Each of us has our own dreams, ideas, and desires we try to achieve in our lives. However, desires are one thing, and reality and fate are a different story. Sometimes, your career can develop in the opposite direction to what you wanted or what it was supposed to be. A great example of what we are talking about is the popular American actor and former wrestler, Dwayne Johnson.
This guy is currently one of the most popular actors on the planet. However, as we said, he built his name above all as a professional wrestler. But what if it wasn’t so, what would it be like to pursue another profession? We will discuss this in more detail below.
Dwayne Johnson’s Alternative Career
So, we believe you all already know that “The Rock” is one of the most popular actors in the world. He is also currently the highest paid actor in Hollywood. What is widely known is that “The Rock” was once a professional wrestler and was truly successful when it came to titles.
Still, one part of his life is relatively unknown to fans. It’s his earlier life. You may think that his time is now, and we must admit that you are right. But Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s path to incredible glory was more than interesting.
Details from Johnson’s earlier period of life may not have been of interest to fans, but that part of life is very important as it has in some way determined his life as it is today. Specifically, Dwayne committed some minor offenses at a young age. Still, from petty crime, he came to studying at Miami University. There he earned a Bachelor Degree in General Studies, a degree in Criminology and Physiology. Crazy, isn’t it?
Playing football for the Miami Hurricanes was also a very important period. The Rock played defensive lineman, which probably helped him later in his wrestling career. Johnson graduated from Miami University in 1995, and it has been many years since. Now, he is a successful actor with many successful rolls in the film industry. For example, there are movies from “Fast & Furious” franchise, “Jumanji” franchise, titles like “Baywatch”, “Rampage”, “Skyscraper”, “The Mummy Returns”, upcoming “Jungle Cruise”, etc. In addition to acting, he was also a producer and executive producer of several of the films mentioned. That has put him among the top 2 highest paid actors over the past two years according to Forbes.
However, we must now return to the beginning of today’s story. Remember, Dwayne Johnson began his career at the University of Miami where he graduated. Given that, he could have been a detective, a cop, etc. He also played football at the university, which means that his career could have developed in that direction. Still, he gained fame as a professional WWE wrestler. This was followed by a great acting and production career that continues. What we can conclude is that his life and career could develop in completely different way, but God had different plans for “The Rock.”