Birth Name: Dwayne Johnson
Birth Place: Hayward, California, USA
Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born on May 5, 1972 in Hayward, CA, destined for a career in the wrestling ring. His father was African-American wrestler Rocky Johnson and his maternal grandfather was Samoan wrestler, High Chief Peter Maivia. His uncles were professional wrestlers known as the Wild Samoans, and his cousins Rickoshi, Rosey and Umaga were also on the circuit. Johnson attended his first wrestling match when he was only weeks old, and by the time he was six years old, his father was teaching him the basics. But Johnson paid a price for being part of a showbiz family with a peripatetic childhood that involved living in Hawaii, Tennessee and even New Zealand before the family eventuall...
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