Dwayne Johnson is an American actor and professional wrestler. He is better known as The Rock. He was WWE’s main stars during the late 90’s and early 21st century. He is currently one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors. He is a Former 10 time World Champion. He won the WWE Champion 8 times and WCW World Heavyweight Championship 2 times. He won his 10th title by defeating CM Punk. He is one of WWE’s greatest superstars. He is one of the best action stars of the modern generation.
WWE Champion The Rock Biography
Dwayne Johnson was born on May 2, 1972 to Ata Johnson and Rocky Johnson. His father was a professional wrestler. His maternal grandfather Peter Maivia was also a professional wrestler. His grandfather is of Samoan heritage and considered a member of the Anoa’i Family. Due to this Dwayne Johnson is a nephew of The Wild Samoans, By that relation he is the cousin of RIkishi, Umaga, Roman Reigns, Rosey and Yokozuna. With a family background like that he went for American Football. After playing for the University of Miami he went to Canadian Football League. He was cu withing two months into the season. After that he went on with the family business called professional wrestling. in 1996, Dwayne Johnson started off at WWE as Rocky Maivia. The Rock would go on to win his first Intercontinental Championship that time by defeating Triple H. The Rock later joined the stable Nation of Domination. His popularity began to rise and he then became the “people’s champion”. He then had a brief feud with Mr. McMahon who supposedly hated the people. But he turned evil and joined Vince McMahon into The Corporation. Then after various feuds he formed an alliance with Mick Foley. The alliance was called The Rock n Sock Connection. They won the WWE Tag Team Championship together. By the year 2000, this he was the most popular man in sports entertainment. But after his Hollywood success he became a heel and left WWE to pursue a career in Hollywood. He made cameo appearances now and then during his hiatus. The Rock returned again and won another WWE Championship in 2013 by defeating CM Punk. He lost the title to John Cena at WrestleMania XXIX. It was a re-match of the previous WrestleMania.
In 2001, Dwayne Johnson made his film debut as The Scorpion King in The Mummy Returns. The following year he starred as Mathayus in The Scorpion King. Soon after that he became a full pledged Movie Star. Dwayne Johnson starred in a lot of movies during the last decade. The acted mostly in action movies but ventured into comedy and drama too. His best movies include The Rundown, Walking Tall, Gridiron Gang, Doom, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Fast 5, Fast 6, Journey to the Mysterious Islands and Hercules. The rock did it all in his career. He fought against The Undertaker, Stone Colde Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan and Brock Lesnar during his illustrious career.
Dwayne Johnson married his college girlfriend Dany Garcia in 1997. They had a daughter Simone Alexandra. They separated in 2007.