10 Surprising Facts About John Cena, The Man Behind the Muscle

Here’s a list of the top 10 interesting facts about John Cena


John Cena is more than just a wrestler. He’s a champion, a rapper, an author, and a philanthropist. With 16 world championships and countless accolades to his name, Cena is one of WWE’s biggest ever stars. But there’s so much more to this talented athlete. From car collections to charity work, here are 10 surprising facts about John Cena that will make you see him in a whole new light.

John Cena

Fact #1: Rivalries made in heaven

Cena’s favorite WWE rivalry was with none other than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The two faced off at Wrestlemania XXVII in 2012, with The Rock coming out on top, but Cena won their rematch the following year.

John Cena vs Rock

Fact #2: Inspiring children everywhere

John Cena is an author, and he’s written several children’s books with a powerful message: “it’s okay to be different.” He wrote a book series featuring a character named Elbow Grease, a monster truck who always tries his best, to inspire kids to have the right mindset and be positive.

John Cena with kids

Fact #3: Mandarin master

Cena has played a vital role in WWE’s expansion into the Asian market. He’s fluent in Mandarin, which he learned over five years, and has endeared himself to fans in the region who often see him speaking the language during press conferences.

John Cena speaks Mandarin

Fact #4: Car connoisseur

Cena is a car enthusiast and owns an impressive collection of luxury and sports cars, including custom-made cars, Corvettes, Chevrolets, a Lamborghini, and a Ferrari. He even had his own automobile show, John Cena: Auto Geek, where he would discuss his collection.

John Cena Car

Fact #5: From Venice Beach to WWE champion

After completing his studies, Cena wanted to pursue bodybuilding. He moved to California and worked hard to make his dream a reality, even living out of the back of his Lincoln Continental to save on expenses. Today, he’s one of the richest WWE superstars.

John Cena WWE Champ

Fact #6: Thuganomics

Cena’s rap career took off when he debuted his “Doctor of Thuganomics” character on WWE. He released the song “Basic Thuganomics” and later an album with his cousin Tha Trademarc in 2005.

John Cena Thuganomics

Fact #7: Building strength from bullies

Weightlifting has been a big part of Cena’s life since he was 12 years old. He started lifting to combat bullies and now has a muscular physique thanks to his weightlifting regime.

John Cena Weightlifting

Fact #8: A painful yet hilarious reminder

Cena once had a match against Scott Steiner in Canada while he was severely ill with food poisoning. Despite this, he managed to complete the match, but not without crawling under the ring to vomit.

John Cena Laughs

Fact #9: Determined to win

Cena once tore his pectoral muscle in a match against Mr. Kennedy, but he managed to complete the match and even win it. He then survived a scripted post-match onslaught by Randy Orton, displaying his resilience and determination.

John Cena vs Kenedy

Fact #10: A heart of gold

Cena is dedicated to giving back to the community. He works with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and has granted over 650 wishes, more than any other celebrity. His charitable work is an inspiration to us all.

John Cena Make A Wish

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