Top 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson

10 lesser known interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson was born in May 2, 1972 in Hayward California. Although most of us use the rock as his middle name but his real name is Douglas, maybe not as it exciting but that’s the truth. His parents are Ata and Wayde. Johnson went to Sheppard Glen elementary and Hamden middle school in Connecticut. 

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Dwanye Johnson Tatoo explanation

There are several aspects of this tribal piece, the first is coconut leaves which symbolize a Samoan warrior, the second is the sun which is supposed to bring him good fortune. The third part is three people combined into one it includes him his ex-wife and his daughter, Simone.

Dwayne Johnson was a wrestler for a significant portion of his life, it’s no surprise considering his family’s background in wrestling. His dad was a professional and went by rocky Johnson. His grandpa, Peter Maivia and his grandma, Lia Maivia were both involved in the sport as well

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  • Before he became a professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson was a football player. He played football in high school but his football career went farther than that. He received a full scholarship and played defensive tackle for the University of Miami. Dwayne played on the Miami Hurricanes national championship team in 1991. 

He Was Arrested 9 Times Before The Age Of 17. Dwayne Johnson had a rough go of it growing up in Hawaii. At 14, his family was evicted from their small apartment, and he turned to crime to make some fast cash. He was involved in a theft ring that targeted high-end tourist spots.

Johnson’s father Wayde is Canadian, so he received Canadian citizenship in 2009, making him a citizen of three different countries.

 In 1999, he made his debut in the field by playing in an episode of that 70 show, in which he played his father. About a year after that, he took a role as an alien wrestler in an episode of Star Trek, Voyager. His first theatrical role was in the film, The Mummy Returns in 2001.

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  • He founded the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation in 2006 which works with children who are at risk or terminally ill. He and his ex-wife also gave 1 million dollars to support renovations of the football facilities at the University of Miami, Florida.

Dwayne Johnson owns a private gym situated in what writer Caity Weaver refers to as “one of the worst top ten locations I have ever been.”The Rock insisted on driving her himself to the location, as the neighbourhood was so dangerous. The gym is located in a warehouse district in California.

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Dwayne Johnson met Danny Garcia while he was enrolled at the University of Miami, Florida. They got married in 1997, about five years after Garcia graduated with a degree in international finance and marketing. They had their one and only child Simone in August 2001. Then in 2007, they told the world they were getting a divorce.

Dwayne started dating Lauren Hashian whom he had met in 2006 while filming the Gameplan. They had their daughter Jasmine in December 2015 and they had their second daughter Tiana Jia in 2018

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