Several people choose wrestling as their profession and if they achieve success in the ring then they become a star overnight. But the success in the world of wrestling is not permanent; it is temporary and with the advent of time, the fame that a wrestler has achieved throughout his career sinks into the oblivion. There are very few people who have been able to retain their fame for almost two decades and have also made it big in the world of showbiz. If we ought to name such a celebrity who has tasted success in the ring as well as in Hollywood then the name of John Cena comes a top the list.
Wrestling sensation John Felix Anthony Cena who is popularly known as John Cena was born in West Newbury in Massachusetts on the 23rd of April in the year 1977. He was born to Carol and John Cena Sr. He has one older brother and three younger brothers. He is also the grandchild of the famous baseball player Tony Lupien from his mother’s side. John has mixed ancestry; from his father’s side, he is of Italian descent whereas from his mother’s side he has an English and French Canadian ancestry.
He completed his education from Cushing Academy, Springfield College and went ahead to make his professional wrestling debut in SmackDown in World Wrestling Entertainment in the year 2002. Fighting a staggering beginning, John Cena wrestled his way to the zenith of popularity and became not only one of the highest paid wrestlers in World Wrestling Entertainment but also one of the most popular public figures in the world.
Career: Besides wrestling, John Cena has also tried his hands on music and acting. John Cena’s album ‘You Can’t See Me’ made a debut on the US Billboard 200 chart at number 15. He is a hip hop musician and a rapper who has created the theme song of WWE collaborated with E-40, Murs and Chingo Bling and has also featured on music videos of Whiz Khalifa.
John Cena has graced the silver screen with his appearance through films and some of his best works include:
- Legendary and The Marines
- 12 Rounds
- The Wall (March 2017)
He has also appeared on numerous TV shows which include popular shows like:
- Punk’d Manhunt
- Saturday Night Live
- Deal or No Deal
- Psych and Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race
John Cena Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $62 Million US Dollars
John Cena is not only a globally acclaimed wrestler but he has also become a Hollywood celebrity. Through his various endorsements, films and television appearances, this superstar has become one of the widely known celebrities in the world right now. John Cena has a net worth of $62 Million US dollars in 2017 and it is expected to increase greatly.
His sources of income stretch from wrestling and extend to films, endorsements and Television appearances. The legacy of John Cena speaks for itself, he is a fifteen time World Champion, 2 time winner of the Royal Rumble, and has also been accredited as the United States Champion for 5 times. John Cena has also won Money in the Bank.
John Cena Assets
At present John Cena lives in Nature’s Reserve in Land O’Lakes in Florida where he owns a lavish house which has open space with pool, walk in closets and grand guest rooms.
Also, John Cena is an automobile enthusiast and tends to have a soft corner for particular types of cars, especially the American Muscle Cars and is mostly spotted in his 1971 AMC Hornet SC/360 on a normal day. Cena has a fetish for vintage cars which also form an important part of his collection of cars. The following is a list of his fancy cars:
- 966 Dodge Hemi Charger
- 1969 Dodge Daytona
- 1969 AMC AMX,
- 1969 COPO Chevrolet Camaro
- 1970 Buick GSX
- 1970 AMC Rebel Machine
- 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Rallye 350
- 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator
- 1970 Pontiac GT Judge
- 1970 Plymouth Superbird
- 1971 Plymouth Road Runner
- 2006 Ford GT
- 2006 Dodge Viper
- 2007 Dodge Charger SRT-8
- 2007 Ford Mustang Saleen Parnelli Jones Limited Edition
- 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
John Cena Business Model
John Cena earns a whopping $3,500,020 each year that is inclusive of the $1,166,673 bonus and he has an approximate market value of $17,500,100. Royalty checks and other additional bonuses that amount from merchandises and appearances are a major source of Cena’s income. According to the report of Dave Meltzer (Wrestling Observer Newsletter) on PWPIX.net, Cena has an annual income of $10 million each year just from WWE.
He is also the face of many public and brand campaigns including Be A Star, Susan G.Komen, Make A Wish and Tribute to the Troops which has rendered massive sales benefits to the merchandise franchise over the years. Being the name of “The Face that Runs the Place”, John Cena has managed to build a niche for himself in the industry on the basis of his own legacy.
John Cena was married to Elizabeth Huberdeau but the couple split in 2012 and ended their three years marriage in divorce. Currently, John Cena is dating Nikki Bella, a fellow wrestling superstar at WWE; they have been dating since the November of 2012. At present John Cena in his lavish house with his girlfriend Nikki Bella.
John Cena is a front runner to bag the leading role in the critically acclaimed Mark Millar’s comic book movie- Superior. John Cena was chosen by Fox to be the host and executive producer of the very first season of the American Grit. He has also been roped in to be a part of the second season of the reality show.
He may be hiding from media for quite some time now but the audiences love him anyways. We are expecting to see a smashing comeback soon.