Dwayne Johnson's net worth

By   |   Updated 20th December 2021

Dwayne Johnson Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Dwayne Johnson is $400 million.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a former professional WWE wrestler turned actor and entrepreneur.

He’s one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, and he owns the “Fast & Furious” film franchise. Plus there's his Tequila brand, Teremana Tequila brand. The Rock earns anywhere from $70 million to $100 million each year.

Early life

Born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California, Dwayne Johnson is the son of former WWE professional wrestler “Rocky Johnson” and has Samoan heritage. His family lived in New Zealand for a brief time before moving to the US to live in Hamden, Connecticut. When Dwayne was young, the family moved around a lot, living in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Nashville, Tennessee.

Education

Dwayne attended high school during the family’s stay in Nashville, with Dwayne showing promise as an athlete during his high school career. He landed several football scholarships from leading colleges, settling on the University of Miami for his college career.

Dwayne was part of the 1991 Varsity team that went on to win the national championship that season. However, his time with the Hurricanes saw him sustain several injuries, running his chance at entering the NFL.

How did Dwayne Johnson build his net worth?

Dwayne Johnson garnered international fame during his tenure at the WWE between 1996 to 2004. His tagline “Can you smell what the Rock is cooking?” is still the subject of memes floating around the internet today.

While in the WWE, The Rock earned nine world heavyweight championships, making him one of the most popular and successful athletes in the sport. Johnson appeared on SNL in 2000, hosting the show alongside guest appearances from other leading WWE names like Triple H, Mick Foley, and The Big Show.

The Rock transitioned to acting between 2001 and 2004, landing a role in the blockbuster “The Scorpion King” in 2002. The Rock steadily built his Hollywood influence, but his big break came in his appearance and acquisition of the “Fast & Furious” movie franchise.

He also launched a successful TV show, “Ballers,” seeing his reputation and net worth started to take off.

By 2015, the Rock amassed a $160 million fortune, increasing to $280 million by 2018.

The actor earned $90 million during 2019, taking his earnings to date to over $320 million.

Not content to stop at movies, Dwayne co-founded a Tequila drink, 'Teremana Tequila', in 2020 with drinks industry entrepreneur Ken Austin. Similarly Austin has partnered with Connor McGregor to create 'Proper Twelve' whisky brand.

Dwayne Johnson productivity habits and personal strengths

Dwayne Johnson has a huge following on Instagram. He’s famous for posting motivational videos of his workouts while telling people about his climb to success.

Key to his success is relentless hard work and an early start to his daily routine.

The Rock claims he arrived in Hollywood with just $7 to his name. As a result, he founded his company, “Seven Bucks Productions,” in 2012. The Rock attests his success to his mindset of persisting through the bad times in his life.

How rich is Dwayne Johnson?

With a reported wealth of $400 million, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most successful leading men in Hollywood, and he has a successful career with many deals currently on the table.

With the Fast & Furious franchise continuing to net him millions, we expect his net worth will continue to grow, and he might end up as a billionaire by the time he retires.

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