Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as 'The Rock' has officially announced his retirement from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

Source: The Sun

This will be the first time a professional wrestler has announced his retirement in the sport, reports India Today.

Source: Hindustan Times

Even though, The Rock played his last official match in Wrestlemania 32 in 2016, he quietly declared his decision to quit in a chat show, saying:

I miss wrestling. I love wrestling. I quietly retired from wrestling because I was lucky enough to have a wonderful career and accomplish what I wanted to accomplish. But there's nothing like a live crowd, live audience, live microphone.
Source: The Source

He defeated Eric Rowan of the Wyatt family in his last match in 2016.

Source: Sportskeeda

Despite bowing out of the ring that gave him the famous identity, Dwayne has been one of the most hardworking people in the industry, recently raking in close to $124 million.


According to Forbes, he also became the highest-paid actor in 2019.