He may go by the catchphrase, “You Can’t See Me”, but there is no way on earth that you can’t! John Cena or John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and television host.
He is currently signed to “World Wrestling Entertainment” (WWE), where he appears for two of its brands namely “Raw” and “SmackDown”. He has been honoured three times with the Slammy Awards. While being at WWE, he bagged a total of 25 championships. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of John Cena in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
John was born on 23 April 1977 in the West Newbury city of Massachusetts, United States. For his primary education, he went to Central Catholic High School in Lawrence but later got transferred to a boarding school named Cushing Academy in Ashburnham. For higher education, he was sent to the Springfield College in the Springfield city of Massachusetts. In 1998, he graduated in exercise physiology and body movement and went on for bodybuilding.
John was one of the five children born to John Cena Sr. and Carol Cena. He has English, Italian and French-Canadian ancestry. In 2009, he announced that he had got engaged with an American real estate businesswoman, Elizabeth Huberdeau. On 11 July 2009, the couple exchanged wedding vows with each other. However, just after three years in 2012, they got divorced. In the same year, he started dating an American professional wrestler, Nikki Bella. On 2 April 2017, John got engaged with Nikki, and both were supposed to marry on 5 May 2018. However, a month before the proposed wedding date, they ended their relationship.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
The professional career of John as a wrestler began in 1999 after he joined a private wrestling company named “Ultimate Pro Wrestling” (UPW). Just after a year in 2000, he won the “UPW Heavyweight Championship”. In 2001, he signed a contract with the “World Wrestling Federation” (WWF, now known by the name of World Wrestling Entertainment, or simply WWE).
In October 2002, he bagged his first “WWE Raw Tag Team Championship” by defeating Billy Kidman. In 2003, he lost to Kurt Angle at the “No Mercy” wrestling event. After being drafted to the “Raw” brand of WWE on 6 June 2005, he became the first wrestler to get selected at the annual draft lottery. On 29 May 2017, he was seen in the Memorial Day episode of “Raw”. In 2009, he defeated famous wrestler Randy Orton in multiple matches and won WWE championships.
His rap album, “You Can’t See Me” was ranked at the 15th position in the US Billboard 200 chart. In 2006, he started his film career as an actor with his debut film “The Marine”. Some of his award-winning films include “Legendary,” “Sisters,” and “The Wall”. In December 2017, he faced a lawsuit by the Ford Motor Company for reselling his Ford GT car.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of 2018, The total estimated net worth of John Cena to date is $70 Million. With an earning of $10 million annually, Forbes listed him as the WWE’s highest paid wrestler. He has accumulated this considerable wealth mainly from his wrestling career and by endorsing various brands like “Gold’s Gym International, Inc.”, energy drink YJ Stinger, Subway, and Gillette. He is the owner of more than 20 muscle cars, out of which few are one-of-a-kind. He is also the top-most wrestler of WWE on whose name the highest number of merchandise sales are recorded.
John Cena’s dad was an actor famous mainly for his wrestling acts, and so he got proper training from his dad while building his body. He even graduated in exercise physiology and then went on to his bodybuilding career. Soon after starting his wrestling career, he impressed everyone with his performances and bagged various prestigious awards. He has been an all-time entertainer for his fans, be it through his wrestling episodes, raps or through his acting in multiple films. Hope he continues to do so even in the coming days.