Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s house is a striking $27.8M mansion

Nestled in one of the most expensive and exclusive gated communities in LA, the Fast and Furious actor’s Mediterranean-style home is absolutely jaw-dropping.

Sheela Joseph
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Image credit: Property photo via Zillow; Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson photo credit - Eva Rinaldi via Wikimedia Commons (original source: Dwayne Johnson)

From professional wrestler to Hollywood’s highest-paid actor, savvy businessman to prospective presidential candidate, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson dons many hats.

These days he has 400 million Instagram followers, an envy-worthy film career, and his own tequila brand, but it wasn’t an easy journey to the top. 

Believe it or not, Johnson started out as a college football player at the University of Miami and aspired to play it professionally. When that didn’t pan out, he turned to the world of wrestling.

Dwayne Johnson on the red carpet.
Dwayne Johnson on the red carpet. Photo credit: Fred Duval / Shutterstock.com

With his unmatchable techniques and endearing catchphrase (Can you smell what The Rock is cooking?), he became one of the most popular WWE wrestlers around.

In case you’ve ever wondered about his wrestling persona, The Rock’s backstory is that he’s an executive chef who specializes in Croquembouche (so that’s what he was cooking).

Since then, Johnson has had a ROCKing Hollywood career, started his own production company, become co-owner of a football league, and been unstoppable!

The best part is that despite building a billion-dollar brand, he’s still as humble and lovable as ever. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t living large!

Dwayne Johnson lives in a beautiful $27.8 million mansion in Los Angeles’ exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood, along with his wife Lauren Hashian, and their adorable kids.

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Entryway to Dwayne Johnson’s house in Los Angeles. Image credit: Zillow

Dwayne Johnson’s house has a star-studded past (and present)

The Rock bought his dream home from fellow actor and comedian, Paul Reiser, of Mad About You fame.

Before that, it was owned by legendary musician and rock star Alex Van Halen, who built the breathtaking property in 1993.

Dwayne Johnson's house, a Tuscan-style villa in Beverly Park
Exterior of the Mediterranean-style property Dwayne Johnson calls home. Image credit: Zillow

The house sits on 3.67 acres of land and is considered to be among the largest (and most private) properties in the neighborhood. And not just any neighborhood.

The Rock’s house is set in Beverly Park, Los Angeles’ most exclusive neighborhood, home to countless A-listers. The ultra-exclusive enclave is home to some of the richest stars alive and is governed by an HOA with very hefty fees ($3,300/month).

But the A-listers that live here are by no means short of funds.

Johnson, one of the best-paid actors in Hollywood, has equally famous neighbors like Denzel Washington, Sofia Vergara, Eddie Murphy, Rod Stewart, and Adele, to name just a few.

His estate was described as “a complete resort” in a previous listing and, after taking a look at it, we have to agree that it’s indeed a palatial property worthy of the moniker.

Built in 1993, the Mediterranean-style abode — designed and renovated by architect Grant Kirkpatrick — features 6 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms spread across 17,630 square feet of space and two structures.

Key numbers & facts

  • Location: Beverly Park Terrace, Beverly Hills, 90210
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 13
  • Square footage: 17,630
  • Year built: 1993
  • Lot size: 3.64 acres
  • Amenities: a music room with a recording studio, movie theater, indoor pool, a huge gym, tennis court, pool & spa, and a baseball diamond
  • Other structures: a 2,500-square-foot guest house
  • Purchase price: $13,750,000 (December, 2020)
  • Initial asking price: $16,500,000 (July, 2020)

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson purchased it back in April 2021 for $27,750,000, a 7.5% discount from its ambitious $29,990,000 listing price.

We love the ‘Tuscan feel’ of the property

Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac behind massive iron gates, the private estate first wows visitors with its mature trees and manicured lawns.

The stunning olive tree-lined driveway leads to a pea gravel motor court that features a stone fountain.

gravel motorcourt that features a stone fountain
The gravel motor court features a stone fountain. Image credit: Zillow
The lush grounds of the action star's Beverly Park manse.
The lush grounds of the action star’s Beverly Park manse. Image credit: Zillow

Adding to the Mediterranean vibe are a series of ivy archways, an eye-catching red-tiled roof, airy balconies, and covered loggias. There are also many gates for easy access in and out of the property.

