Biography of Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson is a popular American wrestler in the past, and now he is a well-known Hollywood film actor, behind whom there are works on the set of films «Fast and Furious», «Jumanji», «Second Chance» and many others.
Childhood of Dwayne JohnsonDwayne was born in early May 1972 in a family that earned a living by wrestling. His father, grandfather, cousins, and uncles were professional wrestlers, and his mother was a promoter of her husband, and his grandmother made her career as the head of female wrestling in Polynesia.
The sport was always present in the life of Johnsons: his father from the very childhood took Dwayne with him to the competitions and training in the gym. At the age of 12, during one of such classes, Junior Johnson decided to test his abilities on a projectile with a barbell. Forces were not equal – the barbell crushed the guy down.
This incident had no effect on Dwayne's physical health but helped his father persuade the boy to commit himself to sports. Since that moment, serious training began for Dwayne under the authority of his own father.
Dwayne fully lived up to his expectations, winning the National Student Championship of NCAA in 1991 in the Miami Hurricanes team. In 1995, Johnson received a diploma in psychology and criminology, and immediately after graduation he signed a contract with the Canadian team in American football, Calgary Stampeders.
Dwayne Johnson as a wrestlerDwayne Johnson's debut as a wrestler took place in November 1996 under the stage name of Rocky Maivia, composed of the name of his father and the surname of his grandfather. He was subjected to the first title of the intercontinental WWF champion already in three months.
Therefore Johnson took a timeout, for some time he left the ring, and returned already in the form of a bad guy with a new name of the Rock. In this spectacular role, he managed to earn unlimited public love and win the championship in various competitions of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) for 17 times.
Acting careerIn 2000, Dwayne Johnson released the best-selling autobiographical book «The Rock says …», which greatly inflamed interest in his person, including in Hollywood.
The spin-off «Metaes, the Scorpion King» provided Dwayne with a record in the Guinness book and a huge demand as an actor of thrillers and action movies.
Personal life of Dwayne JohnsonDwyane Johnson met his future wife, Cuban Danny Garcia, at the age of 20, when he was studying at the University of Miami. In 1999, seven years later, the couple legalized their relationship, and on August 14, 2001, the Johnsons became the parents of the beautiful girl Simon Alexandra.
After the release of the film «Hercules», Johnson was credited with a love affair with a partner in the film, the top model Irina Shayk, who supposedly left the football player Cristiano Ronaldo because of the Hollywood actor. But this information was not confirmed, and soon the tabloids were filled with photographs of Irina with no less famous actor Bradley Cooper.
And in 2015, the couple had an addition to the family: Lauren gave birth to a girl, Jasmine Lia. In 2018, the couple had a second daughter, Tiana, whom Dwayne loves to bits.