10 Unknown Facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Growing up, almost every child in the 90’s has seen The Rock perform in the wrestling ring. His is one of the many names which are associated with the brand of WWE. In fact, The Rock is a brand in itself. The Rock, with his stunning physique, intimidating height and exceptional showmanship, has always owned the stage.

Featured-80515His attitude has won many hearts, and even as he ventured into the industry of movies, his fans followed him. But how much do we know about Dwayne Johnson, the real person? Let us take a look at 10 Unknown Facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

10 Unknown Facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

10. The Rock with His Most Unlikely Partners

10 Unknown Facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
10 Unknown Facts about Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson achieved his first Tag Team Championship title with the most unlikely partner Mick Foley, which is the tenth fact in our list of 10 unknown facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. They started their respective WWE career as enemies but eventually found their common intention to dispatch The Undertaker and Big Show team. So they came together to form the most improbable tag team in WWE, the “Rock ‘n’ Sock Connection”. Foley challenged the Undertaker-Big Show duo to show up against his own tag- team with “The Rock” during the 1999 segment of Raw Is War in Boston, Massachusetts. Later that night, the Rock-Foley duo defeated the Big Show with a double People’s Elbow and won the Tag Team gold in WWE.

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9. The Debut of “The Rock Says” as the New York Times Best Seller

10 Unknown Facts about The Rock

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson published his first book during the height of his WWE fame. The book called “The Rock Says” is actually an autobiography which also depicts his family’s wrestling legacy besides the details of his struggle and rise in professional wrestling. The book sold like a hot cake just after it hits the market and became viral among younger wrestling fans. The book also became the staircase for Rock to become the first true superstar of WWE into the 21st century. His autobiography “The Rock Says” was co-written by him with Joe Layden and was first published in 2000. The book made its debut as the No.1 on the New York Times Best Seller list which is the ninth fact in our list of 10 unknown facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “The Rock Says” also stayed at the list for several weeks.

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8. His Legacy with the Canadian Football League

Dwayne Johnson – Unknown Facts

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson played college football at the University of Miami before he moved to the professional wrestling. His football legacy didn’t end at the college football as he eventually signed a three-year deal with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League after his college career which is the eighth fact in our list of 10 unknown facts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Once a superstar in his college team, The Rock found a solid change in his financial state as he earned as low as $150 a week during his time with the Calgary Stampeder’s practice squad. Eventually he was cut down from the Stampeders squad and made his way back home to train as a wrestler.

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