Dwayne Johnson grew up in a family of wrestling royalty. His father, future WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson, was one of the most popular talents
in the professional wrestling industry. His maternal grandfather, future WWE Hall of Famer High Chief Peter Maivia, was the patriarch of the famous Maivia
family, one of professional wrestling's toughest competitors who also appeared in the 1967 James Bond classic, You Only Live Twice.
Because he idolized his father, grandfather and WWE Hall of Famers Andre the Giant, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka and "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, it
was only natural Dwayne thought about a life in sports and entertainment. After a childhood of mischief, Dwayne was an All-American on the gridiron at
Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
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