Dwayne Johnson

1972 - Today

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Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, businessman, and former professional wrestler. Regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he wrestled for WWE for eight years prior to pursuing an acting career. His films have grossed over $3.5 billion in North America and over $10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the world's highest-grossing and highest-paid actors.Johnson played college football at the University of Miami, and won a national championship in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dwayne Johnson has received more than 68,537,609 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Dwayne Johnson is the 274th most popular actor (up from 281st in 2019), the 535th most popular biography from United States (up from 562nd in 2019) and the 146th most popular American Actor.

Dwayne Johnson is most famous for his wrestling career and his acting career. He is most well known for playing in the Fast and Furious series.

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Dwayne Johnson Reunites With Kevin Hart in 'DC League of Super-Pets'
Following Central Intelligence and the Jumanji series, Hollywood powerhouses Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart are once again teaming up for DC Comics' latest animated flick, DC League of Super-Pets.Just like its name suggests, the upcoming film will follow a gro…
Dwayne Johnson Joins People’s Choice Awards Honoree List
Dwayne Johnson will receive The People’s Champion award next month at the 2021 People’s Choice Awards, organizers NBC and E! said Monday. He joins an honors list that already includes Halle Berry, who will be honored with the People’s Icon Award. Both lofty t…
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson out there spreading some early holiday cheer (6 Photos)
Dwayne Johnson is a man of the people and, once again, he is surprising the hell out of his fans. During a recent Starline tour of L.A., Johnson approached an unsuspecting bus and asked them if they knew where he could find The Rock.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to Receive People's Champion Award at the 2021 People's Choice Awards
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is your People's Champion! The entertainer, philanthropist, entrepreneur and former WWE star will be honored with the special award at the 2021 People's Choice Awards.

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Among actors, Dwayne Johnson ranks 274 out of 10,030Before him are Michael Landon, Jodie Foster, Richard Widmark, Giuliano Gemma, Tyrone Power, and Farrah Fawcett. After him are Ed Harris, Ryan O'Neal, Danny Trejo, Mireille Darc, Romina Power, and Kevin Spacey.

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Among people born in 1972, Dwayne Johnson ranks 8Before him are Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, Eminem, Ben Affleck, Shaquille O'Neal, and The Notorious B.I.G.. After him are Wentworth Miller, Rivaldo, Jude Law, Big Show, Luís Figo, and Pavel Nedvěd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dwayne Johnson ranks 535 out of 15,968Before him are Farrah Fawcett (1947), Johns Hopkins (1795), Nancy Pelosi (1940), Billie Holiday (1915), Madam C. J. Walker (1867), and Harper Lee (1926). After him are Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Howard Gardner (1943), Ed Harris (1950), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Bill de Blasio (1961), and Ryan O'Neal (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dwayne Johnson ranks 146Before him are William Holden (1918), Michael Landon (1936), Jodie Foster (1962), Richard Widmark (1914), Tyrone Power (1914), and Farrah Fawcett (1947). After him are Ed Harris (1950), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Danny Trejo (1944), Romina Power (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), and Lon Chaney (1883).

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