Surprising stars you didn't know owned sports teams and leagues

 Dwayne “The Rock’’ Johnson, his ex-wife, and an investment firm have just bought the XFL

Stars Insider

04/08/20 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Sports

When you belong to the rich and famous category of society, you don’t have to subject yourself to being a mere fan of sports teams—you can become an owner! And when a team is not enough, you buy an entire league, just like Dwayne “The Rock’’ Johnson has now gone ahead and done.

Johnson, his business partner and ex-wife Dany Garcia, and private investment firm RedBird Capital have just bought the XFL football league for US$15 million, this after the league's failed relaunch and eventual bankruptcy filing in April.

Now, click ahead to see which celebrities decided to put their money where their big foam finger is.

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