It is now almost a trend in WWE that wrestlers are quitting wrestling and going for films. Most of the successful WWE stars have left the WWE and they are now part of big studios of Hollywood films. Mostly they are playing superheroes in different studios that produce superhero films. So, in this article, we will see 5 WWE male superstars who became actors.
#5 Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan was a 90s star in WWE and he was very famous among every generation of that time. Hogan featured in films like No Holds Barred in 1989, Suburban Commando, Mr. Nanny, and Santa with muscles which were family dramas. Hogan also made a cameo in the 1997 film The ultimate weapon.
#4 Stone Cold Steve Austin
Steve Austin who was also one of the greats in WWE appeared in films in his career. Austin was 6 times WWE champion. He made his acting debut in the film The Longest Yard. His career-best role was in the action film The Condemned which was produced by WWE.
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#3 Dave Bautista
Dave Bautista who was known as the Batista in WWE took retirement from WWE long back. He is now more famous as a superhero known as Drax who first appeared in the Marvel film the guardians of the galaxy. Batista was also in the Avengers Infinity War and Avengers endgame. He was also in the Netflix zombie film the army of the dead.
#2 John Cena
Even if you watch WWE or not but you must have heard the name of John Cena at least once in your lifetime. John Cena started his acting career in 2006 with the film The Marine. He is now a very popular movie star. He is the peacemaker in Suicide Squad of DC film studio and he was also part of Fast and Furious 9.
#1 Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson who’s popularly known as the Rock in WWE is a very successful film superstar. Rock is also the highest-paid actor in the world right now. Rock made his acting debut in the 2001 film the mummy returns. His most successful films are with the Fast and Furious series and with the Jumanji series. He will also play an anti-hero character of Black Adam in the DC studio.