DNA tests revealed that five strangers in Canada are the half-siblings of
Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson.
The five strangers, Lisa Purves, Paula Parsons, Trevor Edwards, Adrian
Bowles and Aaron Fowler arranged to meet one another after they
discovered that the late Canadian wrestler, Rocky Johnson, was their dad.
This means the former wrestler and now Hollywood’s highest-grossing
actor is their half-brother.
The group spoke to Sports Illustrated magazine saying they never had a
relationship with their dad because some of them never met him. Rocky
Johnson died in 2020.
They only found out about their connection when they got their DNA results
back and that was due to one of the siblings, Lisa Purves.
Purves wanted to make a documentary about absent parents when
someone suggested she make the documentary about herself.
The 53-year-old said that she was “embarrassed that my father didn’t want
She decided to stay in Canada and not pursue a career in the United
States, because she wanted to avoid bumping into her famous half-sibling
since they’re in the same industry.
“I never wanted to run into Dwayne and have anyone know I was his
Purves said she spoke to their dad a few times over the phone, but that
they never met. It’s unclear whether Dwayne is aware of his five half-
siblings and whether he has contacted them.
Image credit: CNBC