Massive French doors open to the backyard and there are dreamy, serene trails all over. With so much natural beauty, it feels like a postcard from the Tuscan countryside.

The property has a colossal 18,000 square feet of living space spread across the main mansion as well as the detached 2,500-square-foot guesthouse.

What really makes this estate fit for a (scorpion) king are the top-notch amenities.

Think world-class gym, full-sized tennis court, movie theater, baseball diamond, a music studio that was originally installed by Van Halen, an elevator, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a spa — which makes it sound like an amazing private retreat.

living area inside dwayne johnson's house in los angeles
Inside Dwayne Johnson’s house in L.A.’s exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood. Image credit: Zillow
fireplace and living room inside dwayne johnson's house in los angeles
Inside Dwayne Johnson’s house in L.A.’s exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood. Image credit: Zillow
the kitchen inside dwayne johnson's house in los angeles
Inside Dwayne Johnson’s house in L.A.’s exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood. Image credit: Zillow

For a closer look at The Rock’s house, head to his Instagram profile

Dwayne Johnson is many things but perhaps his most important role of all is being a loving husband and a doting dad-of-three.

His Insta page is a treasure house of precious moments with his family, especially his youngest daughters, Jasmine and Tiana.

dwayne johnson and his daughters having breakfast at home

It also gives fans the chance to take a closer look at what the interiors of his home are like.

From his daughters’ bedrooms, the chic living room, the gorgeous kitchen, and the perfectly pruned flower beds in the garden, Johnson and his wife seem to have impeccable taste when it comes to décor.

The front of the mansion features a large white door with pillars on either side that the family loves to decorate for the season.

Johnson’s favorite feature in the house, of course, is the gym, which he has dubbed his “Iron Paradise.”

His other houses aren’t too shabby either

When they’re not in California, the family often spends time on the former pro wrestler’s sprawling farm in Virginia, which he’s dubbed Mana Farms.

The Rock’s farm in Virginia is where he trained for his DC Universe debut as Black Adam, and where he’s proudly raising his stock of fish — including trout, carp, and sunfish.

The Virginia farm also spawned one of his many entrepreneurial pursuits, the launch of his #ProjectRock collab with sports apparel brand, Under Armor.

“Our new @ProjectRock #EverySideOfStrong Collection is an extension of the peace I find at my own personal sanctuary, Mana Farms. 

Even for a few hours – I can escape the noise of the daily grind – the noise that we all have to deal with. 
It’s crucial for ALL OF US to reset, recharge – so we can optimize our performance in every area in our lives. 

Enjoy the new gear, and may it inspire you to let your sanctuary be your anchor – wherever that may be ⚓️👊🏾”, the Hobbs & Shaw actor shared on Instagram.

But our favorite out of all of Dwayne Johnson’s houses is the massive 46-acre equestrian estate he owns in Powder Springs, Georgia.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's house & equestrian estate, with a horse roaming on the grounds of the property
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s house & equestrian estate. Photo credit: Realtor.com / Georgia MLS

Purchased in 2019 for $9,495,000, the suburban Atlanta property is anchored by a 15,000-square-foot main house with 8 bedrooms, 9 baths, and all the bells and whistles you can expect.

Amenities include a pool, pool pavilion, two apartments, a five-car garage, and plenty of features geared at horse lovers. Think a working 12-stall barn, a riding arena with a viewing deck, a hay barn, and an 1867-built farmhouse with a historic log cabin.

Impressive as his Atlanta-area property might be, The Rock tried to offload it two years after buying it — and was even willing to take a big loss from the sale.

He listed it for sale in 2021 for $7.5 million ($2 million less than he paid for it just two years prior), but public records show he took it off the market that same year.

Hopefully, he decided to keep it — and maybe raise some horses as well, to complement his prized bass stock from his Virginia farm.

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Our celebrity home expert, Sheela is a Mass Media graduate and trained pilot whose first love is (and always will be) writing. Before joining Fancy Pants Homes, Sheela was a travel writer for Greeka.com, and has been working as a features writer and editor for the female-centric publication Allwomenstalk.com