Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will receive the People’s Champion Award at the People’s Choice Awards 2021 next month in Santa Monica, California.
The Red Notice actor, 49, will receive the award on December 7 in recognition of his contributions to the entertainment industry and his business.
He is also recognized for his commitment to supporting children and families in need through various charitable initiatives
Upcoming: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, 49, will receive the People’s Champion Award at the People’s Choice Awards 2021 next month in Santa Monica, California. He was seen in July in Anaheim, California
“Dwayne is one of the most beloved actors of our time who has enjoyed unprecedented success throughout his career,” said Jen Neal, executive vice president, Entertainment Live Events, Specials & E! News, NBCUniversal Entertainment Television and streaming.
Neal said that “during a time of great uncertainty, Johnson has shown an uncanny ability to lift spirits and make people smile despite the circumstances.
“His philanthropic efforts and international presence on social media have made him a cultural leader and inspiration to many, making him an ideal recipient for the 2021 People’s Champion Award.”
The announcement that the Jungle Cruise actor will receive the People’s Champion Award comes just days after it was announced that Halle Berry would accept the People’s Icon Award at the event.
The actor was seen accepting an award at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
The Red Notice actor will receive the award on 7 December in recognition of his contribution to the entertainment industry and his business
Halle Berry, 55, will accept The People’s Icon award at the event. She was seen earlier this month in New York
Neal said: “Throughout her career, Halle Berry has broken barriers, directed and acted in a variety of roles that have paved the way for others in the industry.
“In addition to her filmography accolades and forward-thinking philosophy, Berry is known for her philanthropic work with women, children, and underserved communities. She is an icon of our time and for all these reasons and more, we are honored to present her with the People’s Choice Award.’
The 2021 People’s Choice Awards will take place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and will be hosted by Saturday Night Live star Kenan Thompson.