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"Meet the woman behind Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: Dany Garcia"
PHOTO CRED: SEVEN BUCKS PRODUCTIONS BY JULIA SARANTIS
Training and gaining pounds of muscle are not the only reasons Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has reached the stature of a heroic Greek god.
From his WWE wrestling days to his transition as a leading man in the film, there has been a woman right alongside him, responsible for his transformation into a global powerhouse.
Cue, Dany Garcia, the ex-wife of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.
Though the two divorced in 2008, Garcia and Johnson have remained a team. Upon Johnson’s request, Garcia made the incredible move to manage The Rock’s career while continuing to raise their daughter, Simone, together. Fast forward 8 years and Johnson became Hollywood’s highest paid actor in 2016. Running parallel to Johnson’s success, Garcia founded and became the CEO of the media management firm Garcia Companies, in addition to co-founding the production company Seven Bucks Productions (that along with Johnson, represents stars such as Henry Cavill and Idris Elba). What resulted was Garcia becoming a major media mogul in Hollywood.
Garcia met Johnson during her undergraduate days at the University of Miami where she majored in international marketing and finance. She has been right alongside Johnson, supporting him through his multiple career transitions, from an aspiring professional football player, to star wrestler, and now actor/mogul.
In an interview with Marie Claire, Garcia relayed her numerous experiences in talking to agents and attorneys on behalf of Johnson, utilizing her educational background every step of the way to provide crucial financial guidance for The Rock.
While DJ is a huge presence, it is clear that Garcia has never been afraid to level up. After college, Garcia built and established a successful career in the private sector where she rose to the title of Vice President at Merrill Lynch...
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