John Cena net worth: The staggering amount WWE and Hollywood star earns

John Cena takes on ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania 36 in a Firefly Fun House Match. And according to WWE executive Triple H, the clash “will be different from anything we’ve ever done in the WWE”.

Cena accepted the new match format on Friday night’s SmackDown show ahead of WrestleMania 36.

“I will not panic, I sure as hell am not afraid and I will squash Bray Wyatt and finish what I started six years ago,” Cena said.

“Bray Wyatt is not even on the level below me.”

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, WrestleMania will take place behind closed doors over two nights at WWE’s training complex.

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How much is John Cena worth?

Cena has an estimated net worth of $55million, according to Wealthy Gorilla.

His contract with the WWE earns him an annual salary of $8.5m, making him the second-highest earner behind Brock Lesnar on $12m.

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Cena, though, also earns vast amounts through his film career.

The wrestler has featured in several popular Hollywood movies such as in The Marine, 12 Rounds, Trainwreck and Blockers.

He also released a rap album, “You Can’t See Me”, in 2005 which reached No 15 on the Billboard charts.

Ahead of his WrestleMania appearance, Cena appeared on Corey Graves’ After the Bell podcast to discuss the current WWE era going forward.

“It needs what I’m not sure it can produce, and that’s… just the state of where everything is now, which is weird because it kind of always corrects itself so we’re in a day and age where it needs a frontman or woman,” Cena said.

“It needs one, maybe two, definable characters to absolutely be the reason, and that’s what will be able to define what the era is because it takes on those personality traits of its top star.

“Like I said before I don’t know if, all things considered, the crowd is so mixed, that if the company puts its faith behind an individual, the knee-jerk reaction of the audience, even if they liked the guy last week, is to say ‘f**k you, you’re not going to tell me who I like.'”

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