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    Why Did Dwayne Johnson And Dany Garcia Break Up?

    Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock, is one of those professional wrestlers who successfully transitioned into acting. With his films grossing more than $10.5 billion globally, Johnson is one of the world’s highest-grossing actors. He is also a successful producer.

    On the personal front, the former WWE champion was married to Dany Garcia between 1997 to 2008. He then went on to marry Lauren Hashian in 2019. But why did Johnson and Garcia part ways despite knowing each other for so many years? Let us find out the answers.

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    Dwayne Johnson And Dany Garcia’s Relationship Explained

    Dwayne Johnson
    Dwayne Johnson

    Dany Garcia and Dwayne Johnson met at the University of Miami where the two were studying. Johnson was there on a football scholarship while Garcia was studying business. The two started dating afterward and got married in 1997.

    By that time, Johnson had become one of the most popular WWE wrestlers. After their marriage, she became his manager and their daughter Simone was born in the year 2001. However, things did not go as planned, and they filed for divorce in 2007 which was finalized in 2008.

    In a 2020 interview with Oprah Winfrey, The Rock revealed the nature of their divorce. “It was just one of those things where it wasn’t an ugly divorce. It was just… marriage wasn’t in our cards,” he said.

    He further said, “Great friends. Marriage wasn’t in our cards, but we both had an appetite for business and to accomplish things. And we thought, well, what if we continued to do business together?

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    They Remain Good Friends And Business Partners

    Dany Garcia
    Dany Garcia

    Garcia is a former professional bodybuilder and a successful entrepreneur. Despite their divorce, she continued to be Johnson’s manager and has also managed Henry Cavill. Both Johnson and Garcia started Seven Bucks Productions right after their divorce.

    The company has since expanded into film and television production as well as advertising. Apart from that, she is also the co-owner of the XFL football league. Garcia also serves as the Global Strategist Advisor for all of Johnson’s business ventures.

    She also handles The Garcia Companies and TGC Management as well as Under Armour’s Project Rock collection, ZOA Energy, Teremana Tequila (co-owned by Johnson), and Atom Tickets.

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