Everybody knows Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson by his roles in movies such as The Tooth Fairy. His career in the entertainment business is truly successful. Furthermore, even the younger audience is familiar with him, because Dwayne borrowed his voice to a god in Moana. However, not many people know that he started off as a wrestler. Well, now his daughter Simone (18) is taking after her father’s steps, and she signed with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). On the top of that, Simone is the youngest person in history who signed with WWE.
Simone might be familiar to you from the 2018 Golden Globes. She was the first “Golden Globes Ambassador”. This position requires onstage assistance Globe winners and making sure that everything is fine both onstage and backstage. Well, the days of assistance are over for Simone!
The proud dad made the announcement during his interview with Jimmy Fallon on Friday. He said that his daughter has been in the ring since she was 16 years old. He also stated how proud he is of her achievements so far: “She’s 18 now, at 16 she was working her ass off quietly under the radar, in the ring getting thrown around, you know, all the bumps and bruises that go with pro wrestling. But she hung in there, and I’m very, very proud of her.”
Dwayne is not the only one who is proud with this event. Levesque stated that “Not only does Simone now have an opportunity to cultivate and display her passion for WWE within the Performance Center, but she’ll carry on the tradition of her incredible family lineage while creating her own impact as WWE’s first fourth generation Superstar”. WEE announced that Simone is a part of their team on February 10th. The young wrestler is training at the Performance Center in Florida.