Sports arenas and movie sets may seem worlds apart, but there’s one thing they both require: an ability to perform. Some have not only commanded the attention of spectators on the field but also charmed audiences on the big screen. Here’s a look at ten athletes who tackled Hollywood with the same fervor as their athletic careers.
XFL owner and celebrity Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, in collaboration with Oprah Winfrey, established the People’s Fund for Maui to support victims of the August 2023 wildfires. Despite their combined initial donation of $10 million, they faced criticism, with some suggesting that they should contribute more given their wealth, and that the expectation for regular working people to donate during economic hardships like what we’re seeing today was tone-deaf.
Hollywood megastar The Rock decided to invest in a young man who sees a bright future in… UFC fighter Themba Gorimbo