John Cena net worth 2023: John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. was born on April 23, 1977. He is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper, and television presenter. He is currently signed to WWE on a part-time deal. John Cena net worth is estimated at $55 million.
John Cena Net Worth
|John Cena net worth||$55 million|
|Date of birth||April 23, 1977|
As of 2023, John Cena net worth is valued at $55 million making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.
John Cena Profile
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. was born on April 23, 1977, in West Newbury, Massachusetts, the son of Carol (née Lupien) and John Felix Anthony Cena. His mother is of English and French-Canadian descent, while his father has Italian ancestry. His maternal grandfather was baseball player Tony Lupien
He attended Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts, before transferring to Cushing Academy, a private prep boarding school in Ashburnham, Massachusetts. He then attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. In college, he was a NCAA Division III All-American center on the college football team and wore the number 54, which is still used on some of his WWE merchandise.
Cena graduated from Springfield College in 1998 with a degree in exercise physiology and body movement, after which he pursued a career in bodybuilding and worked as a limousine driver.
Professional wrestling career
Cena started training to become a professional wrestler in 1999 at Ultimate Pro Wrestling’s (UPW) California-based Ultimate University operated by Rick Bassman. Once he was placed into an in-ring role, Cena began using a semi-robotic character known as The Prototype.
On October 10, 2000, while billed as The Prototype, Cena made his unofficial debut for the then World Wrestling Federation (WWF) on a SmackDown taping in a dark match against Mikey Richardson, which he lost.
He received another tryout on January 9, 2001, at a SmackDown taping in Oakland, California, this time defeating Aaron Aguilera. Cena wrestled again in a dark match at a SmackDown taping on March 13.
In 2001, Cena signed a developmental contract with the WWF and was assigned to its developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). During his time there, Cena wrestled under the ring name The Prototype and held the OVW Heavyweight Championship for three months and the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (with Rico Constantino) for two months.
Throughout 2001, Cena would receive four tryouts for the WWF main roster, as he wrestled multiple enhancement talent wrestlers on both WWF house shows and in dark matches before WWF television events.
Through the early months of 2002, Cena constantly found himself competing on house shows for the WWF, where he wrestled against the likes of Shelton Benjamin and Tommy Dreamer.
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Cena defeated JBL at WrestleMania to win the WWE Championship, giving Cena his first world championship. Cena then had a spinner WWE Championship belt made, while JBL took the original title belt and claimed to still be WWE Champion until Cena reclaimed the original championship belt in an “I Quit” match at Judgment Day.
Cena was drafted to the Raw brand on June 6, 2005, taking his title with him and became the first wrestler selected in the annual draft lottery.
Professional wrestling style and persona
Cena’s original gimmick portrayed that of a white rapper who wore jerseys, backward hats, and a chain with a padlock around his neck, was known as the “Doctor of Thuganomics”. First as “The Prototype”, and later under his real name, Cena sometimes used underhanded tactics to score victories, such as using his chain as a weapon behind the referee’s back.
Cena has been named as the greatest professional wrestler of all time by peers Kurt Angle and John “Bradshaw” Layfield, as well as by veteran industry personality Paul Heyman.
John Cena net worth
John Cena net worth 2023 of $55 million. Before his professional wrestling career, Cena appeared in an advertisement for Gold’s Gym. Cena has 16 world titles in his career
As a wrestler, he has endorsed the energy drink YJ Stinger, appearing in commercials beginning in October 2003, and Subway, for whom he filmed advertisements with their spokesperson Jared Fogle in November 2006 that began airing the next January. For a time in 2007, he also endorsed two “signature collections” of energy drinks and energy bars sold by American Body Builders. In 2008, Cena filmed a commercial as part of Gillette’s “Young Guns” NASCAR campaign