10 Rocking Facts About Birthday Boy Dwayne Johnson Aka ‘The Rock’

On the occasion of birthday of your favourite WWE veteran Dwayne Johnson aka ‘The Rock‘; CRB Tech reviews brings to you 10 lesser known facts about him.


It has been a happening year for Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. With his San Andreas coming up for a release this month, we bring you 10 lesser heard facts about the birthday boy who turned 44 today.

  1. Before Dwayne took to wrestling, he played college level football at the University of Miami. He went ahead to sign a three-year contract with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. Nonetheless, that went poorly and he at long last returned home.

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  2. The Rock made his grand Hollywood debut as The Scorpion King in The Mummy Returns.

  3. WWE gave him popularity and super-stardom. However, the man is an author as well. He went ahead to co-write his first ever book, a collection of memoirs called The Rock Says in 2000, which was a major hit.

  4. He might be the mounted force in Fast and Furious 7 however the part was not initially written for him. It was to be actually played by an older action star. At the point when The Rock ventured in, the part of Luke Hobbs was re-composed.

  5. Home implied a family with wrestling tradition. His dad Rocky Johnson and granddad Peter Maivia likewise wrestled. His cousins incorporate wrestlers Yokozuna (Rodney), Rikishi (Solofa), Manu (Afa Jr) and Umaga (Eddie). Yokozuna and Umaga are no more.

  6. Trust it or not, director Tim Burton wished that he assumes the part of Willy Wonka’s in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The part was instead played by Johnny Depp in the film.

  7. Dwayne was likewise expected to star as Johnny Bravo in a silver screen adaptation. The film never went on the floors.

  8. The film’s off-shoot was in itself a full length film, The Scorpion King, which saw The Rock as its lead. He got a recording-breaking $5.5 million for his first ever role.

  9. His family experienced a rough patch in their lives while he happened to be a teenager and there was shortage of money.

  10. The Rock had said that when he began his career in 1995, he had $7 against his name. He took to wrestling for earning a name and money.

    These were a few facts about “The Rock” which you must not have heard. CRB Tech reviews wishes the hunk a very happy birthday.

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