Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is one of the most successful actors of modern times and a professional wrestler. He followed his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps and became a professional wrestler in 1995. Dwayne Johnson was a football player who played in the Canadian Football League with the Calgary Stampeders. Then, as soon as he reached success in the wrestling world, he became an actor who immediately became a box office sensation. Let’s take a closer look at how did The Rock become so rich and what’s his net worth.
The Rock’s Pro Wrestling Career
Dwayne Johnson became one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and he was in that world from 1996 to 2004. It was then that he attracted a lot of attention from filmmakers. The 10-time World Champion and five-time tag team champion came back to WWE as a guest host in 2011 and participated in the main event matches with John Cena at both WrestleMania 28 and 29.
His Acting Career
The Rock’s first acting role happened in 2001 when portrayed Mathayus (The Scorpion King) in The Mummy Returns. Then, he played the same role in 2002 when The Scorpion King was released. From there, many more roles came for Johnson. So, he starred in a number of very successful movies, including Fast & Furious, Disney’s Moana, The Rundown, San Andreas, The Game Plan, Tooth Fairy, and Central Intelligence. Moreover, he was also a guest host on Saturday Night Live. Rock is one of the biggest movies and social media stars all over the world.
Besides being a very successful professional wrestler and actor, Dwayne Johnson has had a countless number of endorsement deals. These include collaboration with companies like Ford, Apple, and Under Armour. Additionally, The Rock owns a production company with his ex-wife Dany Garcia. The company is called Seven Bucks Productions and has worked on a number of successful projects, including Shazam!, Fighting with my Family, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, HBO’s Ballers, and Baywatch. The same company is producing the Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw which is soon to be released.
Dwayne Johnson Net Worth
It is estimated that Dwayne Johnson’s net worth stands at $280 million. He is one of the highest paid actors in the USA and has become the highest paid actor in United States history. The 47-year-old actor is still making movies and it’s expected that his net worth will continue growing.