John Cena is an American professional wrestler who is also a rapper, actor, and television host. Around 2002, Cena rose to fame after appearing in the Smackdown episode dedicated to Halloween, where he debuted his rapping abilities.
He frequently made fun of wrestlers in his raps before getting into a fight in all of his very dramatic encounters with opponents in the WWE. He has twice won the RoyalRumble match and five times been the star of one of the most renowned pro wrestling events, Wrestling mania.
John Cena’s Net Worth
Given his enormous global popularity, John Cena has amassed wealth for himself, with a net worth of up to $65 million. He has also become a brand. His main source of income and wealth is wrestling. In addition, he earns a lot of money from hosting a reality television program. John earns a staggering $9.5 million per year from WWE.
As a player and one of the wealthiest wrestlers in the world, he has achieved the highest rating. John also makes a significant amount of money from his merchandise sales, advertisements, and sponsorship deals with companies like Gillette, Hefty, Gold’s Gym, etc.
His acting career has also brought him success. Only two of his films, Daddy’s Home 2 and Bumblebee, brought in over 700 million dollars.
John is a shrewd investor who owns two houses in the US, one in San Diego and one in Florida, each of which has five bedrooms and multiple pools. John Cena has a huge fleet of automobiles. He is the owner of some of the most exquisite luxury vehicles. Among John Cena’s car brands are Camaro, Ford Mustang, Dodge Hemi Charger, 1970 Mercury Cougar, and Cutlass Rallye 350. In addition, he appreciates social contributions and charity giving. He has so far granted 500 wishes for kids with disabilities and diseases through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
John Cena Early Life
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr., better known as John Cena, was born to Carol Cena and John Felix Anthony Cena Sr. on April 23, 1977. He was raised in West Newbury, Massachusetts, where he was born. His mother is of English and French-Canadian origin, while his father is Italian. He is the second child of his parents, who have five total children. His parents divorced when he was in school, and he spent the majority
of his life living with his father and stepmother.
John, however, became close to her mother as he aged and even assisted her in purchasing a property in Massachusetts. Prior to going to Cushing Academy, a private prep boarding school in Massachusetts, John Cena first attended Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts after graduating from Cushing Academy. After graduating from Springfield in 1998 with a degree in exercise physiology, John went on to work as a limo driver and seek a career in bodybuilding.
John Cena’s Career Beginnings
In 1999, John Cena attended the Ultimate Pro-Wrestling (UPW) academy run by Rick Bassman. He has crowned the UPW Heavyweight Champion in April 2000. In a losing SmackDown match in October 2000, he made his WWF debut. At the SmackDown taping in January 2001, Cena was given another opportunity by the WWF. This time, he won and signed a contract with the organization.
He was then given the category of Ohio Valley Wrestling for the WWF. Up until 2002, this continued. He won over the crowd by writing raps, songs, and talking trash. 2004 saw Cena capture the WWE Championship and emerge as the company’s face. the following ten years. He has won the title of world champion 16 times, world tag team champion 4 times, and American champion 5 times.
John Cena’s debut movie, The Marine, was made by WWE Studios, a division of the company that finances and produces movies. It was released in theatres on October 13, 2006, by 20th Century Fox America. In addition to his work as a wrestler, Cena performs as a rapper and hip-hop artist. The fifth WWE theme song performed by John Cena, “Basic Thuganomics,” can be found on the WWE Originals soundtrack CD.
John Cena’s Personal Life and Relationships
In his lifetime, the famous wrestler John Cena has been married twice. His first wife, Elizabeth Huberdeau, also known as Liz Cena, was married to him before. Following their high school years as best friends, the couple got married on July 11, 2009. Sadly, the married pair split up and went their own ways in May 2012.
After his first marriage ended, Cena was said to have been seeing fellow wrestler Niki Bella for a spell. Later, in 2020, John got remarried to Canadian-Iranian electrical engineer ShayShariatzadeh and the couple has been blissfully together ever since.