John Cena is an American professional wrestler, and actor. He is currently signed to WWE. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he is tied with Ric Flair for the most world championship reigns in professional wrestling history.
Cena signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 2001. joining the SmackDown roster in 2002, Cena gained fame and success after adopting the character of a trash-talking rapper. He won his first singles title, the United States Championship, in 2004. The next year, he won the WWE Championship, and his character soon changed into a clean-cut and heroic one. He led the company as its franchise player and public face for the next decade.
A joint-record 16-time world champion, Cena has won the WWE Championship 13 times, a record for the title. He is also a five-time WWE United States Champion, a four-time world tag team champion, a two-time Royal Rumble winner, and a one-time Money in the Bank winner. He has also headlined multiple major WWE pay-per-view events, including its flagship event, WrestleMania, five times.
Cena first starred in The Marine (2006), and gained praise for his performances in Trainwreck (2015), Ferdinand (2017), Blockers, and Bumblebee (both 2018). He starred in F9 (2021) as Jakob Toretto, the brother of Dominic and Mia, and portrayed Peacemaker in The Suicide Squad (2021) and the eponymous television series (2022–present). His debut studio album, You Can't See Me (2005), was certified platinum. Outside his work in entertainment, Cena is known for his involvement in numerous charitable causes, namely with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, where he has granted the most wishes at over 650.