“That’s What You Need…”: 52-Year-Old WWE Legend Once Revealed Reasons That Make Dwayne Johnson a Top US Presidential Candidate

Published 01/20/2023, 8:00 AM EST

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Dwayne Johnson is the most charismatic person in the sports and film industry. And many believe that he has what it takes to become The President. Even the 52-year-old WWE Legend is a firm believer that Flex Kavana would make the perfect candidate for the Presidential spot.

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When asked by Larry King in an interview in 2018, Y2J gave his opinion on The Great One’s potential to become the President of the United States. Mr. Canada told the fans that The People’s Champion would definitely win if he stood in the Presidential elections.


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With sheer confidence, Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla uttered the words, “so if you have a guy like The Rock who comes on with super charismatic. He’s a big guy. He commands. He has a presence about him he could win.”

According to Lionheart, all you need to become a President is to know “how to work a camera” and “how to be charismatic” just like “Donald Trump”. And The Man of 1,004 Holds added, “That’s what you need to be the President now” and Johnson has it.

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The King of the World believes one doesn’t need to be a “Governor” or a “Senator” to qualify to become a President. He also believes that Rocky’s phenomenal success came from his “work ethic, talent, charisma, and not taking no for an answer.” 

Rocky Maivia mentioned once about setting his foot in the Presidential run in 2020. However, he decided to take things slowly and focus on his ongoing projects first.

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The Brahma Bull definitely can become the President of the United States as “Everything He Touches Turns to Gold”. He started his career in wrestling and came out as one of the top superstars in the pro wrestling industry. He then set his foot in the Hollywood business, gave blockbuster movies one after another, and became one of the highest-paid actors.


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Now his energy drink brand ‘Zoa’ has taken the energy drink market by storm. In a recent interview, Johnson revealed his Zoa drink made “$100 million” in sales in just the “first year” of its release. On the occasion of The Corporate Champion’s another successful project, fans congratulated him.


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Fans would love to see The Rock running for the highest office in the country. Rumors say there is a slight chance Johnson might stand in the 2024 or 2028 presidential elections. What do you think? Will The Rock run for the President? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.

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Monika Thapa

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Monika Thapa is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English. She enjoys gardening and crocheting in her free time.

Edited By: Debmallya Chakraborty