Dwayne Johnson Celebrates Mother's Birthday With Sweet Message

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The action star almost lost his mother to cancer 10 years ago, and says he's been 'grateful to have her' every day since.

Happy birthday, Ata Johnson!

Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram on Thursday to share a sweet video of his family celebrating his mother's big day. 

"Family prayer of gratitude (and laughs) in celebrating my mom’s 69th Birthday!" the 45-year-old actor captioned the clip. "My fav part of this moment is our baby daughter Jasmine, thinks we’re playing the game where daddy pretends to be be asleep so that’s why she screams, 'WAKE.. AWAKE!' then a few seconds later after I kiss her head and place my hand over hers, she starts biting my hand to get my attention (just like her mama @laurenhashianofficial ?❤️)."

"Thank you Chef Evelyn for leading a beautiful and uplifting prayer in strong mana," he continued. "We almost lost my mom to cancer 10yrs ago - she survived. Every day we’re a grateful family to have her and all our loved ones around us. Amen."

Johnson is all about family. The action star surprised his dad, Rocky, with a car for Christmas last year. 

"Every Christmas, I always think about that story and my dad having every odd stacked against him at 13, but he fought thru it and still made something of himself," Johnson wrote in a sweet message. "Makes me appreciate his struggle and hard work...Made a man outta me." 

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