18 Stars That Enjoyed Success As Actors And Athletes

#17 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


Perhaps one of the most notable athletes turned actors is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Not only did he have a successful career as a professional wrestler in WWE, he was a football player in the Canadian Football League for a short period of time. What’s most admirable about Johnson’s career trajectory is the incredible success he’s had in the film industry since making the change. Films like “The Fast and The Furious” and HBO shows like “Ballers” have further boosted his star status.