‘Can you smell what The Rock is cooking?’ If you were a wrestling fan during the 90s than those words probably have a particularly special meaning for you. While these days, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is known for so much more than laying the smackdown on everybody, there was a time when you knew you were in trouble when he spoke those words.
The Rock made his debut in the World Wrestling Federation in 1996 and became an international phenomenon shortly after that. He’s since gone on to become a major movie star and philanthropist, named the biggest box office draw in the world in 2015.
However, the People’s Champ has come a long way from his days hitting arm bar and takedowns in flea markets. Before, dominating the WWE ring, Johnson played football for the University of Miami where he was studying to get his bachelor's degree in criminology and physiology.
However, there’s a lot that you probably don’t know about the superstar. From his background as a member of one of professional wrestling’s greatest dynasties to his highly interesting eating habits, here are some things that you probably didn’t know about The Rock.
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