The Rock is featured in the latest Forbes list of the “Most Powerful Celebrities.” The article notes that since June 2014, Rock has earned $52 million from movie projects.
The article wrote the following about the part-time WWE Superstar, who they ranked at #23 on their list:
“With ensemble movies like “G.I. Joe” and “Fast and Furious,” Johnson has transcended his wrestling days to become a true movie star. Now he’s graduated to leading man. With “Hercules” and 2015’s earthquake disaster film “San Andreas,” The Rock is carrying movies on his sizable shoulders. A smart businessman, he’s also branching out into TV. “The Hero” was his first stab at reality TV. Now he’s moving up to the big leagues with the HBO comedy “Ballers.” Johnson is executive producing and starring in the comedy about a group of football players.”