Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as the Rock, is a professional WWE wrestler, a producer, and an actor. Many champions refer to The Rock as one of the greatest WWE wrestlers of all time. Among the top 100 influential celebrities, Dwayne Johnson has been ranked at position 20 and also his name you will find it in the list of 100 most influential people in the world. In 2016 Dwayne Johnson net worth skyrocket to great heights, and that same year he was the highest-paid actor a position he has retained even in 2017 with $64.5 million. This man has been named “Man of the Century,” and if he wins the 2020 US presidential elections, he might hold the most powerful politicians on the planet and live true to his name. But how did Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) net worth figures have been reached, and how did he make such a fortune? Well, here is all you need to know about the Rock net worth.
The son of Ata Johnson and Rocky Johnson, who used to be a professional wrestler, was born in 1972 in the state of California. Dwayne inherited the genes of wrestling since even the grandfather and the grandmother were wrestlers too.
He went to school at Richmond Road primary school then joined President William McKinley High school and finished his high school education at Freedom High School. Upon graduation from high school, Dwayne got a scholarship to the University of Miami and graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in criminology and physiology.
Johnson, at one time, had married Dany Garcia, whom they divorced in 2001 after five years of marriage, and they had a daughter. Later in 2006, he started dating Lauren Hashian and had a daughter with her named Jasmine.
As you know, The Rock hails from a family of professional wrestlers starting with his grandfather, his father, uncles Afa and Sika Anoi, who was known as The Wild Samoans, others in his family that participated in professional wrestling are Yokozuna, Umaga, and Rikishi. His career in professional wrestling kicked off when his father offered to train him. After teaching for several months and winning several matches, he signed a WWF contract.
At WWF, which later changed to WWE, The Rock used to go by many names such as “The Brahma Bull,” “The Great One,” “The People’s Champion,” “Rocky,” among others. In all his career, some of the people he fought and defeated are wrestlers such as The Sultan, Bre Hart, Mankind, Triple H, Shane McMahon, Rikishi, Edge, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Booker T, Hogan, Cena, and many others.
Over his career as a wrestler, Dwayne Johnson won twice the USWA World Tag Team Championship, 2 WCW/World Championship, won the ten-time world championship, and eight times WWF/WWE Championship. He also won twice the WWF Intercontinental Championship, and also he is five times WWF Tag Team Champion.
Apart from wrestling, the Rock also is an actor, and it’s a career he started in 1999. Some of the films the rock has starred are Beyond the Mat (1999), The Mummy Returns (2001), The Scorpion King (2002), Doom (2005), Planet 51 (2009), The Other Guys (2010), Fast Five (2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Hercules (2014), Furious 7 (2015), Central Intelligence (2016), Baywatch (2017), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) among many others.
Awards & Achievements
Dwayne Johnson is one of those men who has received so many awards, and some of them are 8 WWF/WWE Championship, 5 WWF Tag Team Championship, 2 WWF Intercontinental Championship, Wrestler of the Year 2000 among others. On filmography, some of the awards Dwayne Johnson has received are so many among them is 2016: Mr. Olympia ICON Award, 2017: Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2 Teen Choice Awards, 2 Kid’s Choice Awards among many other awards and nominations.
Net Worth & Salary of Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) Net Worth is estimated to be valued at $350 million. With a salary of $80 million a year, he is the world’s highest-paid actor. He has earned most of his net worth figures through acting as he commands figure upfront fees.
His first starring role Dwayne was paid $5.5 million in the Film the Scorpion King 2002, $32.6 in Fast Five, it’s reported in films such as Baywatch and Jumanji earned him a cool $64 million in 2016. Others that gave him good money are Fast and Furious, which grossed $3 billion. To add to his net worth, let’s not forget he earned millions of dollars from WWE, and also, he does earn from sponsorship deals as well.
With a net worth figure of $350 million and a couple of films yet to be released, such as San Andreas 2, Doc Savage, Red Notice (2020), and Black Adam (2021), the Rock isn’t doing badly off. Though he didn’t make it as a footballer, he went to write off his name in the walls of greatest wrestlers of all time. And now his name has risen above everyone else in Hollywood he is just taking the industry by storm. The people Champion might be your president by 2020. That’s if the United States people vote for him.