John Felix Anthony Cena was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts. åÊCena had five brothers growing up and attended Cushing Academy before going to Springfield College in Springfield, MA. åÊWhile Springfield he was a Division III All-American center and majored in exercise physiology. åÊAfter college Cena pursued body-building and was a limo driver. åÊHe was also struggled to find work as a voice actor. åÊCena is a huge sports, especially baseball, fan and roots for the Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, and Los Angeles Dodgers. åÊCena is also a åÊNew England Patriots football fan, and Boston Celtics Basketball fan. åÊCena is good friends with British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen. åÊHe is also a huge fan of Saturday morning cartoons and video games. åÊCena’s favorite game isåÊCommand & Conquer. åÊOh yeah!
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2. Income & Salary
Cena began his wrestling career in 1999 when he was known as “The Prototype” a robotic-like character. åÊHis actual start was in the åÊin the Ultimate Pro Wrestling’s (UPW) “Ultimate University.” åÊIn 2001 Cena participated in the World Wrestling Federation’s minor regional league, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). åÊIn 2002 Cena captured the OVW heavyweight title as Mr. Prototype aka Mr. P. åÊIn 2002 Cena made his debut into the WWE when he accepted a passionate challenge by Kurt Angle. åÊIn 2004 at Wrestlemania XX Cena arrived by defeating “Big Show.” åÊCena was drafted to the Raw brand on June 6, 2005. åÊAfter receiving an injury tearing his pectoral muscle, Cena had to step aside from wrestling for rehab, but returned in 2008 and never looked back. åÊCena has such a strong personality that he has successfully crossed over into other genres including film and rap. åÊCena starred inåÊThe MarineåÊandåÊ12 RoundsåÊand writes his own rap lyrics. åÊCena releasedåÊYou Can’t See MeåÊwhich debuted no 15 on the billboard charts.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Cena is worth $35 million. åÊIn addition to his wrestling salary he receives revenue from movie and album royalties. åÊCena also has endorsement deals with Subway, Gillette, Post Cereal, and Gold’s Gym. åÊWith his money Cena is a huge muscle car fan. åÊCena has many rare and one-of-a-kind classic cars. åÊCena’s enviable collection includes a ’71 AMC Hornet, a ’71 Plymouth Road Runner, a highly desirable rare ’69 COPO Camaro, a ’70 Superbird, a ’70 GSX, a ’71 Pontiac Judge, and a ’69 Dodge Daytona as well as many late model modern muscle cars. åÊCena loves to learn about and the history and provenance of each of the cars in his collection. åÊCena’s Tampa Florida house has recently been prominently featured in Total Divas the E! Online Reality TV Show. åÊThe house is in the gated community of Nature’s Reserve in Land O’ Lakes åÊThe property is valued at $750,000 and features a pool and boat dock.To learn more about Cena’s amazing muscle car collection check out the following videos! åÊNever back down, never quit!