Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, an American actor, producer, businessman.
Johnson was a part of the competitive sports entertainment world, WWE. His character, "The Rock," became one of the most charismatic and dynamic characters the industry has ever seen. In March 2012, Johnson made a record-breaking return to the WWE where he crushed John Cena at Wrestle Mania XXVIlI in Miami.
The Rock is a third generation wrestler and numerous uncles, cousins, and relatives all wrestled. His father Rocky Johnson is a professional wrestler who also served as his trainer. During his 1996-2004 career, Dwayne had 17 championship reigns and holds the record for most WWF Championship wins.
Now widely considered one of the all-time greatest wrestlers, Dwayne has found just as much success on the big screen as he did in the ring. With film revenues exceeding $2 billion worldwide, Dwayne Johnson has solidified himself as a global box-office powerhouse in both film and television.
Johnson penned an autobiography, The Rock Says, which reached No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. He created the Rock Foundation in 2006, with a mission to educate, empower, and motivate children worldwide through health and physical fitness.
He served as the national spokesperson for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Diabetes
Aware Campaign, he is a committed Celebrity Cabinet Member for the American Red Cross. He serves as a National Celebrity Wish Ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
In 2008, the United States Congress and the United States Joint Leadership Commission recognized Johnson with the prestigious Horizon Award, the U.S. Congressional Award given to an individual in the private sector who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and provided opportunities for youth nationwide.
Dwayne Johnson describes the importance of discipline through his personal experience. He shows that people can accomplish anything they want if they work hard each day and have a mindset focused on success.