Who is Dwayne Johnson and what is his net worth 2018? Dwayne Douglas Johnson, more popularly known as The Rock of WWE, is a talented actor, producer, a great singer and an extremely famous professional wrestler. Born into a professional wrestling family, Johnson’s intention to carry forward the legacy became very clear at a very early age. Johnson made his debut as Rocky Maivia in WWF way back in the year 1996. Johnson became more and more famous with passing time in the professional ring. He joined hands with “The Nation of Domination” and eventually became its leader in 1997, with this turning of events Johnson re-named himself as “The Rock”. In WWE, Johnson is often lovingly referred as “The People’s Champion” or “The Great One”.
Words will fall short to portray the talent of this appealing superstar. He has captured millions of hearts while he was a full time wrestler in WWE. “The People’s Champ” won the WWF/WWE World Championship title eight times. To his credit Johnson also won WWF/WWE Intercontinental Title and the WCW Championship twice. Johnson also proved to be a great team player; he won the WWF/WWE Tag Team Championship five times. His partnership with Mick Foley was one of the most famous partnerships of all time in the history of WWF/WWE. This partnership was appreciated and loved by the audience.
Johnson’s popularity crossed the threshold of WWE. He entered the Hollywood with a bang. Johnson was chosen as the lead actor in “The Scorpion King”. His whooping $5.5 million fee created a world record for an actor in his first time leading role. Johnson was born talented, his skills were acknowledged by the Hollywood. He went on to grab roles like Luke Hobbs in the “Fast and the Furious” movie series.
This role can be regarded as one of his greatest achievements as an actor. There was no looking back for Dwayne Johnson, he qualified in the 25th spot in the “Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities” list of Forbes in 2013. In 2016, Johnson was nominated as one of the “100 most influential people in the world”. In the recent flick Baywatch, Johnson grabbed the role of “Mitch Buchanan”.
Johnson was born to Ata Johnson and Rocky Johnson, a professional wrestler. Peter Maivia, Johnson’s maternal grandfather was also a renowned wrestler. Lia Maivia, his maternal grandmother, was a female promoter in wrestling. Johnson was born in California on 2nd May 1972.
This good looking actor got married to his college sweetheart Dany Garcia in 1997. The lovely couple had a daughter together; they named her Simone Alexandra Johnson. The couple called it quits in 2008. Johnson started dating Lauren Hashian, a singer and song-writer from 2007. The couple is having a daughter named Jasmine. The welcomed their cute kid in December 2015.
Education: While staying in Auckland, Johnson went to Richmond Road Primary School, for a short while. He completed his 10th grade from President William McKinley High School in Hawaii. He spent his 11th grade in Freedom High School. He was drawn to football during his school days. He was also a part of the wrestling team while studying in Freedom High School.
Johnson received his Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Physiology from Miami in 1995.
Net Worth of Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne has an estimated net worth of $250 million. Johnson’s hefty $250 million net worth has earned him the status of World’s highest paid actor.
Johnson is indeed rich, he owns two big mansions, one at California another at South Florida. This larger than life persona, is way too fond of luxurious cars. His collection showcases elegancy and class. His, 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS or Aston Martin Vanquish Volante, shows off the classy taste of the superstar. He took to Instagram to flaunt another of his prized possession, The Ford F150.
Not only Johnson is talented but he is kind hearted as well. He founded a charitable organisation in 2006. “Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation” focuses on terminally ill kids. He along with his ex-wife Dany, donated $1 million to Miami University for the betterment of the football facilities.
Johnson proved to be a great business person as well. In 2016, he along with apparel manufacturer Under Armour, introduced “Project Rock”. The first item, a gym bag sold like hot cake. Another production, a black t-shirt with the graphic of “brahma bull” was promoted in wrestle Mania 32 and was immediately sold out. This witty businessman introduced a clock app which again was a part of his old venture “Project Rock”. In the first week the app was downloaded by more than one million people across the globe.
Johnson churned up controversies when he called his Fast and Furious co-stars “candy asses”. He stood by his words and never changed his statement.
From being just a wrestler to being the highest paid actor, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s lists of achievement are long. Johnson gained fame, but he never forgot where he started his career from. Till date Johnson is attached as a part time wrestler with WWE. Being rich never got into his head, this humble actor still believes in doing good for humanity. His charitable organisation speaks a lot about the nature of this talented entertainer. This charming personality will forever be loved as “The Rock” by his fans across the globe.