Dwayne Johnson has established himself as one of the most prolific and publically adored actors of the last few decades. His contribution to the film industry has made him an A-list star whose acting credits span many genres. In addition to acting, Johnson has become known as a talented businessman and public speaker.
With such an impressive array of skills, the idea of Dwayne Johnson running for political office has been on the table for many years. The actor has discussed the possibility of entering politics numerous times in the past. With the 2024 election nearing closer, fans are beginning to wonder if Dwayne Johnson, as President of the United States, could be a reality.
Actor Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson Speaks on Presidential Ambitions
It was back in April of 2021 that Dwayne Johnson began taking the possibility of becoming president more seriously. A report published by Newsweek explained that “At least 46% of Americans would support a presidential run from Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, according to a new poll.”
This is a staggering amount of people that could see Johnson being the commander-in-chief of the United States of America.
Johnson responded with an Instagram post, saying;
“Humbling. I don’t think our Founding Fathers EVER envisioned a six-four, bald, tattooed, half-Black, half-Samoan, tequila drinking, pick-up truck driving, fanny pack-wearing guy joining their club – but if it ever happens it’d be my honor to serve you, the people.”
Johnson Is Not Ruling out a 2024 Presidential Bid
After this post was made, fans began feeling more hopeful than ever that Johnson could be considering a campaign for President. In an interview with Vanity Fair, he explains that after the Newsweek poll came out, he personally did “a small amount of research and analysis to see where this comes from and to see what it could look like in the future.”
According to Johnson, “indicators are all very positive—in, for example, 2024, and in, for example, 2028.”
He goes on to explain, “You know, at the end of the day, I don’t know the first thing about politics. I don’t know the first thing about policy. I care deeply about our country. I care about every fucking American who bleeds red, and that’s all of them. And—there’s no delusion here—I may have some decent leadership qualities, but that doesn’t necessarily make me a great presidential candidate. That’s where I am today.”
Johnson for President
As of recently, no significant comments have been made by Johnson or his team on whether or not they will be moving forward with his political aspirations. Johnson does not have a ton of expertise in the world of politics, but his passion and vigor have led a lot of Americans to believe that he would fight for this Country. Past Presidents, including former President Donald Trump, also came from backgrounds in fields other than politics.
The 2024 Presidential Election is coming closer and closer, and if Dwayne The Rock Johnson does decide to throw his hat in the ring, his team will likely make an announcement in the next couple of months. If not in 2024, Johnson could also make a bid for Presidency in 2028.