Last updated on January 13th, 2019 at 12:38 pm
John Cena is 16-times World Champion, five-time U.S. Champion and a founder of Make-A-Wish Foundation. He has released a hit album, starred in several hit movies and has been wrestling for more than a decade in WWE.
John Cena proposed to Nikki Bella in the middle of WrestleMania in 2017. They were in a relation from 2012 to mid-2018. Let’s have a close look at his net worth, height, personal life and more!
John Felix Anthony Cena was born on 23 April 1977, in West Newbury, Massachusetts, the second son of John Sr. and Carol Cena’s five boys. His father was a businessman and wrestling announcer known as ‘Jonny Fabulous.’
His father is of Italian descent and mother, of English and French-Canadian descent. He studied at Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts then later transferred to Crushing Academy in Ashburnham, Massachusetts.
After high school, he joined the Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. During his college, he was NCAA Division III-American center on the College football team and graduated from Springfield with a degree in exercise physiology in 1998.
Since an early age, John has shown a passion for sports and working out. At the age of 15, he was a regular gym after his high school graduation. In the year 1999, Cena began training as a pro-wrestler and pursued his career in bodybuilding.
John Cena standing with a heigh of 6 feet 1 inches.
He held the UPW Heavyweight Championship for 27 days in April 2000 and wrestled for the UPW until March 2001. When Cene was young, he spent several hours to watch his wrestling heroes like Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, and Ultimate Warrior.
As a wrestler, he called himself ‘The Prototype’ and signed to the young entertainment to work at Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). Late he made debut in WWE then signed to the Smackdown roster. After two years, later Cena the United States Championship, defeating The Big Show in March in 2004 in Wrestlemania XX.
Since then he has won several titles and in 2007, John Cena became the first-ever wrestle to get victory over Edward ‘Umaga’ Fatu.
In 2018, he was eliminated from the annual Royal Rumble match by the eventual winner, Nakamura. In addition, he was called as ‘The Marky Mark of Wrestling.’
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Apart from his wrestling career, he has also been featured in numerous movies in guest character and in the lead role. He made his debut in the action movie “The Marine ” along with Robert Patrick, Kelly Carlson, and Anthony Ray Parker in 2006.
Then he starred in ionWWWE Studios movie 12 Rounds in 2009 featuring Aidan Gillen, Steve Harris, Gonzalo Menendez, Brian J. White, Ashley Scott, and Taylor Cole. Later that year, he co-starred in his third movie Legendary in 2010.
He made appearances in the comedy films Sisters, Trainwreck, Daddy’s Home and Daddy’s Home 2. in 217, Cena voice for an animated movie Ferdinand.
In 2018, he played a leading role in the Transformers spin-off prequel, Bumblebee which grossed over $290.6 million against a production budget of around $135 million.
Before movies, he played on the small screen such as Manhunt, Saturday Night Live, Hannah Montana, Generator Rex, Parr and Recreation, Psych, Dallas & Robo and many more.
Outside of wrestling, John Cena is a rapper and has released a rap album. He released his debut album You Can’t See Me which debuted on the U.S. Billboard chart at No. 15. His credits also include appearances on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice.
The rapper also performed WWE theme song, Basic Thuganomics, and was featured on the WWE soundtrack album WWE Originals. Further, he featured in two songs with the rapper, Wiz Khalifa for his two singles All Day and Breaks.
Is John Cena married to a fellow wrestler, Nikki Bella?
Cena engaged on 2 April 2017 when he proposed to Nikki Bella after defeating The Miz and Maryse in a mixed match at WrestleMania 33. Back in April 2018, Cena and his ex-finance announced that they had separated less than three weeks before the wedding.
Nikki said that she wants to have kids but John didn’t.
Did you know John Cena has had a vasectomy? Well, you do now.
John has had a vasectomy because he could barely raise himself, so he just doesn’t know how good a dad he would be. In June 2018 on the episode of Total Bella, he will undergo to reverse his vasectomy to get his love back.
John told Nikki:
“I can’t have you out of my life. And relationships, marriage especially, is about sacrifice, and I will make that sacrifice for you. I will give you a child.”
“Oh John, you’re gonna be the most amazing dad in the world.”
Previously, John was married to his first wife, Elizabeth Huberdeau from 2009 to 2012.
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Full Name: John Felix Anthony Cena
Occupation: Actor, Rapper and Wrestler
Education: Springfield College
Birth Place: West Newbury, Massachusetts
Nick Name: The Marky Mark of Wrestling
Height: 6 ft 1 in
Instagram username: @johncena
Did John Cena and Nikki Bella get back together after he talked about his sacrifice? What are your thoughts?