Who is Dwayne Johnson?
Dwayne Johnson a.k.a The Rock is an American actor, filmmaker, businessman, and former professional wrestler. He gained fame during his time as a WWE wrestler with the ring name “The Rock”.
Dwayne Johnson’s full name is Dwayne Douglas Johnson. He was born on May 2, 1972, in Hayward, California, United States. He is 49 years old as of April 2022.
His father, Wayde Douglas Bowles, is a Black Nova Scotian and former professional wrestler with the ring name “Rocky Johnson”. While his mother, Ata Johnson (nèe Maivia) is the adopted daughter of Peter Maivia who was also a professional wrestler, and his wife, Lia Maivia. Dwayne Johnson grew up alongside two siblings – Curtis Bowles and Wanda Bowles.
Dwayne Johnson’s marriage and wedding
Dwayne Johnson has been married twice. As of the time of writing this article, he is currently married to his wife, Lauren Hashian, a singer, music producer, actress, and songwriter.
The actor was previously married to Dany Garcia, an American businessman, in 1997. The marriage reportedly crashed in 2007.
About Dwayne Johnson’s current wife – Lauren Hashian
Lauren Hashian is Dwayne Johnson’s current legal wife. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and music producer. She is known for her songs including “Ride The Wave” and “Step Into Love Like This”. One of her hit songs “Go hard” was used as an official anthem for the 2011 Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) season.
Lauren Hashian was born on September 8, 1984, in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, United States. She is 37 years old, as of April 2022. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Lauren Hashian is the daughter of the late Sib Hashian who was the drummer of the legendary 90’s rock and roll band “Boston”.
How Dwayne Johnson met his current wife – Lauren Hashian
Dwayne Johnson and Lauren first met in 2006 at a kick-off party in Boston while Dwayne was filming the movie “The Game Plan” wherein he starred as “Joe Kingman”. At that time, Johnson was in the process of separating from his ex-wife Dany Garcia. Despite his complicated relationship status, he was smitten by Lauren.
According to reports, Dwayne and Lauren didn’t start dating until 2007 when the actor has officially announced his divorce from his ex-wife, Dany Garcia.
They tied the knot on August 18, 2019, in a private ceremony in Kauai, Hawaii, United States. Before their wedding, the couple welcomed their first child, Jasmine in 2015 and their second child, Tiana in 2018.
After the wedding, Dwayne stated that complete privacy was his number one goal. He wrote;
To carry out my number one goal of complete privacy, no wedding planners or outside resources were hired. Everything you see here was created by staff and family members.
About Dwayne Johnson and ex-wife Dany Garcia
Dany Garcia is an American businesswoman and founder of The Garcia Companies. Dany Garcia was born on November 29, 1968, in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. She is 53 years old as of April 2022.
Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia met at the University of Miami during their undergraduate days. The two had a lot in common ranging from athletics to interest in show business. They got married in May 1997 after dating for a few years, and in August 2001, they had their first child.
In June 2007, they announced their split, and their divorce was finalized amicably in 2008. According to Dwayne Johnson, they both had plans to accomplish many things, but marriage wasn’t in their cards. Despite their divorce, they still maintained a close connection. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Dwayne Johnson’s business dealings are still managed by Dany Garcia.
As of April 2022, Dany Garcia is married to professional fitness coach, Dave Rienzi.
Dwayne Johnson’s children
Dwayne Johnson is the proud father of three children who are all girls. The names of Dwyane Johnson’s daughters are:
- Simone Alexandra Johnson
- Jasmine Johnson and
- Tiana Gia Johnson
About Dwayne Johnson’s children
1. Simone Alexandra Johnson is Dwayne Johnson’s first daughter whom he had with his ex-wife, Dany Garcia. She was born on August 14, 2001, in Florida, United States. She is 21 years old as of April 2022.
Simone Johnson is a model, wrestler, and TV personality. Following her father’s footsteps, Simone appeared as a cast member in the sports series “WWE: Mae Young Classic Women Tournament” which featured 22 women wrestling to win the Mae Young Memorial Trophy.
2. Jasmine Johnson is the second daughter of Dwayne Johnson who was born to his current wife, Lauren Hashian. Jasmine was born on December 16, 2015, and is 6 years old as of April 2022.
3. Tiana Gia Johnson is the third daughter of Dwayne Johnson who was born to Lauren Hashian. Tiana was born on April 17, 2018, and is 3 years old as of April 2022.
Dwayne Johnson and Irina Shayk rumoured relationship
Irina Shayk is a Russian model and actress born on January 6, 1986, in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia. She is currently 36 years old as of April 2022.
Irina Shayk and Dwayne Johnson were rumoured to be in a relationship while co-starring in the movie “Hercules”. According to reports, Irina was in a relationship with the football star, Christiano Ronaldo, at the time and Dwayne Johnson was accused of breaking their relationship. However, neither Irina nor Johnson confirmed the relationship rumours.
Dwayne Johnson and Anabelle Acosta rumoured relationship
Anabelle Acosta is a Cuban-American actress born on February 28, 1987, in Havana, Cuba. She is 35 years old as of April 2022.
In 2014, rumours of Anabelle Acosta dating Dwayne Johnson spread over the internet after the two were spotted kissing on the set of the TV series “Ballers In Miami”. Anabelle later denied the rumours, stating that nothing of that nature was going on between them at that time.