What made the highest-paid actors wake up famous

Dwayne Johnson

From an early age, he was keen on football but had to give it up due to health issues. And so he decided to become a wrestler. As Zoomboola says, he’s a six-time heavyweight champion who retained the team leader title for five seasons, which is a proof of his skills.

Johnson was so famous that he got invited to Saturday Night Live in New York. After the show was aired, everyone saw him not only as an athlete but also as a person well capable of acting. He was invited to act in The Mummy Returns in 2001, and later in The Scorpion King.

Angelina Jolie

Since childhood, her goal was to become a successful and popular actress – and she has succeeded. She started as a model, then acted in theater plays. Only when her brother went to a film school and invited her to play a role in his experimental films, she plunged into the movie world.

Jolie’s roles vary greatly: from a hijacker to a violent patient of a psychiatric hospital. Girl, Interrupted brought her the Oscar and the Golden Globe as the best supporting actress. After this success, she became famous and began to get invited to various big projects.

Gal Gadot

She went a long way before becoming a popular actress. Worked as a model, served in the army, received the Miss Israel 2004 title. Starred in Bubot, an Israeli TV series, in 2007, which helped her realize she enjoyed acting. Next, she went to America, intending to sweep Hollywood off its feet. Frequented castings and won the roles.

She was skilled with weapons and knew how to ride a motorcycle, which landed her in the cast of Fast and Furious 4. This movie made her immensely famous. The director liked her acting style so much that she was approved for the subsequent casts of Fast & Furious.