Facts of John Cena
|Full Name||John Cena|
How Much Is WWE Superstar John Cena’s Net Worth?
As of 2019, John Cena owns a net worth of around $55 million. The 16 times WWE Champion John Cena is probably the familiar face to all, be it the prominence as an actor, professional wrestler, and rapper. Starting his career from Ultimate Pro Wrestling (1999-2001), Cena currently is signed to WWE since 2000 and appears in its brands, Raw and SmackDown.
Professionally active since 1999, Cena, in his career of nearly 2 decades, has won numerous WWE titles including United States Championship, Tag Team Championship, and Royal Rumble. Popular for his catchphrase “You Can’t See Me”, the wrestler’s flashing luxurious life and assets seems to be quite opposite to the phrase.
Apart from wrestling, John Cena has also worked in numerous films and TV series, which aided his fortune growth, some of which are The Marine (2006), 12 Rounds (2009), Ferdinand (2017) and many more.
John Cena Has a Net Worth of $55 Million: How Did He Earn His Wealth? Income Sources
Considered one of the celebrated WWE figures, John Cena joined WWE in 2000 and still works in the wrestling entertainment. Well, he is the 16-times WWE World Champion ( a WWE record), 2-times Royal Rumble match winner, 5-times United States Champion and 4-times World Tag Team Champion.
His career from Ultimate Pro Wrestling (1999-2001) to the WWE has blessed him with massive fame and economy, earning him the million dollars salary.
Cena’s career breakthrough came up, after he won his first WWE World Championship, against JBL at WrestleMania.
According to Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest, Cena owns the estimated net worth of $55 million as of June 2019.
The main source of his income is the wrestling career while his try out as a rapper and actor also went handy, summing up additional revenue in his pocket.
Well, Cena’s net worth is often compared with Billy Corgan, owner of National Wrestling Alliance who owns $50 million.
The singer of the platinum-certified rap album You Can't See Me released in 2005, John’s fortune is same as of the Grammy Winning rapper Kendrick Lamar ($55 million).
Having worked in the WWE for over 19 years, Cena famous arena fights include his feuds with Randy Orton, Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock, AJ Styles, and The Nexus Storyline.
He Earns $8.5 Million Annually From WWE
As reported, the WWE champ earns the salary of $8.5 million per year from WWE, while the main event showings earn him $500,000 alike of the WWE beast Brock Lesnar. In addition to that, Cena takes home 5% of his merchandise sales as well.
Earnings From WWE & Movie Appearances
Here is the list of earnings of “Never Give Up” idol John Cena from WWE by year:
1) 2013- $5.8 million (including $5 million from endorsements, $1.743 from WWE and $100,000 from merch)
2) 2014- $2.75 million in salary
3) 2016- $9 million
4) 2017- $8 million
Well, in July 2017, he was dubbed a free agent by WWE, to make him work in both Raw and SmackDown; his impact of the finisher AA- Attitude Adjustment can be seen in both brands.
Aside from wrestling, Cena’s influence caught him a firm stand in Hollywood as well. Check out the movie gross collection of the wrestler:
|Film||Role||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|The Marine (2006)||John Triton||$15 million||$22.2 million|
|12 Rounds (2009)||Danny Fisher||-||$17.28 million|
|Trainwreck (2015)||Steven||$35 million||$140.8 million|
|Sisters (2015)||Pazuzu||$33 million||$105 million|
|Daddy's Home 2 (2017)||Roger||$70 million||$180.6 million|
|Ferdinand (2017)||Ferdinand the Bull (voice)||$111 million||$289.6 million|
|Blockers (2018)||Mitchell||$21 million||$94 million|
|Bumblebee (2018)||Agent Jack Burns||$102-135 million||$468 million|
Moreover, the American wrestler cum actor has made TV appearances in Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race (2007), Saturday Night Live (2009 & 2016), Total Divas (2013-2018), American Grit (2016-2017) and Total Bellas (2016-2018).
Did you know? The best compilation of the 2014's Raw and SmackDown released as WWE: The Best of RAW and Smackdown 2014: Volume 1, earned him $10 million.
Endorsement, Merch Sales & Charity
No doubt that the WWE superstar John Cena lacks any endorsements offers, he endorses the brand & products like Capri Sun, Fruity Pebbles, Gillette, Gold’s Gym and Hefty.
Long before the WWE career, Cena appeared in the ad for Gold's Gym and extended the relationship with his career stability. Since 2008, he began promoting Gilette and made an online campaign called "Be A Superstar" alongside fellow WWE wrestlers Chris Jericho and Cody Rhodes.
Moreover, the wrestler also signed the deal worth multi-million dollars with Hefty, a company that produces trash bags.
Well, he made a trademark of his throw over Tees and jersey at the beginning of his wrestling career, which later turned out to merchandise.
Reportedly, Cena makes around $5 million from the share of merch sales and endorsements.
Apart from the world with spotlight and money shower, John is also active in charity works. He has associations with non-profit organizations like American Cancer Society, DoSomething.org, Kids Wish Network, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Till date, in collaboration with Make-A-Wish Foundation, John Cena has granted over 500 wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses.
