There are many different factors why people switch careers, sometimes it could be because they want a huge paycheck, less stress, more flexible hours or just a dream they've always aspired to actualize.
But whatever the motivation is, changing a career is usually a personal decision.
In this article, I will be sharing with you a popular Hollywood thespian who used to be a wrestler and a Rugby-player.
Born on May 2nd 1972, Johnson began his career as a Rugby-player in 1990 in Miami Hurricanes national championship team where he mostly played defensive tackle.
In 1995, he signed with Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League and operated as a linebacker.
Photos of Dwayne Johnson as a Rugby-player in the 90s
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After an uneventful rugby-playing career, Johnson decided to pursue another career as a professional wrestler in 1996 where he took up the name "The Rock".
Photos of Dwayne Johnson as a Wrestler
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At some point, he started combining Wrestling with acting and after eight years in the ring, Johnson retired in 2004 and began his full-time acting career.
He had his first acting role in the Mummy Returns (2001) and also played a lead role in the Scorpion King (2002). He has equally acted in other popular movies like Fast and Furious, Skyscraper, Rampage, to mention but a few.
Photos of Dwayne Johnson in "The Mummy Returns"
In the movie "Fast and Furious"
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More photos of Dwayne Johnson
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Dwayne Johnson has been married twice and is a father of three adorable daughters.
Photos of Dwayne Johnson with his daughters
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He is equally among the most followed celebrities in the world with about 263 million followers on Instagram.
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