On People, John Cena excitedly said: “Over the past two decades, the ‘Fast and Furious’ movies have brought fans many historic moments in the movie industry. I’m honored to be a part of the series.” He plays the main villain in Fast and Furious 9. The character is introduced as Jakon Toretto – the never-before-seen brother of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), a fierce confrontation with both his brother and Letty Ortiz (played by Michelle Rodriguez).
According to the South China Morning Post, while acting with famous faces such as Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson, John Cena is not inferior. He was praised for his talent and wealth. “John has a net worth of $60 million. He has come a long way to success, from someone who had to participate in eating contests to get free meals, to become a superstar wrestling and Hollywood movie,” the South China Morning Post wrote.
Fast & Furious 9: The Legend of Speed (original English title “F9: The Fast Saga” or “Fast & Furious 9”) is an episode in the American action series directed by Justin Lin and written by Daniel Casey. . It is the 9th installment of the main story line in The Fast Saga series and the 10th feature-length film to be released overall. The film stars Vin Diesel, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, and Charlize Theron.
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After being rescheduled many times, from June 25 to 27 – in just the first 3 days of its grand US premiere, “F9: The Fast Saga” achieved the highest opening weekend of all. All movies during the Covid-19 epidemic are $ 70 million. According to the New York Times, this is a turning point that shows that the image of “a crowd of audiences flocking to the theater” has returned in the US. This affirms the role of entertainment films, merely satisfying the audience’s strong feelings. When life is so stressful and worrying about the future, people need to forget about reality and immerse themselves in a simple entertainment experience with blockbuster movies.
According to CNN, Fast & Furious 9’s $70 million opening not only exceeded all expectations, but was also the best opening performance since Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). During the pandemic, Fast & Furious 9 still surpassed the opening achievement of “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” – the 2019 spin-off with $60 million in the first week.
With the original intention of just a series of 3 movies about racing, Fast & Furious was so money that the producer kept making sequels, sequels and then finally, the movie is expected to have a total of 11 parts. , of which there are two unfinished parts. And from part 4, Fast & Furious (2009), the film also began to move beyond the racing theme by gradually moving into the direction of espionage, theft, crime and to F9, Dom and his teammates raced in the sky. To date, Fast & Furious is also the biggest franchise of the “big man” Universal.
Multi-talented star willing to do charity
Back with John Cena, he worked as a driver and salesman before pursuing a career in wrestling and becoming a star on the big screen. John Cena full name John Felix Anthony Cena Jr, was born in 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts (USA). Cena moved to California in 1998 to pursue a career as a bodybuilder. John Cena began his professional wrestling career in 1998, competing for Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW), where he held the UPW Heavyweight Championship.
In 2001, Cena signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he holds the OVW Heavyweight Championship and the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (with Rico Constantino).
According to Forbes, Cena was the highest-paid World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar of 2016, but not only by televised matches, but he also earned $9.5 million that year. For someone who worked as a limousine driver more than 15 years ago, that’s not a small number.
For his wrestling career in WWE, Cena has won a total of 25 championship belts of all types, 16 times holding the world heavyweight belt (13 times the WWE Championship and 3 times the World Heavyweight Championship) equal to the achievements of the former Wrestler Ric Flair. Cena holds the United States Championship 5 times and holds the Tag Team Championship 4 times (2 times World Tag Team and 2 times WWE Tag Team). In addition, Cena also won the Money in the Bank Ladder match in 2012 and won the Royal Rumble twice (2008 and 2013).
The South China Moring Post believes that wrestling is a good stepping stone for Cena to pursue an acting career. WWE Studios was even behind his 2006 production of “The Marine”. This film helped Cena pocket $ 280,000 for the lead role. However, according to Money Nation, with his role in “Fred: The Movie” and its sequel, the actor only brought in modest numbers, respectively $ 25,000 and $ 30,000.
Cena’s turning point in Hollywood was the role of Steven in the 2015 hit “Trainwreck,” with a salary of up to $2.5 million. After that, the actor appeared in high-grossing projects, including the role of an animated voice actor in “Ferdinand and Doolittle”. Most recently, in addition to Fast & Furious 9, Cena also starred in “Suicide Squad” and hosted the American quiz show Wipeout.
In the past, like other big names in WWE, Cena used to work in many livelihoods such as selling, manufacturing shirts and necklaces. He is also the author of a series of best-selling children’s books.
For fans, John Cena is even more multi-talented when he becomes a singer. Cena released the album You Can’t See Me, which peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200. He performed the song Basic Thugonomics and recorded the song “Untouchables” for the album WWE: The Music – ThemeAddict. Cena’s music products receive positive feedback from listeners. Cena competed in the Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, where he made it to the final round before being eliminated and placed third overall.
According to the South China Morning Post, the 44-year-old star has maximized her income through acting, wrestling and even big advertising contracts. Specifically, Cena earns about $1.5 million a year from partnerships with Subway, Honda and Gillette. It is also reported that Cena pocketed $500,000 to $1 million in advertising dollars alone in 2020.
Taking advantage of the main source of income, Cena has invested in real estate. He owns at least two grand mansions in the US, including a 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom unit with indoor and outdoor pools in Land O’Lakes, Florida. Cena has several properties in San Diego, California, but he does not disclose the value.
Earning a lot of money, Cena also spends a lot on charity. He has granted more than 500 wishes to children with serious illnesses through the Make-A-Wish foundation. He also wore the costume “Rise Above Cancer” in collaboration with Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the framework of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Love Has No Labels – the movement that promoted diversity, equality and inclusion for people of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages and abilities in 2016 – also contributed. Hollywood actor’s promotional side…