Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's net worth: How much is the former wrestler worth according to Forbes?

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's net worth: How much is the former wrestler worth according to Forbes?

Lenah Ann
October 16, 2023 at 9:13 AM

Dwayne Johnson, famously known as The Rock, is an American actor, retired professional wrestler, and film producer. He is a big name in the entertainment industry since he went down in history as the greatest professional wrestler of all time. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's net worth has skyrocketed over the past few years due to his diverse career, which made him one of the world's highest-paid superstars.

How much is Dwayne Johnson worth?
Dwayne Johnson attends the 95th Annual Academy Awards on 12 March 2023 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Arturo Holmes (Modified by author)
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During the Attitude Era, the former wrestler had a crucial role in the growth and success of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). He wrestled for the WWF for eight years before venturing into acting. His movies have made more than 3.5 billion dollars in North America and more than 10.5 billion dollars globally.

Dwayne Johnson's profile and bio summary

Full name

Dwayne Douglas Johnson

Date of birth

2 May 1972


51 years of age (as of October 2023)

Place of birth

Hayward, California, the United States of America


American, Canadian



Zodiac sign





Ata and Rocky


Curtis and Wanda Bowles


6 feet 5 inches or 196 centimetres


260 pounds or 118 kilograms

Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark brown

Relationship status



Dany Garcia (married 1997-2008), Lauren Hashian (married 2019 to date)


Simone, Jasmine, Tiana


Actor, film producer, businessman, former professional wrestler

Active years in wrestling


Active years in acting

1999 to date

Net worth

Estimated to be $800 million

Social media presence

Instagram, X(Twitter)

How much is Dwayne Johnson worth?

According to various online sources, Dwayne The Rock Johnson's net worth as of 2023 is estimated to be $800 million. However, according to Forbes, he is estimated to be worth $270 million and was ranked fourth among the world's highest-paid entertainers.

The film star made his fortune through his career as an actor, producer, former wrestler, and businessman, alongside endorsements and sponsorship deals.

Dwayne The Rock Johnson's career earnings

How much is Dwayne Johnson worth?
XFL co-owner, The Rock, makes an appearance at TDECU Stadium as the Houston Roughnecks play the Orlando Guardia on 18 February 2023 in Houston, Texas. Photo: Bob Levey
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The famous film producer has bagged a fortune in his endeavours by being a powerhouse in the entertainment industry. According to Forbes, he made $124 million in 2018, making him the highest-paid actor in the magazine's history of celebrity 100 rankings. During the lockdown, when the entire globe was at a stop, he pulled up $87 million.

According to Forbes, despite earning upwards of $20 million in each movie, excluding profits, few people know that he negotiates a separate seven-figure social media fee for each film he participates in and promotes.

Is Dwayne The Rock Johnson a billionaire?

As of October 2023, the renowned actor has an alleged net worth of $800 million, per various online sources. From the figures, he is currently not a billionaire, but he might soon reach the billion mark with his big projects, annual salaries, brand endorsements, and investments.

Dwayne Johnson's biography

The Rock was born on 2 May 1972 (51 years of age as of October 2023) to Ata and Rocky in Hayward, California, the United States of America. He is an American-Canadian national of mixed ethnic background from a wrestler family.

In the 1960s and 1970s, his maternal grandpa, Peter Maivia, rose to prominence professionally as High Chief. Johnson spent much of his childhood travelling with his parents and seeing his father wrestle in the ring.

Is Dwayne The Rock Johnson a billionaire?
XFL owner, Dwayne, reacts on the sideline during the first half of the XFL game between the DC Defenders and the Seattle Sea Dragons at Audi Field on 19 February 2023 in Washington, DC. Photo: Scott Taetsch (Modified by author)
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Johnson began playing football in high school and quickly earned a full scholarship to the University of Miami, where he thrived. The following year, he got a Bachelor of General Studies in Criminology and Physiology.

Following his father's footsteps, he attempted professional wrestling and debuted as 'Flex Kavana' in the United States Wrestling Association in 1996 under Rocky Maivia. He later debuted into acting in 1999.

How tall is Dwayne Johnson?

The renowned wrestler wrestler is 6 feet 5 inches or 196 centimetres tall and weighs 260 pounds or 118 kilograms. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Is Dwayne Johnson married?

The famous actor was married to Dany Garcia, who was a businesswoman from 1997 to 2008. They separated amicably and mutually finalised their divorce. The duo had a daughter named Simon, born on 14 August 2001.

The Rock later met Lauren Hashian in 2006 while filming The Game Plan. The couple married on 18 August 2019 in Hawaii and have been together to date and have two daughters, Jasmine and Tiana.

Dwayne The Rock Johnson's career earnings
Dwayne and his wife, Lauren Hashian, attend the 65th GRAMMY Awards on 5 February 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Jeff Kravitz
Source: Getty Images

Is Dwayne Johnson on Instagram?

The Rock is on Instagram under the handle @therock and has over 391 million followers. On the other hand, he is on X(Twitter) under the handle @TheRock and has over 17.1 million followers.

Dwayne The Rock Johnson's net worth is something to be admired. He rose from a humble background to be one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and one of today's biggest action stars. He is motivated to be the greatest at anything he does, and it's tough not to respect his tenacity and perseverance. He participates in humanitarian initiatives to repay the followers who helped him achieve fame.

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Lenah Ann is a Kenyan-based content creator with 2 years of experience. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Media and Communication from Dedan Kimathi, Kenya in 2021.