How much is The Rock worth? $320 million
How did Dwayne Johnson earn his money and wealth?
A legacy from forefathers has paid for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s pro-wrestling career. Coming from a family background of wrestlers, with father, grandfather, uncles and cousins where all challenged the square ring, The Rock found an easy way into the field. His grandmother operated a Polynesian Pacific Pro Wrestling. Dawyne Johnson has been showing upward trend in his net worth since the past decade. Presently, his net worth is estimated to be nearly $220 million, which comes mainly comes from his pro-wrestling matches, brand promotions and acting. In spite of Dwayne wrestling only intermittently in pro-wrestling matches since 2004, his net worth has only been exceeding over the years. For a matter of fact, Johnson’s sporadic introduction into WWE ring, stow away substantial income for the promotion, with ‘The Rock’ resultantly being rewarded top dollar by WWE big shot Vince McMahon.
With on-going occasional appearances in wrestling and non-wrestling for WWE, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson elevated his net worth to almost double today from what it was in the last year ($125 million). Apart from wrestling, Dwayne works as an actor and producer in Hollywood films and TV shows. Johnson’s salary for 2017 is surmised to be about $65 million, as per reports produced by Celebrity Net Worth. This salary structure is only restricted to his income from acting in movies and TV shows and does not include earnings from WWE matches, brand endorsement, promotion contracts or merchandise sales. Johnson now appears on the list of the highest-grossing stars today in Hollywood, which would carry on making considerable additions to his revenues ahead in time.
Despite Dwayne the Rock Johnson is paid heavily for his periodic appearances in WWE, his compensation from wrestling is still not as high as in comparison of his other counterparts like Hulk Hogan or McMahon. Reportedly Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson makes a whopping $3 million annually from wrestling alone. Beating Erick Rowan at Wrestle Mania 32, Johnson listed his name for giving out the shortest WrestleMania match in history. Even with his brief encounter appearances, he is still ahead of the world’s top wrestler roaster— John Cena, who makes $2.75 million a year.
The larger portion of accumulation of his wealth is gushed in from screen appearances and endorsements. Johnson is named as the amplifier of the media showbiz. He has currently 11 films in production that includes Fast 8, Jumanji, Doc Savage, Moana, Shazam Rampage and Baywatch.
The series he led, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6 and Furious 7, generated over $3 billion revenue at the worldwide box office. Johnson banked nearly $32 million on ‘Fast Five’.
What are the highest grossing movies of The Rock?
- Fast & Furious 6 (2013): $238.68 million
- The Mummy Returns (2001): $202.02 million
- G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013): $122.52 million
- The Scorpion King (2002): $91.05 million
- Hercules(I) (2014): $72.69 million
- The Run Down (2003): $47.73 million
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