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John Cena Biography

Birth Name:
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr.
Birth Place:
Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
Pro wrestler, actor

Fast Facts

  • Played lineman for the Cushing Academy football team
  • Growing up, he idolized such wrestling superstars as Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels and the Ultimate Warrior
  • Played center for the Springfield College football team
  • In 2000, went to California to begin a career as a body builder, just because his father (who was a wrestling announcer) told him he'd never make it there
  • Released his debut album, You Can't See Me, in 2005
  • WWE Studios produced his film debut, The Marine, in 2006
  • On May 1, 2011, he announced the death of Osama bin Laden to a WWE crowd after winning a three-way cage match and left the ring to "Stars and Stripes Forever" and chants of "USA, USA, USA
  • " Proposed to Nikki Bella in the ring after the pair won WrestleMania 33


  • Dan Cena -- Brother
  • Matt Cena -- Brother
  • Sean Cena -- Brother
  • Steve Cena -- Brother
  • Liz Huberdeau -- Ex-wife
  • John Cena Sr. -- Father
  • Carol Cena -- Mother