Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new actuality tv competitors, The Titan Video games, premieres on NBC tonight. The 10-episode present options 64 contestants, who Johnson refers to because the “DJ 64;” NBC says that the competitors “will provide on a regular basis individuals the once-in-a-lifetime alternative to compete in epic head-to-head challenges designed to check the thoughts, physique and coronary heart.”
Johnson instructed USA As we speak that he got here up with the thought after ““searching for a sequence we may create to present a platform to essentially good athletes. And what was on the market inspiring us was ‘American Ninja Warrior.’” The challenges the opponents face are impressed each by his personal exercises and some crazier concepts he had whereas below the affect of tequila.
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Whereas “DJ’s 64” are supposed to be on a regular basis individuals with various backgrounds and jobs, they should be in nice bodily form with a view to stand up to The Titan Video games challenges and share a typical dedication to intensive energy and health coaching. As their fearless chief, mentor, and competitors host, Johnson dimension and energy are to be admired and should you’re a fan of the present, you may be questioning the place Johnson’s age, peak, and weight measure as much as the opponents he hand-picked for the primary season of his present.
Dwayne Johnson is 46 years previous; based on his IMDB web page, he was born on Might 2, 1972. Males’s Well being’s profile on The Titan Video games‘ contestants revealed that almost all opponents are of their mid to late 20’s, making Johnson older than lots of the “DJ 64;” nevertheless, the present’s oldest competitor is 50 years previous.
Based on Heightline.com, Johnson is 6’5″; CelebrityInside.com stories the identical. In the event you’re excited by evaluating him to similarly-sized actors, John Cena is 6’0″, as is Vin Deisel; Arnold Schwazzenegger is 6’1″.
Although Celeb Inside says that Johnson’s weight is 260 kilos, this have to be thought-about an approximation, particularly since Johnson’s job and numerous roles he performs require him to placed on and take off weight fairly shortly. Whereas filming for Hobbs and Shaw, he shared a photograph of himself with a full pizza on Instagram, writing “Received the fantastic textual content from my energy & conditioning coach @daverienzi that learn “DJ, want a mid week carb up on your massive scenes tomorrow. Eat a pizza and ship me your pics within the morning” to which I responded – Watch. This. We’re having enjoyable strategically manipulating my weight loss plan/physique for capturing HOBBS & SHAW (my Quick & Livid spin-off movie) and I like these midweek pizza carb ups like a drunk loves free peanuts.”
Make sure you watch Dwayne Johnson host NBC’s The Titan Video games on Thursdays at 8/7pm CT, starting tonight with a 2-hour premiere episode.