Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, signed with WWE.
Johnson began his career in theatrical roles in action movies The Mummy Returns (2001) and The Scorpion King (2002), the action comedy The Rundown (2003), and the remake of Walking Tall (2004). He played a supporting role in Be Cool (2005) and was the primary antagonist in Doom (2006). Roles in Gridiron Gang (2006) and Reno 911 !: Miami (2007) soon followed. Johnson played against type in Southland Tales (2007). He played a cocky famous American football player in The Game Plan (2007) and Agent 23 in Get Smart (2008).
Johnson became known for reinvigorating Marvin F. Hinton / Roadblock in G.I franchise after portraying Joe: Retaliation and reprising his role as Luke Hobbs in Fast & Furious 6, while also starring in true-Pain & Gain and Empire State (all released in 2013) movie movies. That same year, he hosted and produced the Hero reality competition series The Hero, and won the Favorite Male Buttkicker Award at the 2013 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards. By December 2013, Forbes named Johnson the top grossing actor of 2013, with his movies bringing in $ 1.3 billion worldwide for the year. Forbes credited the success of Fast & Furious 6, which grossed $ 789 million globally, and Johnson's frequent acting work as primary reasons for him topping the list.
Johnson starred as the title character in Hercules (2014) and reprized his role as Luke Hobbs in Furious 7 (2015). In 2016, Johnson co-starred with Kevin Hart in the action-comedy Central Intelligence and had a lead voice role in the Disney animated movie Moana, which he voiced the Polynesian demigod Maui. He wrote his role as Luke Hobbs in The Fate of the Furious, which was released in 2017. Johnson starred in two other blockbusters that year, Baywatch and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle as Mitchell "Mitch" Buchannon and Dr. Bravestone Smolder, respectively. In 2018, it is starred in two action movies, Rampage and Skyscraper.
On April 2018, Johnson was rumored to be at odds with his playmates in Fast & Furious, Vin Diesel. However, Vin confirmed that there were only reasonable differences of opinion between them.
Johnson married Dany Garcia on May 3, 1997. From Johnson's marriage to his wife when it was blessed with a daughter. On June 1, 2007, they announced that they were parting peacefully; they continue to work together. Immediately after the divorce, this 196 cm height man began dating Lauren Hashian, daughter of Boston Sib Hashian drummer. They first met in 2006 when Johnson was filming The Game Plan. The couple has two daughters.
According to GoBankingRates, Johnson is one of the highest paid actors with net worth $220M.
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