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‘The Rock’ honored with star

Dwayne Johnson poses for a photo at his star ceremony at the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

The wrestler-turned-actor spoke at the unveiling ceremony, emphasizing the importance of working hard and being grateful for what you have.

He thanked his friends, family and fans, for whom he said he was "grateful to the core of my bones."

"At the end of the day, all this goes away if it weren't for you," he said, addressing his screaming fans.

He also reflected on hard times he experienced in his past, saying when he was 15 years old, he and his family members were evicted from their resident in Honolulu and forced to leave the island.

Johnson said through it all, he's kept the following quote close to his heart: "It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice."

The actor delivered this mantra after bringing his adorable daughter Jasmine to the podium.

Johnson's star is the 2,624th since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the first 1,558 stars.

The unveiling ceremony took place at the Hollywood & Highland complex just one week before the release of Johnson's latest film, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle."