John Cena Biography: Family, Wife, Career, Song, WWE & Net Worth 2023

Full details and information about John Cena Biography, net worth, His Wife, family, Career, Songs, WWE and lifestyle. So Speaking of John Felix Anthony Cena Jr, who is popularly known as John Cena over the world, he is not just a professional wrestler, he is also an actor, rapper and a TV presenter.

Actually when it comes to this great personality, it doesn’t really matter if you are a strong wrestling fan or not, John Cena is a famous star.

Let’s start with the ultimate pro wrestling in the year 1999, John Cena has actually come a long way with some recommendable professional success in his Wrestling career, TV presentations and a rap album which went global.

Without doubt, John Cena is recognized as one of the greatest and popular wrestling professionals of this time.

Apart from being the face of the world Wrestling Entertainment for over the decades, he has earned lots of Championship reigns.

Twice John Cena has won the the Rumble event and also headlined as the one of the most popular pro wrestling events in WrestleMania for over five times.

Courtesy of John Cena success, he has earned massively via his acting career. Best two of his movies includes, Daddy’s Home2 and Bumblebee alone which raked over 700 million USD.

As we proceed, let’s take a detailed information about John Cena career, relationship, family, earnings and Social Media presence.

Below are some quick facts about John Cena..

About John Cena WWE Career

John Cena Biography Table

Full Name John Felix Anthony Cena, Jr.
Date of Birth April 23, 1977
Place of Birth  West Newbury, Massachusetts, USA
Nicknames The Champ, The Cenation Leader, Prototype, Doctor of Thuganomics, Fruity Pebbles
Nationality American
Education Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts (Exercise Physiology and Body Movement)
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name John Felix Anthony Cena, Sr.
Mother’s Name Carol Cena
Siblings Steve Cena, Sean Cena, Dan Cena, Matt Cena
Age 45 Years Old
Height 6’1” (1.86 m)
Weight 251 lb (114 kg)
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Profession Professional Wrestler, Actor, Rapper, Television Presenter
Net Worth $55 million
Married Yes
Spouse Shay Shariatzadeh (m. 2020)
Children None
Broadcasting Affiliations World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.(part-time deal); Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, on Nickelodeon.
Salary $8.5 million per year
Social Media InstagramTwitter
Last Update 2023

John Cena’s mother is of English and French-Canadian descent, while his father is of Italian descent who is a baseball player and a coach, Ulysses John “Tony” Lupien, is John Cena’s maternal grandfather.

Though the parents of John Cena were divorced while he was still in school, most of his life as a young boy, he lived with his father though he grew up becoming more closer to his mother and even bought her a house in Massachusetts.

Currently, Caro Cena is single. Though as for the records, John Cena Sr was a wrestling announcer who is popularly known as “Johnny Fabulous” which had a major influence on John Cena Jnr’s decision to become a Wrestler.

After the parents of John Cena got separated, his father remarried and thus, John was raised by his stepmom as a young boy.

What to know about John Cena’s Family, Siblings & Education

The siblings of John are four in number and which he is the eldest, Steve Cena is obviously a gay and he is very close to John his brother. John has nothing against his choice of sexuality and so he accepted it with an open heart.

Severally he has appeared in the “Total Divas” show produced by “E!” With his partner as well. Dan, Matt and Sean are his three younger brothers.

Dan is an auxiliary police officer while his brother Matt works as a manager at Harris Global Transportation.

Now speaking of Sean, he lives a relatively low- key life and so therefore, not so much is Known about him apart from the fact that he appeared in John’s documentary film, “John Cena: word Life”.

However, John Cena is a cousin to a noted computer Scientist Natalie Enright Jerger, who is famously known for computer science research including the computer architecture and interconnection networks over the world.

He has been awarded lots of awards and honors in his field of work.

John was raised as a Catholic and he also schooled at Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts, before he moved to Cushing Academy, which is a private prep boarding school in Ashburnham, Massachusetts.

John Cena later moved to Springfield college in Springfield Massachusetts and he graduated with a degree in exercise physiology and body movement in the year 1998.

During his days in college, he was made the NCAA Division III All- American center in their college football team as he wore the number 54 which is used for his recognition and hiss WWE merchandising.

After he graduated, he pursued a major career in bodybuilding as he also worked as a limousine driver.

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What is John Cena’s Age, Height & Weight?

John is 44 years old currently and his height is of 6 feet 1 inch which amounts to 1.86 meters and 186 centimeters.

John Cena’s weight is about 114 kilograms which is apparently equal to 251 ponds. He has a vivid blue eyes and a light brown hair.

The size of his chest is about 50 inches while his waist size is about 36 inches his biceps size is about 19 inches.

 John Cena Early Career

In the year 1999, John Cena started his training to be a professional wrestler at Ultimate Pro Wrestling UPW and he made his in-ring debut under the name The prototype.

On the 27th of April John Cena won the UPW title. he made his last appearance in UPW on March 2001.

Also, John Cena made an unofficial appearance with an unofficial debut which was under his ring name as “prototype” due to the world Wrestling federation in the year 2000, he had a dark match on a “SmackDown” which he lost against Mikey Richardson.

On the 9th of January he also received another smack down which he won that dark match against Aaron Aguilera which was held on the 13th of March.

 John Cena Early Career 

John Cena in WWE

Gradually, John got into competitions and began to sign contracts. His first contact was with WWF to Ohio valley Wrestling (OVW) in the year 2001.

