The Rock Dwayne Johnson net worth & biography:
The Rock played college football on the University of Miami’s national tournament team. Johnson after played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, but was cut early into his first season. The Rock determined to follow in the footsteps of his dad and grandfather who were both professional wrestlers. Johnson made his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia, a heroic character, joining the ring names of his dad and grandpa. In 1997 Johnson turned into a villain character in the ring, embracing the name The Rock, a magnetic character that audiences warmed to easily. Johnson made his fame as a wrestler in World Wrestling Entertainment from 1996 to 2004, and was nine-time world heavyweight champ for the WWE. The Rock started his performing career in 2001 and changed his focus to acting full time after retiring in the ring. Johnson wrote his autobiography The Rock Says in 2000, the novel debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list and stayed on the list for several weeks. In September 2012, Celebrity Net Worth named The Rock the most affluent wrestler on the planet. More recently, The Rock has wowed crowds with his appearances in the Fast And Furious film Franchise, San Andreas, Central Intelligence and the HBO show Ballers.