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Meet Simone Johnson: The Rock’s Daughter Unveils New WWE Ring Name ‘Ava Raine’

The Rock’s daughter Simone Johnson recently revealed her new WWE ring name. Continue reading to find out her new WWE in-ring name and more about her personal and professional life.

What is the new ring name of Simone Johnson?

Now, Simone Johnson, the daughter of The Rock will be known as Ava Raine. On Sunday, she replaced her name on her Twitter account. She also put out a statement about her name change on the microblogging site Twitter.

Simone tweeted, “I probably sound like a broken record & hopefully, this is the last I’ll mention this but I don’t understand why people being portrayed as separate individuals from their family name is such a heated topic. A name doesn’t discredit any prior accomplishments from any family.”

In a separate tweet, Johnson further added, ” i could build my entire career around my father & people would still bash me anyway.”

Here’s everything you need to know about Simone Johnson

The full name of Simone is Simone Alexandra Johnson. She was born on August 21, 2001, in Davie, Florida, United States. She is the daughter of the former professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia.

Simone was signed to WWE in February of 2020 and she kickstarted her training at the WWE Performance Center. She is yet to make her WWE NXT television debut. WWE filed to trademark “Ava Raine” with the USPTO on May 13, 2022.

During an episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Dwayne talked about his daughter following in his footsteps. He said, “What an honor that my daughter wants to follow in my footsteps, but more importantly – follow in my footsteps sounds cliche – but she actually wants to create and blaze her own path.”

How did the fans react to the name change of Simone?

One user wrote, “People harping ok Simone Johnson being called “Ava Raine” instead of using her last name. The Rock wasn’t even afford that and he’s a generational talent. Let her shine in her own individual way. It’s like they won’t talk about her lineage.”

Another fan tweeted, “Remember guys, these people get dogged out for nepotism by the folks who are mad over Ava Raine’s (Simone Johnson AKA The Rock’s daughter) new names change.”

Followed by a user who penned, “People acting like absolute goofs about Simone Johnson‘s ring name. It literally does not matter if they say her father is the Rock or not. What do y’all be on???”

One fan tweeted, “no way they’re calling the rock’s daughter something other than “simone johnson, daughter of the rock” lmao cmon”

Another user wrote, “People saying “why didn’t Simone Johnson use her dad’s last name to honor him?” like Johnson isn’t one of the two most generic last names a person can have other than Smith.”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the name change of Simone Johnson. Do you like Simone’s new ring name? Kindly let us know in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
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