He gladly held the OVW heavyweight title for over three months after the contract. Also, he got tryouts for the roasted of WWF over the year.

On June 2002, John joined the main roster and made his television debut on June 27 against Kurt Angle on the “SmackDown” episode.

Though he almost lost the match still he became the favorite and had feuds with so many names stars such as Christ Jericho, Eddie Guerrero, Albert and D-von Dudley.

At the same year in the month of October, John turned heel for the very first time in his career after he turned tag on his partner Billy Kidman, blaming him for being the reason for their loss at the first tag team Champions of “SmackDown”.

John Cena showcased his rapping in Halloween-themed episode later that year and shortly after, he took on the nickname ” The Doctor of Thuganomics”.

In the year 2003, he focused more on the undertaker at “Vengeance” though he lost the match. In 2004, John won his first single Championship against the big show at WrestleMania.

John Cena tried in defending this title for four months but was stripped off the title by the SmackDown general manager Kurt Angle after John attacked Angle in his wheelchair accidentally.

Just a few could imagine defeating John until the very day it happened on the 25th of September, 2002, but he lost it to Kane in a loser leaves OVW match.

After a while, he reappeared in November. He choose a name as Mr P, where he was matched in a six- man tag team match.

His teammates is consist of Charlie Hass and WWE Hall of famer big Boss man.

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John Cena Acting Career

For several times, John Cena appeared in many films as well. His first movie was The Marine, which got released in the year 2006 in WWE studios. The film was produced with about US $7 million at the United States box office.

However, he also showed up on 12 rounds which was released on March 27, 2009. Later, under WWE studios production, John also co-starred in the movie legendary (2010).

In addition, the professional wrestler has been seen in movie titled Fred: the children film which he played the role of imaginary Fred’s father.

Playing The role of imaginary Fred’s father, John Cena shared his great interest in comedies as well. His appearance was also see in comedy films like Sisters, Trainwreck, Daddy’s home and Daddy’s home 2.

He played a lead role and was also seen in blockbuster films like Transformers, Bumblebee and also The Dolittle.

However, Did you also know that John Cena is a rapper? Oh yes he is a great rapper.

When speaking of John Cena his trademark song and also his WWE entry track “The time is Now”. From his debut album, You can’t see me, this song was recorded with his cousin named Trademarc.

Later, the duo was featured on a track which was titled “Champion Scratch” by the perceptionists. However, in October 2014, John Cena was featured by wiz khalifa in his two singles which was titled “All Day” and “Breaks” which were on the soundtrack for WWE2k15 video game.

Get to know John Cena’s Wife and Kids

John has been married twice in his lifetime. he was first married to Elizabeth Huberdeau who is known as Liz Cena.

She is from the West Newbury Massachusetts, United States but currently lives in Florida.

They were high school lovers and later got married on July 11, 2009.

It’s quite unfortunate, John and Elizabeth’s marriage only lasted for just three years and in May 2012, the couple got separated. Later in the year 2009, Shay Sharitzdeh came into the picture and they dated for a year.

During an interview, they shared how they met during The production of Cena’s 2019 movie titled “playing with fire”.

After their date for a year, the two got married on the 12th of October 2012.

John Cena with his wife, Shay Sharitzdeh
John Cena with his wife, Shay Sharitzdeh

Shay holds a Canadian nationality and also resides in Vancouver Canada. She is just a typical example of a perfect woman with brains. She is an engineer by profession. The couple looks beautiful together and they are happy together.

Though, no news has been heard about having kids and as mentioned earlier, John is a very focused person and he is dedicated to his career and so therefore, he prefers making more money to parenting.

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What is John Cena Net worth?

Having known about his career and accomplishments so far, we can all attest to the fact that John is a successful person. He is a professional wrestler, actor, and also a famous TV presenter.

According to some trusted sources, John’s net Worth currently is $60 million

You may ask where does he really spend his money?

John loves custom made cars and he owns about 20 cars. His favorite collections consist of Vintage Oldsmobile Cutlass Rallye 350 and a 2006 Rolls Royce Phantom.

However, apart from the luxurious of cars he has, he is also into charity and social donations. Until this very date, he has granted over 500 wished for disabled and sick children through Make-A- wish Foundation.

The net Worth of John Cena is in different currencies.

Below are the different net Worth of John including crypto currency, Bitcoin and lot more.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 4,223,725
Pound Sterling £3,626,225
Australian Dollar A$6,802,100
Canadian Dollar C$6,296,250
Indian Rupee 365,046,750
BitCoin ฿105

Is John Cena active on Social Media?

John is very active on social media and below are his username

FAQS About John Cena

What is John Cena date of birth?

John Felix Anthony Cena was born on April 23, 1977, in West Newbury, Massachusetts.

Does John Cena has a child?

Yes John Cena has a child with the wife Shay Shariatzadeh, and the name of their first child or boy is Matteo Artemovich Chigvintsev. The child's date of birth is July 31, 2020.

Who is the current wife of John Cena?

John Cena is married to his girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh.

Did John Cena apologize to China?

Yes he did.

What is the Biceps measurements of Cena?

18 inches

What are the signature Moves of John?

He introduced various signature Moves such as The Attitude Adjustment, five Knuckle shuffle and The STF.

Who played the role of John Cena?

Jim Carrey played the role of John cena

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