John Cena is one of the most popular WWE personalities. He is known for his incredible performance in the ring and the many achievements that he has accomplished. John Cena is not only full of muscles, but full of money as well. He is named as the 4th richest wrestling personality, after the likes of Stone Cold and The Rock. That said, John Cena is worth an estimated $35 million. Here is a look at the details of John Cena’s net worth.
John Cena Net Worth: The first steps
Cena’s major source of wealth is from the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). By the way, he is John Cena Jr., named after his father, John Cena. Before joining the pro wrestling, Cena started out as a rapper. He chose to use his hit song, You Can’t See Me, as his entrance song in the ring. His music career didn’t pick up so well though it has some impressive records on the chart. The Album You Can’t See Me was first released in 2005, but only went platinum in 2010. Obviously he had increased his fan base thanks to his impressive performances in the ring.
Cena joined the professional wrestling back in ’99, and made his first appearance in 2000. Here, he joined the Ultimate Pro Wrestling and won the UPW Heavyweight Championship. His incredible performance was recognized by WWF who called him for auditioning, he was offered a contract after an impressive performance.
During his Smackdown debut in 2002, he lost to Kurt Angle, but that was not a stopper for him. He kept going and has risen to become one of the best wrestling personalities of all times.
The WWE Career
For more than 12 years now, Cena has been active in the WWE, and he has won a total of 23 championships. Among them,includes 12 WWE Championships, 4 WWE US Championships and 3 World Heavyweight Championships. He also has 2 World Tag Team and 2 WWE Tag Team Championships. He also managed to break the record to become the 7th longest WWE Champion. He maintained the belt for a total of 385 days. A pectoral muscle injury saw Cena lose the belt and end the reign.
John Cena Net Worth
It is believed that John Cena is worth $35 million though he might be worth more than that. The 2014/15 contract with the WWE earned Cena an incredible $5 million. The previous year was lower, at $3.5 million, meaning that Cena is only becoming more valuable. He also has a downside guarantee deal that is worth around $3 million. Other perks includes personal tour bus, a first-class travel and 6% of the merchandise sales. That means that for every dollar sold on his merchandise Cena gets 6% of that sale. So if the merchandise sells goods worth $6 million, Cena walks away with $60,000. Talk about free money, with no sweating involved. He also has a couple of endorsements with Gold’s Gym, Subway, Gillette, among others which earn him an extra $5 million every year.
John Cena is a lover of cars, he is on our list of athletes with the biggest car collections. Cena has been spotted with some exotic cars like the 1969 COPO Camaro, 1971 Plymouth Road Runner, 1969 Dodge Daytone, among others. Other than the cars, he has plenty of properties around the US, which adds more money to his account. Currently, he lives in a waterfront home in Florida. The home was valued at $750,000 when it was bought a few years ago.
Other than wrestling, Cena has featured in some TV shows like Punk’d, MADtv and the Saturday Night Live. He has also been featured in some top-rated Hollywood movies like Legendary, The Marine and Seven Pounds which earn him more money.
Cena is still actively involved in WWE. This year, Cena is expected to earn around $5.75 million on his WWE contract. If Cena continues to stay fit, then he stands to earn even more from the WWE.