Dwayne Johnson we all know him by the name The Rock from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The Rock is also an American actor and producer. His movies have grossed over $10.2 billion worldwide. As of 2021, The Rock aka Dwayne Johnson net worth is nearly about $400 million US dollars.
According to Forbes Magazine 2019 and 2020, The Rock is the highest-paid actor in the world. He was one of the best wrestlers and definitely, we all love to watch him. In this article, we will discuss The Rock’s biography, sources of income, The Rock movies, and how much money he charges per movie.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was born in Hayward, California on May 2, 1972. His father Rocky Johnson was a professional wrestler and his mother Ata Johnson was a housewife. Rock spent his childhood with his mother’s family in New Zealand and took his primary education from there.
He attended his high school in Honolulu, Hawaii at President William McKinley High School, in Nashville, Tennessee at Glencliff High School and in Bethlem, Pennsylvania at Freedom High School. He was very poor in his studies but he was very much interested in sports.
In his high school years, Johnson started playing football for his school and also joined wrestling teams. Johnson was arrested multiple times by the cops for fighting, theft, and check fraud.
Johnson started playing football for his school and he was one of the best players in his school team. Therefore, after taking admission at the University of Miami he was selected to play football for college. And that year he won a national championship. Johnson now wanted to build his career in football.
But things didn’t work well as a result he despaired and left football. Shortly he started training as a professional wrestler. In 1996 he signed his contract with World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
In a few years of his wrestling career, he was very much loved by his fans and he became one of the best wrestlers in the industry. He won his first WWF championship in the year 1998.
In 2004, he left the Wrestling industry to live his dreams to become an actor. But he appeared in WWE in the year 2011 as a part-time performer before wholly retiring in 2019. He is among one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.
The Rock made his first entry in Hollywood with The Mummy Returns in 2001 and in 2002 he played his first lead role in The Scorpion King. After the huge success of the movie The Scorpion King, he signed numerous other films. His most successful role has been Luke Hobbs in The Fast and the Furious movie.
Johnson’s movies The Rundown, The Other Guys, Moana, Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle is also loved worldwide. And because of his talent and efforts, he is the world’s highest-paid actor.
This year The Rock earned $20 million for the movie Fast and Furious presents Hobbs and Shaw. In 2003 he earned $12.5 million for The Rundown and $15 million for Walking Tall in 2004. The Rock is one of the highest-grossing box-office stars of all time.
He was married to Dany Gracia in 1997 and they got separated in the year 2007. This year The Rock married Lauren Hashian. He has three children.
Dwayne Johnson Net worth
According to Celebritynetworth As of 2021, the estimated net worth of Dwayne Johnson is roughly $400 million dollars, making him the world’s highest-paid actor.
Between June 2018 and June 2020, The Rock earned $110 Million and it brings him a total net worth of $400 Million. And with a net worth of $400 Million The Rock became the world’s highest-paid actor of 2020.
Dwayne Johnson started his successful Hollywood journey in the year 2001 and paid $5.5 million for the movie The Scorpion King. And after that many producers attracted to his work and he signed many movies.
In 2003 he earned $12.5 million for The Rundown and $15 million for Walking Tall in 2004. He makes a million dollars from his blockbuster movies. In 2018 for Skyscraper he was paid $20 million.
He earned $125 million between June 2017 to June 2018 and became the highest-paid actor in the world. In 2018 Dwayne Johnson’s net worth stood at $280 Million. He made $20 Million for his role in Hobbs and Shaw released this year.
We hope this year his upcoming movies will make billion dollars for him.
The Rock earnings by year:
- 2013: $43 million
- 2014: $48 million
- 2015: $65 million
- 2016: $73 million
- 2018: $125 million
- 2019: $90 million
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