The Most Electrifying Person in All of Entertainment”, Dwayne Johnson, byname ”The Rock” is an American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, retired professional wrestler, and former American football player.
whose charisma and athleticism made him a success in all the fields. Considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers.
Johnson headlined the most-bought professional wrestling pay-perview event ever (WrestleMania XXVIII) and was featured among the most-watched episodes of WWE’s two flagship television shows (Raw and SmackDown).
He has won several championships, being a two-time Intercontinental Champion, a 5-time tag team champion, and a 10-time world champion. He was also a Royal Rumble match winner and WWE’s sixth Triple Crown champion.
From delivering dialogues in his typical breathless style, flaunting the raised one eyebrow, and playing the archetypal ‘tough guy’ Johnson had his first leading film role in The Scorpion King (2002) and has since starred in several commercially successful films, including The Game Plan, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Hercules, San Andreas, Central Intelligence, Moana, Rampage, and Skyscraper.
Johnson’s most successful box office role has been as Luke Hobbs in The Fast Saga films He first appeared in Fast Five and helped catapult the series into one of the highest-grossing film franchises ever. Later in his spin-off film Hobbs & Shaw.
He also stars in the Jumanji franchise, appearing in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and its sequel Jumanji: The Next Level.
Johnson produced and starred in the HBO series Ballers (2015– 2019), which ran for five seasons and was ranked as HBO’s most-watched comedy in six years.
He has also attained success as a television host and autobiography author. In 2000, he released the autobiography The Rock Says… which debuted atop The New York Times Best Seller list. In 2012, he founded the production company Seven Bucks Productions, which has since produced several films and other entertainment projects.
Consistently ranked among the world’s highest-paid actors, Johnson made the Time 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2016 and 2019 and is the co-owner of the American football league, the XFL.