The Rock is a third-generation wrestler. His mother’s father, Peter “High Chief” Maivia, was a professional wrestler of Samoan descent. In the late 1990s the charismatic Johnson, with his exotic good looks and signature eyebrow arch, helped make World Wrestling Smack downs a part of must-see TV. He is also seen in many of movies that become successful. Below listed are 10 interesting facts about the Rock Dwayne Johnson.
- Winning Tag Team Championship
The World Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling World Tag Team championship in World Wrestling Entertainment. The Rock has seven WWE Championship reigns, five World Tag Team Championship reigns and two Intercontinental Championship reigns. He is also a two-time WCW Champion.
- The Rock’s ‘Fast and Furious’ character
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson provided a kinetic blast of energy and machismo to the Fast & Furious universe when he ripped through scenes in 2011’s Fast Five. He plays role in the film due to their fan requested.
- Hosting Saturday Night
Dwayne Johnson has probably been acting long enough that it’s sort of silly to keep referring to him by his old ringside name. In 2000, when Johnson first hosted Saturday Night Live, he was at the height of his professional wrestling career also Hollywood take notice of Johnson as an entertainer with outside-the-ring potential.
If you’re looking to achieve any of your goals in 2015, then The Rock has just one piece of advice for you: Don’t be afraid to fail. He pursued football with a vengeance, hoping to win a scholarship in order to become the first member of his family to go to college.
- The Rock Says
It is the first autobiography of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, written when he was only a professional wrestler. This book is just a paint-by-numbers celebrity memoir that was put out as a cash grab when wrestling books were selling really well.
- Pro wrestling
The Rock” Johnson turned his pro wrestling popularity into an acting career with the lead role in “The Scorpion King” in 2002. The son of pro wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne attended the University of Miami on a football scholarship. After a back injury cut short a career in the Canadian Football League, Johnson went into the family business.
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- Grew up
He grew up in various places like California, New Zealand, Hawaii, and Pennsylvania. He is the grandson of professional wrestler Peter “High Chief” Fanene Maivia and son of wrestler Rocky Johnson.
- Dany Garcia
Johnson runs the Florida-based production company with his ex-wife, Dany Garcia. She began talking to her first husband, Johnson, about expanding his career and building enterprise around his personality and talents.
- Wyclef Jean track
It is the first single released from Wyclef Jean’s second studio album. The track features additional vocals by The Rock and Melky Sedeck. It is also found that the song title was based upon The Rock’s famous catchphrase.
- Rock-solid politics
Johnson is politically ambiguous, having registered as an Independent at least once. But he performed at the 2000 Republican National Convention in 2005 but attended the Democratic National Convention the same year.