John Felix Anthony Cena Jr.better known as John Cena, is an American actor WWE professional wrestler who is one of the few wrestlers to become actors and have been extremely successful. He has starred in many different action movies and also in many comedies. His biggest role to date, however, has been within the DC Universe as the Peacemaker on James Gunn’s show. Cena was already a household comedy name in film, but this shot him into the stratosphere. Cena started out as a bodybuilder before venturing into wrestling, this happened in 1999 when Cena joined Ultimate Pro-Wrestler (UPW). As early as April 2000, John Cena was the UPW Heavyweight Champion.
The now extinct WWF get wind John Cenas Talent and signed him in October 2000, it happened during a knock down fight he lost. By 2004, Cena had already won the WWF Heavyweight Championship. This led to a hugely successful 10-year streak at the company as Cena became the biggest name in the new WWE. Cena is now a 16-time world champion in various wrestling categories. After conquering it all, John Cena began searching for that career change that few have managed to land properly. John wanted to follow in the footsteps of The Rock and Dave Bautista as an actor.
How much is John Cena worth right now?
The other two former wrestler-turned-actors are also hugely successful, but each of them has different acting skills. During Dwayne The Rock Johnson got the action hero chops, dave bautista wants to take a more dramatic turn after many different supporting roles. John Cena has always been a fan of comedy and he was able to flex those muscles along with his action hero skills in the new Peacemaker. Between film roles and his WWE salary, what he’s made so far adds up to a net worth of around $80 million. Cena was reportedly paid $500,000 for his role as a peacemaker. He also makes $8.5 million a year from WWE.