John Cena (Wrestling Superstar): Net Worth, Career, Marriage, Bio, and More

Name John Cena
Birthday Apr. 23, 1977
Birthplace West Newbury, Massachusetts
Age 42-years-old
Career Wrestler, Actor
Net Worth $55 million
Civil Status Dating
Girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh
Schools Attended Central Catholic High School, Cushing College, Springfield College
Height 6’1
Weight 110 kg.


John Cena is a famous WWE superstar who is one of the most popular and successful professional wrestlers in the fighting industry. He is best known for being one of the foundations and faces in “WWE SmackDown” and “WWE Raw.”

Aside from that, he is also a famous reality TV show, rapper, actor, and host. He is also best known for appearing in a number of films, such as “Legendary,” “The Marine,” “12 Rounds,” and “Fred: The Movie.”

He isn’t just a hunk figure, but also a jack of all trades. If you’d like to know more about his life and how his career went, as well as know how much money he saved and what’s his net worth, then good thing you’ve found us because we’ve got all the information for you.

Childhood and Early Life

John Cena was born on Apr. 23, 1977. His birthplace was in West Newbury, Massachusetts. He was born with the full birth name of John Felix Anthony Cena. But his family and close friends call him John for short.

John is an American citizen, but his ethnicity is a mix of different American and European descents, such as Canadian, French, Italian, and English.

His father’s name is John Cena, Sr., while her mom is named Carol Cena. His dad is an Italian, while her mom is half Canadian and half French.

John also has four siblings, all of whom are males. They are Sean, Matt, Steve, and Dan. His grandfather is also into professional sports as Tony Lupien, a famous baseball player, is his grandfather. Furthermore, John did a good job with his football career during his college days.

Did John Cena finish his studies?

John Cena isn’t just a hunk and all about body image, as he’s also got the brains. Specifically speaking, he did good with his academics.

He studied at the Central Catholic High School. This was located in Lawrence, in his home state of Massachusetts. He then moved to the Cushing Academy.

He graduated there and immediately studied at Springfield College. He graduated there in 1998 and got a bachelor in exercise physiology.

Career and Rise to Fame

John immediately moved to California as soon as he graduated. He wanted to pursue his passion and dream career in bodybuilding.

And on that same year, he started training all out so that he can become a professional wrestler and be part of the “Ultimate Pro Wrestling.” He had been one of the best new wrestlers in the league which he stayed in until 2001.

John had the name alias of “The Prototype” during those days. He then debuted in the “World Wrestling Federation” in Oct. 2000. This was for “SmackDown,” which did eventually gave him a lot of fame later on.

The WWE then signed him in 2002. Then came his first appearance in WWE where he fought against the wrestler named Kurt Angle on June 27, 2002.

Unfortunately, he lost there. Good thing he did his best to rise up as he bagged the United States Championship award during his fight against Big Show.

He then became one of the most celebrated stars since then. All in all, he has got a total of 25 pro championships to himself.

This includes 13 WWE World Heavyweight Championships. He is also one of the most famous and loved stars in WWE. In fact, he’s considered one of the biggest names in professional wrestling.

Aside from being a wrestler, John is also a rapper. The height of his rapping career was in 2002 until 2004.

And aside from that, he is also an accomplished actor. His debut in the acting industry was in 2002 for the film, “Ready to Rumble.”

However, his big break in show business didn’t happen until 2006 when he got a major character in “The Marine.” He played the character of John Triton in that film. He then got the character of Mike Chetley in the 2010 film, “Legendary.”

He also appeared in many more blockbuster films such as “Sisters,” “Trainwreck,” as well as in the critically acclaimed film, “The Wall.”

John also starred in many TV shows such as “Fred: The Show,” “Saturday Night Live,” as well as in “Total Divas.” Furthermore, John is also the “American Grit” producer and host. Moreover, John can also be seen in many WWE video games, which is around 20.

How much is John Cena’s net worth?

John Cena is an accomplished wrestler, actor, and celebrity. He is even considered as the highest-paid wrestler in WWE because he gets an annual salary of $8.5 million. Specifically speaking, he is said to have a net worth of around $55 million, maybe even higher.

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Is John Cena married?

John Cena isn’t currently married, but he has been through a number of relationships.

However, it’s nice noting that John was already married before. This was with Elizabeth Huberdeau. They dated for many years and they finally married each other in Jul. 2009.

They’ve been married for three years but life happened and they divorced sometime in 2012. The reason behind their very surprising divorce isn’t known as it wasn’t shared to the media.

They also didn’t have any kids. He dated Nicole Garcia after he got divorced. Nicole is also a WWE star who is more famously known as Nikki Bella.

They became a couple in 2012. Moreso, he already even proposed a marriage engagement to Nikki Bella by giving her a diamond ring.

However, the two might have been engaged but there are no solid details as to when they are going to marry each other.

They also separated. John is currently dating Shay Shariatzadeh. Shay is a project manager working for Vancouver-based “Motorola Solutions Company.”

What is John Cena’s height and weight?

John Cena stands at a height of six feet and one inch. His weight is around 110 kilograms.

How’s John Cena’s social media?

John Cena has more than 11 million Twitter followers and around 11.5 million followers in Instagram. Meanwhile, his Facebook has around 40 million followers.

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