Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. The Rock got into a verbal back-and-forth with Bray Wyatt before having an impromptu match with Wyatt Family member Erick Rowan. [252] The term "smackdown" was instituted in Merriam-Webster dictionaries since 2007. London. [99], Shortly after SummerSlam, the Rock began teaming with former opponent Mankind and the two became known as the Rock 'n' Sock Connection. [192][193], On April 7, at WrestleMania 29, Rock lost the WWE Championship to Cena, ending his reign at 70 days. Considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers and biggest wrestling draws of all time,[13][14] Johnson headlined the most-bought professional wrestling pay-per-view event ever (WrestleMania XXVIII) and was featured among the most watched episodes of WWE's two flagship television shows (Raw and SmackDown). It was also revealed that FedEx would donate $5m to the charity Toys For Tots after hearing about Abel's efforts to provide for his children. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson’s latest role as Santa Claus may be his best yet. [332][333][334] They have two daughters. [20][21] In 2000, he released the autobiography The Rock Says, a New York Times bestseller. “I gotta tell you, you deserve it all, man,” The Rock continued. Nearly a year later, he appeared in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Tsunkatse" as an alien wrestler who fought popular character Seven of Nine. [208] On September 30, 2019, after weeks of speculation, the Rock announced that he would be making an appearance on SmackDown's 20th Anniversary on October 4, marking his first appearance on SmackDown since October 2014 and his first televised appearance since April 2016. [10], In 1996, Johnson secured a contract with the WWF and was promoted as the first third-generation wrestler in WWF history, as he is the son of Rocky Johnson and grandson of Peter Maivia. [281][282] Johnson reprised his role as Bravestone, in Jumanji: The Next Level. The Rock seemed to have the upper hand, until his teammate Jericho entered the ring and attacked the Rock. Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your money and Car is successfully Delivered over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim. ... Johnson Story. The Rock later saved Cena from an assault by Big Show, only to be laid out by CM Punk. [35], Johnson began his theatrical career in The Mummy Returns (2001), The Scorpion King (2002), the action-comedy The Rundown (2003) and the Walking Tall (2004). [22][23] In 2012, he founded the production company Seven Bucks Productions, which has produced several films and other entertainment projects. Either way, here's Regirock as Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. 24) wins the Royal Rumble Match", "Triple H w/ Stephanie McMahon vs. Mick Foley w/ Linda McMahon vs. Big Show w/ Shane McMahon vs. He played a cocky famous American football player in The Game Plan (2007) and Agent 23 in Get Smart (2008). [190] The following night on Raw, the Rock unveiled a new WWE Championship design, with a different center plate and removable customizable side-plates which had his "Brahma Bull" logo. 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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson appeared on John Krasinski's 'Some Good News' to surprise a father and help him with Christmas gifts. [232][4][218] The movie's financial success led to Johnson's first leading role in the spin-off The Scorpion King (2002). With the critical and financial success of Welcome to the Jungle, production of the movie began in early 2019, and was released on December 13, 2019. [15][16] He is a two-time Intercontinental Champion, a five-time tag team champion, a 10-time world champion,[17] a Royal Rumble match winner, and WWE's sixth Triple Crown champion. Dwayne Johnson has dropped a few hits throughout the long term. [313] In April 2018, he announced that he is working on a film that will include Chris Pratt as his co-star. Johnson laulaa Disney-animaatiossa Vaiana kappaleen "You're Welcome".. Johnson on kolmannen sukupolven painija, sillä hänen isänsä ja isoisänsäkin olivat painijoita. [250] In 2013, the night after the Rock won the WWE Championship for the first time in over a decade, at Royal Rumble, Raw got its highest rating of that year. And yet, the former pro wrestler and current TV and movie star has managed to become quite wealthy and famous the good old fashioned way – with hard work. [22] In 2012, Johnson founded his production company Seven Bucks Productions. The Rock was also given the privilege of having his own signature match, like The Undertaker with the Buried Alive match, Kane with the Inferno Match and Mankind with the Boiler Room Brawl: the Brahma Bullrope match, a variant of a strap match was a normal singles match where the components are tied together with a rope used for cattle farming, and the rope and its attached cowbell could both be used as weapons. [47][48][49][50][51] In 2008, Johnson inducted his father and grandfather into the WWE Hall of Fame. Krasinski said Abel’s story was his “favourite of the holiday season”. [216], In 1999, Johnson appeared on That '70s Show as his father Rocky Johnson. and was bullied by a punk and waited for him after school and punched him in the face. [196] Johnson underwent surgery on April 23 to reattach the torn tendons. [3] The Rock's contract with WWE then ended and he started his full-time acting career. [349], Though he was previously registered as a Republican, he voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 and 2012 United States presidential elections. Dwayne Johnson has never forgotten his wrestling industry roots, and now those roots have led to the Hollywood actor and former WWE Champion delivering a memorable Christmas gift to a … Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s youngest daughter has the action star wrapped around her little finger. taping. [166] Johnson's next appearance was through a pre-taped promo on October 2, 2009 during the Decade of SmackDown. [327], Johnson married Dany Garcia on May 3, 1997. The next year, he was on Star Trek: Voyager as an alien wrestler that used the Rock's famous moves.[217]. [218] Fellow wrestlers Triple H, Big Show, and Mick Foley also appeared on the show. [119][120] The Rock successfully defended the championship against Chris Benoit, on July 23, at Fully Loaded. [150] This was evident by the fact that he was met with a negative crowd response during his match against Lesnar. After appearing in numerous backstage segments, the Rock came to ringside to restart the main event between Cena and The Miz as a No Disqualification match, after it had ended in a draw. 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