John Felix Anthony Cena, popularly known as John Cena, The Marine, and Dr. of Thugonomics, has a net worth of nearly $55 Million! He has been able to earn so much due to his versatility in the career ranging from WWE to Movies, Music, and Production. Forbes’ 2016 earnings estimate based on WWE’s public filings and booking contracts, John Cena’s earnings for the year 2016 were $8 million (from WWE), only second to Brock Lesnar’s $11 million. In this post, let’s see the salary, earnings, property, cars, etc. that add to John Cena’s net worth.
Cena’s revenue through endorsements, music albums and the fees for his movies, have made him a millionaire of a kind. After ‘The Rock’ left, John Cena is known as the face of WWE.
He did lose from The Rock in the WrestleMania, but it only gained him more respect. And of course, he is the only wrestler who has been able to match the popularity of Dwayne Johnson. And why not, he’s in the good books of Vince McMahon.
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John Cena has a significant fan following. Talking of Twitter followers, he has a following of 10.9 Million people, lagging behind @TheRock by only 1.5 Million followers. On Facebook, John Cena has a following of over 45 Million!
Of course, with that following, any movie or music video he makes, he is bound to get richer by the day and will reach a mark where he will surpass all other wrestlers in WWE.
He has featured on many television shows for publicity of his movies. Among the most notable are Jimmy Kimmel Live – thrice, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, MADtv, MTV Punk’d, Saturday Night Live, etc.
Earnings adding to John Cena’s Net Worth
As you all know, John Cena is a rapper, an athlete, an actor, producer and of course, the most popular wrestler among teens since more than a decade. Therefore, he has had several avenues of generating money. Let’s look at all the things that have been pumping money for Cena:
John Cena’s Salary through WWE
Cena earns $8 Million only through WWE. This, in fact, is a much lower salary as compared to what WWE makes out of John Cena. Through the Live events, merchandises, the John Cena Chains, Hoodies, Revolving WWE Championship Belts, Toys, etc.
John Cena built his worth kick-starting his career in wrestling in 2001 when he first fought with Kurt Angle. He came into WWE (previously WWF) after winning the Ultimate Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Championship in 2000.
Since then, he has only added to the list of achievements in WWE – World Heavyweight Championship twice, WWE Champion ten times, Tag Team Championships with Shawn Michaels and Batista,
Movies, TV Series, and Music
John Cena has featured in many films. In fact, the first break he got in big screen – The Marine, was produced by WWE Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Since then, he has followed the path of Dwayne Johnson and has acted in many movies, grossing a huge amount for each movie:
- The Wall
- Daddy’s Home Series
- 12 Rounds
- The Marine
- Surf’s Up 2 (Voice)
- The Reunion
The average grossing for John Cena’s movies is $51,838,364!
The list of movies goes on for this guy. Cena is already up for two movies and two TV series in 2018 – Bumblebee, Blockers, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Dallas & Robo.
When you talk of Music, Cena has added a lot to his net worth through albums. His famous song “You can’t see me” is still a popular one among fans. In fact, when the album was released, it reached the #15 spot on the US Billboard 200 rankings. That’s a remarkable achievement for a wrestler.
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Since, then, John Cena’s net worth has only increased, and he has been able to buy a lot of other assets too with it.
Well, Nikki Bella is a lucky one no matter what the show ‘Total Bellas’ says. You would have seen John Cena’s mansion in the show.
It’s a massive one in Land O’ Lake MSA of Tampa, Florida.
Total Divas even covered the house of John Cena:
John Cena has mentioned in his interviews about his love for Muscle Cars. He has loads of them! And why not, somebody who started his career as a Limo Driver, got to have cars of his own when he has money!
Here’s the list of Cars John Cena owns, as reported by Sportskeeda:
- 1966 Dodge Hemi Charger
- 1969 AMC AMX
- 1970 AMC Rebel Machine
- 1970 Buick GSX
- 1971 Plymouth Road Runner
- 1971 AMC Hornet SC/360
- 1970 Plymouth Superbird
- 1970 Pontiac GT Judge
- 1984 Cadillac Coupe Deville
- 1989 Jeep Wrangler
- 1991 Lincoln Continental
- 2006 Dodge Viper
- 2006 Ford GT
- 2007 Dodge Charger SRT-8
- 2007 Ford Mustang Saleen Parnelli Jones Limited Edition
- 1969 COPO Chevrolet Camaro
- 1969 Dodge Daytona
- 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator
- 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Rallye 350
- 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
- 1970 Chevy Nova
Cena’s earnings from endorsements reached $5 million in 2016. Since then, he has only grown in the amount. John Cena endorses a variety of things such as Gillette, Gold’s Gym, Hefty that promotes trash bags, Fruity Pebbles, Wonderful Pistachios, etc.
Being a celebrity, John Cena also takes part in a lot of social work. His significant contribution has been to Make-A-Wish Foundations that works in the format of granting a wish to people. John Cena has made dreams of thousands of people come true.
Apart from that, he takes part in campaigns such as by Ad Council, Anti-Bullying campaigns, etc. He also collaborated with Susan G Komen for the awareness of Breast Cancer.
John Cena’s net worth skyrocketed since 2005-6 when he started achieving success in almost all the things he did. Be it wrestling, movies, music, production, etc.
Unlike Dwayne Johnson, he has also not lost touch in wrestling. He recently beat Finn Balor in Elimination Chamber qualifier. He is also one of the few people who are active in both WWE Smackdown and RAW.
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