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John Cena

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
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Profession: Professional Wrestler and Actor

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Cena is considered by many to be the greatest and most popular wrestler in the history of the WWE, though he has many supporters and detractors. The winner of 25 championships in his career, he was the sport's most prolific figure and franchise player for many years in the 2000s and 2010s.

Outside of wrestling Cena has been a prolific actor, appearing in films such as 12 Rounds (2009), Legendary (2010), The Reunion (2011), Trainwreck (2015), Sisters (2015), Daddy's Home (2015) and The Wall (2017). He is also known for his charity work at the Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting some 500 wishes, the most in the foundation's history.

Born: April 23, 1977
Birthplace: West Newbury, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 43 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

  • 2009-07-11 WWE star John Cena (32) weds Elizabeth Huberdeau in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2012-07-18 WWE wrestler John Cena (35) divorces Elizabeth Huberdeau (33) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 3 years of getting married

Historical Events

  • 2005-04-03 WrestleMania XXI, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: Batista defeats Triple H; John Cena beats John "Bradshaw" Layfield
  • 2006-04-02 WrestleMania XXII, Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL: John Cena beats Triple H; Rey Mysterio defeats Kurt Angle and Randy Orton in a Triple Threat title match
  • 2007-04-01 WrestleMania XXIII, Ford Field, Detroit, MI: John Cena beats Shawn Michaels; The Undertaker defeats Batista; Bobby Lashley downs Umaga
  • 2008-03-30 WrestleMania XXIV, Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL: Kane defeats Chavo Guerrero; Randy Orton beats Triple H and John Cena in a title Triple Threat match; The Undertaker downs Edge
  • 2009-04-05 WrestleMania XXV, Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX (72,744): The Undertaker defeats Shawn Michaels; John Cena beats Edge and The Big Show; Triple H downs Randy Orton
  • 2010-03-28 WrestleMania XXVI, Uni of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ (72,219): Chris Jericho defeats Edge; John Cena downs Batista; The Undertaker beats Shawn Michaels
  • 2011-04-03 WrestleMania XXVII, Georgia Dome, Atlanta GA (71,617): Edge defeats Alberto Del Rio; The Undertaker downs Triple H; The Miz beats John Cena
  • 2012-04-01 WrestleMania XXVIII, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL: The Rock defeats John Cena, titled "Once in a Lifetime"
  • 2013-04-07 WrestleMania XXVIII, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ (80,676): John Cena defeats The Rock to win his record 11th WWE Championship