• Curtis Bowles Johnson (born 1969) is a former wrestler and half-brother of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
• He was raised in Hayward, California, by his parents Una Sparks and Rocky Johnson.
• He is believed to be single, and his net worth is estimated at over $100,000.
• His half-brother Dwayne is an actor, businessman and former professional wrestler.
• Dwayne is married to Lauren Hashian, and they have two daughters together.
Who is Curtis Bowles?
Curtis Bowles Johnson was born in Hayward, California USA, and although he hasn’t disclosed his exact date of birth, it’s believed that he was born in 1969 – his zodiac sign is said to be Scorpio, and he holds American nationality. He’s a former wrestler, but is probably only known to the public for being the half-brother of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, a famous American actor and businessman, as well as a former professional wrestler.
Early life and education
Curtis was raised in Hayward alongside his older sister Wanda, by their father Rocky Johnson who was a Canadian professional wrestler, and their mother Una Sparks who was a housewife; their parents were married from 1966 to 1978.
While still married to Una, Rocky had an affair with Ata Fitisemanu Malvia, and she gave birth to their son Dwayne on 2 May 1972; Rocky married Ata in 1978, only a couple of months after having divorced Una.
Curtis grew up being interested in numerous activities, and enjoyed playing sports while attending a local high school; he was mostly into wrestling, looking up to his father, and was apparently the best wrestler at his school.
He matriculated in the second half of the ’80s, and because he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s believed that he didn’t attend college.
Curtis hasn’t shared many details concerning his career with the public, but it’s widely believed that he was an amateur wrestler in the 1990s and 2000s, and that he’s today retired.
Love life and relationships
Curtis prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, and hasn’t mentioned any women or men whom he has perhaps been with. This is why there are today rumors circulating the internet, concerning both his sexual orientation, and his current marital status.
Some of his fans believe him to be gay, and this to be the reason behind him not speaking of any women whom he’s dated. It’s also said by a couple of his fans that Curtis has been seen spending time with his boyfriend, however, no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Curtis commented on these rumors.
There are also those who think that he’s perhaps a married man today, and that he simply prefers to keep his wife away from the media’s attention, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of May 2022, Curtis seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Curtis is quite active on Instagram and seems to be enjoying the attention which he’s receiving from his close to 30,000 followers, while he’s uploaded over 100 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during his everyday life.
He’s physically highly active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus his muscular body; he’s also following a strict diet, and occasionally gives his fans advice on working out and dieting.
Curtis is into travelling and has been to a couple of US states, while it’s believed that his half-brother Dwayne has paid for a couple of his vacations in both the US and Europe.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Vin Diesel, Jim Carrey and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of his favorite films include the franchise “Fast and Furious”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life”.
Age, height and net worth
It’s believed that Curtis is 53 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft (1.85m) and he weighs around 220lbs (100kgs).
As of May 2022, his net worth has been estimated at over $100,000, while his half-brother Dwayne’s net worth stands at more than $800 million.
Who is his half-brother Dwayne?
Dwayne was born in Hayward, on 2 May 1972 – his zodiac sign is Taurus, and he holds American nationality. He has played and voiced characters in more than 100 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps known best for his starring role in the 2017 action adventure comedy movie “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”.
It was directed by Jake Kasdan, also starred Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart, and follows four teenagers who’ve been sucked into a video game, and have to beat it to return to their normal bodies; the movie won five of the 20 awards for which it was nominated. Dwayne reprised his role in the 2019 sequel “Jumanji: The Next Level”.
He grew up being interested in wrestling, looking up to his father who was one of the first two black tag team champions in the history of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the other having been Tony Atlas. Dwayne studied at Montclaire Elementary School, and then transferred to Shepherd Glen Elementary School, prior to progressing to Hamden Middle School. He matriculated from Freedom High School in 1991, having previously attended three other high schools, and then enrolled at University of Miami on a football scholarship; Dwayne graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in criminology and physiology in 1995.
He then became a professional wrestler, and joined World Wrestling Federation (WWF), becoming Intercontinental Champion on 13 February 1997. Dwayne won his first WWF Championship in 1998, and continued wrestling until 2004, when he retired to focus on acting; he returned to WWE in 2011, and has since been simultaneously working on both his acting and wrestling careers.
His first notable acting performance was his portrayal of the lead character Mathayus in the critically acclaimed 2002 action adventure fantasy movie “The Scorpion King”, directed by Chuck Russell, and which also starred Steven Brand and Michael Clarke Duncan. It follows a warrior who’s set on killing an evil emperor responsible for destroying his homeland, and the movie won two of the five awards for which it was nominated.
Dwayne then went on to star in various hit movies, such as the 2009 family action adventure “Race to Witch Mountain”, the 2009 animated adventure comedy “Planet 51” (voice role) and the 2010 family fantasy comedy “Tooth Fairy”.
He played the supporting character Hobbs in the 2011 action crime adventure movie “Fast Five”, which won nine of the 30 awards for which it was nominated, while he reprised his role in the 2013 sequel “Fast & Furious 6”, and the 2015 sequel “Furious 7”.
Since 2021, Dwayne has been starring in the comedy series “Young Rock”, created by Jeff Chiang and Nahnatchka Khan, and which also stars Joseph Lee Anderson and Stacey Leilua. It follows his early life, and has won two of the 10 awards for which it has been nominated.
Dwayne has won 17 of the 87 awards for which he has been nominated, with some of these wins including four Kids’ Choice Awards, three People’s Choice Awards, and three Teen Choice Awards; he also won a 2001 Stinker Award for Worst Supporting Actor, for his performance in the movie “The Mummy Returns”.
Dwayne exchanged vows with American businesswoman and professional bodybuilder Dany Garcia on 3 May 1997, she gave birth to their daughter Simone on 14 August 2001, but they divorced in May 2008. He then began dating Lauren Hashian, and she gave birth to their first daughter Jasmine on 17 December 2015, while their second daughter Tiana followed on 17 April 2018; Dwayne and Lauren married on 18 August 2019.