His undoubted action in the film series ‘Fast & Furious 9’ (2020) made John Cena’s name rapidly popular among action film lovers. This action film seems very suitable for him, considering his profession is also as an American professional wrestler and bodybuilder.
His work in acting is also admirable as there are numerous action movies which have been starred by him. Seeing his career as actor, wrestler and also rapper, many fans of him really want to know how much he has money and how he spends his money. Well, to know more about his net worth, let’s see our post below!
What Is John Cena’s Net Worth?
Celebrity Net Worth reported that John Cena’s net worth is currently estimated to be $60 million, as of 2020. This number is still lower than Dwayne Johnson’s net worth. However, It’s such a result of Cena’s hard work and also dedication for the profession that he lives.
Cena’s success can be a lesson for us where he tried with his own sweat until finally he was at the peak of his highest career. As a fact that he literally couldn’t purchase an apartment and lived out of his car.
How Does John Cena Make Money?
Cena initially makes money through his career as a wrestler for WWE. He received a grand check for a total of $ 10 million dollars for his services at World Wrestling Entertainment. As a throwback, this was the record-setting salary ever registered at the WWE. Recently, he overtook The Beast Incarnate, Brock Lesnar to be the highest-paid wrestler in WWE.
Aside from earning money through WWE, Cena also makes money through his acting career. In fact, he started pursuing his acting career almost immediately once signing with WWE. Cena appeared in the film ‘Ready to Humble’ in 2000. Then, in 2006, he appeared in ‘The Marine’ and grossed $30 million on a $15 million budget.
Cena then continued to appear in movies over the next decade. He had grown into a box office star in 2018. He also voiced the polar bear Yoshi in ‘Dolittle’ by 2020.
Moreover, Cena is earning money through endorsement. Everyone knows that he is not only any other wrestler, but he’s a brand. In fact, sales of John Cena Merchandise amount to huge royalties which add to Cena’s net worth.
How Does John Cena Spend Money?
Cena mostly spends his money on luxurious cars, and real estate. There are a bunch of luxurious cars filled in his garage. He totally has a huge passion for cars and also owns several incredible four wheelers. Cena owns one 2006 Rolls Royce Phantom, a Ferrari 599 that he has two of them as well. The Ferrari 599 costs $273,845. Here are for his other expensive cars:
- 1966 Dodge Hemi Charger
- 1969 AMC AMX, 1969
- 1969 Dodge Daytona
- 1970 AMC Rebel Machine
- COPO Chevrolet Camaro
Apart from exclusive cars that he owns, Cena also owns a private jet that he uses when he wants to travel to see different WWE events.
Moreover, Cena also spends his money on real estate. He lives in the private, gated community of Nature’s Reserve in Land O’Lakes, Florida, around 20 miles north of Tampa. He paid roughly $525,000 for the 3,704 square foot home by January 2005. Well, this house has undergone renovations since he bought it.
He has a home in the Mission Hills area of San Diego which features an infinity-edge swimming pool, a full outdoor kitchen area, hot tub and also a fireplace inside a gazebo with comfortable outdoor seating in the backyard.
He is also known as a huge proponent who uses his money for charity. Well, Make A Wish Foundation is one of the organizations that he has been giving to.
John Cena’s Career
At the age of 22, Cena started training to be a professional wrestler at the Ultimate University based in California. He then held the Ultimate Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Championship Title for 27 days in a row a year later.
By 2001, Cena left the UPM and moved on to sign a contract with the WWF/WWE for now. He rose to stardom within the WWE which got him as one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also became the face of WWE within the next 10 years after that.
He has closed out WWEs franchise event WrestleMania a record 5 times, as of this writing. Cena is known as a 16-time world champion, five-time US champion and four-time world tag team champion. He also has been named as the greatest professional wrestler of all time by John ‘Bradshaw’ Layfield and Kurt Angle as well as by Paul Hevman as veteran industry personality.
Aside from being a wrestler, Cena has also starred in numerous movies, acting with some popular actors such as Will Ferrell, Amy Schumer, Bill Hader and Mark Wahlberg. He got first major break in the 2006 movie, ‘The Marine’.
The public saw Cena’s acting career rapidly budding into a successful one that happens very rarely with professional wrestlers. Here’s a list of Cena’s movies:
- 2000: Ready to Rumble
- 2006: The Marine
- 2009: 12 Rounds
- 2010: Legendary
- 2011: The Reunion
- 2014: Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery
- 2015: The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!
- 2015: Trainwreck
- 2015: Sisters
- 2015: Daddy’s Home
- 2016: Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania
- 2017: The Wall
- 2017: Daddy’s Home 2
- 2017: Ferdinand
- 2018: Blockers
- 2018: Bumblebee
- 2019: Playing with Fire
- 2020: The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle
- 2020: Project X-Traction
- 2020: Fast & Furious 9
John Cena’s Life
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. or better known as John Cena was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury Massachusetts. Cena graduated from high school from the private prep boarding school Cushing Academy.
He then enrolled at Springfield College in Massachusetts. He then graduated from college with a degree in exercise physiology in 1998. He then pursued his career in bodybuilding and worked as a limo driver to make ends meet.
In 2009, Cena married Elizabeth Huberdeau. Unfortunately, they divorced in 2012 and he then dated Nikki Bella for six whole years, but they broke up.