Dwayne Johnson, or The Rock to friends and much of the world, is one of the most popular people on the planet. Many celebrities enjoy a crowd of supporters on social network such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube but Dwayne Johnson dominates Instagram.
So what makes The Rock’s Instagram account so popular. Here are a couple examples:
Imagine Dwayne Johnson driving around one morning Wakefield, Massachusetts filming a movie. Distracted by the music playing in the car, he fails to see a parked truck and BOOM! He sideswipes it accidentally. Instead of hightailing it out of sight, The Rock returned to pay for the damages to Audie Bridges’ truck. And let’s not forget The Rock’s Mother’s Day Instagram post. It was enough to bring tears to anyone’s eyes.
Dwayne Johnson often says in his Instagram posts that he tries to be as inspirational as possible and often finds motivation and purpose in countless everyday situations. Plus it’s easy for him to be upbeat, things are going pretty damn well. In a recent Esquire interview, The Rock explained how being true to himself, even in the days when his career and life wasn’t really going as planned, was the best thing he could have done.
The big stars didn’t look like me—and I didn’t look like them. There wasn’t a blueprint or a model. Well, here’s a former football player who once wrestled and he’s this height and this weight. He’s black and Samoan and he has tattoos… And then it was slim down, stop working out as much, get distance from wrestling and the moniker of the Rock. There were a lot of changes—the people around me at that time felt like it was the best thing to do, but by the way, I bought into it. I embraced it. Well, like anything, when you start being someone else, not being yourself, you may get lucky and it may work for a little while, but it’s gonna come back and bite you in the ass eventually. So there was a big moment of clarity in about 2010—I just felt, Yeah, this isn’t working. I need to stop, readjust, reassess, and change everything around me—and I gotta take one more shot, but at least I’m gonna take a shot with me being myself.
If you don’t follow The Rock on Instagram, you should, because there isn’t a day that goes by that he doesn’t post an inspiring quote, photo or caption that doesn’t make a man or woman want to deliver a Rock Bottom to the world. Here are our favorite Dwayne Johnson quotes from The Rock’s Instagram account.
Inspirational Dwayne Johnson Quotes