20 Rare Pictures And Facts About Dwayne Johnson AKA ‘The Rock’

by Unbelievable Facts7 years ago

6 Dwayne Johnson leading role in ‘The Scorpion King’ saw his entry into Guinness World Records for getting highest pay for first time leading actor.($5.5 million).

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The scorpion King, a prequel to the Mummy Returns was The Rock’s first leading role. It was released in 2002. He received  5.5 million USD – a world record for an actor in his first starring role. The Guinness Book of World Records dutifully listed this feat in their 2007 edition.(source)

7 Dwayne Johnson was expected to play Johnny Bravo in a proposed live-action movie based on the character.

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Warner Brothers Pictures purportedly wanted to cast Dwayne in their live-action Johnny Bravo film in 2002. They wanted this feature film to be the launch vehicle of the WWE legend, however, nothing came out it.(source)

8 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson eats 821lbs of Cod per year.

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Johnson consumes an amazing amount of animal protein to maintain his bulk. His seven meals a day plan includes an astonishing 2.3 pounds of cod every day. Johnson gets 1000 calories a day in Cod alone.(source)


9 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was the first person to announce the death of Osama bin laden (even before the president of the USA made the announcement) via Twitter.

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Dwayne was the first person along with a Navy Reserve Intel officer to separately and simultaneously tweet the news of Osama’s death. He tweeted,“Just got word that will shock the world — Land of the free … home of the brave DAMN PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN!(source 1,2)

10 When Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was in the Canadian Football League, he was living “in a shoddy apartment that even a rat would run from” with 4 roommates and slept on “dumpster soiled mattresses” discarded by local motels.

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Overlooked by NFL, Dwayne Johnson was picked up by Calgary Stampeders of Canadian football league. His cup of misery begun to overflow when he was relegated to the practice squad. With money running low, Johnson was forced to share his lodgings with four other roommates in a dilapidated and wasted apartment. They could not afford to buy even the basic necessity’s and slept on the mattresses retrieved from the dumpsters.(source)

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