People are familiar with the phrase “If you can smell what the Rock is cooking?” The founder of “Gracia Companies,” literally smelled what The Rock was cooking. Dany Gracia who is former wife of “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson, manages a multi-faceted talent and media management holding company. More than anything else Dany is also a dedicated philanthropist and social advocate.
Career and Professional Life:
The extent of Dany professionalism can be predicted by the fact that she is behind ex-husband Dwayne Johson being the highest paid actor in Hollywood. After Dany founded the Gracia Companies, her success story got even spicier.
Once a band member in high school and having a horse in her teens will you the character that she is, Dany now manages Dwayne Johnson and produces the film. Her recent films include Baywatch and Jumanji sequel and Jungle Cruise project, which Dany produce along with her ex-husband Dwayne.
Dany Gracia grew up in New Jersey moved to Florida where she got the Bachelor’s Degree in International Marketing and Finance. New-Jersey born Dany took a job at Merrill Lynch to gain the experience and becoming the vice-president of that same company. Dany happens to be the Intelligent Investor as well, investing in groundbreaking entrepreneur and startups business. Dany also founded The Beacon Experience which identifies and empowers life-long education to risk second graders at inner city.
During early-October 2018, Seven Bucks Productions and Driven Pictures documentary film Stuntman secured 'Audience Award for Best Documentary Film' in the Los Angeles Film Festival. Dany and her ex-husband Dwayne became the executive producers of the documentary and was premiered during the Los Angeles Film Festival. The estranged couple is the co-founder of 'Steve Buck Productions' where they create original contents for TV films and digital networks.
How Much Is Gracia's Net Worth?
Dany who is an inspiration to the young entrepreneur successfully manages Gracia Companies which contributes to her net worth. Dany who is a leading producer and a humble human being, net worths reaches a mouth-watering $70 million.
Her investment in various sectors which includes Cava Mediterranean Grill restaurants and several other business propositions contributes to her net worth as well. Dany has been able to do films with Streep and Kevin Kline, Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn and also Academy Award-nominee for Best Documentary film, Which Way Home.
Is Dany Gracia Managing Ex-husband Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson?
In an interview on May 2017, Dany Gracia explained her relationship with ex-husband The Rock, where she mentioned having a healthy business relation with Dwayne Johnson. Dany Gracia who herself is bodybuilder was dating the huge Dwayne Johnson from the University of Miami, but it was in 1997 where the couple shared their vows.
Dwayne and Dany had a daughter Simone Alexandra Johnson on August 14, 2001. According to wiki sources, the couple had their differences and Dany was reported to be upset with the extra-marital affair of The Rock, and they announced their split in 1st June 2007 and got their divorce in 2008.
Dany then became manager of Dwayne in 2008 in spite of their differences. In the interview in May 2017, she said,
"Yes, I am his manager. Yes, we were once married. Now, let's go build shit together.”
That tells the story of their relationship.
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Dany also moved on in her personal life, and she married her present husband Dave Rienzi on 29 March 2014. Her husband Dave is Dwayne's 'personal trainer' and associates with 'Rienzi Strength & Conditioning' located in Sunrise, Florida. Dave became a trainer of The Rock before Wrestlemania 2011, and apart from him, he has worked alongside NFL star Kayvon Webster.
Dany Gracia and her husband Dave Rienzi attends Golden Globes Social Media Luncheon during January 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
The co-founder of 'Gracia Companies' Dany and her bodybuilder husband Dany had their encounter during the professional wrestler Dwayne's fitness session. During September 2017, the couple became the judges of Mr.Olympia LLC. Both of them are into the bodybuilding and often shares their workout sessions on their Instagram.
As of now, this relationship hasn’t yielded any children.
Short Bio Of Dany Gracia
Dany Gracia who is aged 49 was born on 29 November 1968, from Cuban-based parents in the United States. Being a busy businesswoman, she somehow manages time for her fitness regime and has built a buffed up body with decent of a height of 5 feet 8 inch. Dany Gracia, who was born as one of two siblings, has a brother named Hiram Gracia. She belongs to mixed Ethnicity with Cuban heritage.