Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2021: Net Worth, Salary, & Endorsements

Dwayne Johnson, better known by his in-ring name The Rock, is perhaps the most recognized wrestler of all time. That's largely because he's also one of the biggest movie stars in the world.

Dwayne Johnson is a third-generation professional wrestler with his father Rocky Johnson and grandfather High Chief Peter Maivia also being parts of the business. However, wrestling was not always his passion. Dwayne was also a highly prolific footballer in his teenage years.

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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - APRIL 1: Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson looks on during his match against John Cena during WrestleMania XXVIII at Sun Life Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

He studied at the University Of Miami on a full scholarship where he played defensive tackle for the college football team. After this, he joined the Canadian Football league as a part of the Calgary Stampeders. However, he was dropped two months into the season.

That was when he decided to pursue professional wrestling which would change both his life and the industry forever. Unfortunately for him, he had a horrible start to his career. He debuted at the 1996 Survivor Series with a corny babyface character called Rocky Maivia. However, the US at this time was getting anti-authority and professional wrestling getting edgier. That's why Dwayne's character was heavily rejected by the fans.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - APRIL 1: Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson and John Cena in action during WrestleMania XXVIII at Sun Life Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

This led him to dig into his arsenal and create the best wrestling character of all time. He turned heel and his new character was called The Rock. In a swift departure from his earlier persona, The Rock was a no-nonsense brash character who revolutionized the art of cutting promos.

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The Attitude era was in full swing, which meant he had full independence on the mic and he didn't shy away from getting edgy when needed. His rise would coincide with the rise of another legend - Stone Cold Steve Austin. Their epic rivalry would become a key factor in getting WWE the win over WCW in the Monday Night Wars on prime time television.

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The Rock became the face of the WWE, and his catchphrases became the stuff of legend. His rising popularity would soon attract Hollywood. Fans still miss the most electrifying wrestling Superstar on TV.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson movies

Dwayne Johnson is one of the biggest movie stars in the world. His movies might not be critically acclaimed, but they certainly earn billions of dollars at the box office.

Since his breakthrough role as The Scorpion King in The Mummy Returns, The Rock has acted in countless movies including big-budget franchises like Jumanji and Fast And Furious. Dwayne also has a preferred list of co-stars.

Particularly, he has starred with Kevin Hart in the Jumanji series, Fast And Furious: Hobs and Shaw, and Central Intelligence. The Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart duo is also known for their friendship off the screen. Another big duo that he is a part of is the epic Dwayne Johnson-Vin Diesel pairing that ruled Hollywood with the Fast And Furious Franchise.

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Dwayne Johnson is all set to star as the supervillain in a Shazam! spin-off movie where will play the role of Black Adam. Here's a list of all the movies he has acted in till this point.

YearTitleRole
1999Beyond the MatHimself
2001The Mummy ReturnsThe Scorpion King
2002LongshotMugger
2002The Scorpion KingMathayus / Scorpion King
2003The RundownBeck
2004Walking TallChris Vaughn
2005Be CoolElliot Wilhelm
2005DoomSgt. Asher "Sarge" Mahonin
2006Southland TalesBoxer Santaros
2006Gridiron GangSean Porter
2007Reno 911!: MiamiAgent Rick Smith
2007The Game PlanJoe Kingman
2008Get SmartAgent 23
2009Race to Witch MountainJack Bruno
2009Planet 51Captain Charles T. Baker
2010Tooth FairyDerek Thompson / Tooth Fairy
2010Why Did I Get Married Too?Daniel Franklin
2010The Other GuysChristopher Danson
2010You AgainAir Marshal
2010FasterJames Cullen / Driver
2011Fast FiveLuke Hobbs
2012Journey 2: The Mysterious IslandHank Parsons
2013SnitchJohn Matthews
2013G.I. Joe: RetaliationMarvin F. Hinton / Roadblock
2013Pain & GainPaul Doyle
2013Fast & Furious 6Luke Hobbs
2013Empire StateDetective James Ransome
2014HerculesHercules
2015Furious 7Luke Hobbs
2015San AndreasRay Gaines
2015Jem and the HologramsHimself
2016Central IntelligenceRobbie Weirdicht / Bob Stone
2016MoanaMaui
2017The Fate of the FuriousLuke Hobbs
2017BaywatchLieutenant Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon
2017Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleDr. Smolder Bravestone
2018RampageDavis Okoye
2018SkyscraperWill Sawyer
2019Fighting with My FamilyHimself
2019Shazam!N/A
2019Hobbs & ShawLuke Hobbs
2019Jumanji: The Next LevelDr. Smolder Bravestone
2020Jungle CruiseFrank

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2021 Net Worth

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 14: Actor Dwayne Johnson of MOANA took part today in "Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

The Rock is also one of the richest movie stars in the world. His net worth in 2021 stands at $320 million.

He topped the list of the highest-paid actors when he earned $89.4 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019. Also, he collects fifteen percent of his total income from his big-budget movies. Reportedly, Dwayne was paid $700,000 per episode for his appearance on the hit HBO tv series Baller.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson presents the BMF Belt during the UFC 244 event at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Needless to say, The Rock is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. His worth in the industry is rivaled only by few movie stars today.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2021 foundations and charities

Dwayne Johnson is one of the most charitable stars in the world. He has his own foundation called Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation.

The Foundation seeks to assist in recovery and help children hospitalized for various reasons. In addition, education and childhood obesity prevention programs are also a big part of its work. Aside from this, The Rock is also a big part of the Make-A-Wish foundation.

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His efforts at disease prevention go from diseases like Parkinson's Disease and AIDS.  Additionally, he supports AIDS & HIV, At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths, Cancer, Children, Creative Arts, Disaster Relief, Education, Grief Support, Health, Human Rights, Parkinson's Disease, and Veteran/Service Member Support. It's obvious that The Rock is a big believer in helping other people.

How to contact Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Dec 12, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Dwayne Johnson, star/producer of Jumanji, is photographed at the Roosevelt Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY

Here are the social media handles of Dwayne Johnson.

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Instagram - @therock

Twitter - @therock

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Real NameDwayne Douglas Johnson
Date of BirthMay 2, 1972 (age 48)
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight260 lb (118 kg)
ParentsRocky Johnson, Ata Johnson
NationalityCanadian-American
EthnicityHalf-Black (African), Half-Samoan
AddressDwayne Johnson Viewpoint, Inc. 8820 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 220 Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2618 USA.
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse(s)Lauren Hashian (m. 2019), Dany Garcia (m. 1997; div. 2007)
Children3 (Simone Alexandra Johnson, Jasmine Johnson, Tiana Gia Johnson)
RelativesRocky Johnson (father), Peter Maivia (grandfather), Lia Maivia (grandmother), Nia Jax (cousin), Rosey (cousin), Roman Reigns (cousin), Sib Hashian (father-in-law)
OccupationsActor, producer, businessman, professional wrestler, football player
Years active1999–present (acting), 1996–2004; 2011–2019 (wrestling), 1990–1995 (football)
Debut1996
Retired3rd August 2019
Ring name(s)Dwayne Johnson, Flex Kavana, Rocky Maivia, The Rock
Trained byPat Patterson, Rocky Johnson, Tom Prichard
Net Worth$320 million
EndorsementsSeven Bucks Productions, Under Armour