Considering his successful tenure in both Hollywood and WWE what estimates would you quote on Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) net worth in 2018? But just who is Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock? Well, Dwayne Johnson is a semi-retired wrestling legend a film producer and one of the best Hollywood actors in the world today.
He is considered as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time having gained his fame from WWE where he became an eight-time WWE Champion, two-time Intercontinental Champion, the 2000 Royal Rumble winner and many more WWE accolades.
Today the wrestler turned actor has elbowed his way into Hollywood where he commands an eight-figure upfront fees with films such as “Jumanji,” Fast & Furious 5,6,7 2013, Central Intelligence 2016, “Baywatch,” G.I. Joe: Retaliation 2013, Moana 2016, and other numerous action-packed films. Today we are going to look at Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) net worth in 2018 and also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Dwayne Johnson (The Rock).
Dwayne Douglas Johnson was the name given to him when he was born in 1972 by his parents Rocky Johnson a professional wrestler and Ata Johnson. His maternal grandparents were wrestlers too where the grandmother was a wrestling promoter and the grandfather part of World Tag Team Champions. Dwayne Johnson also does have a cousin who is a wrestler today who goes by the name Nia Jax.
Dwayne Johnson initially was a footballer, and he even got a full scholarship to join the University of Miami where he played for the college as a defensive tackle. He graduated from the University with a Bachelor of General Studies in criminology and physiology in 1995.
Johnson was once the husband of Danny Garcia whom he married in 1997, and together they had a daughter, but in 2007 they split up, and Johnson married Lauren Hashian whom they had a daughter with on 2015 and a second daughter on April 17, 2018.
Dwayne Johnson started off his career as a professional wrestler through the influence of the family as many of his family members were on the sport at one time. Some of the family members who were involved in the sport are people known by the WWE fans as The Wild Samoans, Rikishi, Rosey, and Umaga. Johnson signed with WWF (WWE) in 1996 and made his WWF debut in 1996 under the name Rocky Maivia.
On his full career as a wrestler The Rock has been able to win WCM/ World Championship twice, he has also been able to win WWF/WWE Championship eight times, he has also been a WWF Tag Team Champion five times, he has also won the Intercontinental championship twice, The Royal Rumble in 2000 and many more achievements as a wrestler.
The Rock has had a very successful acting career. Some of the blockbuster action films he has taken a lead role are such as, The Mummy Returns 2001, The Scorpion King 2002, Be Cool 2005, Doom 2005, Planet 51 2009, Fast Five 2011, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 2012, Snitch 2013, Fast & Furious 6 2013, G.I Joe: Retaliation 2013, Hercules 2014, Central Intelligence 2016, Moana 2016, Baywatch 2017, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 2017, Rampage 2018, and Skyscraper 2018.
The upcoming films that he is set to release in 2019 are Fighting with My Family, and he is part of a television show that’s ongoing known as Ballers. `
On awards & achievements awarded to Dwayne Johnson, he has won several wrestling awards as he is considered one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He has won 8 WWF/ WWE Championship, 2 WCM/ World Championship, 5 WWF Tag Team Championship, a Royal Rumble, 9 Slammy awards, Mr. Olympia ICON Award; he has been inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, among many other honours.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Dwayne Johnson net worth is estimated to be around $225 million. The Rock is regarded as the richest wrestler in the world, and back in 2012, he was the highest paid actor in the whole world though even today he makes around $67 million. The source of Dwayne Johnson net worth fortune has been as a result of a successful career as a wrestler and as a Hollywood actor. He also does some merchandise and brand endorsement deals which overall impact on Dwayne Johnson net worth. Some of the films that Dwayne Johnson has been paid some huge earnings are The Scorpion King where he got around $5.5 million,
10 facts you need to know about Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the Hollywood’s top stars in the world today and has crafted a legacy in the WWE ring as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Regardless of his fame and what you know about him, here are a few things you probably don’t know about Dwayne Johnson.
1. When he was in college, he used to be good in college football.
2. He might one day just run for the president position in America something he has said he might.
3. When he changed his career from a wrestler to an actor, Dwayne Johnson had to slim down so that to fit on the acting career job.
4. His company is called Seven Bucks because when he was dropped by Calgary Stampeders, he had just seven bucks in his wallet.
5. He can sing and even play the guitar.
6. When The Rock was in high school, he was part of a theft ring, and at one time he was arrested for his crimes.
7. At one time The Rock was a good guy in the ring, but when he turned Villain, he won championships.
8. When he was just 14 years old, he lost his virginity to an older woman by the name Maria who by then was 18.
9. Dwayne Johnson television debut was on That 70’s Show where he played Rocky Johnson.
10. No one has ever been paid an amount of $5.5 million in his debut starring role other than Dwayne Johnson.
Dwayne Johnson net worth in 2019 is something that we anticipate to read a higher figure considering there are a couple of films set to be released in 2018. As always you can bet they will turn out to be blockbusters.