15 Facts About Dwayne Johnson “The Rock”

Whether it is in the ring, on the big screen, or on the stage, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most electrifying men in all of entertainment today. With extremely high box office appeal, a legendary career as a pro wrestler, and perhaps the most magnetic smile in Hollywood, it comes to no surprise that Johnson has become successful. But he wasn’t always that way.

Sure, his sitcom Young Rock has shed insight into his struggles and his upbringing — however there are some still things that even the biggest fan of The Rock wouldn’t know. Sure, you know him as a multi-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion, but did you know he won a Congressional honor? He may drive the sleekest, most expensive cars in the world, but did you know he typically works out in a slum?

Learn more details about these and other facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

15. Flex Karvana

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson не originally wrestled as Flex Kavana. When Johnson got started in pro wrestling, he tried a few monikers before settling on The Rock. In the USWA promotion, he was Flex Kavana.

 

14. Willy Wonka

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson Tim Burton wanted him to play willy Wonka. Early in his career, Burton approached him about becoming Willy Wonka, but that was before Johnson made it big as a movie star. The role went to Johnny Depp, because of course it did.

 

13. Award

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson Не received the congressional Horizon Award in 2008. Recipients are chosen due to the examples they set for young people, and for contributing to expanding opportunities for all Americans.

 

12. Degree

CRACKED.COM NCA POL DEPARTMENT M RETACIATION 5 LLEGAL - (646) 610-531 PO CE Dwayne The Rock Johnson не has a college degree in criminology and physiology. While heavily focused on sports throughout college, Johnson planned on using his degree to get into the FBI or CIA if football didn't pan out.

 

11. Tattoos

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson His tattoos hold special meaning. The tattoos on the left side of his body are homages to his Samoan roots, with the sun representing appreciation of his journey, and the eye on his chest representing his battle through his struggles. It took 60 hours to complete the tattooing process.

 

10. Seven Bucks

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson At his lowest point, he only had $7 to his name. As a reminder of where he came from, he named his production company Seven Bucks Productions.

 

9. Record

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson не had a Guinness world Record for selfies. CERTIFICATE - - - - - - - - - At the San Andreas premiere in London, Johnson took 105 selfies within 3 minutes to win a world record. Не kept that record for three years, until it was broken in 2018.

 

8. The Mummy Returns

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson His first movie role earned him $5.5 million. Johnson's silver screen debut was more than SAG- AFTRA minimum. His role as The Scorpion King in The Mummy Returns got him over five million bucks.

 

7. 6,000 Calories

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson не eats seven meals a day. In a given day, Johnson eats 52 ounces of cod, 12 ounces of sweet potatoes, 2 cups of rice, 2 cups of oatmeal, and each meal includes a cup of veggies with add-ins like a 10-egg-white-omelet, casein protein, and fish oil. His cheat days with pizza, donuts, and pancakes are even more insane.

 

6. Manager

CRACKED COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson His manager is his ex-wife. Johnson and Dany Garcia met in college and were married from 1997 to 2007. The split was amicable and the two continue to work together, with her being an executive producer for many of his movies.

 

5. Jabroni

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson Не got jabroni from The Iron sheik. It was due to The Rock's popularizing the term that it was included in the dictionary, but he credits the word's origin to the Iron Sheik, using it interchangeably to mean jobber or idiot loser.

 

4. Gym

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson His private gym is in a low-income neighborhood. Johnson's workout space is inside a warehouse in what he calls a sh*tty neighborhood. Не chose the place because it gave him a lot of privacy.

 

3. Dungeons and Dragons

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson не plays Dungeons & Dragons. D 20 1 O 8 8 L 4 م 2 0 20 M 16 A 2 00 - HIP POW FCC yate - MADE & While his schedule keeps him from committing to long campaigns, Johnson is known to be a fan. No word on whether his character has 20 Charisma like he does.

 

2. Cologne

CRACKED.COM Dwayne The Rock Johnson не assigns different colognes to his characters. To get into a role, Johnson envisions what brand of cologne his character would wear. So far, the process seems to be working.

 

  1. DepressionDwayne The Rock Johnson не struggles with depression. In various interviews, Johnson has discussed how bouts of depression have plagued him, especially during his college years. Не would open up on his struggles further in Oprah's Master Class. CRACKED.COM

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