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Dwayne Johnson is set to be honored with the People’s Champion Award in this year’s People’s Choice Award that will be held on 7 December. Source: Instagram @flanneryunderwood via @therock

Dwayne Johnson to receive the People’s Champion Award.

The movie megastar and former WWE wrestler is set to be honored with the People’s Champion Award in this year’s People’s Choice Award that will be held on 7 December.

Dwayne Johnson to be recognized for philanthropy

Johnson, a 15-time nominee and two-time winner of the People’s Choice Award, is set to be recognized for his numerous contributions to the entertainment industry over the years.

The 49-year-old actor is also being recognized for his endeavors in entrepreneurship as well as his numerous philanthropic partnerships to help support the less fortunate children and families who are in need.

The executive vice president of NBCUniversal Entertainment Television and Streaming, Jen Neal, said that Dwayne is one of the most beloved actors of the generation who has seen unprecedented success in his entertainment career.

He has also shown the desire to raise spirits by making people smile during a period of uncertainty, along with his philanthropy that has helped many people, making him an inspiration and the perfect recipient of the award.

Breaking worldwide records

Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions, which he is the co-founder and CEO, partnered with Netflix to take the Red Notice movie to audiences globally and saw worldwide records being broken – it saw the largest opening day and weekend for a Netflix movie.

The movie is also rumored to be planning upcoming sequels, according to the director Rawson Marshall Thurber.

His company also worked with Disney on his movie Jungle Cruise, starring Emily Blunt; as well as finishing up work on the upcoming Black Adam movie where he will be portraying the titular character.

He also recently announced the second season for his NBC TV show, Young Rock, on his Instagram @therock, which is expected to be released on March 15.

Philanthropy

Dwayne Johnson has been a National Celebrity Wish Ambassador for the Man-A-Wish Foundation for over 20 years, working with the organization to help grant the wishes of ill children; he also works with the Starlight Children’s Foundation to serve the needs of over 60 million kids worldwide who are terminally ill.

Catch the man himself receiving the award on December 7 at the 2021 People’s Choice Awards.

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