40 Facts About Dwayne The Rock Johnson

1. In 2015, Dwayne The Rock Johnson dominated the big screen with two big action films.

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2. In 2015, Dwayne The Rock Johnson set a Guinness World Record for the most selfies taken in a 3-minute span.

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3. In 1999, Dwayne The Rock Johnson got his first taste of acting outside the ring.

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4. In 2003, Dwayne The Rock Johnson shocked some people by getting a large tattoo that covers much of his chest and left arm.

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5. In 2000, Dwayne The Rock Johnson published his autobiography co-written with Joe Layden.

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6. Dwayne The Rock Johnson received a partial Samoan pe'a tattoo on his left side in 2003, and in 2017 had the small "brahma bull" tattoo on his right arm covered with a larger half-sleeve tattoo of a bull's skull.

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7. Dwayne The Rock Johnson attended the 2000 Democratic National Convention as part of WWE's non-partisan "Smackdown Your Vote" campaign, which aimed to influence young people to vote.

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8. In 2016, Dwayne The Rock Johnson started a YouTube channel titled "The Rock" with the help of online personality Lilly Singh.

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9. Dwayne The Rock Johnson released an alarm clock app as part of "Project Rock" that received more than one million downloads in its first week of release.

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10. In March 2016, Dwayne The Rock Johnson partnered with the American fitness apparel manufacturer Under Armour to release "Project Rock".

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11. On May 21, 2015, Dwayne The Rock Johnson set a Guinness World Record for most selfies in three minutes, taking 105 selfies with fans during the premiere of San Andreas in London.

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12. In 2000 Dwayne The Rock Johnson published his autobiography, which he co-wrote with Joe Layden, titled The Rock Says.

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13. Dwayne The Rock Johnson will co-produce and star in The King, a film about king Kamehameha Kunuiakea, founder and first ruler of the Kingdom of Hawai'i.

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14. Dwayne The Rock Johnson will produce and appear in Fighting with My Family, a seriocomedy about WWE Superstar, Paige and her family who are professional wrestlers.

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15. Dwayne The Rock Johnson reprised his role as Luke Hobbs in The Fate of the Furious, which was released in 2017.

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16. Dwayne The Rock Johnson starred as the title character in Hercules and reprised his role as Luke Hobbs in Furious 7 (2015).

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17. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was nominated for the Favorite Movie Actor award at the 2008 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards for his role in The Game Plan but lost out to Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.

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18. Dwayne The Rock Johnson played a cocky famous American football player in The Game Plan and Agent 23 in Get Smart (2008).

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19. Dwayne The Rock Johnson played a supporting role in Be Cool and was the primary antagonist in Doom (2006).

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20. Dwayne The Rock Johnson began his acting career on television while wrestling.

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21. Dwayne The Rock Johnson is the only wrestler to introduce a different design of both the Intercontinental Championship and the WWE Championship (on February 18, 2013 episode of Raw).

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22. Dwayne The Rock Johnson received US$5.5 million for the role and was listed in the 2007 Guinness World Records as the highest-paid actor in his first starring role.

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23. Dwayne The Rock Johnson made a surprise appearance at the official Xbox unveiling during Bill Gates's keynote speech at the ongoing Computer Electronics Show in 2001.

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24. Dwayne The Rock Johnson has stated the success of that episode is the reason he began receiving offers from Hollywood studios.

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25. Dwayne The Rock Johnson appeared on Wyclef Jean's 2000 single "It Doesn't Matter" and in its music video.

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26. Dwayne The Rock Johnson appeared at the 2015 Royal Rumble event during the main event match, where he helped Roman Reigns fend off Big Show and Kane, and was booed for doing so.

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27. Dwayne The Rock Johnson opined that, having beaten Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin at previous Wrestlemanias, beating Cena would make him the greatest wrestler of all time.

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28. Dwayne The Rock Johnson stood up for Eugene, made a cameo in his hometown of Miami and helped Mick Foley turn back La Resistance.

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29. Dwayne The Rock Johnson defeated Hogan again at No Way Out and drafted himself to the Raw brand where he had various feuds, including one with The Hurricane.

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30. Dwayne The Rock Johnson used this time off to act in the movie The Mummy Returns.

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31. Dwayne The Rock Johnson's entertaining promos and ensuing popularity led to a face turn, in which he called himself "The People's Champion".

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32. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was given the nickname "The Blue Chipper" and his lineage was played to on TV, where he was hyped as the WWF's first third-generation wrestler.

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33. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was on the practice roster as a backup linebacker, but was cut two months into the season.

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34. Dwayne The Rock Johnson graduated from Miami in 1995 with a Bachelor of General Studies in criminology and physiology.

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35. Dwayne The Rock Johnson's founded a Miami-based wealth management firm.

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36. Dwayne The Rock Johnson decided on a full scholarship from the University of Miami, playing defensive tackle.

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37. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was a member of the school's track and field and wrestling teams.

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38. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was the world's highest-paid actor of 2016.

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39. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was paid $5.5 million, a world record for an actor in his first starring role.

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40. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team.

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