How Dwayne Johnson’s net worth was built
A third-generation wrestler, Dwayne Johnson won the WWE heavyweight title nine times as “The Rock.” His wrestling opponents included “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, “The Undertaker” and John Cena.
In 2001, Johnson broke into an acting career, appearing as the Scorpion King in the blockbuster “The Mummy Returns.”
He split his time between wrestling and acting until he retired from wrestling at the start of 2016.
His popularity as an actor has continued to grow, in such films as “Fast Five,” “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” and “San Andreas.” His film career pushed his net worth to $190 million as of April 2017, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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- Born: 1972
- Birthplace: Hayward, California
What he’s up to now
Johnson is one of the stars of the latest movie in the “Furious” film franchise, “The Fate of the Furious.” He also sings as the voice of Maui in Disney’s animated hit, “Moana.”
He is set to appear in several films and television shows, including remakes of the movie “Jumanji,” the TV show “Baywatch” and the movie “Rampage.”
Johnson also works on behalf of several charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Kids Wish Network and his own Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation.
As a wrestler, Johnson won multiple World Heavyweight, Intercontinental and World Tag Team Championships.
He ranked as No. 76 on the list of the 500 best wrestlers by “Pro Wrestling Illustrated” in 2003.
In addition to his many wrestling championships, Dwayne Johnson also has received multiple nominations from a variety of film organizations over the year, as well as a few wins. His most prominent wins include a Teen Choice Award, Kids’ Choice Award and CinemaCon Award for Action Star of the Year (2012).
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