Followers of WWE keep in mind Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as being one of many largest stars the model has ever seen, and now his household’s wrestling legacy goes to proceed because of his 18-year-old daughter, Simone Alexandre. Johnson lately appeared on The Tonight Present with Jimmy Fallon, and he gushed over the truth that his daughter is following in his footsteps and signed with the corporate that made him a family title.
On February 10, WWE introduced that that they had formally signed Simone and he or she had begun her coaching on the Efficiency Middle in Florida. This makes her the primary fourth-generation star within the sport’s historical past, as her great-grandfather “Excessive Chief” Peter Maivia and her late grandfather Rocky Johnson are each within the Corridor of Fame. Of course, her dad was additionally a 10-time WWE world champion.
Talking with Fallon, Johnson revealed that Simone has already signed her contract and that blows his thoughts.
“Initially, what an honor that my daughter desires to comply with in my footsteps however extra importantly, comply with in my footsteps sounds cliché, however she really desires to create and blaze her personal path, which is so essential,” stated Johnson.
The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star is the daddy of three, and he shares Simone together with his ex-wife, Dany Garcia. Johnson additionally revealed throughout the interview that Simon is now the WWE’s youngest signee within the firm’s historical past, and he or she has been working in direction of this aim for 2 years.
“She’s 18 now, at 16 she was working her a** off quietly underneath the radar, within the ring getting thrown round, you recognize all of the bumps and bruises that go together with professional wrestling,” stated Johnson. “However she hung in there, and I’m very very happy with her.”
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After WWE introduced that they signed Simone, she stated in a press release that it means “the world” to her, and to know that her household has a particular connection to wrestling makes it “actually particular.” Simone added that she is grateful for the chance, not simply to wrestle however to hold on her household’s legacy.
WWE government vp Paul “Triple H” Levesque says that Simone Johnson’s “unbridled ardour and unimaginable drive” earned her a coveted coaching spot with elite athletes. Not solely does she have the chance to domesticate and show her ardour for WWE on the Efficiency Middle, however she will even stick with it the custom of her unimaginable household whereas creating her personal affect.