Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson married Dany Garcia in 1997, and the marriage lasted until 2008. During that time, they built a strong partnership not only in their personal lives but also in their professional endeavors. Dany Garcia is a film producer, businesswoman, and fitness competitor. She has been involved in managing Johnson’s career as his manager and has played a significant role in his success.
After over 10 years of being together as a married couple, Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia divorced in 2008. Despite their divorce, Johnson and Garcia have maintained a close and supportive relationship. They have successfully co-parented their daughter, and have worked together professionally on various projects. However, Johnson admitted it was tough to move on after the separation on a podcast.
While talking on “The Pivot Podcast,” The Great One recalled the time when he was dealing with mental health and depression. He revealed his first battle with depression occurred during his university days when he didn’t know much about mental well-being. “I didn’t want to go to school, I left school,” Dwayne disclosed. Later, the wrestler-turned-actor also described his other encounter with depression years later.
Johnson recalled his struggle with mental health due to his divorce. “Years later, I went through it again when I got a divorce. Didn’t know what it was,” The Rock explained. Furthermore, he disclosed his next encounter was in 2017. However, he said, fortunately, he knew what it was this time. Also, Dwayne described having friends who really helped him get through it at that time.
Dwayne Johnson details how being a father saved him from depression
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a proud father to three daughters. Simonne Alexandra Johnson is the daughter of Johnson and his first wife, Dany Garcia. Simone has followed in her father’s footsteps and pursued a career in the wrestling industry. Furthermore, Jasmine Lia Johnson and Tiana Gia Johnson are daughters of Dwayne and his current partner, Lauren Hashian.
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The Rock described his loving daughters as his “saving grace” during his time of mental health struggles. He further added, “You look at them, and you realize, ‘Well, I mean, really, this is what it’s all about,” referring to his daughters.
In conclusion, The Rock addressed the fact that men are always taught to survive tough times alone in our society. Dwayne has also lost two friends in the past, who succumbed to depression and committed suicide. The Rock also prompted all the men out there to talk openly about their mental health struggles and what they are dealing with.