Cool Dad Job: Icon
Latest Cool Dad Achievements: Welcoming Elizabeth Warren to the Ballers universe, starring in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, and launching a tequila brand.
Johnson, 47, went from a defensive tackle at the University of Miami to trash-talking wrestling star to mummy to world’s highest-paid actor without losing his humanity along the way. He may be one of the most recognizable men on the planet, but he is, paradoxically, not over-exposed. Why? Because he values his family’s privacy and his own. A certain amount of discipline — the guy is not starting Twitter beef — affords him the space to be the person he wants to be at home. And who is that person? A nice guy, basically. A happy dad. A gym rat. A goofball. There’s a reason that everyone likes “The Rock.” We smell what he’s cooking and its organic. “Lead with love,” he coaches parents. It’s a strategy that’s paying off for him.