Dwayne Johnson, who is popularly known in the entertainment world as The Rock, is an American actor, entrepreneur, producer, author, voice actor, and former professional wrestler. He is also a former professional football player. Born in 1972 in Hayward, California, Dwayne Johnson is now 49 years old. His father, Rocky Johnson, was also a former professional wrestler.
Dwayne Johnson made his debut in the wrestling world as Rocky Maivia in the 90s and later changed the name to The Rock, quickly winning the hearts of fans all over. His acting career began in 2001 and he later turned his attention from wrestling to acting full time although he still made appearances in the WWE.
Dwayne Johnson released his autobiography ‘The Rock Says’ in 2000, with the book debuting at number one on The New York Times Best Seller for some weeks.
He appeared in the movie ‘Scorpion king’ in 2002 as his first lead role, followed by several comedic and dramatic movies over the years such as The Game Plan, Gridiron Gang, Walking Tall, Race to Witch Mountain, Be Cool, and many more.
Recent movies include his appearances in the Fast and Furious franchise, Central Intelligence, San Andreas, Baywatch, Jungle Cruise, Red Notice, Black Adam, and many more.
Dwayne Johnson currently has an estimated net worth of $800 million. His first lead role in the movie ‘Scorpion King earned him $5.5 million. In 2012, he was named as the richest wrestler in the world by Celebrity Net Worth when he had a net worth of $75 million. By the time 2015 came around, he had doubled his net worth to $160 million through various savvy business investments and movies. By 2018, his net worth was at $280 million. He then made over $90 million between 2018 and 2019, bringing his total net worth to $320 million. He was the highest-paid actor in Hollywood by 2018.
Dwayne Johnson started a company with his ex-wife called Seven Bucks Productions. This company gets involved whenever he appears in a movie. His various social media handles are also managed by the company.
He along with a group of partners launched Teremana Tequila in 2020, with distribution being handled by Mast-Jagermeister. The company sold 300,000 cases in its first 12 months in business. The company is now estimated to be worth over $3 billion when it announced that it was on pace to sell 600,000 cases in 2022. Dwayne Johnson is believed to own about 40% of the brand. He also has another beverage brand known as ZOA Energy which sells energy drinks.
Dwayne Johnson also has endorsement deals with Apple, Ford, Under Armour, and several other companies.
Dwayne Johnson is not known as someone who flaunts his wealth. However, the actor has made a few purchases here and there that show that he is swimming in money. He paid $28.7 million for a mansion that was formerly owned by Paul Reiser in 2021. He previously owned a $9.8 million mansion that was later sold for $2 million lesser. He also owned another home in Fort Lauderdale which was sold for $4.5 million in 2019.
In terms of vehicles, The Rock owns a $1.3 million Pagani Huayra in which he struggles to fit, and a Ford GT supercar. His primary mode of transport is a Ford 250 pickup truck due to his huge physique from years of bodybuilding.
Dwayne Johnson is currently married to Lauren Hashian. He was previously married to Dany Garcia from 1997 to 2008. The actor has three children.