Dwayne Johnson: "They convinced me." Made $65M from $6.5B Fast and Furious flicks after losing $380M action franchise to Tom Cruise.

One well-known name in the acting world is Dwayne Johnson.

From being a football player to a WWE wrestler to a well-known actor, The Rock has gone a long way.

The actor has a huge fan base that loves both his versatile acting abilities and his rugged, muscular appearance.

His transition from wrestler to in-demand actor has been nothing short of an emotional roller coaster.

The Black Adam actor is recognized as one of Hollywood's highest-paid performers and has starred in a number of blockbusters.

The actor became a household name by playing the lead in several successful box office franchises.

He was shocked, though, when Tom Cruise beat him out for a position.

One of Hollywood's most adored and admired performers with an extensive filmography is Dwayne Johnson.