Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson bought his dad the gift of a lifetime this season.

The 44-year-old shared a pic of him, his father and a gleaming Subaru on Instagram Friday.

He expressed his gratitude to his father in a lengthy caption that described just some of the sacrifices dad Rocky has made for The Rock and his family.


Gift giving: Dwayne The Rock Johnson shared a picture of himself and his father on Friday. In the caption, the star explained why his father more than deserved the shiny new Subaru for Christmas

The star surprised his no-frills father by giving dad a brand new car.

The American actor’s caption read: ‘Bought my dad a Christmas gift and surprised him. He’s had a hard life. This one felt good.

‘My dad, Rocky Johnson is a minimalist. Always has been. Never asks me for much and over the years his needs are always the barest.’


‘Dwanta Claus’: The Moana star was a generous giver this Christmas. He looked the part, sporting a Santa hat before getting in a short work out Christmas Day

The former wrestler went on to tell a unforgettable story about his dad, explaining how dad Rocky was left to fend for himself at only 13-years-old.

One traumatic Christmas after his own father’s passing, the Canadian native’s life was forever changed

That Christmas, my dad’s mom had her new boyfriend over for Christmas dinner. Her boyfriend got drunk and pissed on the turkey. 

‘My dad went outside, got a shovel, drew a line in the snow and said if you cross that line I’ll kill you. The drunk crossed it and my dad laid him cold as a block of ice.’


Family man: The Baywatch star honored his father Rocky’s hard work and perseverance in a touching Instagram post. Here, the muscular celeb poses with his parents Rocky and Ata at the star’s 2015 hand and footprint ceremony at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

He continued: ‘The cops were called. They told my dad’s mom that when her boyfriend regains consciousness, he’s gonna kill your son so one of them has got to go. 

‘In front of the entire family, my dad’s mom looked at him and said get out. He was 13 years old and now homeless.

‘That f*cked up true story happened in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1954. He needed the bare minimum then, just like does now.’


Heartfelt tribute: The Fast and Furious star made a lengthy tribute to his father Rocky, describing just some of the hardship his dad overcame in life and why he deserved a new pair of wheels this Christmas

So this Christmas, the Hercules actor did something special to honor everything his father has overcome.

‘Every Christmas, I always think about that story and my dad having every odd stacked against him at 13, but he fought thru it and still made something of himself. 

‘Makes me appreciate his struggle and hard work… Just a small way of saying thank you dad and Merry Christmas!’


‘Small way of saying thank you’ The former WWE wrestler explained giving his father Rocky a car is just one ‘small way’ the actor thanks his father for everything. Here, The Rock poses on the blue carpet for the premiere of the computer animated film Moana

He finished the heartfelt post with the tag #DwantaClaus, naming himself after the premier holiday gift giver.

Dwayne will share his acting gifts with the public in several highly anticipated project in 2017. 

The Rock will also return to the big screen in the eighth outing of the Fast and Furious franchise and he’s set to produce and star in the film revival of 90’s lifeguard series Baywatch.







Courtesy: Daily Mail Online

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