
The Game Plan(2007)
Race to Witch Mountain(2009)
The Other Guys(2010)
City of Angels(2012)