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IN Celebrities ON 11 Apr, 2016
Dwayne Johnson, "The Rock" is one of the most famous wrestlers in WWE history. He is also a kickass actor and counted amongst the highest paid actors in Hollywood industry. He is truly a Superhero who has millions of fans around the world. His hard work and dedication towards the work is truly an inspiration for the people. That's why he is known as the 'The People's Champion'.
Here are some of the amazing facts about 'The Rock' which every fan must know.
Rock has dominated the cover of the latest issue of "Muscle & Fitness". He is perfectly suited for that cover page.
In 1998, Rock became the youngest WWE champion. He was just 26 years of age at that time.
Johnson's autobiography "The Rock says" was published in 2000. The book debuted at No. 1 on the 'New York Times Best Seller' list. The book topped the list for about 5 months.
Rock's first lead role was in the movie "The Scorpion King" which was released in 2002. He was paid $5.5 million for the movie. It was the highest fee ever paid to an actor in a leading role at that time.
In Wrestle mania 29, Rock battled with John Cena in the main event that gathered around 80,647 fans.
According to the Forbes Magazine, Dwayne Johnson was the 'Top Grossing Actor of 2013. He released multiple blockbusters back to back which included "The Fast & The Furious 6", "Pain & Gain","G.I Joe". The Rock's movie has delivered an astounding total of $1.3 billion.
His role as 'Luke Hobs' in the movie "The Fast & The Furious 6" is one of the most popular characters. This movie is quickest to reach $500 million worldwide in the history of Universal studios.
The Rock is a social beast. He has almost 3 million Instagram followers. He also has 27 million fans on Facebook and around 6.8 million followers on Twitter.
Rock reveals that for his movie "Hercules: The Thracian Wars," he has taken an insane diet. He consumed 14 egg whites and more than 3 pounds of meat everyday. He was taking 7 full meals a day.
Johnson started playing Football when he was in high school. He earned a scholarship to play defensive tackle at the University of Miami.
The Rock had an incredible wrestling career. He has won 8 WWF/WWE championship titles before retiring in 2004.
His hard work and dedication is truly an inspiration for every man. Behind his success there is a lot of hard work.