Cena is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 11.5 million and 11.6 million followers respectively as of June 2019.
As per the online source, Influencer Marketing Hub, his Instagram has the potential to command $23,002- $38,336 per sponsored post.
Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses
Surely, the multi-million dollars empire owner John Cena enjoys a lavish lifestyle and owns a jaw-dropping property empire. He owns a house in Tampa, Florida, which cost him $3.4 million; it features an indoor pool, a giant closet, an ivy-themed kitchen, and a massive garage.
Cena also owns a house in his hometown West Newbury, Massachusetts, where the median house price is $409,600 with a yearly insurance premium of $1,379.
As reported, he bought his then-girlfriend Nikki Bella a new house in 2017 on the occasion of their 5th anniversary.
Well, it seems John Cena has made crazy expenses on luxury cars and owns a gigantic collection worth million dollars.
In fact, his car collection is huge with over 14 cars. Check it out:
- 2006 ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM ($417,825)
- Lime green 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo ($198,000)
- 2009 Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe ($199,000)
- Ferrari 599 ($273,845)
- 1991 Lincoln Continental ($30,335)
- 2012 Range Rover ($170,000)
- 2013 Maserati Gran Turismo C-MC Stradale ($146,300)
- 1984 Cadillac Coup Deville
- 1969 AMC AMX
- 2008 Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren
- 2004 Ferrari 360 Spider
- Aston Martin Vanquish S
- 2006 Ford GT (now costs $400,000)
- 1989 Jeep Wrangler
Back in October 2018, Cena’s Ford GT was sold at an auction for $1.32 million while another vehicle in the previous auction caught up $1.4 million.
For a fact, during his entrance at WrestleMania 23 in his Ford Mustang, the WWE superstar crashed through the glass with the Mania logo, costing $100,000 expense.
Cena became a part of a controversy after he sold Liquid Blue 2017 Ford GT, an asking price of $466,376 which violated the purchase agreement. It led to the lawsuit by Ford Motor Company in December 2017, which later sorted out quietly.
Besides expenses on assets like house and cars, the American wrestler has a list of huge expenditure on costly clothes, travels, and accommodations.
From July 2018 to November 2018, he moved in and lived in Yinchuan, China, costing him a massive bill. As reported, on a trip to New York with Bella, John Cena bought 55 fitted suits at once.
Did you know? Cena also owns a private jet and makes trips and travels to different places.
Like all other Americans, the millionaire wrestler is liable to tax payments: property and income tax. As per Smartasset.com, John Cena’s Florida house costs him 1.152% of its assessed value as property tax, with the house insurance premium of $3,575.
Well, his annual revenue of $8 million takes away $3.115 million as income tax, inclusive of 36.52% Federal tax and 2.43% FICA.
John Cena’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Married Life, Wife & Relationship
Born on April 23, 1977, in West Newbury, Massachusetts, the USA, Cena was born to John Felix Anthony Cena Sr. and Carol Cena (nee Lupien). John Cena holds American nationality and has American-Italian descent.
His birth name is John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. and is famous his nicknames:
- Dr. of Thuganomics
- The Franchise
- The Marine
- The Champ
- The Chain Gang Soldier
- Super Cena
- The Face of the WWE
- The Face That Runs The Place
John Cena is the second eldest child among 5 children, has older brother Stephen and 3 younger brothers: Dan, Matt, and Sean.
He attended Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, before moving to Cushing Academy in Ashburnham. Later, Cena enrolled at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts and was in the college football team as an NCAA Division III All-American center.
In 1998, he graduated from Springfield College with a degree in exercise physiology and body movement. Before he landed in wrestling, the future-WWE champion was a bodybuilder and was a limousine driver.
As of June 2019, John Cena’s age is 42 and has a height of 6 ft. (184 cm).
Married Life, Wife & Divorce
Cena was once a married man and lived with his wife Elizabeth Huberdeau, a real estate agent. They got engaged in 2009 and announced their engagement while promoting Cena’s film The Marine (2009).
The duo married on July 11, 2009, however, divorced after 3 years on July 19, 2012.
For a fact, during their relationship, the duo never shared any children.
Relationship Status: Break-Up With Nikki Bella
Following some months of his divorce, John Cena began dating Nikki Bella, a fellow wrestler.
The duo even got engaged after 5 years of their boyfriend-girlfriend relationship, as Cena proposed her at WrestleMania 33 on April 2, 2017.
Sources report that the price of the 4.5-carat diamond-cut engagement ring was estimated to be $75,000.
However, later in April 2018, Cena and Bella broke up despite their schedules marriage on May 5, 2018.
After nearly a year of tragic relationship break-down, the WWE champ seems to have found a new girlfriend.
Cena and his alleged girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh were first spotted at date night in Vancouver in March 2019.
In April 2019, the duo was seen together on a date at Tower23 Hotel's restaurant in San Diego, CA.
Still now, the couple is yet to confirm their relationship officially, but their cozy moments indeed murmurs about their ongoing story. On the other hand, Nikki Bella is dating Dancing With the Stars pro Artem Chigvintsev.