MUGENDAILY – Remember When Dwayne Johnson and Lauren Hashian Pulled Off A Secret Hawaiian Wedding? Johnson wed musician Lauren Hashian in a Hawaiian ceremony that accomplished their No. 1 goal: “Complete privacy.”
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, businessman, and retired professional wrestler.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson The 17-time WWE champ turned eminently bankable movie star was “only kidding”.
Lauren Hashian is a 35-year-old singer, songwriter and music producer who was born in Lynnfield, Massachusetts and is the daughter of Armenian-American musician Sib Hashian.
“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”
What is the story of their meeting?
Between their first meeting on the set of Disney’s 2007 comedy The Game Plan—if not love at first sight. Dwayne Johnson said, “Within 30 seconds, I thought, ‘Wow, this girl’s stunning'”—and those Aug. 18, 2019, vows on the cliffs of Kauai, was a love story nearly a decade-and-a-half in the making.
Both coming out of serious commitments—a long-term romance for musician Hashian, 36; a marriage to college sweetheart Dany Garcia for 49-year-old Johnson.
There were fears to work past and then a family to build before they could make that walk down the flower-lined runner toward the Pacific Ocean and their forever.
Johnson raved to DeGeneres of their seaside ceremony “In Hawaii at the time it’s beautiful,” “with my ancestors watching over us, it was truly a magical, magical time.” Standing there with daughters Jasmine, now 5, and Tiana, now 3.
For the former University of Miami defensive tackle, the enchantment began just as his first marriage to producer-body builder-entrepreneur Garcia was unraveling. “I was so fortunate to have fallen in love once,” the actor told People in 2012. “To fall in love again? That’s a hard thing to do twice in the position I’m in. I’m one lucky son of a bitch.”
A dozen or so credits into the film career that would make him the world’s highest paid actor, the athlete was facing an upheaval in his own life blueprint as he and Garcia, parents to 20-year-old WWE star Simone Johnson, came to terms with the fact that their marriage was over.
So he wasn’t even thinking about looking for romance when he first spied Hashian.
“At the time, I was going through my breakup with Dany, and she was just coming off a big breakup too,” he explained to WSJ Magazine. And yet the growing spark between them was undeniable: “Ironically, when you’re not looking for something,” he continued, “the power of the universe kind of takes over.”
For a stretch, though, his fears were every bit as strong. “My divorce did a number on me,” he reflected to WSJ Magazine. “I wasn’t fearful of getting married again, there was just some hesitancy.” It was a bit of trepidation that Hashian never once took personally. “Lauren was incredibly patient: ‘I love you, you love me, we have this amazing life together—no presh.'”
After all, they were already partners in every sense beyond the sign-here-on-the-dotted-line. “I just refer to her as my wife all the time,” he explained to ET in 2018. “So a lot of people are like, ‘Oh, did you get married?’ I’m like, ‘No. Easy. Don’t rush big daddy.'”