Who is Carol Cena? Mother Of John Cena

by Manisha Fri Aug 11 2023 Updated On Wed Aug 16 2023
Who is Carol Cena? Mother Of John Cena

Carol Cena is the mother of professional wrestler and actor Jon Felux Anthony Cena, popularly known as John Cena

She was born in 1947 in Massachusetts. She was married to John Cena Sr., a ring announcer for Chaotic Wrestling

They are parents to their five kids. 

Carol Cena's husband and their son.
Carol Cena's husband and their son. Source: Pinterest

Who Is John's Wife?

John is happily married to Shay Shariatzadeh. They tied the knot 2020 at an attorney's office in Tampa, Florida

His wife is an engineer and works as a product manager at Sonatype

They met in Canada when John was shooting for Playing with Fire. 

He went out for dinner at a restaurant where he spotted her, and he couldn’t take his eyes off her. 

They held their wedding ceremony in 2022 in Vancouver. John was married to Elizabeth Huberdeau from 2009 to 2012.

John and his wife don’t have kids together.

John Cena with his wife.
John Cena with his wife. Source: Facebook


Her son Cena is 46 years old

Net Worth

Her son Cena's net worth is estimated to be $80 million

Talked About Her Son's Childhood

Cena's mom Carol revealed that when her son was in elementary school, he loved eating grilled cheese with bread. 

She said he used to get hungry all the time and asked for cheese. 

She said bread and cheese were inexpensive then, so she spread cheese all over the bread and gave it to him. 

He had friends from his junior high school who came to play basketball, football, and baseball. 

She said that he was very athletic from a young age. 

John Ended Up In Wrestling By Accident

John shared that he never knew that wrestling was a career. Growing up, he thought he had to study hard or play good sports to get a better job in the real world. 

He went to college and got his degree in Kinesiology. After that, he moved to LA to practice as Kinesiologist. 

He revealed he was passionate about it but didn’t get any validation from his four-year degree certificate. 

He said he didn’t get the job from his degree. He ended up living in his car. 

He even gave California Higher Patrol exam to become a cop, but he failed that exam. 

He said there was a pizza place where they didn’t charge for the pizza if the person ate it within a specific time limit. 

He used to eat there every night, so he didn’t have to pay for his food. 

Cena Talked About The Changes In Wrestling Business

Cena started his wrestling career in 2002. He shared that things have changed a lot in a better way since he started his career. 

He mentioned the business had grown dramatically. He said WWE has become a global entertainment platform. 

He said people from all around the world know about it. 

He revealed that he had met young people who told him they grew up watching wrestlers like Steve Austin, Rock, Hulk Hogan, and Randy Savage

He said the business has a vast audience, and the fan base is genuine. 

He added the present generation admires the old wrestler, and the old age watches the current wrestler. 

He said people comments and critique wrestling nowadays. 

He also shared that the things he loves about pro wrestling now is that the business's fan base is growing with the company, and because of that, the talented wrestler is taken care of nicely and accordingly. 

He said performers are more professional, brighter, healthier, and understanding. 

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