Dwayne Johnson

© David Shankbone

© David Shankbone


Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is widely known as “The Rock.” He entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) ring after an injury put an end to his college football career. He went on to win the WWF Heavyweight title eight times and the World Championship (WCW) twice. Johnson paralleled his wrestling success into a film career by appearing in many successful films such as, ‘The Mummy’, ‘Tooth Fairy’, ‘Race to Witch Mountain’, ‘Fast Five’, ‘Fast & Furious 6′ and many more. He is widely believed to be one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Johnson wrote an autobiography titled “The Rock Says….” The book was published in 2000, and was listed at No. 1 spot on The New York Times Best Seller list and continued to remain on the list for many weeks. In 2006, he founded “The Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation”, which is a charity that works with terminally ill children. On May 3, 1997, Johnson married Dany Garcia but, they separated amicably in June 2007. They have a daughter named Simone Alexandra, who was born on August 14, 2001. Dwayne Johnson’s is known for wearing the cologne Pi by Givenchy.