John Cena has a net worth as big as his heart. The ‘Peacemaker’ star has been making as much noise outside the ring as he does inside it. And all for good, the WWE superstar is not just an action hero. He is also a real-life hero for millions of people around the world with his social causes.
The 16-time WWE Champion is recently making headlines for his successful debut as ‘Peacemaker’ in the HBO Max series written by Director James Gunn. This comes close on the heels of his successful role as the Peacemaker in James Gunn’s version of ‘The Suicide Squad’.
|Net worth||$60 Million|
|Date of birth||April 23, 1977|
|Height||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Profession||Wrestler, actor, rapper|
John Cena and his net worth
Now that’s what you call an entrance! Cena has a lot attached to his name. He is a wrestler, bodybuilder, rapper and actor. His net worth is estimated to be $60 million.
John Cena’s career began with WWE professional wrestling. He has since transitioned to an A-list actor and television presenter. He hosts the show ‘Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?’
How it all started
In 1999, Cena enrolled in a California-based Ultimate Pro-Wrestling (UPW) academy. He was UPW’s Heavyweight Champion in April 2000. Cena then made his WWE debut in 2000 in the SmackDown property.
Over the next 10 years, he became the face of WWE. He has won 16 world championships, 5 US championships and 4 world tag team championships.
John Cena’s box office hits
Cena even pursued acting almost immediately after signing with WWE. In 2000, he appeared in the film ‘Ready to Rumble’. He has starred in the movie ‘The Marine’, which grossed $30 million on a $15 million budget.
He also made appearances in movies like ‘Trainwreck’. In 2018, his movies ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ and ‘Blockers’ made it to the box office hits list. After a successful run as the Peacemaker in James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ in 2021, John Cena is currently making headlines in HBO Max’s series by James Gunn, ‘Peacemaker’.
Cena has a passion for cars and collects rare and custom-made cars. He owns close to 20 cars, everything from an Oldsmobile Cutlass Rallye 350 to a 2006 Rolls Royce Phantom.
His place to call home
Cena lives in a private, gated community of Nature’s Reserve in Land O’ Lakes, Florida. He paid $525,000 for his 3,704 square feet home.
Cena even owns a home in the Mission Hills of San Diego. It is a colonial-style house and features an infinity-edge swimming pool, hot tub, an outdoor kitchen area and a fireplace inside a gazebo with cozy outdoor seating in the backyard.
How John Cena uses his net worth for good work
Cena’s Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted 500 wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. From 2011 until WrestleMania XXVIII, Cena always wore a black “Rise Above Hate” T-shirt promoting the WWE’s “Be a Star” anti-bullying campaign.
In 2012, Cena wore a pink and black T-shirt with the phrase “Rise Above Cancer” as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 2016, Cena made a public service announcement sponsored by the Ad Council as part of its “Love Has No Labels” campaign. The superstar is constantly campaigning for social equality, justice and other causes on social media and his promos. John Cena constantly dips into his net worth to help people.
Why did John Cena leave WWE?
Cena left WWE to concentrate on establishing himself in Hollywood. And for the money involved in Hollywood projects, risking the chance of wrestling injury didn’t seem viable. But now he’s back!
Who is John Cena married to?
The WWE star tied the knot with his girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh in October 2020. Shariatzadeh is an Engineer, Product Manager, and a popular Canadian personality. She has an estimated net worth of about $250,000 USD as of 2020 which she earned through her career.