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The story behind “The Rock”, Dwayne Johnson, the highest-paid celebrity

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Dwayne Johnson is commonly referred to as “The Rock.” This is because Johnson was a professional wrestler for many years. He is currently an actor as well as a producer. He was born in 1972 in Hayward, California. Rocky Johnson, his father, was also a professional wrestler. Dwayne Johnson’s mother is an actress and singer. Dwayne Johnson’s parents split when he was 14 years old. Dwayne Johnson and his mother then relocated to Miami, Florida.

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – JULY 24: Dwayne Johnson attends the World Premiere of Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” at Disneyland on July 24, 2021, in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Film Magic)

He started wrestling in 1991. In 1996, he signed with the World Wrestling Federation as a professional wrestler (WWF). He was dubbed “The Rock” at the time. He quit the WWF in 2000 to pursue a career as an actor. “The Mummy Returns” was his debut film. Since then, he has acted in a number of additional films, including “The Fast and the Furious” series.

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Dwayne Johnson also works as a producer. He directed the film “Snitch” in 2013. He directed the film “Central Intelligence” in 2016. Dwayne is a well-known actor and producer. He has appeared in and produced a number of films. He was also a professional wrestler in the past.

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 07: 2021 PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS — Pictured: Honoree Dwayne Johnson accepts The People’s Champion of 2021 award on stage during the 2021 People’s Choice Awards held at Barker Hangar on December 7, 2021, in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Alberto Rodriguez/E! Entertainment/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Summary

Dwayne Johnson is an actor and producer. He was also a professional wrestler in the past. He quit wrestling in 2000 to pursue a career as an actor. Dwayne also directed the film “Snitch”. In 2013, he directed his first film, “Central Intelligence”.

Dwayne Johnson was born in 1972 in Hayward, California. His father, Rocky Johnson, was also a professional wrestler. He quit the WWF in 2000 to pursue a career as an actor. Since then, he has acted in a number of films, including “The Fast and the Furious” series.

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