Birth Place: Hayward, CA
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/02/1972, Taurus
Profession: Professional wrestler; actor
Dwayne Johnson, the son of Ata Johnson (née Maivia) and professional wrestler “Soulman” Rocky Johnson, was born in Hayward, California. His maternal grandfather, “High Chief” Peter Maivia, was also a professional wrestler. His maternal grandmother, Lia Maivia, ran Polynesian Pacific Pro Wrestling from 1982 until 1988 following her husband’s death, becoming one of wrestling’s few female professional promoters. His father is of Black Nova Scotian (Canadian) origin and his mother is of Samoan heritage.For a brief period, Johnson lived in Auckland, New Zealand, with his mother’s family.During this time his mother Ata ensured Johnson was exposed to one of the urban Polynesian cultural strongholds of the Southern Hemisphere.Johnson attended Richmond Road Primary School before returning to the United States with his parents.